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Today's News

  • Mills County Sheriff 12/5/12

    Incident
        Dec. 1 - Larry Stortenbecker of Glenwood  reported a theft.

    Accidents
        Nov. 25 – A vehicle driven by Sydney Johnson of Glenwood swerved to miss a deer on Barrus Road causing the vehicle to roll.
        Nov. 30 – A vehicle driven by Patrick Manuel of Clarinda was unable to stop while driving southbound on Highway 59 when a second vehicle, driven by Janet Spicer of Emerson started through the intersection of Highway 59 and 415th Street.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 12/5/12

    Accidents
        Nov. 17 – A vehicle driven by Piper Hernandez of Glenwood failed to properly yield for on-coming traffic on North Linn Street and collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Maddie Nadine of Pacific Junction.
        Nov. 27 – A vehicle driven by Randall Daniels of Glenwood was attempting to make a turn into a driveway when an unknown vehicle collided with the rear bumper of Daniels’ vehicle and drove away without reporting the incident.
     

  • Music On The Square

    There’s music in the air on Glenwood’s Town Square.
        Earlier this fall, a state-of-the-art sound system was installed around the courtyard of the Mills County Courthouse in an effort to enhance the atmosphere of the Town Square shopping district. The $8,000 system was installed by Glenwood-based Spiral Communications and paid for with funds generated by Glenwood’s 2011 RAGBRAI committee.

  • PJ Preparing For The Future

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - The City of Pacific Junction hosted a meeting last week to discuss the future of the city’s volunteer fire and rescue department with representatives from its four-township coverage area.

        Representatives from the St. Mary’s, Lyons, Plattville, Oak and Glenwood townships got a tour of the fire department station and a crash course in fire department budgeting from Chief Donnie Kates about the department.

  • Mills County District Court 11/28/12

    Judge James Richardson
        Christopher Lynn Young, Glenwood – admits violation of terms of probation on original charges of third-degree burglary and third-degree attempted burglary, sentenced to serve 120 days in county jail with credit given for time already served, probation is revoked.
        Jason Anthony Vasquez, Hastings – found to be in violation of terms of probation, sentence on original charges of second-degree arson and second-degree burglary imposed (10 years in state correctional facility on each count).

  • Mills County Sheriff 11/28/12

    Incidents
        Nov. 14 – Murphy Heavy Contracting of Anita reported a burglary, criminal mischief and theft.
        Nov. 16 – Jennifer M. Paulzine of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Nov. 19 – Kerry Zielinski of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        Nov. 23 – Clarence Howard of Tabor reported a theft.
        Nov. 24 – Jeff Esterbrook of Tabor reported a burglary and theft.
    Accidents

  • Wilson, Phillips all-state

        Fremont-Mills’ senior football players Seth Phillips and Clayton Wilson have both been named first team all-state by the Iowa Newspaper Association.
        The team, released last week, tabbed Phillips as an offensive lineman and Wilson as a linebacker on the 21-member first team in the Eight-Man class.
        Phillips, a 6-foot, 230-pounder, was a four-year starter on the offensive line. He also led the 8-2 Knights with 102 tackles from his linebacker position.

  • East Mills falls in opener

        The Shenandoah girls out-scored East Mills 42-15 over the second and third quarters to pull away for a 69-43 victory last Monday.
        The Fillies led just 16-14 after the first quarter but a 22-10 second quarter run and a 20-5 third quarter run proved the difference.

  • Knights fall to Tigers, 49-34

        RED OAK — The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team lost its season-opener on the road last Tuesday with a 49-34 loss to Red Oak.
        Red Oak outscored the Knights in the second half 26-16, including 14-4 in the third quarter, as they pulled away for their first win over the Class 1A Knights since 2010.
        “What a relief. Getting the goose egg off the win column is always good,” Red Oak Head Girls Basketball Coach Dan Martinez said.

  • Rams’ dominate Yellowjackets in season-opening, 57-9 rout

        The Glenwood girls basketball team rang in the new season with a resouding 57-9 victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson last Tuesday.
        The Rams scored the first 15 points of the game and never looked back in the dominating season-opening win before a reporter-estimated crowd of 500 in Glenwood.
        The win wasn’t the test Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein was hoping for but he’ll take it.