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Today's News

  • Speech Hall of Famer

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    “Success breeds success” is the motto of Marrianne Driml.

    Driml certainly breeds success herself. She taught English, world literature and communications at Glenwood Community High School for 38 years, retiring in 2008. She coached the high school speech team for 31 years and still volunteers to help speech students.

    “I know I’ve coached 100 to 150 people,” Driml said.

  • Engine 15

    Even a normally subdued fire chief had excitement in his voice talking about the Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department’s new truck.

    “We’re tickled to death, we’ve never had anything like this since I’ve been around,” GVFD chief Butch Fidler said. “It’s too bad it wasn’t ready in time for the homecoming parade.”

  • Sudden Death

    Dale Lingle thought his 16-year-old son was simply sleeping off a late night of computer and video games when he found him still lying in bed in the middle of the afternoon  July 18.

    “He was a typical teenager. In the summer, he would stay up late on the computer and playing video games,” Dale said. “I went in to get him out of bed and he didn’t wake up.”

    More than two months after his death, Codie Lingle’s family finally knows with some certainty what caused the death of their son and brother.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 9.10.14

    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. 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 Sept. 11-24
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
        $3.50 for Seniors 60 and up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 9/10/14

    Incidents
        Aug. 27 – Garry Milbourn of Pacific Junction reported a burglary.
        Aug. 30 – Timothy Digiacomo reported a theft.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 8/20/14

    Accidents
        Aug. 30 – A vehicle driven by Austin Miller of Glenwood crossed the center line on a curve on eastbound Fairview Drive and struck a second vehicle driven by Kendra Johnson of Glenwood.
    Incidents
        Sept. 2 – Kathy Swaim of Glenwood reported a burglary, theft and criminal mischief.
        Sept. 8 – Dillon Jackson of Glenwood reported a burglary, theft and criminal mischief.

  • Mills County District Court 9/10/14

    Judge Kathleen Kilnoski
        Ryan Nicholas Greiner, Silver City – possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, six months probation, ordered to pay $315 civil penalty, court costs and fees.
        Darryk James Leu, Malvern - possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, six months probation, ordered to pay $315 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood sweeps Atlantic in volleyball

    The Glenwood volleyball team got eight kills from Kali Mumm and seven from Halie Darrow in a 25-15, 25-18, 25-15 sweep of Atlantic in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball Thursday.

    The Rams (5-4, 1-0 in the conference) racked up 32 kills in the win.

    Jana King recorded 16 set assists and Myranda Starner 11. Ram liberio Olivia Scarborough led the defense with 17 digs.

    Rams 2-4 at
    Harlan tourney

    The Glenwood volleyball team finished 2-4 against stiff competition at the Harlan Invitational Aug. 30.

  • East Mills has ‘tough day’ at Clarinda tourney

    The East Mills volleyball team went 0-4 at the Clarinda Tournament on Saturday.

    The Wolverines dropped decisions to the host Cardinals 21-16, 21-15, to Treynor 24-22, 21-11, to Shenandoah 21-17, 21-11 and to Bedford 25-18, 26-24

  • Rams fall in double OT heartbreaker

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Wins and losses in football often come down to a handful of plays throughout the course of a game.

    In Glenwood’s 42-41 double-overtime loss to Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, it came down to the final two plays.