Today's News

  • PTA Spearheading Playground Equipment Campaign

    The Glenwood PTA is spearheading a campaign to replace and upgrade playground equipment at West and Northeast elementary schools.

    PTA president Jodi Hilsabeck said the PTA began realizing more than two years ago that the condition of the playground equipment at both schools needed to be addressed.

    “At that time, we were starting to see a need,” she said. “The equipment was beginning to break down so we decided to pull together some preliminary plans on how to upgrade the playground equipment.”

  • Wisconsin Firm To Build Ag Distribution Facility In Mills County

    Mills County economic development officials hosted the ground breaking for a new agricultural-based industrial project Tuesday afternoon on a 43-acre site in northwest Mills County.

  • It's Homecoming Week In Glenwood

    It appears Mother Nature is going to provide nice late-summer weather for the annual Glenwood Homecoming celebration this weekend.

    Several official and unofficial activities are planned as part of the celebration - most notably the annual homecoming parade on Town Square Friday afternoon and the grand opening of the new Glenwood Community School District Activities Complex for Friday night’s football game against Dallas Center Grimes. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

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into the modern, state-of-the-art skilled-nursing care facility on the campus of the Glenwood Resource Center from the outdated 55-year-old Glen Haven nursing home took place Wednesday, Aug. 14.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