Today's News

  • Tabor House Fire Leads To Arson Charges Against Teens

    Two teens suspected of starting a March 15 fire that destroyed a house in Tabor are facing first-degree arson charges.

    The two boys, both age 14, were being held in a Council Bluffs juvenile detention facility.

    Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope said the boys were utilizing an  aerosol spray can to get a “blow torch” effect while igniting fires inside and outside the house at 804 Main St.

  • Volunteers Sought For Glenwood Giving Garden

    Glenwood’s Giving Garden has given away more than 24,000 pounds of fresh produce to over 500 families in Mills County in the past four years, with the numbers growing each year.  

    With the growth of the garden comes a need for more volunteers to perform a variety of tasks.

  • Affordable Prom Dresses Sold To Aid Mills County Storehouse

    Mills County high school girls who don’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on their prom night attire have an opportunity to buy a gown for $25 through a special project that will benefit the Mills County Storehouse.

    Kenkel Family Chiropractic is in the process of gathering “gently-used” prom dresses that can be tried on and purchased for $25. Proceeds from the sale will be donated to the storehouse, which oversees operation of the county food pantry.

  • GCHS Has Plans For Courtyard

    Betsy Maryott looks out her classroom window overlooking the courtyard at Glenwood Community High School and she doesn’t see a green space.

    At least, not a true green space.

    So Maryott, a science teacher at the high school, decided to do something about it. For years she’s bandied about the idea of better utilizing the courtyard at the high school.

    Her idea?

  • Mills County District Court 3/25/15

    James Heckerman
        Gregory Jones, Missouri Valley – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, sentenced to six days in county jail with credit for time served, may complete Urban Dreams program, driver’s license suspended for 180 days, ordered to pay $1,250 fine, court costs and fees.

    Judge Jeffrey Larson
        Matthew DeMorest, Pacific Junction – found to be in violation of terms of probation, second-degree theft, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $750 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 3/25/15


        March 16 - Deanne Reed, Glenwood, reported an  identity theft.
        March 19 - Margaret  Van Horn, Glenwood, reported a simple assault.
        March 21 - Amanda Reed, Glenwood, reported an assault.
        March 21 - The Quarthouse lounge employee, Glenwood, reported a simple assault.
        March 21 - Arzetta Boyd, Glenwood, reported criminal mischief.

  • Glenwood School menu 3.25.15

    Glenwood Community Schools
    March 26 -
     April 1, 2015

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Cinnamon roll and hashbrown.
        Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday – Cereal bar, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – Biscuit w/sausage and fruit.
        Wednesday - Pancakes, syrup and fruit.


  • Glenwood Senior Center 3.25.15

    Located at 20 N. Vine St., Glenwood
    Open Mon. - Fri.
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.,
    Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.

    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday and Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon.
    10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games and Dominoes: Mon. - Fri.
    1-4 p.m.

    Week of
    March 26-April 1
    (served at 11:45 M-F)

  • City Hopeful YMCA Agreement Will Secure Grant

        Some T’s still need to be crossed and some I’s dotted, but Glenwood City Administrator Brian Kissel said the YMCA of Greater Omaha intends to sign a contractual agreement with the city to manage the Charles E. Lakin Aquatic Center.

    The proposed $4.7 million aquatic center would be built on property adjacent to Glenwood Community High School.

  • Glenwood School menu3.18.15

    Glenwood Community Schools
    March 19-25, 2015



    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)

    Thursday – Long John and hashbrown.

    Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.

    Monday – Cereal bar, crackers and fruit.

    Tuesday – Cheese omelet, toast and fruit.

    Wednesday –Breakfast wrap and fruit.