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Today's News

  • Mills County District Court 9/3/14

    Judge Kathleen Kilnoski
     Matthew Taylor Gray, Shenandoah – prohibited act/prescription drug violation, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation, ordered to pay $315 civil penalty, court costs and fees.
     Michael Capps, Council Bluffs – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to two days in county jail with credit for time served, ordered to pay $625 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

  • Earth Lodge's Future In Jeopardy

    The future of the Glenwood American Indian Earth Lodge, located across the street from the main entrance to Glenwood Lake Park, is in doubt.

    Mold has infiltrated the log-framed, grass and mud-covered structure, forcing Mills County Public Health officials to close the facility off to public access.

    “It’s kind of a dead end,” Glenwood Indian Earth Lodge Society vice president Joan Hammer said. “We can’t give people tours any more.”

  • Glenwood Senior Center 8.27.14

    Located at 20 No. 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
    Aug. 28 – Sept. 3
    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 8/27/14

    Incidents
        Aug. 19 – Cynthia Kayl of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Aug. 19 – David Weber of Glenwood reported a trespass and criminal mischief.
        Aug. 20 – Agriland FS Inc. of Malvern reported a theft.
        Aug. 21 – Carol Maxwell of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        Aug. 21 – Trisha Bonnell of Denver reported a theft.

  • Opinion-Tribune Bringing Abraham Lincoln Impersonator, Civil War Encampment To Glenwood Saturday

    As Glenwood celebrates its heritage this weekend with the annual Keg Creek Days, The Opinion-Tribune will participate by adding two major components of the era in which the newspaper was founded: Abraham Lincoln and a Union army encampment, complete with a cannon used in the Civil War.

    Lee Williams, a nationally-recognized Lincoln impersonator, will make three presentations Saturday afternoon from the perspective of the nation’s 16th president.

  • East Mills working with DNR on lagoon issue

    East Mills School District officials say a lagoon located on the elementary school campus near Hastings poses no health concerns for students or staff but the district will comply with an Iowa Department of Natural Resources request to more closely monitor water discharge levels.

  • GCSD tabs Meco-Henne for auxiliary gym project

    Barring any unforeseen setbacks, Glenwood Community High School will break ground on its new auxiliary gymnasium and locker room in mid-September.

    On Monday, the Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors unanimously approved a construction bid of $3.22 million by Omaha-based contractors Meco-Henne to build the gymnasium addition on the northeast side of the high school that will house a new locker room and allow for an expanded weight room and wrestling room.

  • Mills County District Court 8/20/14

    Judge
    Kathleen Kilnoski
        Johnathan Robert Sibbitt, Glenwood - domestic abuse assault impeding air/blood flow causing injury, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, two years probation, ordered to submit DNA, pay court costs and fees.
        Richard Jerald Driscoll, Sidney – O.W.I. (third offense), pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to 30 days in county jail with credit for time already served, two years probation, driver’s license revoked for six years, ordered to pay $3,125 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 8.20.14

    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 Aug. 21-27
    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 8/20/14

    Incidents
        July 31 – Jerry Richardson of Tabor reported a theft.
        July 30 – Teresa Shannon of Malvern reported a theft.
        Aug. 2 - Gerald Nibbe of Council Bluffs reported a theft.
        Aug. 3 – Karla Hall of Emerson reported a theft.
        Aug. 4 – C&M Café of Malvern reported a theft.
        Aug. 4 – Glenn Houtchens of Malvern reported criminal mischief.