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Today's News

  • The Principal Penguin

        Northeast Elementary School Principal Joan Crowl made good on a promise to her students Thursday.

        Last fall, Crowl promised if and when her students met a goal of reading 50,000 books, she would  spend a day in an animal or bird costume. Northeast students surpassed their reading goal earlier this month, so Thursday, Crowl donned a penguin suit and greeted her students in the cafeteria during the noon lunch hour.

  • Chamber Award Winners

    The Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce will recognize Bonnie Millsap next week as its 2011 Citizen of the Year.

        Millsap will be one of several citizens honored at the chamber's annual community betterment and awards banquet at The Fountains Ballroom Thursday evening, March 10.

  • Police Cruiser Debate Revs Up

         The Glenwood City Council has passed a resolution authorizing the city to utilize up to $175,000 in general obligation bonds for the purchase of up to four new police cruisers.

  • The Eagles Have Landed

        PACIFIC JUNCTION - It’s a spectacle of nature not seen before in Mills County.
        Not in recent memory, anyway.
        Bald eagles - dozens of them - have been flocking to a rural area west of Interstate 29 near Pacific Junction since late last week.

  • Riverside, Williams too much for Wolverines

        Ricky Williams scored a game-high 24 points and Riverside held East Mills to 11 second-half points in a 54-36 Class 1A, District 15 basketball victory last Tuesday.

  • Riverside tops Knights in districts

        SHENANDOAH - Riverside pulled away late in its Class 1A, District 15 championship game with Fremont-Mills to secure a 44-41 victory and the school’s first district title in nearly two decades.

  • Top ranked Heelan ends Rams' season

        DENISON - “It’s going to take an awfully good team to beat them. I predict they’ll  win their third straight title. They are a pretty talented team,” said Glenwood boys basketball coach Curt Schulte in describing the Bishop Heelan basketball team.

  • Ten-digit Dialing To Omaha

    Beginning Saturday, Feb. 26, residents of southwest Iowa - including Glenwood, Mineola, Silver City, Council Bluffs and four other communities that enjoy having unlimited local calling to the Omaha metro area - will have to dial the three-digit area code plus the seven-digit telephone number to complete their call.

  • More Sharing For Fremont-Mills, Sidney?

    TABOR - Representatives from the Sidney and Fremont-Mills boards of education are scheduled to meet in Tabor tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 23) to discuss opportunities to expand the sharing of resources between the two school districts.

    The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Fremont-Mills School Media Center.

    The two districts, both members of the Corner Conference, currently share resources and expenses in several areas, including transportation, maintenance and business services.

  • New Life For Legion Post

    SILVER CITY - Things are going well these days for Gordon May American Legion Post 439.

    It’s hard to believe just a few years ago there was concern the post might dissolve because of declining membership.

    “We were down to about 25 members,” Post Commander Jim Schoening recalls. “I knew a lot of people who were veterans, but the problem we had here is we didn’t have a building.”