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Today's News

  • City Hopeful YMCA Agreement Will Secure Grant

        Some T’s still need to be crossed and some I’s dotted, but Glenwood City Administrator Brian Kissel said the YMCA of Greater Omaha intends to sign a contractual agreement with the city to manage the Charles E. Lakin Aquatic Center.
        

    The proposed $4.7 million aquatic center would be built on property adjacent to Glenwood Community High School.

  • Glenwood School menu3.18.15

    Glenwood Community Schools
    March 19-25, 2015

     

    Breakfast

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)

    Thursday – Long John and hashbrown.

    Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.

    Monday – Cereal bar, crackers and fruit.

    Tuesday – Cheese omelet, toast and fruit.

    Wednesday –Breakfast wrap and fruit.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 3.18.15

    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 March 24 – 30
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)

  • Mills County District Court 3/18/15

    Magistrate
    Lyle Mayberry
        Blake Dean Holland, Glenwood - possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.

    Judge Jeffrey L. Larson
        Nicholas Kane Hunter, Glenwood – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, sentenced to two days in county jail with credit for time served, completed Urban Dreams program, ordered to pay $1,250 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 3/18/15

    Accidents
        March 6 – A school bus driven by Brian Pavelka of Glenwood was attempting to back to the curb at the circle drive at Glenwood Community High School when the bus struck a legally parked vehicle. No injuries were reported.

  • Rams fall 65-40 in state opener

    DES MOINES - In its historic post-season run, the Glenwood boys basketball team rallied three times over favored opponents to reach the state tournament.

    Tuesday, in its first state tournament appearance in 63 years, the Rams dug themselves a hole they couldn’t dig out of.

    Top-seeded Williamsburg sprinted out to a 13-2 lead and never let Glenwood back in the game in a 65-40 victory in the quarterfinals at the Iowa State Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena.

  • Young Author Inspired By Animals

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    Adahmariyah Kelley sits in a rocking chair away from other people in the room and braids her hair into two plaits, quietly surrounded by books. She has patiently answered questions for nearly an hour, when suddenly one question about pets captures her attention.

    “I know it’s weird, but I had a pet grasshopper,” Kelley said. “He lived in a huge fish tank in my room.
    Her mother, Melissa, smiled to herself.

    “Well, it was a terrarium, not a fish tank,” Adahmariyah said.

  • New Conservation Center Planned At Pony Creek

    Mills County Conservation is preparing to build a 6,491 square-foot Environmental Education Center at Pony Creek Park.

    The $1 million facility would be owned by Mills County, but managed and occupied by the Mills County Conservation Board.

    Mills County Conservation director Jerad Getter said the environmental education center will provide education and serve as a valuable resource for both adults and children.

  • Mills County District Court 3/11/15

    Judge
    James Heckerman
        Joshua Robert Saunders, Omaha – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to 12 days in county jail with credit for time served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Devin Brandon Jackson, Mineola – possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to time served in county jail, driver’s license suspended for 180 days, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 3/11/15

    Accident
        March 6 – A vehicle driven by Chad Booton of Council Bluff was slowing to turn south off eastbound Highway 34 when a second eastbound vehicle driven by Autumn Avis of Glenwood rear ended Booton’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.