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Today's News

  • District Names New West Principal

    Glenwood Superintendent Devin Embray has formally recommended the hiring of Genie Wickham as the new principal at West Elementary School.

    If approved at the April 8 Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors’ meeting, Wickham would take over for Kevin Farmer as West’s new principal on July 1. Farmer announced in February he would be retiring at the end of the current school year.

  • Street To Close For Councilman's Party

    A block of South Grove Street in Glenwood will be blocked off for eight hours Saturday, May 11, to provide parking for a party at the residence of a Glenwood City Council member.

    By a 3-1 margin, the city council approved Craig Florian’s request to have traffic on Grove Street shut off between Coolidge and Green Street from 3-11 p.m.

    Council members Susan Hircshman, Steve Fornoff and Cheryl Evans voted to approve the street closure. Kay LeFever voted against the motion. Florian abstained from the vote.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu 4/3/13

    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. & 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games & Dominoes: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.

    Meals (served at 11:45 a.m. M-F)
    $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.

  • mills County District Court 4/3/13

    Judge
    James Heckerman
        Scott Wesley Rosenburg, Council Bluffs – O.W.I. (2nd offense), pleaded guilty, sentenced to seven days in county jail with credit for time previously served, ordered to pay $1,875 fine, court costs and fees.
        Tevis Neal Langel, Glenwood – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to two days in county jail, one year probation, ordered to pay $1,250 fine, court costs and fees.

  • On With Life aiding families dealing with brain injuries

    Bright-eyed, 22-year-old On With Life resident Zach Jackson is sitting in a recliner laughing at an episode of the Simpsons. He recently went to World of Wheels and had a grand time looking at the cars.

    In 2009, Jackson was an average 18-year old. He was studying finance at Bossier Parish Community College in his home state of Louisiana and had been working at Home Depot, where he was named “Friendliest Cashier.”

  • County’s budget, taxes up slightly

    Sometimes numbers don’t tell the whole story.

  • Glenwood Community School District Menu 3/27/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    March 27-April 3, 2013

        (March 27 - April 2 - No School, Spring Vacation)

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Wednesday, April 3 -Cereal & Crackers

    Lunch
        Wednesday, April 3 – Chicken Patty on a Bun, Baked Sweet Potato Fries, Broccoli Salad, Apple Wedges, Sherbet Cup, Milk.

    School Information

  • Glenwood Senior Center 03/27/13

    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. & 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games & Dominoes: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.

    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.

  • mills County District Court 3/27/13

    Judge
    James Heckerman
        Sara Ann Young, Glenwood – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to two days in county jail, one year probation, may participate in Second Chances program, driver’s license suspended for 180 days, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation, pay $1,250 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 03/27/13

    Incidents
        Feb. 11 – Casey’s of Glenwood reported a theft.
        March 12 – Mark Hughes Construction of Glenwood reported the theft of a truck.
        March 13 – Renee Gaver of Glenwood reported a theft.
        March 18 – Shelly Fuhr of Tabor reported an assault.
        March 18 – Lisa Sorensen of Pacific Junction reported a theft.
        March 21 – Kum and Go of Glenwood reported a gas drive-off.