Today's News

  • Glenwood Pursuing RAGBRAI For 2015
  • Glenwood Senior Center 8.6.14

    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 Aug. 7-13
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.50 for Seniors 60 and up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 8/6/14

        July 31 – Mark Hughes Construction of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 31 – Fidel Fajardo-Acosta reported an identity theft.
        Aug. 2 – McDonald’s restaurant reported a theft.


  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 8/6/14

        July 28 – Ruby Milsap of Malvern reported a theft.

  • Mills County District Court 8/6/14

    James Richardson
        Cody A Leet, Glenwood – driving a motor vehicle on an expired license, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $50 fine, court costs and fees.

    Jessica Maschka of Glenwood was mistakenly listed as a defendant in the district court proceedings published in the July 30 edition of The Opinion-Tribune. She has not been accused or charged of the offense listed.

  • Trajet Building, Nebraska GOP Chair Tied To Controversy

    At first glance, the two buildings couldn’t be more dissimilar.
    One was a church built in the 19th century and sits on a small lot near downtown Red Oak, the other a former meat packing house and factory, built nearly 100 years later on 5.6 acres in an industrial section of Glenwood.

    But what may differentiate them the most is their assessed value: the former Red Oak church, about $6,500, the industrial building in Glenwood, a little more than $455,000.

  • City Moving Forward With Pool Plan

    The city of Glenwood is moving forward with its “Option 2” plan for construction of an outdoor swimming pool and aquatic center on property adjacent to Glenwood Community High School.

    Glenwood residents will be able to hear specifics on the plan at an Aug. 11 town hall meeting at City Hall, one night before a public hearing takes place on the matter during a regular meeting of the city council.

  • City Suspends Library Director For 3 Days

    Glenwood Public Library Director Jenny Ellis was placed on a three-day suspension without pay following a closed-session meeting with members of the Glenwood City Council, library board and City Hall staff Tuesday, July 22.

  • Mills County District Court 7/30/14

    Lyle Mayberry
        Kain Tylor Endicott, Tabor – trespassing, pleaded guilty, sentenced to time served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Erik Carlson, Nebraska City, Neb. – possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.

    Kenneth Whitacre
        Kyle Mathew Geurtz, Glenwood – fifth-degree theft, pleaded guilty, sentenced to time already served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 7/30/14

         July 15 – Spiral Solutions & Technologies of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 17 – Kevin Nibble of Council Bluffs reported a theft.
        July 19 – Kim Thompsen of Crescent reported a theft.

        July 21 – Bank of America of Richardson, Texas, reported a theft.
        July 26 – Sharon Gr    ay of Tabor reported a burglary.