Today's News

  • Mills County District Court 6/11/14

    Richard H. Davidson
        Domingo Ace Vasquez III, Glenwood – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to two years in prison, ordered to pay court costs and fees; failure to appear, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year in prison, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Kawiyou Taffa, Bennington, Neb. -  carrying weapons, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation, ordered to pay $625 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 6/11/14

        May 19 – Karl Schmidt of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        May 20 – Pamela Stipe of Glenwood reported a theft.
        May 25 – Anna Marasco of Glenwood reported a theft.
        May 25 – Regina Webster of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        June 2 – Colbie Fike of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        June 3 – April Stewart of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.


  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 6/11/14

        May 27 – The Malvern Public Library reported criminal mischief.
        June 2 – Christina Woodward of Glenwood reported a theft and fraudulent practices.
        June 2 – Ashly Rollins of Mineola reported an assault.
        June 5 – Sharon Gray of Tabor reported a burglary.


  • Glenwood into regional semifinals with 10-0 win

    Jordyn Hanshaw scored four goals as Glenwood routed Denison 10-0 in a Class 2A regional quarterfinal Friday.

    Hanshaw opened the Rams scoring onslaught just 3:22 into the game with her first of four goals on the night. Just 38 seconds after that first score, Alicia Leu added a second Ram goal.
    The Rams led 6-0 at halftime.

    “The girls played really well tonight and we are looking forward to Tuesday’s regional game,” said Glenwood coach Amy Benson.

  • Peckham, Chavez drop two at state tennis tourney

    Glenwood seniors Cole Peckham and Max Chavez took their 9-4 doubles record into the Class 1A State Tennis Doubles Tournament Friday in Waterloo as the No. 6 seed.

    Peckham and Chavez lost their first match of the tournament to the LeMars tandem of Matt Ellefson and Josh Sluiter 7-6 (10-8), 6-3.

  • Mills County District Court 6/4/14

    Kenneth Whitacre
        Angie L. Dabney, Glenwood – fifth-degree theft, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.
        Nile Johnathan Packett, Glenwood – disorderly conduct - fighting or violent behavior, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.
        Timothy John Digiacomo, Malvern - disorderly conduct - fighting or violent behavior, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Rams Punch Ticket To State


    Set pieces don’t get executed more perfectly.

    Scout Crow’s assist on a pitch perfect corner kick connected perfectly to Andy Staiert who headed in a goal to break a deadlocked 1-1 tie and give Glenwood the lead for good in a 3-1 Class 2A Substate championship victory over Harlan Saturday.

    For Staiert, the Rams’ top defensive sweeper, his second goal of the season couldn’t have come at a bigger moment.

  • Former GCHS Teacher Arrested

    Criminal charges have been filed against a former Glenwood Community High School social studies teacher.

    Russell Crouch, 38, is facing charges of sexual exploitation by a school employee, an aggravated misdemeanor, and supplying alcohol to a minor, a serious misdemeanor. He was arrested Friday afternoon after turning himself in to authorities. If convicted of the charges, Crouch could face up to three years in prison and possible fines up to $6,250. He would also have to register as a sex offender.

  • Glenwood teacher resigns after being placed on administrative leave

    A popular teacher and speech coach at Glenwood Community High School has resigned after being place on administrative leave pending the results of an internal investigation.

    Russell Crouch, who has taught history at the high school since 2006, tendered his resignation two days after being placed on paid administrative leave. The Glenwood School Board accepted Crouch’s resignation at a May 22 special board meeting. Crouch was not present at the meeting.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 5/28/14

        May 15 - Virginia Webbering of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        May 21 - The City of Hastings reported a theft.
        May 21 - Cathy Simpson of Glenwood reported a theft.
        May 22 - Juliana Chavez of Pacific Junction reported a burglary and theft.
        May 22 - Thomas Baer of Malvern reported an identity theft.
        May 22 - Josh Cowen of Imogene reported a theft and burglary.