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Today's News

  • WEDDING - Alana Unger / Austin Fredrickson

    Alana Unger and Austin Fredrickson, both of Glenwood, exchanged wedding vows in Negril, Jamaica, on Feb. 25, 2012.

        The bride is the daughter of Rick and Lynda Unger of Glenwood. The groom is the son of Tony and Jody Fredrickson of Glenwood.
        Alexis Unger, sister of the bride, served as the maid of honor. The best man was Josh Fredrickson, brother of the groom.
        A June 16 wedding reception is being planned.

  • Jail Bond Issue Vote Likely

        It’s extremely likely Mills County residents will be asked to approve a bond issue Aug. 7, possibly for $6.2 - $6.5 million, for the construction of a new law enforcement facility that would house the county sheriff’s office and jail.

  • Going . . . Going . . . Gone

    MINEOLA - A building that housed a century of memories for the German community of Mineola disappeared from Main Street last Tuesday. The demolition of the Mineola Community Building took just three hours.

        “It’s kind of hard to see it go, but I know it’s time for a new building,” lifelong Mineola resident Calvin Deitchler said.

  • Tornado Throttles Thurman

    THURMAN – An EF2 tornado, with winds reaching 135 mph, delivered a devastating blow Saturday evening to the town of Thurman, located about 20 miles south of Glenwood in northwest Fremont County.

        Nearly every home in the community of  230 residents sustained damage when the tornado roared through around 5:30 p.m. Although damage was extensive and wide-spread, there were no serious injuries or deaths.

  • Mills County District Court April 18, 2012

    Judge
    Charles Smith III
        Jeffrey Lynn Vosler, Council Bluffs - eluding law enforcement officers, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 120 days in county jail, ordered to pay $625 fine, court costs and fees.
        Charles Kephart, Glenwood - O.W.I. (2nd offense), pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to seven days in county jail, one year probation, work release granted, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation, pay $1,875 fine, court costs and fees.

    Judge
    Kathleen A. Kilnoski

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu April 19-25

    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.
    Exercise Classes (6 wks): Tues. & Thurs., 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. • Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.; Mon. - Thurs. 1-4 p.m.; Ladies’ Coffee:
    Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.

    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    ($3 for Seniors 60 & up, Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213.)

  • Glenwood Community Schools Menu April 19-25, 2012

    Glenwood Community Schools Menu
    April 19-25, 2012

    Breakfast
        (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday - Pancake on a Stick
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday - Breakfast Pizza

    Lunch
        Thursday - Pasta & Meat Sauce, Lettuce Salad, Chilled Peaches, Garlic Bread, Milk.

  • 4-Hers attend Youth Horse Jamboree

        The 4-H Youth Horse Jamboree was held March 24-25, in  Ames.  The event was an opportunity for youth to participate in a host of activities from hippology to quiz bowl, public speaking and horseless horse projects including photography, visual arts, woodworking, creative writing, and others.

  • 'High Risk' For Severe Weather Saturday

    The National Weather Service says a significant severe thunderstorm outbreak is expected Saturday afternoon and evening across much of the central plains, including western Iowa and eastern Nebraska.
     

  • Arkansas Man Dies In Rollover Crash

        A 32-year-old Arkansas man died Monday evening  from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover accident south of Malvern on 310 St., approximately one-half mile north of Noyes Ave.