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Today's News

  • Branstad, Reynolds Hear Glen Haven Village Plan

    Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds got a first-hand look at one of the cottages on the Glenwood Resource Center that will be part of the Glen Haven Village skilled nursing facility during a one-hour whirlwind tour of the GRC campus Tuesday, May 31.

    Branstad and Reynolds also toured the On With Life brain injury treatment center and made a brief stop at Hospice With Heart, also located in a cottage on the GRC campus.

  • City Council Sets RAGBRAI Vendor Fees

    The Glenwood City Council approved an ordinance regarding permits and fees for activities associated with RAGBRAI.

    The action came during the council’s regular meeting Tuesday, April 26. Other RAGBRAI topics were addressed as well.

    Permits, Fees

    All of the fees and permit regulations are outlined in the ordinance, which is published as a legal notice in today’s edition of The Opinion-Tribune.

  • Ground Broken On Community Center

    MALVERN – Five years in the making, members of the Mills County Fair Association and more than 60 supporters and dignitaries helped break ground Thursday afternoon on the Charles E. and Florence M. Lakin Community Center.
    The $2.75 million facility will be built on the north end of the Mills County Fairgrounds.

  • Cafe Piano Player Has Lifelong Passion For Music

    MALVERN - Stop in for lunch over the noon hour at the Classic Café in Malvern and there’s a good chance you’ll catch pianist Bill Gilbert playing a familiar show tune or easy listening number.

    Gilbert, 85, comes by the café three or four times a week (usually during the lunch hour) to play the piano perched on a loft near the front window.

  • New Northeast Principal Has Long Admired District

    When the principal position at Northeast Elementary School opened up with the pending retirement of Joan Crowl, Sherry Herron practically jumped at the opportunity.

    Herron knew well and had long admired the Glenwood Community School District after shadowing Glenwood Middle School Principal Heidi Stanley while pursuing her administrator’s degree six years ago.

  • Glenwood smacks 41 kills in H-10 comeback victory

    Glenwood dropped the first game and battled back to win the final three in a 23-15, 25-14, 25-10, 25-23 victory over Shenandoah in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball last Tuesday.

  • Rams’ 49-41 victory over Harlan first since 1994

    HARLAN - In the near half century of football history between Glenwood and Harlan, several numbers stand out in a lopsided rivalry.

    46 – the number of Cyclones wins over Glenwood in its last 47 meetings.

    1994 – the year of the Rams’ one and only win in the series.
    But there is just one number that mattered Friday night in Harlan.

    49.

    As in, Glenwood 49, Harlan 41.

  • C-A-M holds off Wolverines 48-41

    MALVERN – Injury-plagued East Mills came up a touchdown short Friday night in a 48-42 setback to visiting Cumberland-Anita-Massena (C-A-M).

    The Cougars scored two touchdowns in the final five minutes of the shootout to put away a game that saw the two squads trade the lead throughout the night.

  • Parade, Coronation To Highlight Glenwood Homecoming

    More than a dozen class reunions, a Friday afternoon parade and Saturday night coronation highlight the 2016 Glenwood Homecoming celebration.

    Glenwood band parents will be hosting the 2016 homecoming parade on Friday, Sept. 23, at 1:30 p.m. The theme of this year’s parade is “Welcome to the Jungle.”

  • Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Shooting

    Sunday afternoon, the Glenwood Police Department identified the victim and a suspect charged in a fatal shooting Saturday evening on the 700 block of N. Linn Street in Glenwood.