Today's News

  • Mills County District Court 3/18/15

    Lyle Mayberry
        Blake Dean Holland, Glenwood - possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.

    Judge Jeffrey L. Larson
        Nicholas Kane Hunter, Glenwood – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, sentenced to two days in county jail with credit for time served, completed Urban Dreams program, ordered to pay $1,250 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 3/18/15

        March 6 – A school bus driven by Brian Pavelka of Glenwood was attempting to back to the curb at the circle drive at Glenwood Community High School when the bus struck a legally parked vehicle. No injuries were reported.

  • Rams fall 65-40 in state opener

    DES MOINES - In its historic post-season run, the Glenwood boys basketball team rallied three times over favored opponents to reach the state tournament.

    Tuesday, in its first state tournament appearance in 63 years, the Rams dug themselves a hole they couldn’t dig out of.

    Top-seeded Williamsburg sprinted out to a 13-2 lead and never let Glenwood back in the game in a 65-40 victory in the quarterfinals at the Iowa State Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena.

  • Young Author Inspired By Animals

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    Adahmariyah Kelley sits in a rocking chair away from other people in the room and braids her hair into two plaits, quietly surrounded by books. She has patiently answered questions for nearly an hour, when suddenly one question about pets captures her attention.

    “I know it’s weird, but I had a pet grasshopper,” Kelley said. “He lived in a huge fish tank in my room.
    Her mother, Melissa, smiled to herself.

    “Well, it was a terrarium, not a fish tank,” Adahmariyah said.

  • New Conservation Center Planned At Pony Creek

    Mills County Conservation is preparing to build a 6,491 square-foot Environmental Education Center at Pony Creek Park.

    The $1 million facility would be owned by Mills County, but managed and occupied by the Mills County Conservation Board.

    Mills County Conservation director Jerad Getter said the environmental education center will provide education and serve as a valuable resource for both adults and children.

  • Mills County District Court 3/11/15

    James Heckerman
        Joshua Robert Saunders, Omaha – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to 12 days in county jail with credit for time served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Devin Brandon Jackson, Mineola – possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to time served in county jail, driver’s license suspended for 180 days, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 3/11/15

        March 6 – A vehicle driven by Chad Booton of Council Bluff was slowing to turn south off eastbound Highway 34 when a second eastbound vehicle driven by Autumn Avis of Glenwood rear ended Booton’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.

  • Glenwood School menu 3.11.15

    Glenwood Community Schools
    March 12-18, 2015

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Long John and hashbrown.
        Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday – Cereal bar, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – Biscuit with sausage, gravy and fruit.
        Wednesday – Break-fast wrap and fruit.



    The Glenwood boys basketball team continues its underdog status in its opening round game at the state tournament against top seeded Williamsburg. The Raiders enter having won 20 straight games, including its last three post-season games by an average of 11 points per game. Glenwood, the No. 8 seed, won its three post-season games by a combined eight points to get to 12-12 on the season and make the school’s first state tournament since Harry Truman was President.

  • Knight comeback comes up short at state

    DES MOINES - A first half of 29 percent shooting and a near eight minute scoring drought while getting down 33-22 would be enough to dampen almost any coach’s mood.

    Not Fremont-Mills Coach Rod Williams.

    “There’s no quit in these kids. I knew, at halftime, I had no doubt, this game would be decided in the last possession,” Williams said after the game.

    Williams was right.