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Today's News

  • Murder Charges Filed In Glenwood Woman's Death

    A 24-year-old Council Bluffs man has been charged with murder in the death of a Glenwood woman, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety. Chad Fortner was charged Tuesday with 2nd-degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Carol Meston. 

  • Remembering Those Who Fought The Forgotten War

    Ten Korean War veterans from Mills County will travel to Washington, D.C., next Wednesday to visit the national memorial built in their honor.

  • Speech Hall of Famer

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    “Success breeds success” is the motto of Marrianne Driml.

    Driml certainly breeds success herself. She taught English, world literature and communications at Glenwood Community High School for 38 years, retiring in 2008. She coached the high school speech team for 31 years and still volunteers to help speech students.

    “I know I’ve coached 100 to 150 people,” Driml said.

  • Engine 15

    Even a normally subdued fire chief had excitement in his voice talking about the Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department’s new truck.

    “We’re tickled to death, we’ve never had anything like this since I’ve been around,” GVFD chief Butch Fidler said. “It’s too bad it wasn’t ready in time for the homecoming parade.”

  • Sudden Death

    Dale Lingle thought his 16-year-old son was simply sleeping off a late night of computer and video games when he found him still lying in bed in the middle of the afternoon  July 18.

    “He was a typical teenager. In the summer, he would stay up late on the computer and playing video games,” Dale said. “I went in to get him out of bed and he didn’t wake up.”

    More than two months after his death, Codie Lingle’s family finally knows with some certainty what caused the death of their son and brother.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 7.16.14

    Located at 20 N Vine St., Glenwood
    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.
    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday and Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon.
    10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games and Dominoes: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.

    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.50 for Seniors 60 and up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 7/16/14

    Incidents
        July 10 -Douglas Lear of Silver City reported  fraudulent practices.
        July 13 - Nicholas Wray of Pacific Junction reported a burglary.
        July 14 - Malvern Farm Service Reported a theft.

    Accidents

  • Glenwood Police Reports 7/16/14

    Incidents
        July 11 - Steve Eckhart of Glenwood reported a theft.

    Accidents
        July 12 - A vehicle driven by Colton Rausch of Glenwood was southbound on So. Hazel Street when the vehicle accelerated around a vehicle parked at a four-way stop sign, traveled through the intersection, where the driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a stop sign and came to rest in a parking lot. No injuries were reported.

  • Mills County District Court 7/16/14

    Judge Greg Steensland
        Bragun Michaelsen, Pacific Junction - violation of probation on original charges of first-degree theft, second-degree theft and third-degree theft, sentenced to time served, ordered to submit DNA, pay $3,500 civil penalties, court costs and fees.
             
    Judge Timothy O’Grady

  • Glenwood baseball routs Storm Lake in twinbill

    The Glenwood baseball team out-scored Storm Lake 28-5 in a pair of double-header victories Friday at A.C. Nuckolls Field.

    The Rams (20-9 overall, 13-6 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) plated seven runs in the first inning of a 13-0, five-inning victory in game one and then came back into the nightcap to smack 19 hits in a 15-5, five-inning win.
    Glenwood combined for 28 hits in the double-header.

    Nolan Robinson was 5-for-5 in the two games with  four RBIs. Brady Wheeler and Dru Little each recorded four hits and Corey Bertini three for Glenwood.