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Today's News

  • Glenwood Man Faces Arson Charge

    A 22-year-old Glenwood man is facing felony charges for allegedly setting three fires outside the Mills County Sheriff’s Office and Jail during the early morning hours of July 23.

    Adam Houchin is charged with first-degree arson, a Class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison, and possession of an incendiary device, a Class C felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

  • Doodles Grill

    Home style food in a family-friendly environment.
    That’s the simple philosophy behind Glenwood’s newest restaurant.

    “We believe in the importance of a family sitting around the dinner table at night and having a hot meal together,” Joe Kuhnert said. “We want that home-cooked, family meal to be the experience they have here.”

  • Glenwood Police Reports 7/31/13

    Incidents
        July 23 - Linze Camarill of Silver City reported an assault.
        July 24 - Alex Hastie of Glenwood reported a theft.

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 7/31/13

    Incidents
        July 19 – M&J Properties of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        July 21 – John Anderson of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 22 – Monica Preisgndorf of Omaha reported a criminal mischief.
        July 25 - Dawn Paulsen of Malvern reported criminal mischief.

    Accidents

  • Codie Lingle Remembered For His 'Huge Heart'

    Codie Lingle wasn’t the type of person who went out of his way to bring attention to himself. In fact, some people might even say he was on the quiet or shy side, but those closest to Codie saw the 16-year-old Glenwood Community High School junior in a different light.

  • Counterfeit Money Surfaces In Glenwood

    Federal authorities have joined the Glenwood Police Department in the investigation of counterfeit money being circulated in the Glenwood area.

    Glenwood Police Chief Eric Johansen said several counterfeit $20 bills surfaced a couple months ago within the city limits, and a pair of counterfeit $50 bills have been turned over to the police department in recent weeks.
     
    One of the fraudulent $50 bills was  discovered at the Shopko Hometown store in Glenwood. The second bill was reported by an individual, Johansen said.

  • Glenwood summer food program 7/24/13

    Glenwood Schools Summer Food Service Program

    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 Aug. 7 at the following locations and times:

    Glenwood Middle School, 400 Sivers Road. Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Kid’s Place Daycare, 103 Central, first floor at the Glenwood Resource Center campus. Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. – noon. Limited seating is available.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu 7/24/13

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

    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday & Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.

    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon.
    10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games & Dominoes: Mon. - Fri.
    1-4 p.m.
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
        $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.

  • Free Movie Night At Amphitheater

    The Davies Amphitheater, Frontline Church and LTD-Leadership Through Drama, Inc., are teaming up to present “Family Movie Night at the Davies Amphitheater” Saturday, July 20.

    The free evening of entertainment will include a showing of the LTD film “The Elpis Orb” and movie-themed activities and games beginning at 7:45 p.m. on the lawn east of the amphitheater.
     
    Dan Hardcastle of the Frontline church said he’s hopeful the movie night will be the first of many in Glenwood.

  • Burial Costs Going Up

    The cost of burying a loved one at the Glenwood Cemetery is going up Aug. 1.

    Following the recommendation of the Glenwood Cemetery Board,  the city council passed a resolution at its regular meeting last Tuesday, July 9, which establishes new rates for a variety of services at the cemetery, ranging from the opening and closing of graves to cremation and research of lots.

    Many of the fees are being increased by around 15-20 percent.

    The fee increase is the first in five years at the cemetery.