2 weeks 3 days ago
It takes a special kind of person to be a pediatrician - one who understands and appreciates the family dynamics that often come with the job. Dr. Kari Simonsen, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and Pediatrician-in-Chief at Children’s...

Jessica Burdic with one of the colorful flower baskets available at The Blooming Barn in Malvern.
2 weeks 3 days ago
It’s the most colorful place in Mills County. With annuals, perennials and hanging baskets galore, The Blooming Barn is bursting with color and bustling with gardeners and flower lovers looking for that perfect plant to place in the garden or basket to hang on the deck or patio. The nursery,...

The mural to be painted on the south side of Glenwood City Hall will be 21 feet high and 121 feet wide.
3 weeks 2 days ago
A Mills County artist is bringing the beauty of the Loess Hills to Glenwood’s Town Square. Artist Emily McQueen, owner of the Fine Arts On Fifth gallery in Malvern, has been hired to create a mural depicting the Loess Hills on the south side of the Glenwood City Hall building. Work on the  mural...

Construction work on Redbud Avenue and Locust Street (below) is projected to be completed around July 1.
Getting around Glenwood for the next six weeks is going to be a little challenging for motorists. Two major road projects – one on Redbud Avenue...
May 21, 2024, 5:34 PM

The Glenwood Aquatic Center is scheduled to open Monday, May 27.
The Glenwood Aquatic Center is scheduled to open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. Glenwood City Administrator Amber Farnan said she’s optimistic  the...
May 21, 2024, 5:26 PM

A 2016 ordinance allowing chickens within the city limits of Glenwood was repealed by the city council in 2021.
It apprears, the great Glenwood chicken debate is heating up again. Three years after the city council repealed a controversial 2016 ordinance that...
May 21, 2024, 5:19 PM

Construction work on Redbud Avenue and Locust Street (below) is projected to be completed around July 1.
Getting around Glenwood for the next six weeks is going to be a little challenging for motorists. Two major road projects – one on Redbud Avenue heading in and out of town near Glenwood Community High School and one on North Locust Street – will force motorists to take alternate routes and detours...
May 21, 2024

News


  • Construction work on Redbud Avenue and Locust Street (below) is projected to be completed around July 1.
    May 21, 2024
    Getting around Glenwood for the next six weeks is going to be a little challenging for motorists.Two major road projects – one on Redbud Avenue heading in and out of town near Glenwood...

  • The Glenwood Aquatic Center is scheduled to open Monday, May 27.
    May 21, 2024
    The Glenwood Aquatic Center is scheduled to open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.Glenwood City Administrator Amber Farnan said she’s optimistic  the facility will be open for a full season...

  • A 2016 ordinance allowing chickens within the city limits of Glenwood was repealed by the city council in 2021.
    May 21, 2024
    It apprears, the great Glenwood chicken debate is heating up again.Three years after the city council repealed a controversial 2016 ordinance that allowed chickens to be raised within the city limits...

Sports

  • May 20, 2024
    DES MOINES - The Glenwood boys and girls track team combined to win 10 medals at the Iowa State Track and Field Meet in Des Moines .Competing on the “Blue Oval” of Drake Stadium, the Ram...

  • Danika Arnold won the 200-meters and added a state bid in the 400 at Thursday’s state qualifiying meet.
    May 13, 2024
    ATLANTIC - The Glenwood boys and girls track teams qualified for this week’s Iowa State Track Meet in 20 events at the Class 3A state qualifying meet in Atlantic Thursday.The top two finishers...

  • Emily Madison won the high jump at the Southwest Valley Co-ed Relays with a top leap of five feet, two inches.
    May 6, 2024
    The Fremont-Mills girls won five events and captured the team title at the Southwest Valley Co-ed Relays Thursday in Corning.Fremont-Mills had a strong showing from its relays while racking up 129...

Features


  • Pat Staebell retired as the school counselor at Northeast Elementary at the end of the school year. He was a counselor at the school for 32 years.
    June 6, 2023
    Pat Staebell, the only school counselor Northeast Elementary has ever known, retired at the end of the 2022-23 school year.The LeMars native has been a fixture at the school since 1991.“I still...

  • GCHS Interim Principal Lorraine Duitsman
    May 30, 2023
     A new principal isn’t the only change coming to Glenwood Community High School.Following Principal Cole Albright’s sudden resignation earlier this month, the Glenwood Board of...

  • The Rhapsody In Gold vocal jazz choir from Glenwood Community High School earned a sixth-place trophy at last week’s Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships in Spirit Lake. From left: baritone Connor Edick, alto Evan Belt, tenor Dallis Taylor, soprano Aubrey Mullanix and bass Aaron McQueen.
    April 4, 2023
    The group may be small in numbers, but the Glenwood Jazz Choir made a loud statement at last week’s Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships.The five-member ensemble brought home a sixth-place trophy from...

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