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Today's News

  • Mills County District Court 6/25/14

    Judge
    Richard H. Davidson
        Brent Harley Crawley, Glenwood – possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $100 fine, court costs and fees.
        Donald Dale Elliott, Glenwood – O.W.I. (second offense), pleaded guilty, sentenced to seven days in county jail with credit for time already served, driver’s license revoked for one year, ordered to pay $1,875 fine, court costs and fees.
     
    Judge
    Susan K. Christensen

  • Child Care Provider Facing Felony Charge

    A 25-year-old Glenwood woman has been charged with child endangerment after allegedly causing extensive injuries to a 9-month-old in her care.

    Alyce Finn, 25, was charged with child endangerment resulting in serious injury, a Class C felony, June 9. After turning herself in to authorities last Tuesday, Finn was released with a promise to appear in court June 24. Her trial is set for Aug. 26. A Class C felony is punishable by a maximum of 10 years in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000.

  • East Mills Options Include K-12 School

    The fate of the East Mills School District’s buildings and, perhaps, the future of the entire school district is in the hands of the East Mills School Board.

    After months of study, speculation and rumor, the district’s board-appointed strategic planning committee has made its recommendation on how the cash-strapped and geographically divided school district should proceed in the short and long term.

  • Farmers' Market Season

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    Summertime to many people equates with thoughts of eating grilled corn on the cob and fresh rhubarb pie made from home-grown produce. The modern lifestyle, however, may mean fewer people actually pick the produce from their own gardens and are more often turning to farmers’ markets.

  • Farmers' Market Season

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

  • Glenwood Police Reports 6/18/14

    Accidents
        May 30 - A garbage can fell off a garbage truck on westbound Highway 34 and lodged in the bumper of a second westbound vehicle driven by Kim Clark of Glenwood.

        June 6 – A vehicle driven by Lisa Boone of Omaha was attempting to pull into a parking stall when a second vehicle, driven by Jeff McKinney of Glenwood, approaching from behind, failed to notice and struck the rear of Boone’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 6/14/14

    Incidents
        June 6 – Michael Scott of Plattsmouth reported a theft.
        June 9 – Mickie Perian of Pacific Junction reported  criminal mischief.
        June 10 – Brandy Welch of Glenwood reported a theft and burglary.
        June 10 – Rilla Schmitt of Glenwood reported a theft.

    Accidents

  • Mills County District Court 6/18/14

    Judge Tim O’Grady
    Peggy Gurney, Red Oak – operating a motor vehicle on an expired license, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay a $50 fine, court costs and fees.

    Judge Susan K. Christensen
    Robert Joe Coddington, Red Oak - possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation, ordered to pay $315 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

  • Mills County District Court 6/11/14

    Judge
    Richard H. Davidson
        Domingo Ace Vasquez III, Glenwood – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to two years in prison, ordered to pay court costs and fees; failure to appear, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year in prison, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Kawiyou Taffa, Bennington, Neb. -  carrying weapons, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation, ordered to pay $625 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 6/11/14

    Incidents
        May 19 – Karl Schmidt of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        May 20 – Pamela Stipe of Glenwood reported a theft.
        May 25 – Anna Marasco of Glenwood reported a theft.
        May 25 – Regina Webster of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        June 2 – Colbie Fike of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        June 3 – April Stewart of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.

    Accidents