Today's News

  • School district nearing the goal line on opening of new athletic complex

    The new $6.7 million Glenwood Community School District Activities Complex is projected to be completed one day before the Ram football team takes the field for its true home opener on Sept. 20 as part of the school district’s homecoming festivities.

  • 'Friend of Youth' For 50 Years

    The faces have changed and the programs they support have changed over the past 50 years, but the theme and mission of the Glenwood Optimists has not - “Friend of Youth.”

  • Glen Haven Village Moving Day

    Glen Haven Village residents and staff have had a week now to get settled into their new home.

    The move into the modern, state-of-the-art skilled-nursing care facility on the campus of the Glenwood Resource Center from the outdated 55-year-old Glen Haven nursing home took place Wednesday, Aug. 14.

    Moving trucks and transportation buses were running throughout the day, moving residents and their belongings from Glen Haven Home to Glen Haven Village. Teams of community volunteers assisted loading and unloading trucks at both sites.

  • The Return Of The Rex

    You could say the Rex Theatre has lived many lives.

    The classic theater on Glenwood’s Town Square has seen musical productions and Shakespeare, big bands and Vaudeville on its stage, silent films and then talkies flicker across its screen and thousands traipse through its doors seeking entertainment for over 100 years.

  • Glenwood School District Is Target of Cyber Attack

    The Glenwood Community School District is stepping up its cyber security efforts after a Ukrainian-based hacker targeted the district’s network in a “ransomware” attack.

  • Athletic complex construction ‘back on track’

    A schedule that has crews working extended days and hours and three weeks of relatively dry weather has the Glenwood Athletic Complex project nearly back on schedule, according to Glenwood Superintendent Devin Embray.

  • Congresswoman Cindy Axne Addresses Flood Recovery Funds During Mills County Visit

    Flood recovery funding dominated the discussion Sunday afternoon during U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne’s stop in Mills County.

    Iowa’s Third District representative met with constituents after touring the production facility at Keg Creek Brewing Co.

    “We’re working to get the funding to folks who need it,” Axne told her Glenwood audience. “The (disaster recovery) bill finally got passed, thank goodness, even though a lot of people tried to stop it along the way.”

  • Retired Glenwood Teacher, Coach Brian Stanley Will Miss Daily Interaction With Students, Colleagues

    Brian Stanely had a passion for teaching and coaching.

    He had to. He did it for more than 36 years.

    “This is true in every profession, if you don’t like getting up to go to work in the morning, it isn’t your cup of tea,” Stanley said while discussing his recent retirement from the Glenwood Community School District. “It’s the kids. You’re able to interact and have a good time with the kids every day.”

  • Silver City Park to Be Named After Former Mayor, County Supervisor, State Representative Gerald Jones

    SILVER CITY - A longtime public servant is being honored by his hometown of Silver City.
    Later this month, the name of Gerald Jones will be added to the official name of the city’s Centennial Park on Main Street.

    Jones, who resides in Silver City with his wife Janet, served on the Silver City Board of Education for four years before being elected mayor, a position he held for 26 years. He also spent three years on the Mills County Board of Supervivors before being elected to the Iowa House of Representatives, where he spent five years.

  • Arrests Tied To String Of Pacific Junction Burglaries

    Ten Mills County residents and two individuals from Council Bluffs suspected of being involved in a string of burglaries in the flood-ravaged Pacific Junction area have been arrested over the past two weeks. The suspects face multiple felony charges, including on-going criminal conduct, first-degree theft, second-degree theft and third-degree burglary.