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Today's News

  • Glory Road to perform at Amphitheater

        Glory Road, a gospel quartet from Council Bluffs, will make a return engagement at the Davies Amphitheater Sunday, June 24.  
        Their southern gospel style of music makes them a popular performing group throughout the Midwest. They have presented concerts and special music for churches, conventions, revivals and other events since the group was formed in 1998.  
        The concert is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

  • Master Gardener Webinars series

        The Iowa Master Gardener program is once again offering a series of summer webinars. The 2012 series titled “Garden Goodness” will be hosted by Iowa State University Extension Mills County on the fourth Tuesday of the month - June through August. Each session will provide information about vegetable gardening, but from a variety of perspectives.
        Dates, presenters, and topics for the 2012 series are:

  • Glenwood Summer Food Service Menu 6/20/12

    Glenwood Schools Summer Food Service Program
        The Summer Food Service Program is sponsored by the Glenwood Community School District and is free to all children ages 18 and under.
        Glenwood Middle School, is located at 400 Sivers Road. Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
        Kid’s Place Daycare is located at 103 Central, at the Glenwood Resource Center campus.
        Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - noon. Limited seating is available.

  • A Father's Day Tradition

    The aroma of grilled burgers, brats and hot dogs hovered over the patio outside the Glen Haven nursing home Monday evening as residents, families and staff enjoyed the annual Father’s Day barbecue.

        Just as they have since the event was conceived nearly 40 years ago, members of the Glenwood Optimist Club were manning the grills. Ed Thompson and Bob Blasi, long-standing members of the club, helped at the first Father’s Day barbecue in the mid 1970s and were doing their part again Monday.

  • Mills County LEC Bond Issue Vote Aug. 7

    Mills County residents will be going to the polls Tuesday, Aug. 7, to decide the fate of a $6.4 million bond issue that would fund construction of the Mills County Law Enforcement Center. The proposed facility would house a 24-bed county jail and the Mills County Sheriff’s administrative offices. The structure would replace the county’s existing 97-year-old jail and sheriff’s office on the east side of Glenwood’s Town Square.

  • Glenwood Summer Food Service Menu 6/13/12

    Glenwood Schools Summer Food Service Program
        The Summer Food Service Program is sponsored by the Glenwood Community School District and is free to all children ages 18 and under.
        Glenwood Middle School is located at 400 Sivers Road. Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m.; lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
        Kid’s Place Daycare is located at 103 Central, at the Glenwood Resource Center campus. Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. – noon. Limited seating is available.

  • Mills County Sheriff 6/13/12

    Incidents
        June 4 - Kiddie Arden Day Care of Hastings reported criminal mischief.
        June 4 - Rodney Hunt of Malvern reported a theft.
        June 4 - Jeffrey Wahle of Pacific Junction reported a theft.
        June 6 - Richard Godfrey of Hastings reported a theft.
        June 7 - Thomas Eden of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        June 7 - Donald McClenahan of Omaha reported criminal mischief.
    Accidents

  • Mills County District Court June 13, 2012

    Judge Greg Steensland
        Shanna Marie Black, Glenwood – child endangerment, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, five years probation, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation, perform 250 hours of community service, pay $625 civil penalty, court costs and fees.
        Jerad K. Perkins, Pacific Junction – forgery, pleaded guilty, sentence suspended, one year probation, ordered to pay victim restitution, court costs and fees.

  • Mills County 4-H News Country Cousins


        The Country Cousins 4-H Club met June 4, 2012, at 7 p.m. at the Glenwood Park.   The meeting was called to order by historian, Sarah Jacobsen.  The pledge to the American flag was led by Andy Staiert and Michaela Staiert. The roll call was, “What is your favorite project area?” and was answered by 21 members. There were three leaders, one guest, and 10 parents present at the meeting. The secretary’s report was approved as given by Jessica Arnold. There was no treasurer’s report available.

  • Rams Advance To State Semifinals

    MUSCATINE - McKenzie Evans' goal in the fifth and final shot of a shootout lifted the Glenwood girls soccer team a to 1-1 (5-4) victory in the Class 2A quarterfinals at the Iowa State Girls Soccer Tournament on Thursday.

        The Rams will face North Scott in today's semifinals at 4:45 p.m. North Scott (11-9) handed Glenwood its lone loss, by a shootout, in May.