Today's News

  • Don Brantz Seeking 12th District Senate Seat

    Rural Glenwood resident Don Brantz, a political activist and former member of the Mills County Board of Supervisors, has announced his candidacy for the District 12 seat in the Iowa State Senate vacated last month by Republican Joni Ernst, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in the Nov. 4 general election.

    Brantz was nominated to run for the state senate seat on Thursday by the Iowa Libertarian Party, according to a press release sent Monday.

  • East Mills sweeps Mount Ayr, Clark in wrestling double-dual

    The East Mills wrestling team opened its season with a road sweep of Clarke and Mount Ayr Thursday.

    The Wolverines took down the host Indians 54-21 and knocked off Mount Ayr 48-21.

    Luke Stortenbecker (145 pounds), Josh Hopkins (152), Clarence Frame (160), Cavin Darnold (195), Ben Christiansen (120), Alec Moorman and Nick Perkins (220) all won both of their matches.
    Stortenbecker and Perkins won both of their matches by fall.

    East Mills 54,
    Clarke 21

  • Wolverines move to 2-0 with rout of H.C.

    Keegan Wederquist and Logan Currin combined for 48 points for the East Mills baskerball team in a 76-45 victory over Heartland Christian Saturday in Council Bluffs.

    The Wolverines (2-0 overall, 2-0 in the Corner Conference) were in control from the start taking an 18-8 lead after a quarter. In the second half, East Mills out-scored the Eagles 43-24.

  • Rams win Dan Hill Invitational

    Matt Malcom, Anthony Sherry and Zach Haggstrom all won their weight classes as Glenwood bested the field for the team title at the Dan Hill Invitational Wrestling Tournament Saturday in Harlan.

    The Rams finished with 204 points to edge second place Gretna by five points. Ashland-Greenwood (Neb.) was third with 183.

    Glenwood coach Brad Asche said the competition at the tournament was top notch with both Gretna and Ashland-Greenwood being top contenders in their classes in Nebraska.

  • Creston comeback sinks Glenwood

    Creston erased an eight-point fourth quarter lead to hand Glenwood a 46-44 loss in the Rams’ home opener Friday in Hawkeye 10 Conference boys basketball.

    The Panthers (2-0 overall, 1-0 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) out-scored the Rams (1-1 overall, 0-1 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) 19-7 in the fourth quarter thanks mostly to the clutch shooting of leading scorer Jay Wolfe. The senior scored 11 of his game-high 28 points in the fourth quarter to rally the Panthers.

  • Glenwood School menu 12.10.14

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Dec. 11-17, 2014

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Long John and hashbrown.
        Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday – Cereal, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – Pancake on a stick and fruit.
        Wednesday – Breakfast wrap and fruit.


  • Glenwood Senior Center 12.10.14

    Located at 20 N. Vine St.,
    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 December 11-17
    (served at 11:45 M-F)

  • Mills County District Court 12/10/14

           Judge Kathleen Kilnoski
        Joseph Eric Funke, Fontanelle - driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to time already served in county jail, one year probation, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Joseph Corey Jack, Glenwood - unlawful possession of a prescription drug, pleaded guilty, sentenced to time already served in county jail, ordered to pay $315 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 12/10/14

        Nov. 30 – Gary Liebsch of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Dec. 1 – Bryan Kreps of Council Bluffs reported a burglary.
        Dec. 2 – Angie Liddell of Malvern reported a theft.
        Dec. 6 – Fredrick Mulholland of Malvern reported a theft.
        Dec. 7 – Donald Brantz of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Dec. 7 – Timothy Hill of Glenwood reported a theft and criminal mischief.


  • Glenwood Police Reports 12/10/14

        Dec. 1 – O&H Investments of Council Bluffs reported a burglary and theft.
        Dec. 2 – HUD of Fort Worth, Tex. reported a burglary and theft.