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Today's News

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 6/11/14

    Incident
        May 27 – The Malvern Public Library reported criminal mischief.
        June 2 – Christina Woodward of Glenwood reported a theft and fraudulent practices.
        June 2 – Ashly Rollins of Mineola reported an assault.
        June 5 – Sharon Gray of Tabor reported a burglary.

    Accidents

  • City Testing The Water On 'Option 2' Plan For Pool

    The Glenwood City Council has given city administrator Brian Kissel the green light to finalize the details of an “Option 2” funding plan for a $4.7 million aquatic center on property adjacent to Glenwood Community High School.

    In May, Glenwood residents failed to pass a bond issue for construction of the facility. The measure received the approval of 52 percent of voters, but 60 percent was needed for passage.

  • Former Teacher Arrested May 30 Was Initially Investigated By School District Last December

    A former Glenwood Community High School social studies and communications teacher who is suspected of having sex with a student and supplying alcohol to another student at his rural Glenwood home was the subject of an initial investigation by the Glenwood Community School District six months ago.

  • Crouch, McSorley Claim Primary Victories

    Incumbent Richard Crouch defeated challenger Thomas Pina, 820-414, in Tuesday's Republican Party primary for a seat on the Mills County Board of Supervisors.

    In the Republican race for county attorney, Tricia McSorley was the winner over Ashley Kissel, 877-354.

    County recorder candidate Lisa Tallman (1,049 votes) and incumbent county treasurer candidate Becky Dix Killpack (1,111 votes) were both unopposed in the Republican primary.

  • Glenwood into regional semifinals with 10-0 win

    Jordyn Hanshaw scored four goals as Glenwood routed Denison 10-0 in a Class 2A regional quarterfinal Friday.

    Hanshaw opened the Rams scoring onslaught just 3:22 into the game with her first of four goals on the night. Just 38 seconds after that first score, Alicia Leu added a second Ram goal.
    The Rams led 6-0 at halftime.

    “The girls played really well tonight and we are looking forward to Tuesday’s regional game,” said Glenwood coach Amy Benson.

  • Peckham, Chavez drop two at state tennis tourney

    Glenwood seniors Cole Peckham and Max Chavez took their 9-4 doubles record into the Class 1A State Tennis Doubles Tournament Friday in Waterloo as the No. 6 seed.

    Peckham and Chavez lost their first match of the tournament to the LeMars tandem of Matt Ellefson and Josh Sluiter 7-6 (10-8), 6-3.

  • Mills County District Court 6/4/14

    Magistrate
    Kenneth Whitacre
        Angie L. Dabney, Glenwood – fifth-degree theft, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.
        Nile Johnathan Packett, Glenwood – disorderly conduct - fighting or violent behavior, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.
        Timothy John Digiacomo, Malvern - disorderly conduct - fighting or violent behavior, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Rams Punch Ticket To State

     

    Set pieces don’t get executed more perfectly.

    Scout Crow’s assist on a pitch perfect corner kick connected perfectly to Andy Staiert who headed in a goal to break a deadlocked 1-1 tie and give Glenwood the lead for good in a 3-1 Class 2A Substate championship victory over Harlan Saturday.

    For Staiert, the Rams’ top defensive sweeper, his second goal of the season couldn’t have come at a bigger moment.

  • Former GCHS Teacher Arrested

    Criminal charges have been filed against a former Glenwood Community High School social studies teacher.

    Russell Crouch, 38, is facing charges of sexual exploitation by a school employee, an aggravated misdemeanor, and supplying alcohol to a minor, a serious misdemeanor. He was arrested Friday afternoon after turning himself in to authorities. If convicted of the charges, Crouch could face up to three years in prison and possible fines up to $6,250. He would also have to register as a sex offender.

  • Glenwood teacher resigns after being placed on administrative leave

    A popular teacher and speech coach at Glenwood Community High School has resigned after being place on administrative leave pending the results of an internal investigation.

    Russell Crouch, who has taught history at the high school since 2006, tendered his resignation two days after being placed on paid administrative leave. The Glenwood School Board accepted Crouch’s resignation at a May 22 special board meeting. Crouch was not present at the meeting.