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Today's News

  • Construction Bid Awarded For Athletic Complex

    The Glenwood Community School District has secured its construction partner for its new athletic complex. Meeting in special session late Friday afternoon, the Glenwood Board of Education awarded the Phase 2 construction bid for the new athletic complex to Lincoln, Neb. – based Genesis Contracting. Genesis, one of three companies seeking the construction contract, submitted the low bid of $6.4999 million, which includes installation of artificial turf on the football field.

  • Christmas Spirit, Trees Abound At Sawtooth Farm

    For Norm and Gretchen Riemersma and their daughter Rachel, growing and selling fresh Christmas trees is more about tradition, spreading holiday cheer and catching up with old friends than it is about the bottom line of their family business.

  • Glen Haven Village Construction Commences

    Construction of the Glen Haven Village skilled nursing complex is officially under way.
    City and county elected officials joined representatives of Pinnacle Construction, architect Pete Franks and the Glen Haven management team last Wednesday for a wall-breaking ceremony on the campus of the Glenwood Resource Center.

  • USAF Heartland Of America Band Holiday Concert Dec. 9

    The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band will be spreading holiday cheer in Glenwood next month when the ensemble returns to perform its annual “Sounds of the Season” concert.

    Through the sponsorship of The Opinion-Tribune newspaper and Glenwood Community School District, the band from Offutt Air Force Base is returning to Glenwood for a sixth straight year to present its concert in the Glenwood Community High School performing arts auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m.

  • Glenwood Girl Serving As Iowa Kid Captain

    Long road trips to the University of Iowa are nothing new for Livia Jackson.

    For the past six years, the 10-year-old daughter of Jonathan and Holly Jackson of Glenwood has been receiving treatment at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital for Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS), a rare condition characterized by recurring and prolonged episodes of intense nausea and vomiting, occasional abdominal pain and intense headaches.

  • Crouch elected to fifth term in Mills County Supervisors race

    Incumbent Mills County Supervisor Richard Crouch has defeated Libertarian challenger Jay Anderson in Tuesday’s general election.

    The supervisor seat, the only contested race in the county courthouse this year, went to Crouch by a 4,423-1,484 margin.

    For Crouch the term is his fifth on the three-member board.

  • Lack of Cable Service, Answers Has Glenwood Homeowner Frustrated With Provider, City

    When Chris Clayton of Glenwood moved with his family about 100 yards from their home on the 100 block of Glenbrook Dr. to their new residence on the 300 block of Valley Street, the thought of losing Mediacom cable television and high-speed Internet service never crossed his mind.

  • Supervisor Seat Is Only Contested Courthouse Race

    There’s only one contested race in Mills County for a county courthouse position in Tuesday’s general election.
    Incumbent Republican Richard Crouch of Malvern is opposed by Libertarian Jay Anderson of rural Glenwood for a seat on the Mills County Board of Supervisors.

    In separate interviews with The Opinion-Tribune, Crouch and Anderson shared their views on several topics, including what their priorities will be if elected to a four-year term.

  • December Start Date Possible For Athletic Complex

    Work on the stalled Glenwood Athletic Complex project could begin as early as Dec. 1 if all goes as planned with revised architectural specifications and plans, according to Glenwood Community School District Superintendent Devin Embray.

  • A New Oasis

    A parcel of land that once housed the popular Oasis restaurant is being transformed into an urban oasis by the new owners of the property.

    Since purchasing the vacant lot at 104 S. Walnut St. on the southwest corner of Town Square in May, Joe and LuAnn Edwards have been working countless hours turning the site into a yard where they can bring their five Pomeranians to play or enjoy a cookout or cold beverage with friends.