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Today's News

  • City Council Approves Police Car Purchase

        The Glenwood City Council has approved the Police Department’s proposal for the purchase of four new vehicles.
        By a margin of 4-1, the council  voted  last Tuesday to move forward with the acquisition of one 2011 Chevy Tahoe and three 2011 Chevrolet Caprices. The council authorized up to $175,000 for the purchase of the vehicles, although the proposal submitted by police chief Eric Johansen estimated the actual price tag at $166,000.

  • Malvern Man Guilty Of Sexual Assault

        A Mills County jury rendered a guilty verdict Friday against a Malvern man accused of sexually assaulting two young girls.
        Kenneth Edward Carver, 36, was arrested in March 2010 and charged with second-degree sexual abuse (a Class B felony) and two counts of lascivious acts with a child (Class C felony).

  • Drunk Driver Sentenced To 50 years

        The drunk driver responsible for killing four motorcyclists last August in an Interstate 29 construction zone has been sentenced to serve 50 years in prison.

  • Spring Has Sprung, Right?

    Spring officially arrived last week, but you’d never know it by the weather. In
    southwest Iowa, the first week of spring meant snowfall on Thursday, snowfall on Friday and
    snowfall on Saturday.

        Friday morning’s snowfall created some picturesque scenes throughout

  • Rams land three on all-Hawkeye 10 first team

        Cole Darrow on the boys side and Morgan Lucy and Lexi Fisher were first team selections on the 2010-2011 All-Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball teams released last week.
        Darrow was tabbed for the first team after leading the Rams to their most wins (13) in over 40 years this season scoring a conference best 22.1 points per game. Darrow, a senior who will play basketball at Buena Vista University next fall, is the Rams' all-time leading scorer with 1,007 career points.

  • Glenwood girls show well at Dakota Dome

        The Glenwood girls track and field team competed at the Dakota Dome on Saturday at the Norm Herren Midwest High School Track and Field Indoor Meet at the University of South Dakota.
        “The team competed well and there were some fine performances turned in by the Rams,” said Glenwood coach Brad Rasmussen.  
        Cassie Kruse had a standout day for the Rams, setting a personal best by more than three feet with a toss 36 feet, six inches in the shot to place fourth.

  • Glenwood opens track season strong

        In its second straight indoor meet to open the season, the Glenwood boys track team earned five gold medals at the Wayne State (Neb.) University Indoors on March 19.

  • Plea Sought In Funeral Home Sex Case

        The attorney for a Mills County man facing charges related to a sex scandal at a Malvern funeral home is seeking a plea bargain for his client.

  • RAGBRAI ROUNDUP

     

    GLENWOOD RAGBRAI T-SHIRTS

        Both mens- and womens-style T-shirts that feature Glenwood’s official RAGBRAI logo are available for purchase for $15 at the Joe Designer shirt shop at 427 Sharp St. on the south side of Town Square.
        Sale of the T-shirts will help the Glenwood RAGBRAI Committee retire some of the costs associated with hosting the touring bicycle ride July 23-24.
     

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  • Town Square Renaissance

    It took nearly a year to piece things together, but a Glenwood couple has transformed an upstairs storage area in one of the city’s oldest buildings into their new home.

        “We worked on this for 11 months, every spare minute,” Joe Edwards said from his family's loft that sits above the businesses he and his wife, Luann, operate at 427 Sharp St. “We’re glad to be in it now.”