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Today's News

  • Two Cases Of Cyclospora Confirmed in Mills County

    The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the Centers for Disease Control and local public health agencies are continuing investigations into an outbreak of an intestinal illness caused by Cyclospora (a rare parasite).

    As of Monday, 71 cases of Cyclospora infections have been reported statewide, including two in Mills County. Almost all cases have been identified through testing at the State Hygienic Lab.

  • Gridiron Garage

    The much-anticipated opening of the Gridiron Garage restaurant and sports bar at 419 Sharp St. is generating new energy on the south side of Glenwood’s Town Square.

    Two lines of customers were waiting to get in when Ryan Sell and his wife, DeShawne Bird Sell, opened their establishment on June 30, and the place has been hopping ever since.

  • Glenwood splits twinbill with Storm Lake

    The No. 5-ranked Glenwood baseball team split a non-conference road double-header with Class 3A, No. 9 Storm Lake on Friday.

    The Rams (25-7 overall, 16-2 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference)  won game one 9-6 behind a complete-game pitching performance by Tyler Jensen. The senior lefty struck out nine, scattered nine hits and walked just one.

    In the nightcap, Justin Fisher suffered his first loss of the season on the mound going the distance in a 6-2 loss to the Tornados. Fisher allowed six hits and struck out two with four of his six runs allowed being unearned.

  • Wolverines rally but come up short in extra innings

    GRISWOLD — The East Mills softball season came to an end last Tuesday with the 11-6 loss to Griswold in the opening round of Class 2A regionals, but they didn’t go down without a fight.

    The Wolverines (7-16 overall, 5-7 in the conference) came from six runs down in the bottom of the seventh to force the game into extra innings.

  • Essex ends Knights’ season

    TABOR - Essex pitcher Haley Fundermann held Fremont-Mills scoreless through six innings while the Trojan offense smacked 13 hits to end the Knights’ season with a 9-3 victory in the Class 1A, Region 8 softball quarterfinals last Wednesday.

  • Stanton steps down as Rams’ softball coach

    Glenwood softball coach Tim Stanton is stepping down as the Rams’ softball coach after 11 seasons at the helm.

    Stanton actually came to his decision to step down after this season a few years ago. Stanton’s daughter Jaelin, a starting second baseman for the Rams this season, graduated this year.

  • Rams fall in 1-0 Harlan heartbreaker

    Call it a fluke, a cruel twist of fate or a unlucky break – the result is the same.

    A pitch from Lisa Nebel got past catcher Bailey Starner and Harlan’s Logan Schaben slid in safely to score the game’s only run to end the Glenwood softball team’s season with a 1-0 loss in the Class 4A, Region 8 Quarterfinals at H. Jack Field Saturday.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 7/3/13

    Incidents
        July 8 – Robert Reeves of Glenwood reported  criminal mischief.
    Accidents
        July 11 – A motorcycle driven by Frank Trent of Cabot, Ariz., was westbound up a hill on Green St. when he attempted to turn north onto Grove St. and lost control of the vehicle, causing the driver to fall and strike his head on the pavement.
        The driver was wearing a helmet, but began to lose consciousness. He was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 7/17/13

    Accidents
        July 7 – A vehicle driven by Nancy Ruwe of Malvern was westbound on 221st St., southeast of Pacific Juntion, when she lost control of the vehicle, veered onto the  right shoulder, over-corrected and crossed the center line into the eastbound lane. The vehicle then went off the roadway to the right, where it struck a tree. The driver was transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center by Pacific Junction Rescue.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu 7/17/13

    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 drink & dessert.