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Today's News

  • Everything is sweet at Glenwood’s Sugar Makery

    Have a craving for something sweet?

    There’s a good chance you’ll find something to your liking at Glenwood’s newest business – Sugar Makery.
    As its name suggests, Sugar Makery is all things sweet.

    “Every thing we make is made with sugar,” co-owner Malcom McCue said.

    Located at 204 Sharp St., in a building that previously housed ice cream shops and restaurants, Sugar Makery is a popcorn shop, candy store and more.

  • Lessons to learn in Wolverines’ loss

    Youthful errors, players in different positions, and a skilled, athletic opponent from Stanton led to a 36-0 season-opening defeat for the East Mills football team Friday in Malvern.

    Despite the loss, the Wolverines – without a senior on the roster – began to hold their own physically as the game wore on.

  • Rams open season with shutout

    It’s hard to imagine the Glenwood football team getting off to a better start than it did in Friday’s opener against Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln.

    The Rams scored on its first possession of the game, then its next four series and led 32-0 before the Lynx had amassed a single offensive yard or first down en route to a 45-0 victory.

  • Getting off on the right foot

    The Glenwood girls won the team title and the Rams’ Parson Covington the boys individual title at the 43rd annual Glenwood Co-ed Cross Country Meet Saturday at Glenwood Lake Park.

    The Ram girls placed three runners in the top 12 – led by Aubrey McIntyre’s third place finish – to score 51 points and out-pace runner up Harlan’s 75 points.

  • Glenwood rugby star looking to put sport, talent on the map

    It’s said rugby is a hooligans sports played by gentleman.

    Isaac Bales can’t argue with the gentleman aspect of the game of rugby but one gets the feeling, he’s okay with the hooligan part too.

  • Small-town grocers find their niche in southwest Iowa

    It may seem difficult or maybe even impossible for small town grocers to stay in business with chain stores constantly expanding, but in southwest Iowa, some locally-owned and managed stores are staying competitive with the large supermarkets.

    Tom Mulholland of Mulholland Grocery in Malvern, Mike Wake of Tabor Grocery in Tabor and Dan Newman of Newman’s Thriftway in Glenwood are the three small-town grocers that have managed to not only stay in business, but to stand out in a time when big grocery stores seem to be taking over much of the market.

  • In its seventh year, Glenwood’s Giving Garden keeps on giving

    It’s the garden that keeps on giving.

    Started in 2011, Glenwood’s Giving Garden is on pace to once again provide more than 6,000 pounds of fresh produce to Mills County food pantries, senior citizens and fixed-income residents.

    The three-quarter acre garden, located east of Glenwood behind the McCormick Station gift boutique, is managed and maintained by a team of volunteers that do everything  from planting and harvesting to weeding and sorting.

  • Pastor says sign board post ‘not a controversial stance’

    A Glenwood pastor said he’s surprised by the amount of publicity and social media conversation a message he posted on a church sign board has generated.

    First Christian Church of Glenwood Pastor Evan Welcher posted the message, “White Supremacy Is Sin. Say It,” on Aug. 12, in response to the racially-motivated protests and violent altercations that had taken place earlier that weekend in Charlottesville, Va.

  • IWCC students, Glenwood firefighters team up for training

    Emergency Medical Services (EMS) students from Iowa Western Community College joined personnel from Glenwood Fire and Rescue for a unique day of training Thursday outside the Glenwood Fire Station.

    The 10 students, who were completing their last week  of a year-long training program, got first-hand experience  on the use of the “Jaws of Life” extrication equipment and trauma assessment.

    Equipment belonging to Glenwood Fire and Rescue and vehicles donated by local salvage and towing providers were used in the training.

  • Glenwood student wins national Woodmen speech contest

    A Glenwood student has won the Modern Woodmen of America National Speech Contest.

    Madeline Becker, who completed 8th grade last May at the Glenwood Middle School, was recognized during an award presentation ceremony Aug. 9 in the media center at Glenwood Community High School. Friends, relatives and school district officials attended the ceremony.