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Today's News

  • Accidents Mar Opening Of Interchange, Westbound 34

    Four collisions at the intersection of 195th St. and Highway 34 within 40 hours of Thursday’s opening of the Highway 34 westbound overpass and redesigned Interstate 29 interchange in western Mills County left two people hospitalized with serious injuries and Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) officials taking extra measures to prevent future accidents.

  • Crash Victim Was Riding Stolen Motorcycle

    A motorcyclist being pursued by the Iowa State Patrol was arrested and transported to an Omaha hospital after crashing the stolen bike in Mills County shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23.

    Chad Larsen, 36, of Council Bluffs crashed in the ditch of the eastbound lane of U.S. Highway 34, approximately one-half mile east of Highway 275 (Tabor turnoff). He attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended and arrested after climbing over a barbed-wire fence and falling down repeatedly while trying to get away through a nearby farm field.

  • Kickin' It With The KISS

    Kenny Spencer admits he never envisioned his career in professional football leading to a prominent role on a reality TV show or personal friendships with rock-and-roll music legends Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS fame.

    Spencer, a 2005 Glenwood Community High School graduate, is the place kicker for the LA KISS, an Arena Football League (AFL) team partially owned by the two band members from KISS and the focus of the 10-week 4th and Loud docu-series that began airing in August on Tuesday nights on AMC (9 p.m. CDT).

  • Knights’ Hurley, Powers earn medals at state track

    Fremont-Mills’ Kelsey Hurley medaled in three events and Parker Powers was fourth in the 110-meter hurdles at the Class 1A Iowa State Track and Field Meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

    The Knight girls finished with 20.5 points to place 10th in the girls Class 1A standing. Hudson was the girls champion with 72 points.

  • Glenwood girls10th at state track, boys place 13th

    The Glenwood girls won five medals and placed a program-best 10th overall in the Class 3A standings with a school record 24 team points at the Iowa State Track and Field Meet in Des Moines.

    Davenport Assumption was the girls team champion with 79 points.
    But it was his own team Glenwood coach Brad Rasmussen was more impressed by.

  • Mills County Sheriff 5.27.15

    Incidents
        May 14 – Karen Gonzalez of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        May 14 – Chrissy Butler of Silver City reported a theft.

    Accidents

  • Mills County District Court 5.27.15

    Judge
    Richard H. Davidson
        Billy Walsh, Pacific Junction – animal abuse, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year probation, ordered to undergo psychological evaluation, pay $625 civil penalty, court costs and fees.
        Carley Marie-Jene Hunter, Glenwood – child endangerment – bodily injury, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, sentenced to two years probation, ordered to pay $750 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Police 5.27.15

    Incidents
        May 15 – Glenwood Senior Center reported a burglary and criminal mischief.
        May 15 – Glenwood Public Library reported an attempted burglary and criminal mischief.

    Accidents
        May 14 - A vehicle driven by Karen Callaway of Pacific Junction was turning right into the McDonald’s parking lot when a second car, driven by Susanna Weber of Glenwood rear-ended Callaway’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.

  • Glenwood girls, boys looking to compete on last day of state track meet

     The Glenwood girls track team sits at 18 points and in a tie for seventh place heading into Saturday’s final day at the Iowa State Track and Field Meet in Des Moines.

    The girls will run in the shuttle hurdle relay finals Saturday morning with a final chance at points. Assumption leads in the girls standings with 49 points.

    The Glenwood boys place (36th) and team points (two) after two days at the state track meet may seem disappointing but with four final events yet to be run the Rams have plenty of chances to climb the leaders board.

  • The Last Lap

    As the Glenwood girls track team circled the track in their triumphant victory lap celebrating the team’s second straight Hawkeye 10 Conference title at Ram Memorial Field, Glenwood coach Brad Rasmussen could only watch.

    And cry.

    The usually stoic longtime coach couldn’t hold back the tears as he watched his team surrounded by reporters. All the coach wanted to do was celebrate with his team.