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Today's News

  • The Golden Years

    As a runner in the 110m hurdles stands in the starting line of a world championship race, there is a lot going through his mind.

    They must stay stretched and warm. They must explode out of the starting blocks as quickly as possible to get a great start. They envision staying low to the hurdles while keeping their timing as they land and prepare for the next.

    Mike Godbout, a Red Oak High School graduate who calls Glenwood home, had that focus Aug. 6, when he ran for the United States track team, and won the gold.

  • The Golden Years

    As a runner in the 110m hurdles stands in the starting line of a world championship race, there is a lot going through his mind.

    They must stay stretched and warm. They must explode out of the starting blocks as quickly as possible to get a great start. They envision staying low to the hurdles while keeping their timing as they land and prepare for the next.

    Mike Godbout, a Red Oak High School graduate who calls Glenwood home, had that focus Aug. 6, when he ran for the United States track team, and won the gold.

  • Keg Creek Days

    The annual Keg Creek Days celebration takes place this weekend at Glenwood Lake Park.

    A variety of activities are planned beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday and 7 a.m. on Sunday.

    Saturday’s activities include children’s games and activities, a lawn mower poker run and a benefit concert for the Davies Amphitheater roof repair project. Sunday’s highlights are an antique machinery show and shine, heritage demonstrations and entertainment.

    Some of the special Keg Creek Days activities include:

    Pie Baking Contest

  • Keg Creek Days

    The annual Keg Creek Days celebration takes place this weekend at Glenwood Lake Park.

    A variety of activities are planned beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday and 7 a.m. on Sunday.

    Saturday’s activities include children’s games and activities, a lawn mower poker run and a benefit concert for the Davies Amphitheater roof repair project. Sunday’s highlights are an antique machinery show and shine, heritage demonstrations and entertainment.

    Some of the special Keg Creek Days activities include:

    Pie Baking Contest

  • A 'Rewarding' Job

    MALVERN –Extension Director Sherry Ford is losing her job at the end of the month, which means the citizens of Mills County are losing a valuable community resource.

    Thanks to a cost-cutting restructuring plan announced earlier this summer by Iowa State University, Ford and her fellow county extension directors from across the state are having their positions eliminated and replaced by regional directors who will serve multiple counties at one time. The impact will be felt across the state.

  • A 'Rewarding' Job

    MALVERN –Extension Director Sherry Ford is losing her job at the end of the month, which means the citizens of Mills County are losing a valuable community resource.

    Thanks to a cost-cutting restructuring plan announced earlier this summer by Iowa State University, Ford and her fellow county extension directors from across the state are having their positions eliminated and replaced by regional directors who will serve multiple counties at one time. The impact will be felt across the state.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Noelle Nielsen - Aaron Morford

    Bruce and Roxanne Nielsen of Lake Benton, Minn., and Dalton and Chari Frederickson of Sheridan, Wyo., have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Noelle Nielsen, to Aaron Morford, the son of Scott and Lisa Morford of Dakota Dunes, S.D.

    Ms. Nielsen graduated from Lake Benton High School in 2004 and is currently employed as a nanny in Brookings, SD.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Noelle Nielsen - Aaron Morford

    Bruce and Roxanne Nielsen of Lake Benton, Minn., and Dalton and Chari Frederickson of Sheridan, Wyo., have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Noelle Nielsen, to Aaron Morford, the son of Scott and Lisa Morford of Dakota Dunes, S.D.

    Ms. Nielsen graduated from Lake Benton High School in 2004 and is currently employed as a nanny in Brookings, SD.

  • Start Date Remains Aug. 26

    Pending final approval of the state fire marshal, the new Glenwood Community High School will welcome students on the first day of school with the rest of the Glenwood School District.

    School begins in the district Aug. 26. High school juniors and seniors will report that same day at the high school. Freshmen and sophomores will start the following day. Classes begin at 8:05 a.m.

  • Start Date Remains Aug. 26

    Pending final approval of the state fire marshal, the new Glenwood Community High School will welcome students on the first day of school with the rest of the Glenwood School District.

    School begins in the district Aug. 26. High school juniors and seniors will report that same day at the high school. Freshmen and sophomores will start the following day. Classes begin at 8:05 a.m.