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Today's News

  • Glenwood Senior Center 7.16.14

    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.

    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.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 7/16/14

    Incidents
        July 10 -Douglas Lear of Silver City reported  fraudulent practices.
        July 13 - Nicholas Wray of Pacific Junction reported a burglary.
        July 14 - Malvern Farm Service Reported a theft.

    Accidents

  • Glenwood Police Reports 7/16/14

    Incidents
        July 11 - Steve Eckhart of Glenwood reported a theft.

    Accidents
        July 12 - A vehicle driven by Colton Rausch of Glenwood was southbound on So. Hazel Street when the vehicle accelerated around a vehicle parked at a four-way stop sign, traveled through the intersection, where the driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a stop sign and came to rest in a parking lot. No injuries were reported.

  • Mills County District Court 7/16/14

    Judge Greg Steensland
        Bragun Michaelsen, Pacific Junction - violation of probation on original charges of first-degree theft, second-degree theft and third-degree theft, sentenced to time served, ordered to submit DNA, pay $3,500 civil penalties, court costs and fees.
             
    Judge Timothy O’Grady

  • Glenwood baseball routs Storm Lake in twinbill

    The Glenwood baseball team out-scored Storm Lake 28-5 in a pair of double-header victories Friday at A.C. Nuckolls Field.

    The Rams (20-9 overall, 13-6 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) plated seven runs in the first inning of a 13-0, five-inning victory in game one and then came back into the nightcap to smack 19 hits in a 15-5, five-inning win.
    Glenwood combined for 28 hits in the double-header.

    Nolan Robinson was 5-for-5 in the two games with  four RBIs. Brady Wheeler and Dru Little each recorded four hits and Corey Bertini three for Glenwood.

  • Rams’ season ends in regional semifinals

    NORWALK - It was too much Taylor Good and too little offense for Glenwood in its Class 4, Region 7 semifinal on Saturday.

    Norwalk’s sophomore pitcher limited Glenwood to three singles, fanned nine and faced just four over the minimum in a 5-0 victory that ended the Rams’ season.

    “She was tough,” Glenwood coach Mark Starner said. “We only saw about five pitchers like her all year. We don’t see enough pitchers like her. She was tough on us all night.”

  • Fremont-Mills’ season ends in extra-innings

    TABOR - Essex plated five runs in the top of the ninth inning to edge Fremont-Mills 8-3 in Class 1A, Region 7 softball in Tabor last Wednesday.

    The Trojanns had rallied once before, scoring two runs in the top of the seventh to force extra innings after the Knights entered the frame with a 3-1 lead.

  • Body Found In Missouri River Identified

    The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, with the help of several other agencies, has positively identified the body that was pulled from the Missouri River in southwestern Mills County on July 1.

    The male body was located in the area of Lincoln’s Landing campground near the Plattsmouth Bridge.

  • Body Found In Mo. River Still Unidentified

    As of Tuesday, authorities had yet to identify the decomposed body of a man found in the Missouri River south of the Plattsmouth Bridge in western Mills County.

    A camper found the body Wednesday, July 2, around 4:45 p.m. The body had some clothing and identifying markings, including tattoos. An autopsy was performed by the Douglas County (Neb.) Medical Examiner’s Office.

    Mills County Sheriff Eugene Goos said the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting in the investigation.

  • Former Glenwood Priest Placed On Leave

    A priest who spent two years at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Glenwood, has been placed on indefinite administrative leave after an Allegation Review Committee for the Diocese of Des Moines determined he sexually abused a minor.

    The alleged abuse by Rev. Howard Fitzgerald took place decades ago, according to a statement released last week by the diocese. Bishop Richard Pates apologized to the victim, who asked for anonymity.