Today's News

  • Mills County Sheriff 8/1/12

        July 14 – Jane Burchett of Henderson reported a burglary and theft.
        July 16 – Mackenzie Steinman of Glenwood reported a trespassing.
        July 16 – Lowell Forristall of Carson reported a theft.
        July 16 – Ames Construction of Burnsville, Minn., reported a theft.
        July 17 – Jake Bohrer of Malvern reported a theft.
        July 23 – Susie Webering of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 8/1/12

        June 23 - Taylor Carter of Glenwood reported a harassment.
        July 13 - Anne Hoffmeier of Glenwood reported a harassment.
        July 14 - Becky Armstrong of Glenwood reported a serious assault.
        July 15 - Mediacom of Red Oak reported vandalism.
        Jacob Morrison of Glenwood reported an assault.
        July 16 - MidAmerican Energy of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.

  • Mills County District Court August 1, 2012

    James Heckerman
        Billy Ray Hunter, Tabor – defendant admits to violating terms of probation, found to be in contempt of court, sentenced to 180 days in county jail with credit given for 36 days served, ordered to pay court costs and fees, released from probation.
        Troy Edward Grindle, Glenwood – third-degree theft and driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to two years probation, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

  • Six from area on all-Corner baseball squad

        Six area athletes were named to the All-Corner Conference baseball team released last week.
        Charlie Ruff, Daniel Duysen and Luke Schafer, all of East Mills, were tabbed as first team selections along with Fremont-Mills’ Corey Morrical, James Hill and Austin Switzer.
        League coaches, who vote on the team, awarded unanimous selection to Schafer, Nishnabotna’s Andrew Thompson, Levi Allen of Essex and Brendon Hardy of Sidney.

  • Born to Run

        Pixie Meier knew, almost from birth, her son Nate was going to be a football player.
    He weighed just 7.6 pounds at birth but at his two-week check up, he was nearly 11 pounds.
      “He never really stopped growing,” Pixie said.

  • 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.