.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • School Board Approves Funds For Speakers, Liaison Officer

    The Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors has approved payments for a pair of speakers this spring at the high school.

    The board unanimously approved a total of $3,350 in speaking fees at last Monday’s regular monthly board meeting.
    Glenwood Superintendent Devin Embray said he didn’t feel the fees were an unreasonable sum.

  • Welcome Newcomers Mills County

    The desire to spread the word about a community she considers to be “one of the best kept secrets in Iowa,” is the inspiration behind Anne Smith’s decision to bring back a newcomers welcome program to the Glenwood area.

    The community has been void of a welcome service for new residents since late 2011 when Suzanne Tuma retired from operating her Glenwood Newcomers business. Smith, who retired last year from a 22-year career with the Mills County Public Health Office, said she’s looking forward to her new venture.

  • Glenwood Man, 61, Faces Charges After Standoff With Police

    A 61-year-old Glenwood man is facing multiple charges following a standoff with law enforcement officers Tuesday night, March 8.

    Around 6:30 p.m., Glenwood Police officers responded to a call about a domestic disturbance involving an armed man at 914 Green St.

    The victim inside the residence was able to escape and then informed  police officers that the man inside, later identified as Thomas Sawyer, had firearms and one was loaded.

  • Glenwood Cemetery Lot Fees Could Be Going Up

    The fee for purchasing a lot at the Glenwood Cemetery could be going up.

    At the recommendation of the Glenwood Cemetery Board, the Glenwood City Council is considering a proposal that would raise the cost of a lot at the Glenwood Cemetery from $600 to $650.

    In a meeting with city council members last week, Glenwood Cemetery sexton Mike Collins said the $650 lot fee would keep Glenwood’s pricing lower than Council Bluffs’, but higher than some other southwest communities outside the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area.

  • Rams rally from 20 down to win district title

    After abysmal first half shooting and its largest halftime deficit of the season, Glenwood rallied back from 20 points down over the final 16 minutes to defeat Atlantic 63-61 in the Class 3A, District final finals at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln tonight.

    “These kids have heart and they have grit,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte after the game. “At halftime, there was no doubt in their minds that they were going to come back and win this game.”

  • Cinderella Coming To Orpheum Theater In March

    Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play Omaha’s Orpheum Theater Tuesday, March 15, through Sunday, March 20. The touring production is part of the Omaha Performing Arts Broadway series.

  • STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

    Five wrestlers from Glenwood and three from East Mills remain in contention after one day at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines.

    The Rams’ Trevor Anderson (126) and Matt Malcom won their opening matches to advance to Friday’s quarterfinal round.

    Anderson scored a 7-6 decision over Nate Lasher of Charles City while Malcom pinned Williamsburg’s Colton Lewis in 1:59.

    East Mills went 3-1 in opening round matches with Josh Hopkins (152), Luke Stortenbecker (145) and Anthony Ossman (285) all winning their openers.

  • Glenwood clinches share of Hawkeye 10 title

    63 years was long enough, according to Glenwood coach Curt Schulte.

    His Rams had just knocked off Red Oak 64-42 and wrapped up a share of the Hawkeye 10 Conference title – the school’s first since 1952.

    “This feels great,” Schulte said after the game, still holding the game ball with a Hawkeye 10 Conference Champions t-shirt slung over his shoulder. “The kids are excited. They wanted this. This was one of our goals since the summer. This is something we were shooting for and it was great to get it tonight.”

  • Card Shower for Peggy Carlson

    Peggy Calrson of Glenwood is celebrating her 91st birthday Jan. 29. Her daughter is hosting a card shower. Cars can be mailed to Tabor Manor Care Center Box 180 Tabor, IA 51653. 

  • Glenwood goes on road for 81-52 victory

    SHENANDOAH – A close look at the numbers for the Glenwood boys basketball team a trend appears: 74 points.
    In eight of its 11 wins this season, the Rams, who are fifth in Class 3A averaging 70 points per game, have matched or exceeded 74 points.

    Glenwood scored 81 Friday.