Today's News

  • Jail Tours Offered

    Mills County residents who have never spent time in the Mills County Jail in Glenwood will have the unique opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes tour of the 97-year-old facility Tuesday, July 17.

        Tours will be offered throughout the day as part of a public information campaign leading up to a county-wide special election on Aug. 7 for a $6.4 million bond issue that would fund construction of a new jail and county law enforcement center.

  • New City Hall Opening Soon

    Construction work is on schedule and staff at Glenwood’s City Hall are preparing for a move to their new offices later this month.

        The new City Hall, located in the former Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints building at 5 N. Vine St. on the southeast corner of Town Square, will open to the public Monday, July 23. The first city council meeting in the new City Hall will take place Tuesday evening, July 24.

  • Skalberg Services Set

    Funeral services have been set for U.S. Army Sgt. James Skalberg of Emerson, who was killed June 27 in Afghanistan.

        The service will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Red Oak with burial to follow in the Emerson Cemetery.
        Visitation will be at Bethlehem Lutheran Church Friday from 4 - 8 p.m.
        Skalberg died when the military vehicle he was driving detonated an improvised explosive device. First Lt. Stephen Prasnicki, 24, of Virginia, was also killed in the explosion.

  • Mills County 4-H News

  • Glenwood Summer Food Service Menu 7/12-7/18

    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.
        Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - noon. Limited seating is available.

  • Mills County District Court July 11, 2012

    Judge Mark Eveloff
        Justin R. Wright, Glenwood – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to seven days in county jail, one year probation, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Dale Edwin Vorce, Council Bluffs – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation, ordered to pay $625 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu July 12-18

    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.
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    ($3 for Seniors 60 & up, Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.)

  • Glenwood Police Reports 7/11/12

        June 28 – Emilee Anderson of Glenwood reported a harassment.
        June 28 – El Portal of Glenwood reported a theft.
        June 29 – Gary Anderson of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        July 2 – Jeff Daniels of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 3 – Michael Bishop of Glenwood reported a theft.


  • East Mills downs F-M, falls to Stanton in regionals

        TABOR - The East Mills softball team knew if they were to have a chance to defeat five-time defending Corner Conference champion Fremont-Mills, the Wolverines would need a couple of breaks.

  • Glenwood locks up share of Hawk-10 championship

        The Glenwood baseball team earned a share of the Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball title on Friday with a sweep of Council Bluffs Lewis Central at A.C. Nuckolls Field.