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  • Glenwood School menu 2.4.15

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Feb. 5-11, 2015

    Breakfast
    (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 – Cheese omelet, muffin and fruit.
    Lunch

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 2/4/15

    Incidents
        Jan. 17 – Randi Mower of Glenwood reported a theft.
    Accidents
        Jan. 17 – A vehicle driven by James Nausler of Omaha was found abandoned in a ditch off of Deacon Road. When emergency personnel arrived Nausler returned and told officers he had injured his hand with a chainsaw and was driving himself to the hospital when he passed out and the vehicle ended up in the ditch. The driver was transported to the hospital. His condition was not known at press time.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 2/4/15

    Incidents
        Jan. 17 – Suzan Reeve of Glenwood reported a violation of a no-contact order.
        Jan. 27 – The Western Inn of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Jan. 30 – Newman’s Thriftway of Glenwood reported a burglary, theft and criminal mischief.
        Jan. 28 – Kristin Stiles of Plattsmouth reported a serious assault.
     

  • Glenwood School menu 1.28.15

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Jan. 29- Feb. 4, 2015

    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 – French toast, syrup and fruit.
        Wednesday – Breakfast pizza and fruit.

    Lunch

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 1/28/15

    Incidents
        Jan. 17 – Shad Cooper of Rienzi, Miss., reported a theft.
        Jan. 17 – Ronald Sargent of Pacific Junction, reported a theft and criminal trespassing.
        Jan. 17 – John Fraissinet of Pacific Junction, reported a burglary.

    Accidents

  • Mills County District Court 1/28/15

    Judge
    Greg Steensland
        Joseph Alan Sullivan, Council Bluffs – pleaded guilty to contempt of court (original charge of third-degree theft), sentenced to serve time in Mills County Jail with credit for time served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Wesley Thomas Yanna, Glenwood – driving while barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to serve time in county jail, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

  • Coalition Turns Attention To Four-lane Highway 34

    By Lexi Deagen

    RED OAK - After a successful 21-year-long project to get the Highway 34 bridge built over the Missouri River, the Southwest Iowa Coalition (SWICO) has decided to take on a new project.

    SWICO members met Jan. 15 in Red Oak to discuss steps necessary to expand about 100 miles of Highway 34 to four lanes from Glenwood to Osceola.

    Iowa Department of Transportation District Engineer Troy Jerman joined the meeting to advise the coalition on the most efficient ways of getting the highway expansion into IDOT’s five-year plan. 

  • Library's 'Weeding' Policy Questioned

    The Glenwood Public Library’s policy of removing and selling outdated, inaccurate and rarely-read books, including many that were donated as memorials, was called into question last week on social media and at the library’s board of directors meeting.

    Glenwood Public Library Director Jenny Ellis said around 1,000 items have been “weeded” from the library shelves over the past two months, but she is uncertain how many of the books had been donated as memorials.

  • Glenwood School menu 1.14.15

    Glenwood Community Schools Jan. 15-21, 2015

    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 – Breakfast sandwich and fruit.

    Lunch

  • Mills County District Court 1/14/15

    Judge
    Richard H. Davidson
        Mitchell Stephen Waller, Glenwood – contempt or resist order of district court, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 11 days in jail, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Jeremy Raymond Jakub, Union, Neb. – third-degree theft, pleaded guilty, sentenced to serve 60 days in county jail with credit for time served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.