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Today's News

  • Four Glenwood girls named to Hawk-10 soccer first team

    The Glenwood girls soccer team capped its first Hawkeye 10 Conference title season with four first-team selections on the 2009 all-conference team.

    Mallory Hoyt, Michaela Moore, Hope Forman and Nicole Sowers were all tabbed for the first team from Glenwood. Moore, a freshman, led the 14-2 Rams with 17 goals this season. Hoyt led the team in assists with 12 and was second in goals with 15.

    Forman and Sowers were both recognized for their sterling defensive work. Sowers, a senior, started every game in goal for the Rams this year.

  • Four Glenwood girls named to Hawk-10 soccer first team

    The Glenwood girls soccer team capped its first Hawkeye 10 Conference title season with four first-team selections on the 2009 all-conference team.

    Mallory Hoyt, Michaela Moore, Hope Forman and Nicole Sowers were all tabbed for the first team from Glenwood. Moore, a freshman, led the 14-2 Rams with 17 goals this season. Hoyt led the team in assists with 12 and was second in goals with 15.

    Forman and Sowers were both recognized for their sterling defensive work. Sowers, a senior, started every game in goal for the Rams this year.

  • Silver City bank closing its doors

    SILVER CITY - The writing has been on the wall for several months, but that doesn’t make a pending bank closing any easier to swallow for the Mills County community of Silver City.

    On Friday, Omaha-based First National Bank will close what’s believed to be its smallest branch location - in Silver City.

    “It’s kind of like losing a limb,” Silver City City Clerk Cheryl Evans said Monday. “Everybody hates to see it happen. It is a sign of a city dying when you lose a business like this.”

  • Silver City bank closing its doors

    SILVER CITY - The writing has been on the wall for several months, but that doesn’t make a pending bank closing any easier to swallow for the Mills County community of Silver City.

    On Friday, Omaha-based First National Bank will close what’s believed to be its smallest branch location - in Silver City.

    “It’s kind of like losing a limb,” Silver City City Clerk Cheryl Evans said Monday. “Everybody hates to see it happen. It is a sign of a city dying when you lose a business like this.”

  • School lunch fees going up

    The Glenwood Board of Education voted to increase the cost of school lunches and preschool tuition but declined to increase student text book fees for the 2009-2010 school year at its monthly meeting last Monday, June 8.

    The board voted unanimously for a five-cent increase for student lunches to $2 per meal and a 30-cent increase for teacher and adult lunches to $2.80. Breakfast costs will remain the same.

  • School lunch fees going up

    The Glenwood Board of Education voted to increase the cost of school lunches and preschool tuition but declined to increase student text book fees for the 2009-2010 school year at its monthly meeting last Monday, June 8.

    The board voted unanimously for a five-cent increase for student lunches to $2 per meal and a 30-cent increase for teacher and adult lunches to $2.80. Breakfast costs will remain the same.

  • Meth manufacturer gets 20 years

    A southwest Iowa man has been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine in Mills County and other areas of southwest Iowa.

    In addition to the 20-year prison sentence, William Lonnie Hanshaw, 52, of Red Oak was also sentenced in U.S. District Court to 10 years of supervised release and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the state Crime Victim Fund.

    Hanshaw’s sentence was announced last week in a news release from the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa.

  • Meth manufacturer gets 20 years

    A southwest Iowa man has been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine in Mills County and other areas of southwest Iowa.

    In addition to the 20-year prison sentence, William Lonnie Hanshaw, 52, of Red Oak was also sentenced in U.S. District Court to 10 years of supervised release and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the state Crime Victim Fund.

    Hanshaw’s sentence was announced last week in a news release from the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa.

  • Rising From The Ashes

    The Fountains Ballroom hosted a coffee Thursday for members of the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Just 168 days ago, the Fountains Ballroom was hosting fire departments from Glenwood, Oak Township, Pacific Junction and Silver City.

    A fire raged through the popular wedding facility northwest of Mineola on Dec. 17, destroying the building and threatening the more than 80 weddings already scheduled at the facility and the family-run business owned by Erin and Marty Williams.

  • Rising From The Ashes

    The Fountains Ballroom hosted a coffee Thursday for members of the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Just 168 days ago, the Fountains Ballroom was hosting fire departments from Glenwood, Oak Township, Pacific Junction and Silver City.

    A fire raged through the popular wedding facility northwest of Mineola on Dec. 17, destroying the building and threatening the more than 80 weddings already scheduled at the facility and the family-run business owned by Erin and Marty Williams.