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Today's News

  • Glenwood teacher resigns after being placed on administrative leave

    A popular teacher and speech coach at Glenwood Community High School has resigned after being place on administrative leave pending the results of an internal investigation.

    Russell Crouch, who has taught history at the high school since 2006, tendered his resignation two days after being placed on paid administrative leave. The Glenwood School Board accepted Crouch’s resignation at a May 22 special board meeting. Crouch was not present at the meeting.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 5/28/14

    Incidents
        May 15 - Virginia Webbering of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        May 21 - The City of Hastings reported a theft.
        May 21 - Cathy Simpson of Glenwood reported a theft.
        May 22 - Juliana Chavez of Pacific Junction reported a burglary and theft.
        May 22 - Thomas Baer of Malvern reported an identity theft.
        May 22 - Josh Cowen of Imogene reported a theft and burglary.

    Accidents

  • Glenwood Police Reports 5/28/14

    Incidents
        May 12 – Eddy’s of Glenwood reported a theft.

    Accidents
        May 17 – A vehicle driven by Shannon Vanatta of Tabor was traveling westbound through the Shopko parking lot when a second vehicle, driven by Billy Dixon of Malvern, backed out of a parking spot and collided with Vanatta’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.

  • Wolverines win three medals at state track

    DES MOINES - The East Mills boys track team placed 25th at the Iowa State Track and Field Meet in Des Moines this past weekend.

    Mount Ayr was the boys Class 1A team champion with 77 points.

    The Wolverines qualified in five events and came home with medals in three, finishing with nine team points.

  • Glenwood girls 24th, boys 22nd at state

    DES MOINES - Mavrick Decker became the first Glenwood freshman track athlete to run in four events in two decades and the Glenwood girls’ 4x100-meter relay team placed in the top five once again at the Iowa State Track and Field Meet in Des Moines.

    The Glenwood girls won three medals to place 24th as a team in the Class 3A rankings. Davenport Assumption was the girls team champion with 107 points. The boys also won three medals and finished in a tie for 22nd place. Solon was the boys champion with 50 points.

  • Glenwood boys, girls qualify in 10 events

    ATLANTIC - The Glenwood boys won their fourth straight district title and the girls placed second at the Class 3A districts held in Atlantic Thursday.

    The boys and girls each qualified in 10 events for this week’s Iowa State Track Meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Class 3A competition gets underway with the field events beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 5/21/14

        May 13 – Thomas Smith of Glenwood reported a harassment.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 5.21.14

    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.

  • Kidnapping, Sex Assault, Indecent Contact Charges Filed Against 66-year-old Glenwood Man

     A 66-year-old Glenwood man was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree kidnapping, two counts of second-degree sexual abuse and indecent contact with a child.

    Daniel L. Walden, who resides at 1414 Gateway Dr., is accused of sexually abusing a child under the age of 12 after luring the child into his home. The age and gender of the victim is not being released to protect the child’s privacy, Mills County Attorney Eric Hansen said.

  • Juvenile Arthritis Honoree

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    Laura Millar of Glenwood kept bending her fingers backwards as she sat in front of a plate of rice. She sat with her left leg tucked under her, then with her right leg tucked under. Then she sat flat on the chair and pushed both legs straight out in front of her.