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Today's News

  • School District In Process Of Replacing Administrator

    The Glenwood Community School District will proceed with hiring an interim director of student services following the recent resignation of Joseph Giangreco.

    Giangreco’s resignation was accepted by the board of education Sept. 9, just six days after he received his second ticket in 11 days for driving with a suspended license.

    Glenwood Superintendent Devin Embray said the district posted for the director of student services position Sept. 12 and will begin looking immediately for an interim replacement for Giangreco.

  • Shopkeeper, Boot Maker A 'Jill Of All Trades'

    When Keg Creek Boot and Saddle closes its doors later this year, it will mark the first time in at least 100 years Glenwood residents won’t have a local place to go for shoe repairs.

    Vickie Felos has owned and operated the unique business since purchasing it from Dan Elizondo in 1986. Originally housed in a building on the 500 block of Sharp Street, Keg Creek Boot and Saddle has been at its current location at 411 Sharp St. since 1992.

  • Ye Olde Homecoming

    Among those attending the 50-year class reunion in Glenwood this weekend will be a tall, slender woman with grey hair and kind eyes. She doesn’t live in Glenwood; in fact, she doesn’t even live in the United States.

    Judy (Nightingale) Bain attended Glenwood High School for one year. She was the school’s first female exchange student, arriving in Glenwood in August 1962 from her hometown of Truro, England.

  • 2013 Glenwood Homecoming Events

    THURSDAY, SEPT. 19
        - Alegent/Creighton Clinic homecoming celebration at 1203 S. Locust St. Games, hot dogs and other treats.

    FRIDAY, SEPT. 20
        - Glenwood Senior Center Homecoming Lunch (open to the public) served from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Roast beef and turkey, baked beans, cole slaw and pies. $8.
        - Glenwood Homecoming Parade, 1:30 p.m., on Town Square.

  • Glenwood Homecoming Activities

    THURSDAY, SEPT. 19
    - Alegent/Creighton Clinic homecoming celebration at 1203 S. Locust St. Games, hot dogs and other treats.

    FRIDAY, SEPT. 20
    - Glenwood Senior Center Homecoming Lunch (open to the public) served from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Roast beef and turkey, baked beans, cole slaw and pies. $8.
    - Glenwood Homecoming Parade, 1:30 p.m., on Town Square.
    - Glenwood Outcasts Tailgate Party, following the parade until 6 p.m., at Keg Creek Brewing Co. Meet the new outcast king and queen. Donations will be accepted to support the annual Outcast Scholarship Fund.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 9-18

    Incidents
        Aug. 21 – Gayle Spetman of Council Bluffs reported a theft.
        Sept. 1 – Jake Champ of Clarinda reported a theft of his vehicle.

    Accidents
        Aug. 30 – A vehicle driven by Trace Yager of Pacific Junction failed to yield at a stop sign at the intersection of Vine and Fifth Streets, where the vehicle collided with a second vehicle driven by Jesse Studey of Glenwood.

  • mills County District Court 9/18/13

    Judge
    Susan Christensen
        Raymond Lee Kalkas, Imogene – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to three days in county jail, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Preston Wayne Mathis, Glenwood – second-degree harassment, pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to one year probation, ordered to obtain psychological evaluation, pay court costs and fees.

  • Outside the Box: Glimpsing the garage sale psyche

    Since I was a child I’ve always liked garage sales.

    I can’t really explain why, other than I really like a good deal and I’m a bit of a snoop.

    Let me explain that last part.

    Rummaging through other’s peoples garage sale items – those old rollers skates, that cat print sweatshirt, a ThighMaster caked in dust – is a bit like being a detective sifting through evidence. It’s a glimpse into the psyche of a person. You can tell a lot about a person by what they sell and how much they sell it for.

  • East Mills stays perfect with 41-7 road victory

    East Mills’ Logan Currin threw for a career-high 289 yards and four touchdowns while the Wolverine defense held Riverside to just 30 yards rushing in a 41-7, Class A District 9 football victory Friday.

    “We knew this would be a physical, athletic team and kids wanted to come out and make sure we made a statement early,” said East Mills coach Andy Irwin.

    With the Bulldogs determined to slow the Wolverines’ running game, they loaded the box. Currin,  the East Mills signal-caller, was ready.

  • A-D-M edges Glenwood in wild district shootout

    A-D-M edged Glenwood 48-38 in a wild, Class 3A District 1 match up that saw both teams combine for more than 900 yards and 12 touchdowns Friday in Adel.

    For Glenwood a little too much Tiger offense proved the difference.