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Today's News

  • Man Shot By Sister Dies

    Mills County Attorney Marci McClellan said it could be several weeks before her office decides to add to charges for Elizabeth Brannen after her brother Chad Brannen died last week from injuries sustained in a shooting Aug. 9.

  • Ready-Mix Rebuild

    Cohron Ready Mix plant has competed a $1.5 million “ground up” re-build of its Glenwood plant.

    The Glenwood plant, located along Vine Street and Railroad Avenue, opened in 1972. This is the first major overhaul at the plant since that original opening, said Steve McCracken, general manager of Cohron Ready Mix.

    “It's a completely new facility,” said McCracken.

  • Ready-Mix Rebuild

    Cohron Ready Mix plant has competed a $1.5 million “ground up” re-build of its Glenwood plant.

    The Glenwood plant, located along Vine Street and Railroad Avenue, opened in 1972. This is the first major overhaul at the plant since that original opening, said Steve McCracken, general manager of Cohron Ready Mix.

    “It's a completely new facility,” said McCracken.

  • Mercer Named Interim Chief

    The Glenwood City Council has approved Mayor Dyle Downing's recommendation to name Lt. Mike Mercer as Glenwood’s interim chief of police.

     

    City council members gave their approval to Downing’s recommendation at City Hall Tuesday night during their regular meeting. Mercer will serve as the interim chief for the next six months at an annual salary of $50,500.

     

  • Mercer Named Interim Chief

    The Glenwood City Council has approved Mayor Dyle Downing's recommendation to name Lt. Mike Mercer as Glenwood’s interim chief of police.

     

    City council members gave their approval to Downing’s recommendation at City Hall Tuesday night during their regular meeting. Mercer will serve as the interim chief for the next six months at an annual salary of $50,500.

     

  • Hail To The Chief

    As a kid growing up in an Irish-Catholic

    neighborhood of South Omaha, John O’Connor never gave serious thought to having a career in law

    enforcement. In fact, if he had wanted a public service job as a young man, he probably could’ve called in a family favor and became a firefighter.

  • Hail To The Chief

    As a kid growing up in an Irish-Catholic

    neighborhood of South Omaha, John O’Connor never gave serious thought to having a career in law

    enforcement. In fact, if he had wanted a public service job as a young man, he probably could’ve called in a family favor and became a firefighter.

  • Charge Filed In Shooting

    A 31-year-old woman is accused of shooting her brother in the head Sunday at a residence in northwest Mills County.

    Elizabeth Brannen is charged with reckless use of a firearm causing serious injury, a Class C felony, Mills County Sheriff Eugene Goos said.

    According to a sheriff’s office report, the incident occurred between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. at a rural Council Bluffs residence located at 17022 Allis Rd., on the Mills County side of the border with Pottawattamie County.

  • Charge Filed In Shooting

    A 31-year-old woman is accused of shooting her brother in the head Sunday at a residence in northwest Mills County.

    Elizabeth Brannen is charged with reckless use of a firearm causing serious injury, a Class C felony, Mills County Sheriff Eugene Goos said.

    According to a sheriff’s office report, the incident occurred between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. at a rural Council Bluffs residence located at 17022 Allis Rd., on the Mills County side of the border with Pottawattamie County.

  • Traffic Island Causes Concern

    It was constructed with public safety in mind, but a concrete island placed in the middle of the road near Glenwood’s new high school has proven to be a potential hazard for several motorists.

    A divided highway sign at the north end of the island has been knocked down and replaced at least four times already this summer, according to Glenwood Public Works Director Perry Cook.