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Today's News

  • Glenwood Going After RAGBRAI

        It’s been seven years since the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) last started in Glenwood.

        The Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce believes it’s time to bring the colorful bicyclists back to town.

  • Tragedy On Interstate 29

        Three Mills County men were among four motorcyclists who lost their lives in a head-on collision in a construction zone along Interstate 29 near Little Sioux on Monday.
        Iowa Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Courtney Greene said the accident happened around 6 p.m. Monday when a pickup truck, which was traveling north, crossed the center line in a two-lane construction zone and collided head-on with four southbound motorcycles, which were riding in a close pack.

  • New GRC Superintendent Settling In

        Zvia McCormick has officially assumed her duties as the new superintendent of the Glenwood Resource Center.
        McCormick was hired June 24 to replace R. Scot Booth who resigned abruptly from the position earlier this year after less than six months on the job. Her first official day on the job was July 12.

  • 2009-2010 Mills County Athlete of the Year

        If Mindy Lorimor, a four-sport varsity athlete at Fremont-Mills, had to list what sport was her favorite, she'd list them as follows:
        1. Softball.
        2. Softball.
        3. Softball.

        “I like basketball and volleyball, too,” Lorimor conceded later. Much later.

  • 2009-2010 Mills County Athlete of the Year

        Not just any athlete gets his own bus bench.

        Then again, not every athlete had Johnny Fuller's year.
        The Glenwood junior placed third at last fall's Iowa State Cross Country meet, the school's best ever individual finish. This after breaking the school record for the Rams' own cross country course and snagging his second straight Hawkeye 10 Conference title.

  • 2009-2010 Mills County Athlete of the Year

    Not just any athlete gets his own bus bench.
    Then again, not every athlete had Johnny Fuller's year.
    The Glenwood junior placed third at last fall's Iowa State Cross Country meet, the school's best ever individual finish. This after breaking the school record for the Rams' own cross country course and snagging his second straight Hawkeye 10 Conference title.

  • Ready To 'Rock The Roof'

    If you like that old time rock ‘n roll music, the Davies Amphitheater is the place you need to be Saturday night.

    Three hall of fame bands will share the stage as the Iowa Rock ‘N Roll Music Association (IRRMA) brings its “Rock The Roof Road Show” to Glenwood for the first time ever. The concert, featuring the music of Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Con Brio, The Fortes and The Thunderbirds, is being staged as a joint fundraiser for the Davies Amphitheater roof replacement project, IRRMA and the Iowa Rock ‘N Roll Museum.

  • Water Alert In Glenwood

    Glenwood Municipal Utilities (GMU) customers were notified in writing last week that the city’s water system has been found to be in violation of established drinking water standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

  • Permits, Fees Raise Concern

    Which construction and remodeling projects need a permit and which ones do not?

    That question became the pivotal point of sometimes heated discussion at a recent meeting of the Mills County Board of Supervisors.

    Approximately 20 citizens were in attendance at the supervisors’ June 29 meeting to discuss the county’s building permit requirements and fee structure.

  • Historic win puts Rams into first state tournament

    It may have been their first state tournament berth but the Glenwood baseball team celebrated like old pro's on Wednesday with the customary dog pile and Gatorade bath for head coach Bret Elam.

    After decades of struggle and three straight 20 win seasons with littler post-season success, the Glenwood baseball team is headed to this week's Iowa State Baseball Tournament after a big first inning and another sterling pitching performance from Taylor Kaufman carried the Rams to a 9-1 substate victory over A-D-M at Carroll Stadium in Carroll on Wednesday.