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Today's News

  • Thieves steal church’s trailer, not resolve

        Pastor Mark Smeltzer arrived, as he usually did, at the Glenwood Community Church around 7 a.m., on June 16.

  • Art Over Alzheimer’s

        Brent Yezek adores his grandfather.
        Separated by 800 miles, Yezek, who lives in Austin, Texas, cherished the spare moments he got with the 90-year-old who lives in an assisted living facility in Manly, Iowa. So when Brent went to visit the man they call Buster a few years ago, he was saddened to see his grandfather suffering the affects of Alzheimer’s Disease.

  • GCSD planning renovations at Northeast Elementary

        The Glenwood Community School district is planning renovations to Northeast Elementary School.
        The district opened bid letting earlier this month to make changes required by state fire officials in the school’s “open pod” areas between classrooms. The renovation will involve building partitions in these areas leading into classrooms so they may still be utilized by teachers and students and conform with state fire codes.

  • County to change land use regulations

        The Mills County Board of Supervisors is proposing a change to its zoning ordinance that would open up more of the county to what it calls “resource extraction” in the county’s unincorporated areas.

  • Mills Masquers staging ‘School House Rock Live’

        The Mills Masquers production of the popular musical “School House Rock Live” will open July 20 at the Barton Theater.
       The show is based from the educational videos from the 1970s and 1980s, and features many of the popular songs, including “Conjunction Junction,” “I’m Just A Bill,” “Verb It’s What’s Happening,” and “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly.”

  • Free programs offered at Glenwood’s Giving Garden

        July is just around the corner and Glenwood’s Giving Garden is in full production. Of course that means county fair time is fast approaching too. The Mills County Fair will take place July 20 - 25. If you’re thinking of exhibiting your homegrown vegetables and herbs at this year’s fair, then you won’t want to miss a free program being offered by the organizers of Glenwood’s Giving Garden. This workshop will put you a step ahead of the competition by showing you how to choose, prepare, and present your produce at the fair.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 6/27/12

    Incidents
        May 30 - Betty Davis reported a forgery.
        June 11 - Mark Sneed reported criminal mischief.
        June 12 - MidAmerican Energy reported criminal mischief and theft.
        Luanne Tappan of Glenwood reported a simple domestic abuse assault.
        June 14 - City of Glenwood reported  criminal mischief.
        Benjamin Tarton of Council Bluffs reported a burglary and theft.

  • Mills County Sheriff 6/27/12

    Incidents
        June 11 – Robert Malcom of Tabor reported a theft.
        June 13 – Bluffs View Café of Pacific Junction reported a theft.
        June 15 – Janice Hankins of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        Leroy Stortenbecker of Hastings reported a burglary and theft.
        Gerald Nibbe of Council Bluffs reported a burglary and theft.
        Mark Hughes of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.

  • Glenwood Summer Food Service Menu 6/28-7/4

    Glenwood Schools Summer Food Service Program
        The Summer Food Service Program is sponsored by the Glenwood Community School District and is free to all children ages 18 and under.
        Glenwood Middle School, is located at 400 Sivers Road.
        Kid’s Place Daycare is located at 103 Central, at the Glenwood Resource Center campus.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu June 28-July4

    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 M-F)
    ($3 for Seniors 60 & up, Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.)