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Today's News

  • No repeat for Rams

        Nearly a year ago to the day, it was the Glenwood baseball team tossing its gloves in the air and dog piling on the pitcher's mound at Harlan's Jim Goeser field as the Rams advanced in the Class 3A post-season with a win over the Cyclones.

  • Lorimor, Kaufman lead 2011 All-Mills County Softball and Baseball teams

    Baseball
    - Taylor Kaufman, Sr., Glenwood*
    n Went 6-3 on the mound with 113 strikeouts in 55 1/3 innings; also hit .568 with 10 HRs and 59 RBIs.

    C Seth Phillips, So., Fremont-Mills
    - Hit .345 with 17 RBIs.

    IF Joey Carlson, Sr., Fremont-Mills
    - Hit .444 with nine doubles and 21 RBIs. Also stole 13 bases.

    IF Nathaniel Bledsoe, Sr., Glenwood
    - Third basemen hit .309 while smacking 10 doubles and driving in 35 runs.

    IF Josh Keim, Sr., Glenwood

  • Blazing Heat

    Glenwood firefighters spent about an hour early Friday evening, July 22, putting out  an electrical fire in the attic of a house at 505 Grove Street.

         Conditions on the hot roof were compounded by temperatures in the 90s and high humidty.  Bottled water was distributed to help the firefighters stay hydrated.
         The fire was contained with minimal water damage to the structure.
     

  • Welcome Home Company B

    SHENANDOAH— Shortly after being dismissed to go see family, Scott Kester first went to see Brenda Maher, the wife of Sgt. Brent Maher.
        Kester wanted to offer his condolences, more formally, to Maher’s wife.

  • Structural Problems

    Upon the recommendation of a structural engineer, the city of Glenwood has determined a pair of Town Square buildings are unsafe after structural problems were discovered in them forcing the relocations of the two buildings’ tenants.

  • Sizzling Send-off

    RAGBRAI riders received a warm reception - in more ways than one - when they arrived in Glenwood Saturday for the start of their 454-mile trek across the state of Iowa.

  • Floodwater Forces Homeowners To Campgrounds

    As waters rise and warnings persist that flooding is still imminent in and around Mills County, displaced residents are seeking out alternative living spaces.

        About a dozen of those displaced homeowners have taken up residence in Mills County’s campgrounds.

  • Four Crashes, One Fatality On I-29

    A Nebraska man died from injuries he suffered in a collision early Saturday afternoon on Interstate 29 west of Pacific Junction.

        Michael J. Eppenbach, 60, of Ord, Neb., was pronounced dead at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha.

  • Floodwater A Roadblock To RAGBRAI Tradition

    One of RAGBRAI’s time-honored traditions is the latest victim of  the historic flooding taking place on the Missouri River.

  • RAGBRAI Rolling In

    Ready or not, Glenwood, RAGBRAI weekend is almost here.

        More than 10,000 bicyclists and another 5,000 – 10,000 visitors are expected to converge on the city this weekend for the start of the 39th Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. Most of the riders will arrive Saturday.
        The seven-day, 454-mile trek officially begins at the crack of dawn Sunday morning with riders leaving town from Redbud Ave. near Glenwood Community High School. RAGBRAI XXXIX ends Saturday, July 30, in Davenport.