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Today's News

  • Rams send four to state

    Glenwood - Matt Malcom stunned Sioux City North’s No. 8 ranked Dalton Hanson with a first period pin and the Glenwood wrestlers edged Sioux City East for the team title at the Class 3A, District 5 meet.

    Glenwood narrowly edged East 187 to 184.5. Council Bluffs Lewis Central was third in the team standings with 165 points.

  • Pool Bond Issue Likely In May

    It appears residents of the city of Glenwood are going to be asked later this year to approve funding for the construction of an outdoor swimming pool on a piece of land adjacent to Glenwood Community High School.
        

  • Mills County Relay For Life Earns No. 6 National Ranking

     The Mills County Relay For Life raised $94,000 for the American Cancer Society in 2013 - $6.12 per capita after expenses - earning  the county a No. 6 national ranking for communities with a population of 15,000 - 20,000. The $6.12 per capita figure is nearly five times the national average of $1.25.

    “Mills County has a great team of organizers and great community support,” American Cancer Society Relay For Life specialist Suzanne Mages said. “It doesn’t happen that way in every community.”

  • A Classroom Abuzz

     An entomologist from the University of Nebraska was at Glenwood Community High School last Monday creating a buzz about bumblebee research with students in Betsy Maryott’s environmental science classes.

    Doug Golick, Ph.D., met with two classes of GCHS students who are doing research on bumblebee nesting habitat.  As part of their project, students are making their own artificial nesting boxes in hopes of attracting bees. Golick and two of his graduate students are working with 40 high schools as part of their research effort.

  • glenwood Community Schools menu 2/12/14

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Feb. 13 - 19, 2014

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Oatmeal & toast.
        Friday – Cereal & toast.
        Monday - Cereal & crackers.
        Tuesday - Donut & cheese stick.
        Wednesday – French toast & syrup.

    Lunch

  • Glenwood Senior Center 2/12/14

    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 & Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time
    Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.
    Ladies’ Coffee
     Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games & Dominoes
     Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.50 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.

  • Mills County District Court 2/12/14

    Judge Greg Steensland
        Bragun Michaelsen, Pacific Junction – third-degree theft, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, placed under drug court supervision for two years, ordered to pay restitution, court costs and fees.
        Wendy Lynn Meadows, Glenwood – defendant admitted to violation of probation on charges of willful injury and domestic abuse assault, ordered to reside at state correctional facility and pay court costs and fees.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 2/12/14

    Incidents
        Feb. 1 – Tammy Hammers of Malvern reported a theft.

    Accidents
        Jan. 21 – A vehicle driven by Jeremy Lee Downing of Pacific Junction was eastbound on Glover Road when a tire went flat causing the vehicle to leave the road and strike a tree. No injuries were reported.
        Feb. 1 – Hailey Murphy of Glenwood was northbound on 237th Street when her vehicle slid into a yard and struck a tree. The driver was transported to Mercy Hospital.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 2/12/14

    Incidents
        Jan. 26 - BobbiJo Aarons of Glenwood reported a burglary and assault.
        Jan. 28 - Glenwood Resource Center reported criminal mischief.
        Jan. 29 - Donna Reafleng of Glenwood reported a burglary, criminal mischief and theft.
        Jan. 29 - Glenwood State Bank reported a forgery.
    Accidents
        Feb. 20 - A vehicle driven by Bruce Burson of Glenwood lost control due to road conditions and struck a power pole.

  • Glenwood girls fall 75-38 on road

    The Glenwood girls suffered a 75-38 loss on the road at Harlan in Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball Friday.
    The 19-0 Cyclones out-scored the Rams 41-13 after halftime in the win.

    Glenwood coach Barry Loffelbein said his team hung close the first two quarters but couldn’t hold the Cyclones back in the second half.

    “We were right there the first half,” Loeffelbein said. “They came out in the second half hot and then they started running the floor, getting some easy looks. They’re a very good team.”