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Today's News

  • Cyndy Sell Named Citizen Of The Year

    Lifelong Glenwood resident Cyndy Sell has been namd the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Citizen of the Year.

    Sell will be recognized along with several other community betterment award winners at the chamber’s annual Betterment and Beautification Dinner and Awards program March 5 at Bodega Victoriana.

  • Rams down Atlantic in district opener

    ATLANTIC - The Glenwood boys basketball team avenged two regular-season losses to Atlantic with a 70-69 victory in the Class 3A, District 16 opener Monday in Atlantic.

    With the win, the Rams (10-12) will play Harlan (15-6) Thursday in the district finals at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln. Tip off is set for 7 p.m.
     

    “This was a great win tonight,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte after the victory over Atlantic. “It was a great district atmosphere and we came up big.”

  • Knights headed to state tournament

    RED OAK – As Adair-Casey clawed back in the fourth quarter of the Class 1A, Region 8 final Monday night, Fremont-Mills guard Macy Williams knew her team needed to do something to keep their state tournament dreams alive.

    “They were taking away our ball movement outside the three-point line, so I saw the lane open and tried to attack as much as possible and get them in foul trouble,” Macy Williams said.
    Williams did plenty of attacking in the fourth quarter.

  • Rams’ Malcom, Sherry earn state medals

    DES MOINES - Glenwood’s Matt Malcom and Anthony Sherry placed fifth and fourth respectively at the Iowa State Wrestling Meet this weekend at Wells Fargo Arena.

    Both Malcom (152) and Sherry (160) made it all the way to Friday afternoon’s semifinal round before losing there. Both went 1-1 in Saturday’s consolation matches to become the Rams’ first medal winners at state in four years.

    Glenwood coach Brad Asche said the mood of his team was disappointed but not discouraged after their performance at state.

  • Mills County District Court 2/25/15

    Judge
    James Heckerman
        Merlin Glenn Lininger, Clarinda – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to time served (credit for 14 days served in Mills, Page and Sarpy counties), ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Earl Eugene Gordon, Malvern – assault causing bodily injury or mental illness, pleaded guilty, sentenced suspended to serve 302 days in county jail with credit for time already served, one year probation, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

    Judge

  • Glenwood Police Reports 2/25/15

    Incidents
        Feb. 6 – Mahala Ehlers of Glenwood reported  criminal mischief.

  • Glenwood School menu 2.25.15

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Feb. 26 – March 4, 2015

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Cinnamon roll and hashbrown.
        Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday – Cereal bar, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – Pancake-on-a-stick and fruit.
        Wednesday – Breakfast sandwich and fruit.

    Lunch

  • Glenwood Community School Foundation Seen As Opportunity To 'Enrich Education'

    To enrich educational opportunities and foster educational excellence.

    Those two objectives are among the core principles behind the recently-created Glenwood Community School Foundation, according to Craig Patzer, a member of both the foundation’s board of directors and the Glenwood Board of Education.

    “It’s a great endeavor and a neat opportunity for people that want to give back to the community and help enrich education and opportunities for kids to become more successful,” Patzer said.

  • Sieck Begins Duties As State Legislator

    David Sieck of Glenwood, the newest member of the Iowa House of Representatives, was administered his oath of office Tuesday morning at the state capitol in Des Moines.

    The longtime Mills County resident and former president of the Iowa Corn Growers Association easily defeated Democrat Steve Adams of Red Oak, 1082-404, in a special election Tuesday, Feb. 10. for the District 23 House seat that opened when Mark Costello was elected to fill the state Senate seat vacated by Joni Ernst, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November.

  • Greenhouse On The Hill

    Imagine living in Iowa and going to work in the middle of winter to a tropical climate where you’re surrounded by an array of bright green foliage, trees, plants, ground covers, ornamental grasses and flower seedlings destined to produce colorful blooms in a few months.

    Kevin Lingren has that job as the manager and caretaker of the Glenwood Resource Center Greenhouse. It’s a job he’s held for 37 years.

    “I can’t even guess how many plants we have here in the greenhouse,” Lingren said. “It has to be thousands.”