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Today's News

  • ALL-MILLS COUNTY BASKETBALL TEAMS

    Boys First Team

    Gage Shatava, Sr., Glenwood

    Senior guard led the Rams with 16.3 points per game, 39 three-pointers, 77 assists and 31 steals.

    Keegan Wederquist, Jr., East Mills

    6-foot-3 forward averaged team-best 16.8 points, 11.6 rebounds and 2.5 blocked shots per game this season.

    Logan Currin, Jr., East Mills

    Guard hit 25 three-pointers this season while averaging 11.5 points and 5 rebounds per game.

  • Alliance Gives Up Push For Loess Hills “Reserve” Status After County Board Vote

    There will be no federal reserve status for the Loess Hills.

    One day after the Mills County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution opposing the reserve designation, members of the Loess Hills Alliance board of directors put an end to their pursuit of the federal protection.

    The Mills County vote took place Tuesday after supervisors listened to public comments on both sides of the issue.

  • Discarded Cigarette Suspected Cause Of Glenwood Duplex Fire

    Glenwood Fire Chief Robert “Butch” Fidler said a discarded cigarette on an outside deck was the likely cause of an early-morning fire Saturday that resulted in extensive damageto a two-story duplex at 511 S. Hazel St.

    Fidler said the Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the scene around 3:30 a.m. after occupants of the residence were awakened by a crackling sound and discovered the fire. Firefighters from Pacific Junction and Oak Township assisted at the scene, Fidler said.

  • Raiders too much for Wolverines at state

    After nearly 24 minutes of some of the worst offensive play he’d seen from his team all season, coach Kevin Schafer and his East Mills Wolverines found themselves down just 31-30 with 2.1 seconds left in the third quarter in its state tournament opener.

    But a three pointer by Dunkerton’s Nick Anderson from 30 feet out at the third quarter buzzer and a 12-2 run to open the final quarter flipped the momentum as the No. 4 ranked Raiders pulled away late for a 50-38 victory in the Class 1A state quarterfinals at Wells Fargo Arena Monday afternoon.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 3.12.14

    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.

    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.

  • Glenwood School Menu 3.12.14

    Glenwood Community Schools
    March 13 - 19, 2014

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Biscuit and sausage gravy.
        Friday – Cereal and toast.
        Monday - Cereal and crackers.
        Tuesday - Donut and cheese stick.
        Wednesday – French toast and syrup.
    Lunch

  • 2014 Football Schedules

    2014 MILLS COUNTY
    FOOTBALL SCHEDULES

    GLENWOOD (Class 3-A)
    Aug. 29 - Red Oak
    Sept. 5 - @ C.B. Thomas Jefferson
    Sept. 12 - Atlantic
    Sept. 19 - @ Winterset
    Sept. 26 - Creston
    Oct. 3 - @ Denison-Schleswig
    Oct. 10 - ADM
    Oct. 17 - @ Harlan
    Oct. 24 - @ Dallas Center-Grimes
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  • Senior Center Seeks City, County Funds

    The board of directors at the Glenwood Senior Center are reaching out to the Mills County Board of Supervisors and Glenwood City Council in hopes of getting financial assistance to help cover the facility’s daily operating expenses.
        

    Senior Center board president Bonnie Millsap said rising utility and insurance costs have put a strain on the Senior Center’s budget and the volunteers who run the facility are finding it increasingly difficult to meet their financial obligations.
        

  • Judge Orders Closure Of Faith Ridge Life Center

    MALVERN - Faith Ridge Life Center, a 51-bed skilled nursing facility in Malvern, and 21-bed Kevington Lane in Sidney will close later this year as a result of the owner’s ongoing financial woes and legal struggles with the state of Iowa.

    Mary Morse-Bolton and her two facilities owe the state over $400,000 in Medicaid overpayments and health care taxes, according to lawyers and representatives of the Iowa Department of Human Services. On Friday, a district court judge in Des Moines honored the state’s request to begin the process of closing the facilities.

  • Class 1A State Preview: East Mills vs. Dunkerton

    In its first state trip ever, the East Mills Wolverines (23-3) have a “tall” challenge in first round opponent, Dunkerton (25-1)