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Today's News

  • Mills County District Court

    Judge
    Timothy O'Grady
        Donald J. Lang, Tabor – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation, submit DNA sample, pay victim restitution, $1,250 civil penalty (reduced to $625 with proof of driver's license), court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Community Schools Menu March 29-April 4, 2012

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday - French Toast & Sausage.
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers.
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers.
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt.
        Wednesday - Pancakes & Sausage.

    Lunch
        Thursday - Super Nachos, Steamed Peas, Chilled Peaches, Texas Toast, Milk.

  • Glenwood flushing hydrants

        Glenwood Municipal Utilities will be flushing hydrants and performing sewer maintenance April 2, 2012 through April 13, 2012.

  • Glenwood School Menu

    Glenwood Community Schools

    March 22-28, 2012

    Breakfast

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)

         Thursday- Pancake/Syrup & Yogurt

         Friday– No School

         Monday- Cereal & Crackers

         Tuesday- Donut or Yogurt

  • Mills County Sheriff

    Incidents
        March 12 – Vanderhaggs of Council Bluffs reported a theft.
        March 13 – Paul Thieschafer of Council Bluffs reported a theft.
        March 13  - Janet Vanatta of Malvern reported a theft.
        March 13 – Sandra Kemp of Council Bluffs reported criminal mischief.

    Accidents

  • District Court

    Judge
    Timothy O'Grady
        Justin Lee Chamley, Omaha – third-degree burglary, pleaded guilty, sentenced to three days in county jail with credit given for time already served, ordered to pay $625 fine, restitution, court costs and fees.
        Patrick Neil Jack, Emerson – possession of contraband in a correctional facility, pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to two years probation, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation, submit DNA, pay $750 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu

    Senior Center 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.)

  • Activities Director Arkfeld Stepping Down

    Scott Arkfeld has resigned as Glenwood Community High School activities director and assistant principal, effective at the end the current school year.
    Arkfeld, who has served in his current position for six years, handed in his resignation on Feb. 17. It was accepted by the Glenwood School District Board of Directors at their monthly meeting on Monday.

    In an interview last week, Arkfeld, citing a desire to spend more time with his family, said he felt like the time was right for him to step down.

  • Stormy Spring In The Forecast?

    Making note of the tornadoes and severe weather that has already caused substantial damage in the South and other areas of the Midwest this year, Gov. Terry Branstad urged Iowans on Monday to begin preparing for the upcoming severe weather season.

    Branstad said Iowans should have a plan in place for potential severe weather. He also encouraged Iowa residents to put together emergency kits containing items like food, bottled water and first-aid supplies.

    Branstad’s recommendations are echoed by Mills County Emergency Management Coordinator Larry Hurst.

  • Mills Masquers Have Proud History

    Mills County residents looking for good entertainment don’t need to look far from home. The Mills Masquers community theater group has entertained southwest Iowa residents for 35 years.

      The theater troupe began in 1977, when resident Marge Smith wanted to put on a play for Mills County residents. That play, a melodrama, was called No Opry at the Opera House Tonight.