Today's News

  • Mills County, resource center teaming up on recycling

    Mills County is getting back into the recycling business.

    The county, which ended its recycling affiliation with the city of Glenwood when the city shut down its site last October, has entered into a new deal, this time with the Glenwood Resource Center to provide paper recycling at Glenwood Plaza.

  • GCSD’s summer projects addressing safety, security

    When students return to school in the fall, the Glenwood Community School District hopes to have its own  “What I did on my summer vacation…” essay long complete.

    The GCSD is spending this summer, according to Superintendent Devin Embray, about $300,000 on more than a dozen construction projects around the district in June, July and August.

    “There’s a lot of things going on,” Embray said. “Every year there’s projects and hopefully we can settle into a rhythm that gets things done.”

  • Governor surveys Hwy 34 Bridge progress

    Gov. Terry Brandstad got an up-close and personal look at on-going construction of the Highway 34 Bridge in western Mills County on Friday.

    Iowa Department of Transportation officials gave Branstad a guided tour of the concrete pylons being poured along the Missouri River. It was the governor’s first look at the $150 million bridge project since last summer.

  • Big sixth inning dooms East Mills

    Nishnabotna scored seven runs in the top of the sixth inning to pull away from East Mills 11-6 in Corner Conference baseball on Friday.

    The game was knotted at 2-2 when the Blue Devils exploded for their big sixth inning. The Wolverines plated three runs in the bottom half of the frame and another in the bottom of the seventh but couldn’t rally.

    Michael Story was 2-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored and a stolen base for the Wolverines.

  • Rams 2-1 at Boone Tourney

    Glenwood dropped its opener at the Boone Invitational Softball Tournament before bouncing back to win its final two games over the weekend.

    “I think the three hour bus ride and a long week had us lagging a bit to start,” said Glenwood coach Tim Stanton.

    The Rams (16-9 overall, 6-4 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) actually started well against Saydel, leading 3-1 heading into the fifth inning before the Eagles plated five runs in the bottom of the fifth to pull away.

    Ram starter Lisa Nebel allowed 12 hits and six earned runs in the loss.

  • Sioux City East blanks Glenwood, 10-0

    Class 4A, top 10 ranked Sioux City East shut out Glenwood 10-0 on Friday in four innings.

    The Rams (15-4 overall, 9-1 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) struggled at the plate and in the field on Friday, amassing just two hits on offense – singles by Justin Fisher and Wyatt Schulz – and committing four errors on defense leading to four unearned runs.

    Cob Baker took the loss for Glenwood allowing 10 hits and six earned runs in three innings of work.

    Glenwood 13,
    Clarinda 2

  • Glenwood summer food program 6/19/13

    Glenwood Schools Summer Food Service Program
        The Summer Food Service Program is sponsored by the Glenwood Community School District and is free to all children ages 18 and under. The program will run from until Aug. 7 at the following locations and times:
        Glenwood Middle School, 400 Sivers Road. Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • mills County District Court 6/19/13

    Kathleen Kilnoski
        Justin David Fahrenkrog, Mineola – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, sentenced to county jail, one year probation, may complete the Second Chances program, ordered to pay $625 fine, court costs and fees.

        Edward Jesus Maxwell, Council Bluffs – O.W.I. (second offense), pleaded
    guilty, sentence suspended to seven days in county jail, one year probation, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation and pay $1,875 fine, court costs and fees.


  • Glenwood Police Reports 6/19/13

        June 9 – Steven Yale of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        June 11 – Accurate Insurance of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu 6/19/13

    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.

     (served at 11:45 M-F)
        $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.