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Today's News

  • Glenwood Summer Food Service Menu 7/5-7/11

    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. Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

        Kid’s Place Daycare is located at 103 Central, at the Glenwood Resource Center campus.

  • Former County Employee Faces Charges

    A former employee of the Mills County Treasurer's Office is facing eight charges and potential prison time for the alleged theft of more than $36,000 from the auto department over a six-year period, from 2005-2011.

    Charges were filed Friday against Tammy Gammon following a special investigation by the Iowa State Auditor's Office. Gammon, who was fired from her position in April 2011, was charged with on-going criminal conduct, first-degree theft, felonious conduct in office and five counts of forgery.

  • Trailer theft suspect in Montgomery County Jail

        The Mills County Attorney’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for Miles Ryan Pein in the theft and arson of a trailer stolen from Glenwood Community Church.
        Mills County Sheriff’s Deputy Bruce Paulsen said Pein, 25, is in custody in Montgomery County on unrelated charges.

  • 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.