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Today's News

  • "A Christmas Story: The Musical" Takes Center Stage At The Rose Theater

    OMAHA - The Rose Theater triple-dog-dares you to see its holiday production of A Christmas Story: The Musical, playing Dec. 5-28. The fun-filled musical adaptation of the classic Yuletide film offers a stocking full of good, old-fashioned laughs sure to please the entire family.

  • Ex-Agriland FS Manager Pleads Guilty To Theft Charge

    A 42-year-old Malvern man was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison  after pleading guilty to first-degree theft Monday in Mills County District Court.

    Mills County Attorney Tricia McSorley said Jeffery Dennis Anderson stole just under $75,000 in goods, services and money  from his former employer, Agriland FS through what she described as a  “farming scheme” and “trucking scheme.” The stolen cash was taken from a bank account.

  • Home For The Holidays

    An assortment of activities are planned for Glenwood’s annual “Home for the Holidays”  celebration Dec. 4, 5, 6  and 7.

    Festivities kick off Thursday evening with a chamber after hours, tree-lighting ceremony and sing-along on Town Square and conclude Sunday evening with “Soup and Song” at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. In between, Glenwood-area residents will have numerous holiday-related activities to enjoy.

    Home For The Holidays
    Schedule of Activities

    Thursday, Dec. 4

  • Ernst's Move To U.S. Senate Sets Up Special Election

    U.S. Senator-elect Joni Ernst has formally resigned from the District 12 seat in the Iowa State Senate, forcing Gov. Terry Branstad to call for a special election on Tuesday, Dec. 30, to select her replacement.

    Ernst, a Republican from Red Oak, defeated Democrat Bruce Braley in the Nov. 4 general election to claim the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Tom Harkin. Ernst delivered her letter of resignation, effective immediately, to Branstad on Friday.

  • Glenwood School menu 12.3.14

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Dec. 4-10, 2014

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Cinnamon roll and hashbrown.
        Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday – Cereal, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – Breakfast pizza and fruit.
        Wednesday – Cheese omelet, muffin and fruit.

    Lunch

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 12/3/14

    Incidents
        Nov. 18 – Tammie Amos of Emerson reported a structure fire.
        Nov. 18 – Donald Ertle of Council Bluffs reported a burglary and criminal mischief.
        Nov. 18 – Tina Shipley of Glenwood reported a burglary and criminal mischief.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 12.3.14

    Located at
    20 N. Vine St., Glenwood

    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.

    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday and Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri.
    8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 -
    4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon.
    10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games and Dominoes: Mon. - Fri.
    1-4 p.m.

    Week of Dec. 4-10
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)

  • 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.