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Today's News

  • Mills County Relay For Life Set For Saturday, June 9

    The 22nd annual Mills County Relay For Life (RFL) will be held Saturday, June 9, at Glenwood Lake Park. The event will begin with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. and conclude with fireworks after the 10 p.m. closing ceremonies.

    The relay is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. This year’s relay will mark the third time the event is being held at the Davies Amphitheater and Glenwood Lake Park.

  • County Supervisor Richard Crouch Tops Challenger John Stacey In Republican Party Primary

    Incumbent Mills County Supervisor Richard Crouch advanced to the November general election by defeating challenger John Stacey, 600-268, in the June 5 Republican primary election.

  • Glenwood boys soccer season ends in district semifinals

    A two goal burst just before halftime turned a back-and-fourth 1-0 game into an insurmountable lead for Harlan in a 6-1 victory over Glenwood in the Class 2A, Substate 8 semifinals in Harlan last Wednesday.

    “We played a very good team tonight,” said Glenwood coach Cort Lovato. “They are fast and move the ball very well at all three levels of the field. We were able to play with them during stretches, however they were able to capitalize on our mistakes and put some in the net.”

  • Ram softball opens season 3-0

    Sydney Biermann and Brielle Smith each smacked home runs for Glenwood in a Hawkeye 10 Conference softball sweep of Council Bluffs St. Albert Thursday.

    Biermann tossed a 1-hitter in the Rams’ 10-0, five inning game one win. The junior struck out 10 and helper her cause at the plate with a grand slam and five total runs driven in for the game.

    In game two, Taryn Bertini recorded the win in the circle in the 13-1 victory that was stopped after three innings.
    Smith belted a two-run home run and Brooklyn Hanshaw stole four bases in the game two win.

  • Glenwood golfers fifth at Class 3A regionals

    The Glenwood girls placed fifth in the Class 3A Girls Golf, Region 2 state qualifier at River Valley Golf Course in Adel Monday.

    Creston shot a 341 to win the sectional title. Centerville was the runner up with a 371. Both punched their tickets to this week’s state golf meet at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames.

    Two-time defending champion Atlantic was third with a round of 382.

  • Konfrst, Ibanez seventh at state tennis

    Glenwood’s Joel Ibanez and Adam Konfrst placed seventh at the Class 1A State Tennis Tournament on Saturday at the Byrnes Tennis Center in Waterloo.

    The Rams’ doubles team of Konfrst and Ibanez went 3-2 at the tournament to give the Rams back-to-back state place winners in the doubles. Konfrst placed third a year ago along with teammate Sam Lauritsen. Konfrst is the school’s first ever two-time state place winner.

  • Supervisor seat is only contested race for county office

    There’s only one contested race for local office in Tuesday’s primary election in Mills County.

    Incumbent Republican Mills County Supervisor Richard Crouch of rural Malvern is being challenged by John Stacey of rural Glenwood.

    Crouch, 71, is seeking his fifth term on the board of supervisors, while Stacey, 62, is making his first run at a courthouse position.

  • Lack of interest from eligible employees forces school district to nix early retirement incentive

    There will be no early retirement incentive offered this year to eligible Glenwood Community School District teachers and staff.

    The Glenwood Board of Directors voted unanimously at its meeting last Monday to void its stated plan to offer incentive bonuses to staff who are considering retirement and are over age 55 with 15 years of continued service in the district.

  • County puts the brakes on backing for Glen Haven Village loan

    Following the advice of Assistant Mills County Attorney Tyler Loontjer, the Mills County Board of Supervisors has rescinded its commitment for an assured income loan guarantee agreement for the proposed Glen Haven Village project.

    The action of the supervisors puts the future of the proposed skilled-care facility in doubt, although all three members of the county board expressed a desire to move forward with the assured income guarantee if questions and concerns over the legality of the agreement are answered.

  • Vendors praise move of Farmers Market to Town Square

    Based on first impressions, the relocation of Glenwood’s Wednesday farmers market from Glenwood Lake Park to Town Square is going to be a big hit with vendors and patrons.