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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Glenwood girls, boys third at Ram co-ed meet

    The Glenwood girls and boys both placed third at the Ram Co-Ed Cross Country Meet at Glenwood Lake Park Saturday.

    Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson had the top two boys place winners in Brian Collinson and Eldon Warner to take home the boys team title. Harlan had four girls place in the top 11 to win the girls crown. Emma Preston of Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln took home the girls individual title. The Glenwood boys finished third, just two points behind runner up Harlan while the girls trailed second place Abraham Lincoln by a margin of 66 to 86 for third place.

  • Rams trounce Tigers in season-opening win

    Ten plays.

    That’s how long it took Glenwood to exert its will on Red Oak in its season-opening football victory on Friday.

    The Rams marched 56 yards in 10 plays, all rushing attempts, capped by quarterback Corey Bertini’s three-yard plunge on the game’s opening drive, to go ahead 7-0 and cruise to a 43-13 victory before a reporter-estimated 400 at Ram Memorial Field.

  • Fatal Accident North Of Glenwood

    A 24-year-old man was killed in a one-vehicle accident early Sunday morning in northern Mills County.

    Investigators for the Iowa State Patrol determined Jake William Champ of Clarinda was driving a 2007 Ford Fusion northbound on 221st Street (old U.S. Highway 275) north of Glenwood, between Ashton Road and Bunge Ave., when the driver lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons. The vehicle left the roadway, going off a steep embankment on the east side of the highway before striking several trees, rolling and landing on its top.

  • Fright Knight

    MONDAMIN - On it’s disastrous first two plays from scrimmage Fremont-Mills netted four yards, two fumbles and a turnover.

    Then things really got bad. Four plays later West Harrison converted that turnover into a touchdown and then added four more scores off Knight first half giveaways en route to a 62-12 season-opening victory over Fremont-Mills in Mondamin on Friday.

    After winning the opening coin toss and electing to receive the ball first, the Hawkeyes jumped on the Knights and never seemed to let up.

  • Early School Board Voting Underway

    Ballots for Glenwood and East Mills school district residents who would like to vote early or absentee in the Sept. 10 board of education elections are available at the Mills County Auditor’s Office in Glenwood. Early voters can cast their ballots Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. until Election Day.

    Mills County Auditor Carol Robertson said the last day absentee ballots will be mailed out is Friday, Sept. 6. Absentee ballot requests can be made by calling the auditor’s office at 527-3146.

  • Feeling At Home

    Genie Wickham and Shane Stephens have something more in common than being first-year principals in the Glenwood Community School District.

    For both Wickham and Stephens, Glenwood is a sort of homecoming.

    Wickham is a 1985 Glenwood Community High School graduate and Stephens, also a 1985 graduate, is a Stanton native who still calls southwest Iowa home after serving as an administrator in Davenport and Perry.