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  • Glenwood School menu 12.3.14

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Dec. 4-10, 2014

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Cinnamon roll and hashbrown.
        Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday – Cereal, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – Breakfast pizza and fruit.
        Wednesday – Cheese omelet, muffin and fruit.


  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 12/3/14

        Nov. 18 – Tammie Amos of Emerson reported a structure fire.
        Nov. 18 – Donald Ertle of Council Bluffs reported a burglary and criminal mischief.
        Nov. 18 – Tina Shipley of Glenwood reported a burglary and criminal mischief.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 12.3.14

    Located at
    20 N. Vine St., Glenwood

    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 Dec. 4-10
    (served at 11:45 M-F)

  • Glenwood Police Reports 12/3/14

        Nov. 11 – Kelly Houchin of Glenwood reported  criminal mischief.
        Nov. 18 – Glenwood Farm Equipment reported  criminal mischief.
        Nov. 25 - Corey Wentz of Council Bluffs reported an assault.          
        Nov. 29 – Amy Rollins of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Nov. 30 – Glenwood Farm Equipment reported a burglary.

  • Mills County District Court 12/3/14

    Judge Timothy O’Grady
        Angie L. Dabney, Pacific Junction - three counts of child endangerment, pleaded guilty, sentenced to two years in prison with credit for time served (must complete in patient treatment at Santa Monica House), ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Dakota Lane Liddell, Pacific Junction - interference with official acts, assault on persons in certain occupations, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days in county jail with credit for time already served, ordered to pay $315 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood routs T.J. 64-17 in season-opener

    The Glenwood girls basketball team used it’s full-court press to build a 19-2 first quarter lead and never looked back in a 64-17 season-opening victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson last Tuesday.

    The Rams’ trapping, full-court pressure forced the Yellowjackets to turn the ball over seven times and use two timeouts to regroup in the first quarter alone.

    “That gave us a cushion to start with and then we got into a pretty good rhythm scoring after that,” said Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein.

  • The Opinion-Tribune's Fall 2014 All-Mills County Teams

    Football – Offense

    QB Jason Rusten, Jr. Fremont-Mills

    Threw for 1,164 yards, 21 TDs; added 8 TDs rushing.

    RB Spencer Phillips, Sr., Fremont-Mills*

    245-pounder ran for 1,337 yards and scored 33 total TDs.

    RB Brogan Weddum, Sr., Glenwood

    Fought through injuries to rush for 665 yards, 4 TDs.

    WR Cavin Darnold, Sr., East Mills

    Ran for 1,043 yards, 16 TDs as Wolverines’ feature back.

  • Glenwood School menu 11.26.14

    School menu for
    Nov. 27- Dec. 3, 2014

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – No school.
        Friday – No school.
        Monday – Cereal, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – French toast, syrup and fruit.
        Wednesday – Biscuit / gravy and fruit.

        Thursday – No school, Thanksgiving Day.

  • Tickets Going Fast For USAF Band Holiday Concert

    More than 500 tickets have been distributed for The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band’s holiday concert in Glenwood next month.

    Through the sponsorship of The Opinion-Tribune newspaper and Glenwood Community School District, the band from Offutt Air Force Base will present its 2014 “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert at the Glenwood Community High School auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m.

  • Community Stepping Up To Provide Thanksgiving Dinner For 38 Glenwood Area Families

    Thirty-eight Glenwood area families will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner in their home Thursday afternoon thanks to a grass-roots effort coordinated by the proprietors and management at Midwest Lanes bowling center.