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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.

  • Mills County District Court 7/30/14

    Magistrate
    Lyle Mayberry
        Kain Tylor Endicott, Tabor – trespassing, pleaded guilty, sentenced to time served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Erik Carlson, Nebraska City, Neb. – possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.

    Magistrate
    Kenneth Whitacre
        Kyle Mathew Geurtz, Glenwood – fifth-degree theft, pleaded guilty, sentenced to time already served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 7/30/14

    Incidents
         July 15 – Spiral Solutions & Technologies of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 17 – Kevin Nibble of Council Bluffs reported a theft.
        July 19 – Kim Thompsen of Crescent reported a theft.

        July 21 – Bank of America of Richardson, Texas, reported a theft.
        July 26 – Sharon Gr    ay of Tabor reported a burglary.
    Accidents

  • Glenwood Senior Center 7.30.14

    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.
    Week of
    July 31 – Aug. 6
    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.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 7.23.14

    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.

    Week of July 24 – 30
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)

  • Glenwood Police Reports 7/23/14

    Incidents
        July 18 - Liberty Emmart of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        July 18 - Velma Young of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft from her vehicle.