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Today's News

  • Murder Charges Filed In Glenwood Woman's Death

    A 24-year-old Council Bluffs man has been charged with murder in the death of a Glenwood woman, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety. Chad Fortner was charged Tuesday with 2nd-degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Carol Meston. 

  • Remembering Those Who Fought The Forgotten War

    Ten Korean War veterans from Mills County will travel to Washington, D.C., next Wednesday to visit the national memorial built in their honor.

  • 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 Police Reports 10/1/14

    Incidents
        Sept. 25 - Jordan Salmons of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Sept. 27 - Mara Hunt of Glenwood reported an assault.
        Sept. 28 - Deanna Kuhl of     Glenwood reported a criminal mischief .        

  • Glenwood School menu 10.1.14

    October 2-8, 2014
    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Cinnamon roll and hashbrown.
        Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday - Cereal, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – Pancake on a stick and fruit.
        Wednesday – Omelet, muffin and fruit.
    Lunch

  • Mills County District Court 10/1/14

    Judge Mark Eveloff
        Kale Garrett Hardman, Malvern – operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 60 days in county jail with credit for time already served, pay $625 fine, court costs and fees.
        Derek Michael Dodge, Corning – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation, ordered to pay $1,250 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 10.1.14

    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 Oct. 2-8
    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.

  • Rams sixth at Harlan Invite

    The Glenwood boys cross country team got a 15th place finish from Cuentin Gray as the Rams finished sixth as a team in the Harlan Cross Country Invitational Saturday.

    The Rams finished with 126 team points.

    The host Cyclones were the team champion with 46 points. Harlan placed five runners in the top 16. Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson’s Eldon Warner was the individual champion with a time of 16:48.
    Gray ran an 18:25 for 15th place.