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Today's News

  • Rams sweep Roncalli, South

    The Glenwood volleyball team improved to 5-2 on the season with a sweep of Omaha Roncalli and Omaha South at home Thursday.

    The Rams knocked Roncalli 25-15, 25-23 in the opener and then followed that up with a dominating sweep of South, 25-10, 25-8.

    “Very solid games for us,” said Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus. “We had great passing and defense which allowed us to do more offensively.”

  • Glenwood 2-0 after 38-13 swatting of Yellowjackets

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Not many coaches would be in any kind of mood to smile after losing his starting quarterback in the first quarter, turning the ball over four times and committing 12 penalties.

    But there was Glenwood football coach Cory Faust after his team’s physical, tough road game at Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson Friday, smiling.

    Smiling.

    I guess it’s easy to smile when key injuries, four turnovers and 12 penalties adds up to a 38-19 Glenwood victory.

  • Legal Issues For School Administrator

    A Glenwood Community School District administrator was arrested last month on a nearly two-year-old Page County warrant for fifth-degree theft.

  • New 911 Communications Center

    With construction work still taking place all around them, employees at the Mills County 911 Communications Center have settled in at their new office in the basement of the county courthouse.

    The enlarged, state-of-the-art communications center, has actually been up and running since late June and the facility is receiving rave reviews.

    “I may be a little biased, but as far as I’m concerned it’s the best in the state,” Mills County Communications Center Tom Ling said.  “It’s a show center.”

  • Courthouse Construction Controversy

    Good, bad or ugly, the sally port under construction on the southeast corner of the Mills County Courthouse has certainly caught the attention of Mills County residents and elected officials.

    “We’ve been hearing all the comments,” Mills County Auditor Carol Robertson said.

  • mills County District Court 9/4/13

    Judge Jeffrey Larson
        Justin D. Rhea, Thurman - O.W.I., pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to two days in county jail with credit given for time already served, one year probation, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation, ordered to pay $1,250 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu 9/4/13

    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. & 1 - 4 p.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 M-F)
        $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 9/4/13

    Incidents
        Aug. 23 – Keith Fontano of Pacific Junction reported a theft and arson.
        Aug. 23 – Tracey Pfannebecker of Malvern reported criminal mischief.
        Aug. 23 – Ruby Simms of Malvern reported a theft.
        Aug. 23 – Helen Johnston of Malvern reported a harassment.
        Aug. 24 – Farm Service Company of Pacific Junction reported a burglary and criminal mischief.

    Accidents

  • Jennings runs wild in Wolverine win

    Colby Jennings rushed for a career high 236 yards and East Mills got its first victory of the season with a 28-7 win over Shenandoah on Friday.

    The Wolverines led 22-0 after the first quarter and cruised to victory behind Jennings’ career night. The senior carried the ball 25 times, scored on a 99 yard touchdown and added a 62- yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter on defense, where he recorded seven tackles.

    Josh Hopkins added 60 yards and a touchdown rushing for East Mills.

  • Rams 2-2 at season-opening Harlan Tourney

    The Glenwood volleyball team opened their season on Saturday with a strong showing at the Harlan Invitational Volleyball Tournament.

    The Rams reached the championship bracket by going 2-1 in pool play before dropping their semi-final against the host Cyclones, 25-16, 25-14.