Longtime Glenwood resident Sybil Finken has been elected to lead VOR, a national advocacy organization for people with intellectual disabilities. She will serve as the organization’s co-President, through June, with Ann Knighton from Augusta, Ga.
The Iowa Department of Transportation expects the construction cones and barricades along an 8-mile stretch of Interstate 29 in Mills County will be removed in the next week.
The opening of the northbound lanes of I-29 last week eliminated a crossover and head-to-head traffic in the southbound lane west of Glenwood. Southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane until restriping is completed.
The East Mills football team got a crucial fourth down stop on defense to hold its lead in the final minutes of a 42-36 second-round victory over Glidden-Ralston in the state Eight-man playoffs Monday.
Two weeks to the day after a wild, 80-49 shootout victory over East Mills in the regular-season finale, Fremont-Mills will face the Wolverines once more on Friday in the Eight-man state playoff quarterfinals.
Glenwood Mayor Kim Clark is unopposed in her Nov. 8 re-election bid. Clark is seeking a second two-year term as mayor.
City council candidates Cheryl Evans (Ward 1) and Craig Florian (Ward 2) are running unopposed, but incumbent Kay LeFever is being challenged by Heidi Kloeckner for her at-large council seat. Florian has previously served as the Ward 1 councilman, but was forced to resign earlier this fall when he moved into Ward 2.