Today's News

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu

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

    (served at 11:45 M-F)
        ($3 for Seniors 60 & up, Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.)

  • Activities Director Arkfeld Stepping Down

    Scott Arkfeld has resigned as Glenwood Community High School activities director and assistant principal, effective at the end the current school year.
    Arkfeld, who has served in his current position for six years, handed in his resignation on Feb. 17. It was accepted by the Glenwood School District Board of Directors at their monthly meeting on Monday.

    In an interview last week, Arkfeld, citing a desire to spend more time with his family, said he felt like the time was right for him to step down.

  • Stormy Spring In The Forecast?

    Making note of the tornadoes and severe weather that has already caused substantial damage in the South and other areas of the Midwest this year, Gov. Terry Branstad urged Iowans on Monday to begin preparing for the upcoming severe weather season.

    Branstad said Iowans should have a plan in place for potential severe weather. He also encouraged Iowa residents to put together emergency kits containing items like food, bottled water and first-aid supplies.

    Branstad’s recommendations are echoed by Mills County Emergency Management Coordinator Larry Hurst.

  • Mills Masquers Have Proud History

    Mills County residents looking for good entertainment don’t need to look far from home. The Mills Masquers community theater group has entertained southwest Iowa residents for 35 years.

      The theater troupe began in 1977, when resident Marge Smith wanted to put on a play for Mills County residents. That play, a melodrama, was called No Opry at the Opera House Tonight.

  • Hands-on Learning Experience

    Students who are interested in pursuing a career in engineering, electronics or the technical trades are getting a head start on their post-secondary education or potential occupation through a pair of courses offered at Glenwood Community High School.

  • 'River Riot' Coming To Mills County

    A crowd comparable in size to what the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) brought to the Glenwood community last summer is expected when the Mid-America Motorplex hosts the ninth annual River Riot concert on Friday, May 11.

    The concert, staged annually by The River 89.7 radio station at Iowa Western Community College, will feature the music of five nationally-known alternative rock bands – Incubus, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, Emphatic and After The Fall.

  • Rams' Historic Season Ends At State Tourney

    DES MOINES - Glenwood, so hot shooting the basketball in its regional championship win over Winterset last week, went ice cold in the second quarter of its opening round game of the Iowa Girls State Tournament Tuesday night and Davenport Assumption took advantage.


  • Vicious Animal Laws Needed?

         A Pacific Junction mother whose daughter was bitten by a dog that had recently bitten a neighbor is wondering why Mills County isn’t doing more to prevent vicious dog attacks.
        Mills County does not have any criminal statutes for vicious animals or dog bites currently on the books.

  • Return Of The Eagles

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - The birds are back.
        Bald eagles, between 30 and 50 of them, have made their way to a rural area of Mills County west of Interstate 29.

  • Return Of The Eagles

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - The birds are back.

        Bald eagles, between 30 and 50 of them, have made their way to a rural area of Mills County west of Interstate 29.
        Early last week, the eagles could be seen perched on tree branches near a borrow-pit lake by the  Mid America Motorplex. Monday morning, residents of the area reported seeing nearly 40 eagles in grassy areas near the motorplex.