Today's News

  • Opinion-Tribune Bringing Abraham Lincoln Impersonator, Civil War Encampment To Glenwood Saturday

    As Glenwood celebrates its heritage this weekend with the annual Keg Creek Days, The Opinion-Tribune will participate by adding two major components of the era in which the newspaper was founded: Abraham Lincoln and a Union army encampment, complete with a cannon used in the Civil War.

    Lee Williams, a nationally-recognized Lincoln impersonator, will make three presentations Saturday afternoon from the perspective of the nation’s 16th president.

  • East Mills working with DNR on lagoon issue

    East Mills School District officials say a lagoon located on the elementary school campus near Hastings poses no health concerns for students or staff but the district will comply with an Iowa Department of Natural Resources request to more closely monitor water discharge levels.

  • GCSD tabs Meco-Henne for auxiliary gym project

    Barring any unforeseen setbacks, Glenwood Community High School will break ground on its new auxiliary gymnasium and locker room in mid-September.

    On Monday, the Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors unanimously approved a construction bid of $3.22 million by Omaha-based contractors Meco-Henne to build the gymnasium addition on the northeast side of the high school that will house a new locker room and allow for an expanded weight room and wrestling room.

  • Mills County District Court 8/20/14

    Kathleen Kilnoski
        Johnathan Robert Sibbitt, Glenwood - domestic abuse assault impeding air/blood flow causing injury, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, two years probation, ordered to submit DNA, pay court costs and fees.
        Richard Jerald Driscoll, Sidney – O.W.I. (third offense), pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to 30 days in county jail with credit for time already served, two years probation, driver’s license revoked for six years, ordered to pay $3,125 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 8.20.14

    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. 21-27
     (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.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 8/20/14

        July 31 – Jerry Richardson of Tabor reported a theft.
        July 30 – Teresa Shannon of Malvern reported a theft.
        Aug. 2 - Gerald Nibbe of Council Bluffs reported a theft.
        Aug. 3 – Karla Hall of Emerson reported a theft.
        Aug. 4 – C&M Café of Malvern reported a theft.
        Aug. 4 – Glenn Houtchens of Malvern reported criminal mischief.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 8/20/14

        Aug. 5 – Michael Korperski of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        Aug. 9 – Lindsey Krause of Glenwood reported a simple assault.
        Aug. 7 – The Glenwood Public Library reported  criminal mischief.


  • 'Going once, going twice'

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

  • Memorial Dedicated To Fallen Four

    Loved ones and friends of Dennis Chaney, Steven Benscoter, Dale Aspedon and Jay Bock were among about 100 people in attendance at the Glenwood Cemetery Saturday morning for the dedication of a Veterans’ Memorial Plaza built in honor of the four motorcyclists who died in August 2010 after being struck by a drunk driver while riding together in an Interstate 29 construction zone near Little Sioux.

  • Glenwood School menu 8.13.14

    Glenwood Community Schools  Aug. 14-20

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday - Long John and hashbrown.
        Friday - Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday - Cereal, crackers and fruit.
        Tuesday - Breakfast wrap and fruit.
        Wednesday - Cereal, crackers and fruit.
        Thursday - Hamburger on a bun, baked French fries, sliced tomatoes, chilled peaches, milk.