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Today's News

  • ANNIVERSARY - Dale & Gale Spetman (25)

        Dale and Gayle Spetman are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a dinner and dance on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Mineola Community Center.


        The dinner begins at 6 p.m. with the dance to follow from 8 p.m. to midnight.
        The Spetmans were married on Sept. 7, 1985, in the park gazebo on
    Main Street in Silver City.
     

  • Whistle Stop Days

        The 2010 Pacific Junction Whistle Stop Committee has announced its line-up for this year's events.  
        On Thursday, Sept. 16, there will be a Texas Hold'em Tournament beginning at 7 p.m. sharp at the Junction Bar – a $50 buy in with half the proceeds donated to Whistle Stop Days.  

  • Fatal Accident In Mills County

        HASTINGS - A 46-year-old Emerson man died in a crash Friday afternoon, Sept. 10, on U.S. Highway 34 near Hastings.

  • Big 10 Summit In Mills County

        I must have read my invitation wrong, but I thought last Thursday’s gathering in western Mills County was supposed to be a groundbreaking celebration for the new U.S. Highway 34 - Missouri River bridge project.
        I didn’t know it was going to turn into a summit to discuss Nebraska’s move to the Big 10 Conference and the future rivalry between the Husker and Hawkeye football teams.

  • PJ Council Controversy

        PACIFIC JUNCTION - A Pacific Junction City Council meeting ended abruptly last Tuesday after the council failed to pass its agenda for the meeting.
        According to Iowa Code, a local board, council or commission acting as a government body must approve that meeting’s agenda before considering new business. At last Tuesday’s meeting, the council declined to approve the agenda. In Jim Lovely’s nearly 10 years as Pacific Junction mayor, this was the first time he can recall where a consent agenda failed to pass.

  • Glenwood girls fourth at Clarinda Invite

        The Glenwood girls cross country team had two runners in the top 12 to place fourth as a team at the Clarinda Invitational last Tuesday.

  • Wolverines can’t get past Vikings

        MALVERN - The way East Mills and Stanton began their district opener last Friday, with both teams scoring on their opening possessions, the reporter-estimated crowd of 400 on hand probably thought they were in for an offensive shootout.

  • Top-ranked Cyclones blow by Rams, 35-0

        A smothering Harlan defense effort held Glenwood to 47 total yards and four first downs in the Class 3A, District 1 opener for both teams on Friday.
        “They scored 21 points in the first 12 minutes and 30 seconds. After that, we didn't do too bad defensively,” said Glenwood coach Brian Albert. “We just didn't have an answer for them.”
        The Cyclones (2-1, 1-0 in the district) scored on their first three possession while holding Glenwood to negative net yards in the first half.

  • Fuller, Rams tops at Lewis Central Invite

        Johnny Fuller was first and teammate Mark Abrams second, to lead the Glenwood cross country team to the team title at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Invitational at Iowa Western Community College on Saturday.

  • Ground Breaking For Highway 34 Bridge

        PACIFIC JUNCTION - More than 200 people, including dignitaries from Iowa and Nebraska, turned out for Thursday afternoon’s groundbreaking ceremony for the U.S. Highway 34 – Missouri River Bridge.