Today's News

  • Mills County Storehouse Expanding Food Pantry

    A major expansion is planned for the Mills County Storehouse Food Pantry in Glenwood.

    An addition on the west and southwest corner of the Storehouse building will provide an additional 1,000 square feet of storage space and enhance the food pantry’s ability to assist a growing number of Mills County families in need, spokesperson Barbara Kaiman said.

  • Air Force Band To Perform Holiday Concert

    The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band will be spreading holiday cheer next month in Glenwood.

    Through the sponsorship of The Opinion-Tribune newspaper and Glenwood Community School District, the band from Offutt Air Force Base will present its 2014 “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert at the Glenwood Community High School auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m.

  • Hospice With Heart

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    Southwest Iowa residents who need 24-hour care in the last days of their lives can rest assured that their needs will be met at Hospice With Heart.

    Hospice is a special form of comfort care for people at the end of their lives. To be eligible for hospice care, a doctor must certify that a person has no more than six months to live and the person can not be treated for their ailment. It is the only Medicare benefit that includes pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and access to comfort care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • U.S. Attorney's Office Investigating ADA Complaint Against City of Glenwood

    The United States Attorney’s Office has opened an investigation into a complaint against the city of Glenwood for an alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

  • Rams’ season ends in regionals

    CRESTON - There would be no comeback for Glenwood on this night.

    Just 18 days after the Rams rallied back from a 2-1 deficit in an emotional Senior Night victory, Creston smacked 62 kills and never let Glenwood back into the final game of a 26-24, 25-16, 21-25, 25-12 Panther victory in the Class 4A, Region 3 opening round last Monday.

  • Fremont-Mills volleyball one win from state tournament berth

    ATLANTIC - The Fremont-Mills volleyball team won its 15th match in a row with a 25-23, 25-9, 25-16 sweep of Ar-We-Va in the Class 1A, Region 2 semifinals Friday in Atlantic to advance to tonight’s regional final against Gehlen Catholic.

    The Knights (22-5) started slow against the Rockets, a surprise regional semifinalist with an 11-15 record, but finished strong in the final two games to reach the regional final for the second straight season.

  • Fremont-Mills advances to state quarterfinals

    TABOR - With its running game stalled, Fremont-Mills turned to its passing game to punch holes in a fired up Melcher-Dallas defense and got a dominating performance from its own defense in a 51-14 Eight-Man playoffs second round victory Monday.

    Fremont-Mills will host Lamoni (10-1) in Tabor Friday in the state quarterfinals.

  • Glenwood School menu 11.5.14

    School Menu
    November 6-12, 2014

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Long John and hashbrown.
        Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday – Cereal, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – Pancakes and fruit.
        Wednesday – Cinnamon roll and hashbrown.


  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 11/5/14

          Oct. 31 – A vehicle driven by David Goodman of Malvern was southbound on Main Street in Malvern when the trailer he was hauling became detached and struck a second legally parked vehicle owned by Sidney Flowers of Malvern. No injuries were reported.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 11/5/14

        Oct. 22 – Shirley Ring of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Oct. 21 – A vehicle driven by Charlotte Jensen of Glenwood backed out of a parking space and collided with a second legally parked vehicle.