Today's News

  • Glenwood Police Reports 9-18

        Aug. 21 – Gayle Spetman of Council Bluffs reported a theft.
        Sept. 1 – Jake Champ of Clarinda reported a theft of his vehicle.

        Aug. 30 – A vehicle driven by Trace Yager of Pacific Junction failed to yield at a stop sign at the intersection of Vine and Fifth Streets, where the vehicle collided with a second vehicle driven by Jesse Studey of Glenwood.

  • mills County District Court 9/18/13

    Susan Christensen
        Raymond Lee Kalkas, Imogene – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to three days in county jail, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Preston Wayne Mathis, Glenwood – second-degree harassment, pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to one year probation, ordered to obtain psychological evaluation, pay court costs and fees.

  • Outside the Box: Glimpsing the garage sale psyche

    Since I was a child I’ve always liked garage sales.

    I can’t really explain why, other than I really like a good deal and I’m a bit of a snoop.

    Let me explain that last part.

    Rummaging through other’s peoples garage sale items – those old rollers skates, that cat print sweatshirt, a ThighMaster caked in dust – is a bit like being a detective sifting through evidence. It’s a glimpse into the psyche of a person. You can tell a lot about a person by what they sell and how much they sell it for.

  • East Mills stays perfect with 41-7 road victory

    East Mills’ Logan Currin threw for a career-high 289 yards and four touchdowns while the Wolverine defense held Riverside to just 30 yards rushing in a 41-7, Class A District 9 football victory Friday.

    “We knew this would be a physical, athletic team and kids wanted to come out and make sure we made a statement early,” said East Mills coach Andy Irwin.

    With the Bulldogs determined to slow the Wolverines’ running game, they loaded the box. Currin,  the East Mills signal-caller, was ready.

  • A-D-M edges Glenwood in wild district shootout

    A-D-M edged Glenwood 48-38 in a wild, Class 3A District 1 match up that saw both teams combine for more than 900 yards and 12 touchdowns Friday in Adel.

    For Glenwood a little too much Tiger offense proved the difference.

  • F-M rolls to homecoming victory

    TABOR – It was a happy homecoming for Fremont-Mills Friday night as the Knights rolled to a hard-fought 45-34 victory over CAM.

    Quarterback Jason Rusten passed for three touchdowns and ran for another as the Knights improved their record to 2-1.

    “They (CAM) were everything we expected,” Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen said. “Physically, I thought we were able to handle them. Defensively, I thought we played well until we’d have a blown assignment.”

  • Knights sweep Wolverines in Corner Conference

    TABOR - Andrea McClary and Madison Powers combined for 16 kills as Fremont-Mills swept East Mills 25-19, 25-16, 25-16 in Corner Conference volleyball  Thursday.

    The Knights (4-1 overall, 1-1 in the conference) led throughout the match with their strong hitting. Fremont-Mills hit .141 as a team and added 10 ace serves.

    Delaney Langfelt had 27 assists for the Knights.

    East Mills was led by Kendra Croghan and Stephanie Frink with six kills each. Emmy Duysen had nine set assists and two aces.

  • Blum, Bahr, Staiert Elected To School Board

    Incumbents Dave Blum and Ann Staiert along with newcomer Michelle Bahr have been elected to serve on the Glenwood School Board.

    Blum, Bahr and Staiert were the top three finishers for three at-large seats in Tuesday's school board election, tallying 283, 281 and 268 votes respectively. Incumbent Henry Clark finished in fourth place with 163 votes.

  • Administrator Resigns After Getting 2nd Ticket For DUS

    A Glenwood Community School District administrator has resigned after being ticketed a second time in 11 days for driving under a suspended license (DUS).

    The resignation of Joseph Giangreco, the district’s director of student services since 2009, was accepted Monday night following a 51-minute, closed-door discussion by the Glenwood Board of Education.

  • Restoring The Stars and Stripes

    It’s called the National 9/11 Flag, but as Denny and Carolyn Deters will attest, the tattered flag that survived the World Trade Center explosions is recognized today as a symbol of our nation’s resilience and compassionate response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

    “What we say at the foundation is that we’re not about 9/11, we’re about 9/12,” Carolyn said. “We’re really about the compassion the rest of the country showed to New York after 9/11.”