Today's News

  • 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.

  • "A Christmas Story: The Musical" Takes Center Stage At The Rose Theater

    OMAHA - The Rose Theater triple-dog-dares you to see its holiday production of A Christmas Story: The Musical, playing Dec. 5-28. The fun-filled musical adaptation of the classic Yuletide film offers a stocking full of good, old-fashioned laughs sure to please the entire family.

  • Ex-Agriland FS Manager Pleads Guilty To Theft Charge

    A 42-year-old Malvern man was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison  after pleading guilty to first-degree theft Monday in Mills County District Court.

    Mills County Attorney Tricia McSorley said Jeffery Dennis Anderson stole just under $75,000 in goods, services and money  from his former employer, Agriland FS through what she described as a  “farming scheme” and “trucking scheme.” The stolen cash was taken from a bank account.

  • Home For The Holidays

    An assortment of activities are planned for Glenwood’s annual “Home for the Holidays”  celebration Dec. 4, 5, 6  and 7.

    Festivities kick off Thursday evening with a chamber after hours, tree-lighting ceremony and sing-along on Town Square and conclude Sunday evening with “Soup and Song” at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. In between, Glenwood-area residents will have numerous holiday-related activities to enjoy.

    Home For The Holidays
    Schedule of Activities

    Thursday, Dec. 4

  • Ernst's Move To U.S. Senate Sets Up Special Election

    U.S. Senator-elect Joni Ernst has formally resigned from the District 12 seat in the Iowa State Senate, forcing Gov. Terry Branstad to call for a special election on Tuesday, Dec. 30, to select her replacement.

    Ernst, a Republican from Red Oak, defeated Democrat Bruce Braley in the Nov. 4 general election to claim the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Tom Harkin. Ernst delivered her letter of resignation, effective immediately, to Branstad on Friday.