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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Knights start fast in 56-26 win over East Mills on Homecoming night

    Fremont-Mills got off to hot starts in each half and East Mills dug itself an early hole it couldn’t dig out of in a renewal of an old rivalry on Homecoming in Tabor Friday.

    The Knights (5-0 overall, 3-0 in the district) opened the game with three quick scoring drives to take an early 22-0 lead before East Mills had run eight offensive plays en route to the 56-26 victory in Eight-Man, District 8.

    Fremont-Mills then followed up on their 30-12 halftime lead with three straight TDs to open the second half.

  • Creston hands Glenwood homecoming loss

    Fans on hand for Glenwood’s homecoming matchup with Creston Friday night were treated to an impressive display of fireworks – during and after the game.

    In a back-and-forth slugfest that featured five touchdown plays of 50 yards or longer, Creston came away with a 42-19 victory, gouging the Ram defense for six touchdowns and 521 total yards.

    Creston improved to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in Class 3A, District 8, while Glenwood slipped to 1-4 and 0-3.

  • Glenwood Homecoming This Weekend

    More than a dozen class reunion celebrations are expected to take place this weekend during the annual Glenwood Homecoming celebration.

    The reunions, Friday afternoon parade,  Friday night football game and Saturday night coronation are among the highlights of the community-wide celebration that will bring hundreds of visitors to Glenwood.
    Glenwood Band Parents are coordinating the 2014 Homecoming Parade Friday at 1:30 p.m.  The parade theme is ”Video Games.”

  • Law Enforcement Center Dedication Set For Sept. 30

    A public dedication ceremony for the new Mills County Jail / Law Enforcement Center, located at 600 Industrial Ave. in Glenwood, has been scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 30.

    An open house is planned from 5:30-7 p.m. with a formal dedication and opening of a time capsule from the county’s existing jail (built in 1915) scheduled for 6 p.m.

    The Mills County Sheriff’s Office is expected to make the move to its new facility in mid-October.

  • New Highway, Bridge Will Mean More Responsibilities For First Responders

    Mills County’s interim 911 Communications Center director Larry Hurst said the extension of Highway 34 west of Interstate 29 later this fall will put additional pressure and responsibilities on emergency responders, from Pacific Junction and Glenwood.

    “More pavement means there’s going to be more area to cover and increases in response times,” Hurst said. “There’s going to be a lot bigger demand for fire and rescue services once that area develops.”

  • Absentee Ballots Nov. 4 2014 Election

        Ballots for the Nov. 4 general election absentee voting in Mills County are available now at the Mills County Auditor’s Office.
        To request an absentee ballot, call the Mills County Auditor’s Office at 527-3146 or go to www.millscoia.us and print off a request and mail it in to the auditor’s office. You may vote at the auditor’s office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.     

  • Glenwood Police Reports 9/24/14

    Incidents
        Sept. 16 -  Mariah Storrow of Glenwood reported a harassment.
        Sept. 22 - Loleta Cadena of Glenwood reported a theft.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 9/24/14

    Incidents
        Sept. 18 – Paul Johnson of Glenwood reported a forgery.
        Sept. 20 – Justin Hilworth of Omaha reported criminal mischief.
    Accidents
        Sept. 18 – A vehicle driven by Brigham Timm of Malvern proceeded through a yield sign on Marion Avenue and collided with a second vehicle driven by Brandy Welch of Hastings, who was westbound on East Fourth Street. Minor injuries were reported at the scene but no one was transported to the hospital.

  • Mills County District Court 9/24/14

        Judge Mark Eveloff
        Terry Joe Halvin, Red Oak – driving with an expired license, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $50 fine, court costs and fees.
        Michael Franklin Pollock, Omaha – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $315 fine, court costs and fees.