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Today's News

  • Glenwood Police Reports 12/3/14

    Incidents
        Nov. 11 – Kelly Houchin of Glenwood reported  criminal mischief.
        Nov. 18 – Glenwood Farm Equipment reported  criminal mischief.
        Nov. 25 - Corey Wentz of Council Bluffs reported an assault.          
        Nov. 29 – Amy Rollins of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Nov. 30 – Glenwood Farm Equipment reported a burglary.

  • Mills County District Court 12/3/14

    Judge Timothy O’Grady
        Angie L. Dabney, Pacific Junction - three counts of child endangerment, pleaded guilty, sentenced to two years in prison with credit for time served (must complete in patient treatment at Santa Monica House), ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Dakota Lane Liddell, Pacific Junction - interference with official acts, assault on persons in certain occupations, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days in county jail with credit for time already served, ordered to pay $315 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood routs T.J. 64-17 in season-opener

    The Glenwood girls basketball team used it’s full-court press to build a 19-2 first quarter lead and never looked back in a 64-17 season-opening victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson last Tuesday.

    The Rams’ trapping, full-court pressure forced the Yellowjackets to turn the ball over seven times and use two timeouts to regroup in the first quarter alone.

    “That gave us a cushion to start with and then we got into a pretty good rhythm scoring after that,” said Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein.

  • The Opinion-Tribune's Fall 2014 All-Mills County Teams

    Football – Offense

    QB Jason Rusten, Jr. Fremont-Mills

    Threw for 1,164 yards, 21 TDs; added 8 TDs rushing.

    RB Spencer Phillips, Sr., Fremont-Mills*

    245-pounder ran for 1,337 yards and scored 33 total TDs.

    RB Brogan Weddum, Sr., Glenwood

    Fought through injuries to rush for 665 yards, 4 TDs.

    WR Cavin Darnold, Sr., East Mills

    Ran for 1,043 yards, 16 TDs as Wolverines’ feature back.

  • Glenwood School menu 11.26.14

    School menu for
    Nov. 27- Dec. 3, 2014

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – No school.
        Friday – No school.
        Monday – Cereal, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – French toast, syrup and fruit.
        Wednesday – Biscuit / gravy and fruit.

    Lunch
        Thursday – No school, Thanksgiving Day.

  • Tickets Going Fast For USAF Band Holiday Concert

    More than 500 tickets have been distributed for The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band’s holiday concert in Glenwood next month.

    Through the sponsorship of The Opinion-Tribune newspaper and Glenwood Community School District, the band from Offutt Air Force Base will present its 2014 “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert at the Glenwood Community High School auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m.

  • Community Stepping Up To Provide Thanksgiving Dinner For 38 Glenwood Area Families

    Thirty-eight Glenwood area families will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner in their home Thursday afternoon thanks to a grass-roots effort coordinated by the proprietors and management at Midwest Lanes bowling center.

  • Glenwood Grad’s ‘Power Pods’ Saving Lives, Money Overseas

    Eldon Prax would be the first to admit he and business partner Stan Waldrop’s business model is a bit upside down.

    Then again, Prax and Waldrop didn’t open their business of supplying mobile power systems for the military with the intent of making money.

    They had loftier goals.

  • Jailers, Staff Settling In At New Law Enforcement Center

    With the new Mills County Law Enforcement Center and Jail opening for business Nov. 6, deputies, jailers and administrative staff are still settling in at the state-of-the-art $6.4 million facility.

  • Fremont-Mills one win from state title

    With 1:49 remaining in the Eight-Man semifinals, Fremont-Mills was in unfamiliar territory.

    The Knights, who had not trailed in a game entering the playoffs, found themselves down 27-22.

    They needed just 40 seconds to change that.