Today's News

  • 2012-2013 All-Mills County Basketball Teams


    Dakota Thomas, Sr., Fremont-Mills

    First-year starter led Knights with 14.4 points per game and was second with 7.4 rebounds per game.


    Colden Hillyer, Sr., East Mills

    Senior led East Mills in scoring (13.5 per game) and blocked shots (2.5 per game) and was second in rebounding (8.6 per game).


    Keegan Wederquist, So., East Mills

    First-year starter averaged 11.5 points per game while leading the Wolverines with 10 rebounds per game.


  • Administrative Law Judge Selected For Principal's Hearing

    The administrative law judge who will preside over the hearing that will decide the fate of suspended Glenwood Principal Kerry Newman has been selected.

    Kathy Collins Reilly, an adjunct professor at Drake University Law School and former legal director of the School Administrators of Iowa, has been tabbed to serve as administrative law judge in Newman’s yet-to-be scheduled hearing.

  • Date, Venue For Principal's Hearing Yet To Be Determined

    Glenwood Community Schools Superintendent Devin Embray expects a hearing concerning Glenwood Community High School principal Kerry Newman’s job status to take place in the coming weeks, but the date and location are yet to be determined.

    In a closed-door meeting on Feb. 12,  the Glenwood School Board voted unanimously to consider terminating Newman’s contract.
    Newman had been the subject of an investigation by Embray since being placed on paid administrative leave Jan. 18.

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 02/27/13

        Feb. 9 – Donald Hopp of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Feb. 9 – Tristen Smith of Emerson reported a burglary.
        Feb. 11 – Mark Perina of Omaha reported a theft.
        Feb. 11 – Diana Asmussen of Encinitas, Calif. reported a theft.
        Feb. 11 – Eileen Fleming of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Feb. 14 – Brian Beattie of Malvern reported a burglary.

  • Glenwood Community School District Menu 2/27/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Feb. 28 - March 6, 2013

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Breakfast Pizza
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday – Pancake & Sausage


  • Cowboys down Wolverines 53-37 in district semifinals

        They say it’s hard to beat the same basketball team four times in a season.
        Don’t tell that to Sidney.
        The Cowboys forced 18 turnovers and held East Mills to just 14 points and five field goals in the first half to score their fourth win over the Wolverines this season with a 53-37 victory in the Class 1A, District 13 semifinals last Tuesday.

  • Winter Not Going Away

    Winter isn’t going away anytime soon.

    That’s the message Mother Nature has been sending over the past week as a pair of winter storms barreled through the nation’s midsection. The first storm came through Thursday and early Friday morning, dropping 8 inches of snow in the Glenwood area and over 9 inches in other areas of southwest Iowa.

  • Fundraising Begins For Fairgrounds Building

    MALVERN - The Mills County Fair Board has started its fundraising effort for   the Mills County Community Center and Extension/Outreach building that  will  be constructed on the southwest corner of the Mills County Fairgrounds in Malvern.

  • Principal Fighting To Keep Her Job

    Glenwood Community High School Principal Kerry Newman said she hand delivered the necessary paperwork to the Glenwood Community School District’s central office Monday to appeal the Glenwood Board of Education’s recommendation to terminate her contract.

    Newman has been the subject of an investigation by school district superintendent  Devin Embray since being placed on paid administrative leave Jan. 18.

  • Glenwood boys’ season ends with loss to Harlan

        “We ran into a buzz saw.”
    That’s how Glenwood head coach Curt Schulte would describe his team’s 79-53 loss at the hands of Harlan in Monday’s Class 3A, District 16 opening round.
    Harlan had five players score in double figures, hit nine three pointers and never let Glenwood within 15 points over the final two quarters.