Today's News

  • Skalberg Services Set

    Funeral services have been set for U.S. Army Sgt. James Skalberg of Emerson, who was killed June 27 in Afghanistan.

        The service will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Red Oak with burial to follow in the Emerson Cemetery.
        Visitation will be at Bethlehem Lutheran Church Friday from 4 - 8 p.m.
        Skalberg died when the military vehicle he was driving detonated an improvised explosive device. First Lt. Stephen Prasnicki, 24, of Virginia, was also killed in the explosion.

  • Mills County 4-H News

  • Glenwood Summer Food Service Menu 7/12-7/18

    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.
        Glenwood Middle School, is located at 400 Sivers Road. Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
        Kid’s Place Daycare is located at 103 Central, at the Glenwood Resource Center campus.
        Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - noon. Limited seating is available.

  • Mills County District Court July 11, 2012

    Judge Mark Eveloff
        Justin R. Wright, Glenwood – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to seven days in county jail, one year probation, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Dale Edwin Vorce, Council Bluffs – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation, ordered to pay $625 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu July 12-18

    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. • 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 for Seniors 60 & up, Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.)

  • Glenwood Police Reports 7/11/12

        June 28 – Emilee Anderson of Glenwood reported a harassment.
        June 28 – El Portal of Glenwood reported a theft.
        June 29 – Gary Anderson of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        July 2 – Jeff Daniels of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 3 – Michael Bishop of Glenwood reported a theft.


  • East Mills downs F-M, falls to Stanton in regionals

        TABOR - The East Mills softball team knew if they were to have a chance to defeat five-time defending Corner Conference champion Fremont-Mills, the Wolverines would need a couple of breaks.

  • Glenwood locks up share of Hawk-10 championship

        The Glenwood baseball team earned a share of the Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball title on Friday with a sweep of Council Bluffs Lewis Central at A.C. Nuckolls Field.

  • Henze’s 3-run blast lifts Rams into regional finals

        McKenna Henze did something on Saturday she hadn't done in more than 300 previous varsity at bats.
        She hit a home run.
        Henze couldn’t have picked a better moment to smack her first round tripper.
        Henze’s three-run shot in the top of the 11th inning gave Glenwood a 4-1 lead and lifted the Rams to a 4-2 victory over Harlan in the Class 4A, Region 8 semifinals on Saturday.

  • Fallen Soldier Remembered Fondly

    During the spring of 2005, Nishna Valley principal Deb Taylor returned to work after battling breast cancer. While it was a difficult time, she now cherishes a moment shared with then senior James Skalberg.

    “I remember when I came back, he put his arm around me and said, ‘It’s so good to have you back,’” Taylor told the Des Moines Register last week. “He was very caring.”