Today's News

  • Jail Bond Issue Passes

    Mills County residents have passed a $6.4 million bond issue for the construction of a Mills County Law Enforcement Center. In a county-wide vote Tuesday, the bond issue passed by a margin of 987-441 (69-31 percent). More details from the election will be published in the Aug. 15 print and online editions of The Opinion-Tribune.

  • New Library Programs On Horizon

        The Glenwood Public Library's basement renovation may be finished, but the excitement has just started.
        The fall will bring several new programs to the library. Director Angela Campbell found out in mid-July that the Library Foundation has received a $35,000 grant for the creation of a living literacy lab.

  • Glenwood Water Woes

    The city of Glenwood’s water system continues to be in violation of established drinking water standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu Aug 9-15

    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.
    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tues & Thurs, 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.)

  • Mills County District Court 8/8/12

    Judge James Heckerman
        Jeffery Wayne Davis, Glenwood – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to two days in county jail, one year probation, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation, pay $1,250 fine ($625 waived with proof of driver’s license in four months), court costs and fees.
        Zachary Clay Younts, Tabor – public intoxication, sentenced to two days in county jail with credit given for time served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 8/8/12

    July 31 – BP-Amoco, Glenwood, reported a gas drive-ofJuly 31 – Debra Oliva, Glenwood, reported harassment.
        July 31 – Denise Jacobsen, Glenwood, reported criminal mischief.
        Aug. 1 – Captain Video, Glenwood, reported a theft.
        Aug. 1 – Debra Choate, Plattsmouth, reported a forgery. 

  • Mills County Sheriff 8/8/12

        July 29 - Christopher Hilton, Glenwood, reported a theft.
        July 29 – Robert Templeton, Silver City, reported a burglary.
        July 30 – Greg Stein, Glenwood, reported a burglary and theft.
        July 30 – Roberta Morris Estate, Emerson, reported a burglary.
        Aug. 1 – Fred Ruhge, Malvern, reported a burglary and theft.
        Aug. 2 – Briane Pierce, Malvern, reported a theft.

  • UPDATE: Subway Restaurant Robbery

    The Glenwood Police Department is continuing its investigation into the Saturday evening robbery of the Subway restaurant in Glenwood.

  • Jail Bond Issue Vote Aug. 7

       Next Tuesday, Aug. 7, voters will decide the fate of a $6.4 million bond issue for the construction of a Mills County Law Enforcement Center being proposed to house the Mills County Sheriff’s Office and a 24-bed jail. The facility would be located on Railroad Ave. in Glenwood, replacing the county’s current jail that was built in 1915.

  • City Hall Open For Business

    Nothing out of the ordinary on the agenda and a  handful of people in the audience.

        At first glance, last Tuesday’s meeting of the Glenwood City Council had the look of just another meeting, but as council member Craig Florian stated near the conclusion of the meeting, “History’s being made tonight.”
        It was a night of historic significance because the council was meeting for the first time in its new chambers in the new City Hall.