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Today's News

  • Glenwood suffers second straight one-point setback

    Glenwood’s Class 3A, District 8 opener against Atlantic Friday night was a game of missed opportunities.

    Twice, the Rams came up empty-handed after driving the football inside the Atlantic 2 yard line and on two more occasions Glenwood failed to put points on the scoreboard after getting to the front door of the Trojan red zone. Couple the missed scoring chances with a failed extra-point conversion on the one touchdown they did score, the Rams came away with a 7-6 loss, their second straight one-point setback.

  • Enterovirus A Concern For Public Health Officials

    The Iowa Department of Public Health and Mills County Public Health Office both issued warnings Monday about an outbreak of an enterovirus in Ohio, Illinois and Kansas that’s also causing illness in Iowa.

  • Highway 34 Bridge Creating Buzz On Both Sides Of River

    The highly-anticipated opening of the U.S. Highway 34 – Missouri River Bridge is now just weeks away.

    Jensen Construction project engineer Landon Streit said Friday a formal dedication ceremony is tentatively set for  Wednesday, Oct. 22, just days before the bridge is expected to be opened to motorists.

    The $140-million, 3,280-foot bridge will extend U.S. Highway 34 from Interstate 29 and link western Mills County to U. S. Highway 75 and the Kennedy Freeway in eastern Sarpy County, Neb., near LaPlatte.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 9.10.14

    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.
    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday, 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 Sept. 11-24
    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.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 9/10/14

    Incidents
        Aug. 27 – Garry Milbourn of Pacific Junction reported a burglary.
        Aug. 30 – Timothy Digiacomo reported a theft.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 8/20/14

    Accidents
        Aug. 30 – A vehicle driven by Austin Miller of Glenwood crossed the center line on a curve on eastbound Fairview Drive and struck a second vehicle driven by Kendra Johnson of Glenwood.
    Incidents
        Sept. 2 – Kathy Swaim of Glenwood reported a burglary, theft and criminal mischief.
        Sept. 8 – Dillon Jackson of Glenwood reported a burglary, theft and criminal mischief.

  • Mills County District Court 9/10/14

    Judge Kathleen Kilnoski
        Ryan Nicholas Greiner, Silver City – possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, six months probation, ordered to pay $315 civil penalty, court costs and fees.
        Darryk James Leu, Malvern - possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, six months probation, ordered to pay $315 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood sweeps Atlantic in volleyball

    The Glenwood volleyball team got eight kills from Kali Mumm and seven from Halie Darrow in a 25-15, 25-18, 25-15 sweep of Atlantic in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball Thursday.

    The Rams (5-4, 1-0 in the conference) racked up 32 kills in the win.

    Jana King recorded 16 set assists and Myranda Starner 11. Ram liberio Olivia Scarborough led the defense with 17 digs.

    Rams 2-4 at
    Harlan tourney

    The Glenwood volleyball team finished 2-4 against stiff competition at the Harlan Invitational Aug. 30.

  • East Mills has ‘tough day’ at Clarinda tourney

    The East Mills volleyball team went 0-4 at the Clarinda Tournament on Saturday.

    The Wolverines dropped decisions to the host Cardinals 21-16, 21-15, to Treynor 24-22, 21-11, to Shenandoah 21-17, 21-11 and to Bedford 25-18, 26-24

  • Rams fall in double OT heartbreaker

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Wins and losses in football often come down to a handful of plays throughout the course of a game.

    In Glenwood’s 42-41 double-overtime loss to Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, it came down to the final two plays.