Today's News

  • Mayor Says She’ll Fill Library Board Posts On Her Own Terms

    Glenwood Mayor Kim Clark had some choice words for a member of the Glenwood Library Board of Trustees at last Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Glenwood City Council.

    Speaking to trustee Michelle Wright, Clark said she will not be rushed into filling two vacant seats on the five-member library board, and she will select the two people she feels are the most qualified to serve. Clark made it known she was not pleased with an e-mail Wright had sent to fellow trustees Terri Craig and Margo Young concerning the manner in which the selection process was being carried out.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 10.22.14

    Located at 20 N. Vine St., Glenwood
    Week of Oct. 24 – 30
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
        $3.50 for Seniors 60 and up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.
        Thursday: BBQ pork ribette patty, hot dog bun, baked beans, fresh green bean and tomato salad, fresh whole plum.
        Friday: Taco salad, (taco meat, shredded cheese, lettuce, tomato, kidney beans, tortilla chips, sour cream, taco sauce), fresh fruit salad.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 10/22/14

        Oct. 9 – A vehicle driven by Leslie Royer of Carson was traveling eastbound on Sivers Road when a piece of equipment in Royer’s vehicle struck a power and cable line unbeknownst to the driver.
        Oct. 12 – A vehicle driven by Brian Lerette of Glenwood struck a deer near the intersection of Sharp Street and Redbud Avenue. No injuries were reported.

        Oct. 16 – Jim Hughes Real Estate of Glenwood reported a theft.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 10/22/14

        Oct. 10 – Robert Washburn of Hastings reported a criminal mischief.
        Oct. 7 – Jeremy Sampson of Hastings reported a burglary.
        Oct. 8 – Robin Jahnke of Malvern reported a theft.
        Oct. 9 – Lisa Leazenby of Mineola reported a theft.
        Oct. 9 – Elvernon Cearns of Glenwood reported  criminal mischief.


  • Glenwood School menu 10.15.14

    Glenwood Community Schools October 16-22

    (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 – Pancakes w/syrup and fruit.

    Thursday – Chili w/crackers, carrots and celery, chilled peaches, cinnamon roll, milk.
    Friday – Hot dog in a bun, baked French fries, baked beans, cinnamon apples, milk.
    Monday – Soft shell taco, black bean salad, diced tomatoes, chilled applesauce, cowboy bread, milk.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 10.15.14

    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.
    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tues. and Thurs.,
    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 Oct. 16-22
    (Meals served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.50 for Seniors 60 and up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.
    Thursday: Chicken spinach Alfredo pasta bake, broccoli and red peppers, dinner roll, strawberries and pears.

  • Mills County District Court 10/15/14

    Judge JC Irvin
    Jeffrey Dale Liddell, Glenwood – third-degree harassment, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.
    Christopher C. Adkins, Sidney – driving while barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to 14 days in county jail with credit for time already served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
    Ryan Scott Wendt, Pacific Junction – two counts of third-degree burglary, pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to time already served, two years probation, ordered to submit DNA and pay $750 fine on each charge, court costs and fees.


  • Highway 34 Corridor Communities Expecting To Feel Bridge's Impact

    Anticipation continues to build on the Iowa side of the Missouri River as the final stages of work get completed on the U.S. Highway 34 bridge that will link western Mills County with U.S. Highway 75 in Sarpy County, Neb.

    Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and other dignitaries are planning to take part in an Oct. 22 dedication ceremony for the four-lane bridge, which is projected to be opened to traffic by the end of October.

  • Rams knock-off Cardinals

    The Glenwood volleyball team won its second straight Hawkeye 10 Conference match and improved 11-8 on the season with a 25-11, 25-14, 25-20 sweep on Clarinda Thursday.

    The Rams (11-8 overall, 3-2 in the conference) dominated the first two games with their aggressive hitting.

  • Lenox rallies in second half, Wolverines fall at home 22-20

    MALVERN - East Mills rolled out to a 14-0 lead but couldn’t hold the lead as Lenox rallied for a 22-20 victory in Eight-Man, District 8 football Friday in Malvern.

    The Wolverines (3-3 overall, 1-3 in the district), who have lost three in a row since opening with three straight victories,  got a 63-yard touchdown run from Cavin Darnold and a Logan Currin to Austin Edmonds’ 6-yard touchdown pass to take a 14-0 nothing lead before Lenox had even gained a yard of offense. On their first eight snaps, the Tigers gained negative-13 yards.