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Today's News

  • Bicycle crash still being investigated

    As of Tuesday morning, the Iowa State Patrol (ISP) was  continuing its investigation into a July 24 collision on U.S. Highway 34 in western Mills County that claimed the life of a 72-year bicyclist from Jacksonville, Fla.

  • Pedaling Paradise

    For one weekend, Mills County was at the hub of the cycling universe as more than 10,000 bicyclists gathered for the start of RAGBRAI - the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.

    The 420-mile journey across the state started in Glenwood Sunday morning and ends in Muscatine on Saturday.
    Riders endured sunny skies and warm temperatures on Day 1 of the ride as they made their way to Shenandoah, with stops along the way in Malvern, Tabor and Randolph.

  • RAGBRAI Bicyclist Killed In Highway 34 Collision

    The Iowa State Patrol and RAGBRAI officials have confirmed the death of a bicyclist involved in a collision with a pickup truck around 6:40 a.m. Sunday near mile marker 2 of U.S. Highway 34, west of the Interstate 29 Glenwood interchange.

    The bicyclist, 72-year-old Wayne L. Ezell of Jacksonville, Fla., was going west when he was struck from behind by a 2012 GMC pickup truck driven by Robb W. Philippus, 34, of Glenwood, according to an Iowa State Patrol report.

  • Rams fall in regional finals

    CRESTON - The loss was written all over Glenwood Coach Kylie Stanton’s face.

    Stanton, who saw her team play some of it’s best softball of the season in a late season surge to get within a game of its first state tournament in over 40 years, had tears streaming down her face following the Rams’ 3-2 loss to Creston in the Class 4A, Region 8 final last Tuesday.    

  • Tri-Center blanks East Mills in districts

    Tri-Center scored eight first inning runs and downed East Mills 10-0 to end the Wolverines’ season in the Class 1A, District 16 opener in Neola last Tuesday.

    The Wolverines (11-13 overall, 8-4 in the Corner Conference) helped the Trojans (16-8) along with three first inning walks and three errors to dig themselves a hole.

  • District hires two new administrators

    The Glenwood Community School District has formally hired two new administrators to fulfill the duties of Kelly Berke, the district’s former Director of School Improvement and Special Education.

  • Malvern awarded DCA grant

    MALVERN - The Malvern community has been named the recipient of of a $292,900 grant from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and in the process has been designated as one of “Iowa’s Great Places.”
    Malvern will be among seven communities in the state to receive grant funding for cultural development projects.

  • Ready or not, here comes RAGBRAI

    RAGBRAI riders can count on a warm reception - literally and figuratively - when they roll into Glenwood this weekend for the start of their week-long journey across the state of Iowa.

    With high temperatures predicted to be in the mid 90s and a heat index well over the century mark, it appears the 10,000-plus bicyclists taking part in the Register’s Annual Bicycle Ride Across Iowa are in for a sizzling sendoff.

  • 'Old shop meets new shop’ at Loess Hills Maker Space

    If you’re curious about what’s going on inside the Loess Hills Maker Space shop on the south side of Glenwood’s Town Square, just picture your junior high shop classroom equipped with 21st Century tools and technology.

    “Our motto is, ‘Where old shop meets new shop’” Loess Hills Maker Space founder and co-owner Rich Dickeson said.

  • Aquatic center opens to rave reviews

    It didn’t take long to figure out what features at the new Glenwood Aquatic Center are going to be among the most popular with young swimmers.

    Within minutes of Friday afternoon’s grand opening, youngsters were waiting to get splashed by the big blue dump bucket and a line had formed at the lily pad walk. For teenagers, the low and high diving boards and the volleyball and basketball areas of the pool proved popular.