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Today's News

  • Merci Beaucoup

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    Last fall, Myron Roker received a special package at his home in Glenwood. Inside the white envelope was a letter from Consulat General de France A Chicago and a medal making him a Knight of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest military distinction given to living U.S. veterans who risked their lives during World War II while fighting on French territory.

  • WEDDING - Ashley Fultz/Dylan Griffin

    Ashley Loren Fultz and Dylan Thomas Griffin of Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., were united in marriage at the Omaha Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Carol Lynne officiated the ceremony. A reception followed at the hotel.

    The bride is the daughter of Danny and Janice Fultz of Glenwood. She’s on active duty in the U.S. Air Force and has studied dental assisting at Iowa Western Community College and esthetics at LaJames International.

  • glenwood Community Schools menu 1/22/14

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Jan. 23 - Jan. 29, 2014

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Breakfast Wrap.
        Friday – Cereal & Toast.
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers.
        Tuesday - Donut & Cheese Stick.
        Wednesday – Breakfast Pizza.

    Lunch

  • Glenwood Senior Center 1/22/14

    Located at
    20 N Vine St.
    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.

  • Blanket Man Inspires Church Congregation

    While many Mills County residents were ringing in the new year in the comfort and warmth of their own homes, a Glenwood man was roughing it in a tent outside Grace United Methodist Church (GUMC).   

    Jeff Mitts spent New Year’s Eve camping in the tent to fulfill a promise he made to members of the church congregation for surpassing its “Blankets +” missions project fundraising goal.   

  • Puckett Gets 50-Year Sentence

    Colby Puckett was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Monday by Mills County District Court Judge Greg W. Steensland for the murder of 13-month-old Aliyanna L. May last February.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 1/15/14

    Located at 20 N Vine St.
    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.

  • County-Wide Trails System

    The Mills County Trail Planning Committee, Mills County Conservation Board and the National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program are hosting a series of listening sessions this month to solicit public input on the future of a multi-use trails system in the county.

  • Randolph Water Woes

    If the frigid temperatures aren’t bad enough, Randolph residents learned Monday they’d be without water service for at least a day or two.

    An initial report Monday morning indicated a stuck valve had drained the Randolph water tower. Later in the day, however, repair crews determined the town’s main water line had a rupture.

    Equipment and crews were being rounded up to dig around the line and repair the break.

  • Fire Investigation Includes Search For Human Remains

    Mills County Sheriff Eugene Goos confirmed Monday that an investigation into a New Year’s Eve fire that destroyed a home at 16683 Alcorn Ave., near the Bellevue Toll Bridge, has included a search for human remains.