Today's News

  • Blue Demons get past Wolverines

        Nishnabotna scored 44 first-half points in a 67-47 victory over East Mills in Corner Conference girls basketball on Friday.
        The Wolverines (1-3 overall, 0-1 in the conference) scored 32 first-half points of their own but couldn’t keep up with the Blue Demons.
        Joni Laughlin, Devin Laughlin and Katie Sowers each scored 11 points to lead East Mills. Brianna Weak added seven rebounds.

    East Mills 63,
    Underwood 36    

  • Rams win Dan Hill Invite

        The Glenwood boys wrestling team had two first place trophy winners and six more wrestlers place in the top three in their weight classes to take home the team title at the Dan Hill Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Saturday in Harlan.
        The Rams’ edged second place Gretna, Neb. 187.5 to 152.5 in the team scores.
        “We wrestled really well as a team,” said Glenwood coach Brad Asche. “Could have been better. We’re always looking to improve.”

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu 12/5/12

    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.

    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.

  • Mills County Sheriff 12/5/12

        Dec. 1 - Larry Stortenbecker of Glenwood  reported a theft.

        Nov. 25 – A vehicle driven by Sydney Johnson of Glenwood swerved to miss a deer on Barrus Road causing the vehicle to roll.
        Nov. 30 – A vehicle driven by Patrick Manuel of Clarinda was unable to stop while driving southbound on Highway 59 when a second vehicle, driven by Janet Spicer of Emerson started through the intersection of Highway 59 and 415th Street.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 12/5/12

        Nov. 17 – A vehicle driven by Piper Hernandez of Glenwood failed to properly yield for on-coming traffic on North Linn Street and collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Maddie Nadine of Pacific Junction.
        Nov. 27 – A vehicle driven by Randall Daniels of Glenwood was attempting to make a turn into a driveway when an unknown vehicle collided with the rear bumper of Daniels’ vehicle and drove away without reporting the incident.

  • Music On The Square

    There’s music in the air on Glenwood’s Town Square.
        Earlier this fall, a state-of-the-art sound system was installed around the courtyard of the Mills County Courthouse in an effort to enhance the atmosphere of the Town Square shopping district. The $8,000 system was installed by Glenwood-based Spiral Communications and paid for with funds generated by Glenwood’s 2011 RAGBRAI committee.

  • PJ Preparing For The Future

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - The City of Pacific Junction hosted a meeting last week to discuss the future of the city’s volunteer fire and rescue department with representatives from its four-township coverage area.

        Representatives from the St. Mary’s, Lyons, Plattville, Oak and Glenwood townships got a tour of the fire department station and a crash course in fire department budgeting from Chief Donnie Kates about the department.

  • Mills County District Court 11/28/12

    Judge James Richardson
        Christopher Lynn Young, Glenwood – admits violation of terms of probation on original charges of third-degree burglary and third-degree attempted burglary, sentenced to serve 120 days in county jail with credit given for time already served, probation is revoked.
        Jason Anthony Vasquez, Hastings – found to be in violation of terms of probation, sentence on original charges of second-degree arson and second-degree burglary imposed (10 years in state correctional facility on each count).

  • Mills County Sheriff 11/28/12

        Nov. 14 – Murphy Heavy Contracting of Anita reported a burglary, criminal mischief and theft.
        Nov. 16 – Jennifer M. Paulzine of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Nov. 19 – Kerry Zielinski of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        Nov. 23 – Clarence Howard of Tabor reported a theft.
        Nov. 24 – Jeff Esterbrook of Tabor reported a burglary and theft.

  • Wilson, Phillips all-state

        Fremont-Mills’ senior football players Seth Phillips and Clayton Wilson have both been named first team all-state by the Iowa Newspaper Association.
        The team, released last week, tabbed Phillips as an offensive lineman and Wilson as a linebacker on the 21-member first team in the Eight-Man class.
        Phillips, a 6-foot, 230-pounder, was a four-year starter on the offensive line. He also led the 8-2 Knights with 102 tackles from his linebacker position.