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Today's News

  • Supreme Courts

    Basketball and tennis players in Glenwood have some refurbished courts to perfect their talents on thanks to the commitment of the Glenwood Park Board and a substantial donation from the Glenwood Optimist Club.

    The outdoor basketball court and two tennis courts at the city’s recreation complex on the east edge of town were recently resurfaced with an acrylic overlay, repainted and restriped by a team of workers from Nebraska City-based Tennis Courts Unlimited.

  • Dr. Rishel Retires

    Practicing veterinary medicine in Glenwood has been a passion and a privilege for Dr. William Rishel.

    “It’s not just a job, it’s a way of life,” Rishel said last week as he reflected on his 41-year-career at the Glenwood Veterinary Clinic that came to a close Monday with his retirement. “It’s a bittersweet-type thing. This has been my love for 41 years. It will be different, but I think it will be a good different. I won’t know what else is out there because I just don’t have time to do anything else right now.”

  • Glenwood summer food program 7.2.14

        The Summer Food Service Program is sponsored by the Glenwood Community School District and is free to all children ages 18 and under. The program will run through July 25 at the following locations and times:
        Glenwood Middle School, 400 Sivers Road. Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 7.2.14

    Located at 20 N Vine St., Glenwood

    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.

    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday and Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games and Dominoes: Mon. - Fri.
    1-4 p.m.

    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
        $3.50 for Seniors 60 and up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.

  • Mills County District Court 7/2/14

    Judge
    Greg Steensland
        Michael David Trader, Springfield, Ill. – domestic abuse assault, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, sentenced to one year probation, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
     
    Judge
    Tim O’Grady
        James J. DiMauro, Glenwood – interference with official acts, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Rams Topple Creston, Drop Twin Bill To Harlan

    The Glenwood varsity baseball team posted a 1-2 record last week, defeating Creston 3-1 on Tuesday night and dropping a pair of games to Harlan on Thursday by identical 7-3 margins.

    In the win over Creston, four Glenwood pitchers - Cob Baker, Brady Wheeler, Zak Mumm and Wyatt Schultz - teamed up to limit the Panthers to four hits. Cobb picked up the win, giving up just one hit in three innings of work.

  • Glenwood Softball Sweeps Harlan In Doubleheader

    Glenwood swept a Hawkeye 10 Conference softball doubleheader from Harlan Thursday night, 10-2, 12-10.

    Lisa Nebel tossed a three-hitter for the Rams in the opener. She recorded four strikeouts and didn’t walk a batter in the victory.

    Glenwood jumped out to a 7-0 lead after three innings and never looked back.
    A trio of Rams had two hits in the game - Sara Ingoldsby, Bailey Starner and Ashley Hirt.

    Nebel and Molly Dean both drove home a pair of runs.

  • Flower Baskets Bring Color To Town Square

    A collaboration  between the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce’s marketing committee and the city’s public works department has brought some summer color to Town Square.
    Twenty flower baskets, containing wave petunias, have been hanging from light poles around the square for about a month.

    “It’s all part of the beautification of the square,” chamber spokesperson Mary Gunderson said.

  • East Mills Proposal Calls For K-12 School In Malvern

    MALVERN - The East Mills School Board plans to keep its footprint firmly in Malvern.
    The board voted unanimously to renovate the current middle-high school building in Malvern into a consolidated kindergarten through 12th grade school among its short- and long-term plans approved at a special board meeting Tuesday, June 17.

  • Home Delivery

    OMAHA — Bill Wyszenski’s been making home deliveries as a UPS driver for more than 25 years, but on Father’s Day he made his first delivery to home plate.

    The longtime Glenwood resident was given the honor and responsibility of delivering the game ball to the home plate umpire at TD Ameritrade Park for Game 4 of the NCAA College World Series between Ole Miss and Virginia.