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Today's News

  • Young will support ‘the nominee’ in presidential race

    He didn’t go as far as endorsing him by name, but Iowa’s Third District Republican Congressman David Young indicated Friday he’s behind GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

    “I’m going to support the nominee,” Young said during a sit-down interview with The Opinion-Tribune. “I did not endorse in the primary, but I’ve always said the Republican nominee, whoever it is, is going to carry forward the Republican principles.

  • New K-9 partner joining team at Mills County Sheriff’s Office

     Valor, a German Shepherd from the Czech Republic, will soon be joining the crime-fighting team at the Mills County Sheriff’s Office.

    Deputy Josh England will serve as the K-9’s handler and will begin training with his new partner later this month.

    “By mid-September, we hope to be out on the road,” England said.
    England’s former K-9 partner, Monte, recently underwent knee surgery and will now be handled by Deputy Asa Mather.

  • More production capacity on tap for Keg Creek Brewing

    There’s some good news for craft beer lovers in the Glenwood area.

    Keg Creek Brewing Co. will soon have the capacity to produce more beer.

    Much, much, more.

    “Annually, we’re making about 350 barrels,” Keg Creek Brewing co-owner Randy Romens said. “Here in this building, we figure we’ll be able to brew 1,500 barrels and we might be able to get it up to 1,800.”

  • For The Love Of Flowers

        
        
    Take a drive through the city of Glenwood and you’re likely to come across one of Luann Edwards’ beautification projects.

  • 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.

  • 'Ramily Matters' Program In Glenwood Promotes Better Family, Community, School Communication

    A new outreach program in the Glenwood Community School District is seeking to bridge the gap between families, the schools and the community.

  • 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.