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Today's News

  • New Mills County Attorney Is Southwest Iowa Native

    A new Mills County Attorney will be in place later this month.

    Naeda Elliott, who’s worked the past six years in Iowa City with the Johnson County Attorney’s Office, has been selected by the Mills County Board of Supervisors to fill the position to replace Tricia McSorley, who resigned earlier this year to take a job with an Omaha insurance firm. Elliott, an Underwood native and University of Iowa graduate (undergraduate and law degree), was chosen from a pool of eight candidates.

  • Glenwood off to 2-1 start on diamond with win over TJ

    The Glenwood baseball team got a strong outing from starting pitcher Cole Loeffelbein and smacked 13 hits at the plate in a 6-1 road victory at Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson Friday.

    Loeffelbein threw four solid innings, allowed no earned runs and just one hit to record the win.

    Glenwood coach Kurt Schultz said his team’s strong hitting was nicely balanced by a good defensive effort.

  • Glenwood off to 2-1 start on diamond with win over TJ

    The Glenwood baseball team got a strong outing from starting pitcher Cole Loeffelbein and smacked 13 hits at the plate in a 6-1 road victory at Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson Friday.

    Loeffelbein threw four solid innings, allowed no earned runs and just one hit to record the win.

    Glenwood coach Kurt Schultz said his team’s strong hitting was nicely balanced by a good defensive effort.

  • Rams down Harlan, head to substate semis

    The Glenwood girls soccer team scored three goals in the opening 11 minutes of the second half in a 5-0 victory over Harlan in Class 2A, Region 2 soccer Friday.

    The first half ended in a scoreless tie before a few halftime adjustments helped Glenwood pull away in the second half.

    “We had a lot of shots in the first half but were having a hard time not shooting in right at the goalie,” said Glenwood coach Amy Benson.  “We talked about hitting low and hard shots during halftime to try and beat her height since she was tall.”

  • Rhodes hard work pays off with state golf bid

    Kobe Rhodes first picked up a golf club when he was 4 years old.

    As a youngster, he played in some youth tournaments, hit the ball around the links and never putting much time or effort into his time on the course.

    At age 14, Rhodes got serious – and his game seriously improved.

  • Rams’ doubles duos gain experience at state tennis

    WATERLOO - Neither of Glenwood’s two doubles teams that reached the Iowa State Tennis Doubles and Singles Tournament are coming home with medals.

    But both duos that reached state are coming home with something valuable:
    Experience.

  • Mills County To Contract With Pottawattamie County For Interim County Attorney

    Mills County is contracting with the Pottawattamie County Attorney’s Office to provide interim county attorney services until the county can hire a permanent replacement.

    The county has been without its full-time county attorney since April when Tricia McSorley resigned her post. James Burger, the assistant Mills County Attorney had assumed many of McSorley’s duties but he too submitted his resignation earlier this month. Burger’s last day is Friday.

  • Major Gift For Glen Haven Village Project

    The capital campaign for the proposed Glen Haven Village skilled nursing care facility is kicking off in a big way, thanks to a $500,000 matching gift pledge from 1962 Glenwood High School graduate Rod Rhoden.

    The gift was formally announced late last week by the Rod Rhoden Foundation with the stipulation that matching funds be raised for the project by Oct. 1.

  • Chamber Staff To Remain In Place After Separation From Economic Development Foundation

    The Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has announced that Linda Washburn and Tana Saddler have accepted the opportunity to continue to serve as the Executive Director and Executive Assistant after the chamber and Mills County Economic Development Foundation end their sharing agreement for an executive director this summer.

  • Mills Masquers To Audition For Summer Production

    The Mills Masquers will be presenting "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" as their 2016 Summer Musical.

    The diverse cast requires singers, dancers and comedians aged 13 and up. "Forum" is a bawdy musical set in ancient Rome that follows a slave named Pseudolous as he does whatever necessary to gain his freedom.