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Today's News

  • Park Place, Pacific Place Closing

    Five Star Quality Care is closing two skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Mills County – Glenwood-based Park Place and Pacific Place located east of Pacific Junction.

    The Massachusetts-based owner and operator of the two facilities announced the closures last week. Combined, Park Place and Pacific Place treat nearly 100 adult residents with physical or intellectual disabilities and employ over 250 workers.

  • A Grand Opening

    More than 300 people, including dignitaries from Iowa and Nebraska, attended the dedication ceremony for the opening of the U.S. Highway 34 - Missouri River Bridge Oct. 22 at the AgriVision complex near Pacific Junction.

    The four-lane bridge links Interstate 29 in western Mills County with U.S. Highway 75 south of Offutt Air Force Base in Sarpy County, Neb.

  • Accidents Mar Opening Of Interchange, Westbound 34

    Four collisions at the intersection of 195th St. and Highway 34 within 40 hours of Thursday’s opening of the Highway 34 westbound overpass and redesigned Interstate 29 interchange in western Mills County left two people hospitalized with serious injuries and Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) officials taking extra measures to prevent future accidents.

  • Crash Victim Was Riding Stolen Motorcycle

    A motorcyclist being pursued by the Iowa State Patrol was arrested and transported to an Omaha hospital after crashing the stolen bike in Mills County shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23.

    Chad Larsen, 36, of Council Bluffs crashed in the ditch of the eastbound lane of U.S. Highway 34, approximately one-half mile east of Highway 275 (Tabor turnoff). He attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended and arrested after climbing over a barbed-wire fence and falling down repeatedly while trying to get away through a nearby farm field.

  • Kickin' It With The KISS

    Kenny Spencer admits he never envisioned his career in professional football leading to a prominent role on a reality TV show or personal friendships with rock-and-roll music legends Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS fame.

    Spencer, a 2005 Glenwood Community High School graduate, is the place kicker for the LA KISS, an Arena Football League (AFL) team partially owned by the two band members from KISS and the focus of the 10-week 4th and Loud docu-series that began airing in August on Tuesday nights on AMC (9 p.m. CDT).

  • Glenwood clinches share of Hawkeye 10 title

    63 years was long enough, according to Glenwood coach Curt Schulte.

    His Rams had just knocked off Red Oak 64-42 and wrapped up a share of the Hawkeye 10 Conference title – the school’s first since 1952.

    “This feels great,” Schulte said after the game, still holding the game ball with a Hawkeye 10 Conference Champions t-shirt slung over his shoulder. “The kids are excited. They wanted this. This was one of our goals since the summer. This is something we were shooting for and it was great to get it tonight.”

  • Card Shower for Peggy Carlson

    Peggy Calrson of Glenwood is celebrating her 91st birthday Jan. 29. Her daughter is hosting a card shower. Cars can be mailed to Tabor Manor Care Center Box 180 Tabor, IA 51653. 

  • Glenwood goes on road for 81-52 victory

    SHENANDOAH – A close look at the numbers for the Glenwood boys basketball team a trend appears: 74 points.
    In eight of its 11 wins this season, the Rams, who are fifth in Class 3A averaging 70 points per game, have matched or exceeded 74 points.

    Glenwood scored 81 Friday.

  • Knights fall in Corner Conference finals

    MALVERN - A costly turnover late in the game prevented Fremont-Mills from ending Stanton’s perfect season as the Vikings won the Corner Conference Tournament Championship 48-44 Saturday night in Malvern.

    Stanton improved to 15-0 on the season with the win, which gave them their first CC Tournament championship since 1997.
    Both teams struggled to find an offensive rhythm early in the game, as Stanton led 9-7 after the first eight minutes.

  • Rams win on road at Shenandoah

    SHENANDOAH - The Glenwood girls had four players score in double-figures in a 69-57 road win at Shenandoah Friday.

    The Rams (8-6 overall, 5-3 in the conference) went 8-for-8 at the free throw line and out-scored the Fillies (10-6 overall, 3-5 in the conference) in the final quarter.