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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Outstanding Teacher Award

    She greets her students with hugs and a warm smile. Her enthusiasm for learning is contagious and she motivates children to want to come to school every day.

    Those are just some of the complimentary words a parent chose when writing about  Margo Young in a nomination letter for the prestigious Lakin Foundation outstanding teaching award, an honor the Northeast Elementary first-grade teacher received at the conclusion of the 2013-14 school year.

  • Glenwood summer food program 7.9.14

        The Summer Food Service Program is sponsored by the Glenwood Community School District and is free to all children ages 18 and under. The program will run through July 25 at the following locations and times:
        Glenwood Middle School, 400 Sivers Road. Breakfast 8 - 9 a.m., lunch 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
        Kid’s Place Daycare, 103 Central, first floor at the Glenwood Resource Center campus. Breakfast 8 – 8:30 a.m., lunch 11 - 11:45 a.m. Limited seating is available.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 7.9.14

    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
    July 10-16
    (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.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 7/9/14

    Incidents
        June 30 – Justin Dashner of Glenwood reported a theft.
        June 30 – Dawn Christensen of Glenwood reported a harassment.
        June 23 – Geraldine Bolan of Glenwood reported a burglary.
    Accidents

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 7/9/14

    Incidents
        June 30 – Allan Hughes of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 2 – Tara Isenbart of Pacific Junction reported a theft.
        July 3 – John Tompkins of Omaha reported a burglary.
        July 5 – Megan Schmoll of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 5 – George Stratbucker of Glenwood reported a theft and criminal mischief.
        July 7 – Ben Franks of Malvern reported a theft.
    Accidents

  • Hall of Fame Coach

    Tabor resident and 1970 Glenwood Community High School graduate Dixie (Detlef) Trask has been inducted into the New York State High School Softball Hall of Fame. She was among 18 inductees recognized by the New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports during a June 21 ceremony at the Mudville Softball Complex in Herkimer, New York.

  • Blues, Brews & BBQ

    The organizer of the inaugural Blues, Brews & BBQ Independence Day celebration said Friday’s event at Glenwood Lake Park promises to offer something for all ages.

    Just as its name implies, the Independence Day celebration will feature Blues music, craft beers from Iowa and Nebraska and plenty of barbecue.