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Today's News

  • AHST first, Fremont-Mills second at Knight invite

    Fremont-Mills got first place medals in the shot put, discus and shuttle hurdle relay and got second place finishes in four other events but it was not enough as A-H-S-T won the team title at the Knight Invitational in Tabor last Friday.

    A-H-S-T finished with 145 points. Fremont-Mills scored 110 for second place.

    Corrine Schoening (shot put) and Brandi Menicucci (discus) swept the throwing events for the Knights. Lauren Alley placed third in the high jump and Mindy Lorimor was also third in the long jump.

  • Rams suffer first conference setback

    The Glenwood boys soccer team suffered its first Hawkeye 10 loss of the season last Tuesday with a 2-0 setback to Harlan.

    “This was a tough match, they just out hustled us they won most of the 50/50 balls and they scored when they had to,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist. “We had our changes but couldn't get one in. They just kept pressing the whole game, they made things happen the whole 80 minutes.”

    Artist said the shots on goal were about equal but his team got unorganized and when that happens, he said, things just didn't work.

  • Feeling The Pain

    Mills County deputies began carrying Tasers last month, but not before they experienced first-hand what it feels like to be on the receiving end of a jolt from one of the electronic control devices.

    The deputies took turns at being Tasered during a training session inside the Glenwood Wrestling Building. Mills County Sheriff Gene Goos said the exercise is a requirement for all law enforcement officers who carry a Taser.

  • DHS Responds To Push For GRC Closure

    A Department of Human Services spokesman said there are no plans to shutter the Glenwood Resource Center, despite a written report by a watch dog group asking the state to close the state’s largest facility for the mentally handicapped.

  • Kim Clark Resigns From City Council

    Glenwood has a vacant seat on its city council.

    Kim Clark has resigned from her Ward 3 seat, effective Monday, April 27.

    Clark’s letter of resignation was formally presented at the April 28 regular meeting of the city council. Clark was not in attendance at the meeting.

    Her letter of resignation was brief and offered no explanation for her decision to resign.

    “I have decided to resign my position on the Glenwood City Council effective Monday, April 27, 2009. I have enjoyed serving my fellow neighbors and citizens of Glenwood.”

  • Still A Community Bank

    TABOR – First State Bank of Tabor is under new ownership, but customers won’t notice any changes in the day-to-day operations of the long-standing financial institution. The bank was acquired on April 14 by Glenwood Bancorporation, the holding company for Glenwood State Bank.

  • Bridge To Be Built By 2013

    After nearly 20 years of political maneuvering, discussion and debate, the U.S. Highway 34 – Missouri River Bridge is finally going to happen.

    That’s the word from the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT).

    “We’re looking at starting to acquire property in earnest starting late this summer,” said IDOT district engineer John Selmer. “You’ll probably see hard construction occurring in 2011 and it will take us until the end of 2013 to complete the whole project.”

  • Hawkeye 10 Honors

    Four of the 20 members of the Hawkeye 10 Conference All-Academic Team are students at Glenwood Community High School.

    Alexa Bledsoe, Annaleah Herrman, Jonathan Schoening and Nicole Sowers were recognized as members of the team at a banquet in Atlantic on April 8.

    Ms. Bledsoe is the vice president of the National Honor Society, captain of the tennis team, an individual speech participant and a member of the Reach/SADD Advisory Council. She plans to study architectural engineering at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

  • Historic Day For Same-sex Couples

    On July 16, 1988, June Focken and Carol McCormick professed their love and commitment to one another in a ceremony performed by a minister from the Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha. After the ceremony, Focken and McCormick were presented with a certificate of holy union, a document that signified their bond, but carried absolutely no weight in the eyes of the law.

  • Opening New Doors on the Hill

    More than 60 years later, Carol Henderson can still recall vivid details of her first visit to the Glenwood Resource Center.

    The callous way the doctor paraded out patients on stage for her freshman class from Treynor High School to see. The dull gray walls of the corridors. The cold, cavernous brick dormitories.