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Today's News

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 10/2/13

    Incidents
        Sept. 8 - Kenny Darnold of Emerson reported a theft.
        Sept. 13 - Roger Young of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Sept. 13 - Karen Brewer of Emerson reported a burglary and theft.
        Sept. 23 - Richard Rupe of Pacific Junction reported a burglary and theft.
        Sept. 20 - James Schnoor of Silver City reported a theft and criminal mischief.

    Accidents

  • Glenwood Police Reports 10-2

    Incidents
        Sept. 1 – Erin Peterson of Glenwood reported the theft of a vehicle.
        Sept. 1 – Jake Champ of Glenwood reported the theft of a vehicle.
        Sept. 11 – Nathan Murray of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        Sept. 13 – David Hein of Glenwood reported  criminal mischief.
        Sept. 16 – Katie Baird of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Sept. 16 – Kum & Go of Glenwood reported a shoplifting.

  • Wolverines ‘flat’ in loss to Lo-Ma

    A spirited Logan-Magnolia defensive effort and “flat” first half effort by East Mills spelled doom for the Wolverines in Class 1A, District 8 football Friday.

    Logan-Magnolia shut out East Mills while limiting them to a season-low 142 total yards in a 16-0 victory. The shut out is the first loss ever for the Wolverines where they failed to score.

  • Phillips scores four TDs in Knight win

    Stanton rallied to cut the Fremont-Mills lead to within two scores to end the third quarter but a big fourth quarter secured the Knights a 56-20 victory on homecoming in Stanton Friday.

    Fremont-Mills (4-1) was able to put the Vikings away with three fourth -quarter touchdowns, two coming from Knight running back Spencer Phillips, who ran for 186 yards and scored four touchdowns on the night.

  • Glenwood sweeps Shen in Hawk-10

    Glenwood hit a season-high .409 as a team in a 25-13, 25-18, 25-14 sweep of Denison last Tuesday in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball.

    The Rams recorded 45 kills in the win, led by Halie Darrow and Courtney Magnussen with nine each. Seven different Rams recorded at least one kill.

    Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus credits much of her team’s offensive success to its defense.

  • Glenwood places two in top 10 at Harlan co-ed invite

    Lizzy Young placed ninth in the girls race and Baker Cambridge was eighth in the Harlan Co-Ed Cross Country Invitational Saturday.

    The host Cyclones won the girls event 70 to 72 while the boys were edged out by Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, 43 to 48 for the team crown.

    The Cyclones’ Chris Brace won the individual title with a time of 17:41. The girls title went to Griswold’s Rebekah Topham in 14:28.

  • Oh, So Close

    Every football game comes down to one or two plays that decide a game.

    In Glenwood’s District 8 match-up with Harlan Friday, that play was a touchdown pass to the corner of the endzone from the Cyclones’ Adam Juhl to tight end Trey Lansman.

  • Sentence Suspended For Former County Employee Who Stole Auto Dept. Funds

    Upon further review, a former Mills County Treasurer’s Office employee who was convicted of stealing funds from the auto licensing department will not have to serve 25 years in prison.

    On Monday, Mills County District Court Judge Timothy O’Grady reconsidered the sentence he had handed down in January and suspended Tammy Gammon’s sentence to five years of supervised probation.

  • Sentence Suspended

    Upon further review, a former Mills County Treasurer’s Office employee who was convicted of stealing funds from the auto licensing department will not have to serve 25 years in prison.
     
    On Monday, Mills County District Court Judge Timothy O’Grady reconsidered the sentence he had handed down in January and suspended Tammy Gammon’s sentence to five years of supervised probation.

  • Making Progress

    Engineers overseeing the U.S. Highway 34 – Missouri River bridge projects in western Mills County say substantial progress was made over the summer and they’re optimistic construction work will stay on schedule.

    “I think things are moving along fairly well. Obviously, it’s helped that we haven’t had a lot of rain the last couple summers,” Jensen Construction project engineer Landon Streit said. “The river’s been pretty stable. The only time it really came up was after Memorial Day.”