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Today's News

  • Auditors Say Former Malvern Library Director Used Funds For Personal Use, Altered Receipts

    Mills County Attorney Eric Hansen said Monday he expects charges to be filed against a former director of the Malvern Public Library accused of altering receipts and using library funds for numerous personal expenses over several years.

    Results of an investigation released Friday by State Auditor Mary Mosiman found that former Malvern library director Stacey Buick misspent thousands of dollars. Auditors identified nearly $33,000 of improper expenditures and unsupported documents.

  • Tallman Named Interim County Recorder

    The Mills County Board of Supervisors has appointed Lisa Tallman as  interim county recorder, replacing Vicki McClintic who stepped down from the position in late June.

    McClintic, a Republican, didn’t seek re-election in the June primary and retired before the completion of her four-year term, which expires in December.

  • Mills County Public Health Makes Plea For Immunizations

    With the 2014-15 school year just around the corner, the Mills County Public Health Office is advising parents to make sure their children are up to date with immunizations.

    All children entering preschool, kindergarten, seventh grade, and students newly enrolling into the school district must show proof of being vaccinated.  As important as following the law may be, Mills County Public Health Officials say it’s just as important to keep your children safe from disease.

  • Glenwood Pursuing RAGBRAI For 2015
  • Glenwood Senior Center 8.6.14

    Located at 20 N. Vine St., Glenwood
    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.

    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday and Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games and Dominoes: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.

    Week of Aug. 7-13
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.50 for Seniors 60 and up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 8/6/14

    Incident
        July 31 – Mark Hughes Construction of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 31 – Fidel Fajardo-Acosta reported an identity theft.
        Aug. 2 – McDonald’s restaurant reported a theft.

    Accidents

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 8/6/14

    Incident
        July 28 – Ruby Milsap of Malvern reported a theft.

  • Mills County District Court 8/6/14

    Judge
    James Richardson
        Cody A Leet, Glenwood – driving a motor vehicle on an expired license, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $50 fine, court costs and fees.

    Correction
    Jessica Maschka of Glenwood was mistakenly listed as a defendant in the district court proceedings published in the July 30 edition of The Opinion-Tribune. She has not been accused or charged of the offense listed.

  • Trajet Building, Nebraska GOP Chair Tied To Controversy

    At first glance, the two buildings couldn’t be more dissimilar.
    One was a church built in the 19th century and sits on a small lot near downtown Red Oak, the other a former meat packing house and factory, built nearly 100 years later on 5.6 acres in an industrial section of Glenwood.

    But what may differentiate them the most is their assessed value: the former Red Oak church, about $6,500, the industrial building in Glenwood, a little more than $455,000.

  • City Moving Forward With Pool Plan

    The city of Glenwood is moving forward with its “Option 2” plan for construction of an outdoor swimming pool and aquatic center on property adjacent to Glenwood Community High School.

    Glenwood residents will be able to hear specifics on the plan at an Aug. 11 town hall meeting at City Hall, one night before a public hearing takes place on the matter during a regular meeting of the city council.