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Today's News

  • Center of Attention

        When it came time to select a jersey number her freshman season, Morgan Lucy didn’t have much of choice in numbers.

  • Federal, Local Officers Serve Warrant At Glenwood Residence

    Officers from the Glenwood Police Department and Mills County Sheriff's Office were asked to assist federal officers Tuesday morning in serving a search warrant at a private residence at 57257 225 St.

    A federal officer at the scene declined to discuss details of the search, but said additional information would be available from the U.S. Attorney's Office at a later time.

  • Safety At Forefront Of Bond Issue

    Members of the Mills County Law Enforcement Center Committee say public safety is at the forefront of their push for passage of next month's $6.4 million bond issue to fund the construction of a new county jail and law enforcement center.
        If approved by voters, the new facility would be built in an industrial area on the south side of Glenwood, replacing the county's 97-year-old jail and sheriff's office building on Town Square.

  • Animals Rescued From 'Hellhole'

    The Mills County Attorney and Mills County Sheriff’s Office are continuing an investigation to determine if charges will be filed after animal rescue workers seized 13 dogs and a pair of cats from a urine, feces and maggot-invested mobile home in Pony Creek July 15.

  • New Look Library

    Glenwood-area residents are invited to a grand reopening of the Glenwood Public Library on July 31. Festivities run from 5 - 7 p.m. with an open house, including refreshments and a ribbon cutting.

        The library renovated its children’s area this past spring. According to Glenwood Library Foundation Board member Vonnie Esterling, the library’s board of trustees had talked about renovating the library for many years.  

  • Glenwood Community Schools Menu 7-26-31

        The Glenwood Summer Food Service Program is free to all children ages 18 and under.
        Breakfast is served at Glenwood Middle School,  8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
        Kid’s Place Daycare is located at 103 Central, at the Glenwood Resource Center campus. Breakfast is at Kid’s Place Daycare from 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. – noon. Limited seating is available.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu July 26-31

    Senior Center Events
    527-4213
        Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.

    Exercise Classes
    (6 weeks)
        Tuesday & Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.

    Coffee Time
        Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. • Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.; Ladies’ Coffee: Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.

    Cards, Table Games & Dominoes
        Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.

    Meals
    (served at 11:45
    Monday-Friday)

  • County-wide Burning Ban

     A countywide burning ban has been put in place for Mills County, effective Wednesday afternoon.

    The ban prohibits open burning in Mills County, including all the cities within the county.

  • Fallen Soldier Comes Home

    RED OAK — With a flag in one hand and another over their hearts, southwest Iowa residents said their farewells to Sgt. James Skalberg, not as individual mourners but as a collective group gathered to celebrate life and pay respect to a fallen hero.

        Skalberg, 25, was killed in Afghanistan June 27 when the military vehicle he was driving detonated an improvised explosive device.

  • 'New Memories' For Mineola

    MINEOLA - “Out of the past, into the future” was the theme of Saturday’s ground-breaking ceremony for the new Mineola Community Center and Historical Society.

        The new structure will replace the nearly century-old community center on Main Street that was demolished after being heavily damaged by wind and hail last August.