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Today's News

  • Law Enforcement Center Dedication Set For Sept. 30

    A public dedication ceremony for the new Mills County Jail / Law Enforcement Center, located at 600 Industrial Ave. in Glenwood, has been scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 30.

    An open house is planned from 5:30-7 p.m. with a formal dedication and opening of a time capsule from the county’s existing jail (built in 1915) scheduled for 6 p.m.

    The Mills County Sheriff’s Office is expected to make the move to its new facility in mid-October.

  • New Highway, Bridge Will Mean More Responsibilities For First Responders

    Mills County’s interim 911 Communications Center director Larry Hurst said the extension of Highway 34 west of Interstate 29 later this fall will put additional pressure and responsibilities on emergency responders, from Pacific Junction and Glenwood.

    “More pavement means there’s going to be more area to cover and increases in response times,” Hurst said. “There’s going to be a lot bigger demand for fire and rescue services once that area develops.”

  • Absentee Ballots Nov. 4 2014 Election

        Ballots for the Nov. 4 general election absentee voting in Mills County are available now at the Mills County Auditor’s Office.
        To request an absentee ballot, call the Mills County Auditor’s Office at 527-3146 or go to www.millscoia.us and print off a request and mail it in to the auditor’s office. You may vote at the auditor’s office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.     

  • Glenwood Police Reports 9/24/14

    Incidents
        Sept. 16 -  Mariah Storrow of Glenwood reported a harassment.
        Sept. 22 - Loleta Cadena of Glenwood reported a theft.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 9/24/14

    Incidents
        Sept. 18 – Paul Johnson of Glenwood reported a forgery.
        Sept. 20 – Justin Hilworth of Omaha reported criminal mischief.
    Accidents
        Sept. 18 – A vehicle driven by Brigham Timm of Malvern proceeded through a yield sign on Marion Avenue and collided with a second vehicle driven by Brandy Welch of Hastings, who was westbound on East Fourth Street. Minor injuries were reported at the scene but no one was transported to the hospital.

  • Mills County District Court 9/24/14

        Judge Mark Eveloff
        Terry Joe Halvin, Red Oak – driving with an expired license, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $50 fine, court costs and fees.
        Michael Franklin Pollock, Omaha – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $315 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood School menu 9.24.14

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Sept. 25- Oct. 1, 2014

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday - Long John and hashbrown.
        Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday - Cereal, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday – French toast sticks w/syrup and fruit.
        Wednesday – Cereal, crackers and fruit.

    Lunch

  • Wolverines place third at East Union tournament

    The East Mills volleyball team finished 3-1 and placed third at the East Union Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday in Afton.

    The Wolverines (9-8 overall, 3-1 in the Corner Conference) finished 3-0 in pool play by defeating Lamoni 21-5, 21-17, Mt. Ayr 24-22, 12-21, 15-12 and East Union 21-14, 17-21, 15-9.

    East Mills fell to Shenandoah in the semifinals 26-28, 11-25 to finish third.

  • Knights go on road for 59-14 victory

    The Fremont-Mills football team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 59-14 victory on the road at Nishnabotna Friday.

    The Knights racked up 340 total yards, including 252 on the ground behind  a pair of 100-yard rushing games by Spencer Phillips and Parker Powers.

    Phillips finished with 119 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and Powers ran for 101 yards and a score on just six carries.

  • Rams drop third straight close game on grid

    Six points.

    A touchdown here, a couple of field goals there.

    That’s the sum total of the difference between Glenwood being potentially 4-0 and not its current 1-3 following Friday’s third straight close loss of the season in a 12-8 setback at Winterset.

    After opening the season with a 41-24 victory over Red Oak, the Rams have dropped three straight by a total of six points.