Today's News

  • Home For The Holidays

    A variety of activities are on tap this weekend for the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Home For The Holidays celebration.

        The festivities begin with a tree-lighting ceremony and holiday sing-along at Glenwood Lake Park Thursday evening and concludes with the Glenwood Ministerial Associa-tion’s “Soup and Song” Sunday evening at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
        The following activities are planned for the four-day celebration:
    Thursday, Dec. 1

  • Sentencings Continue In Meth Case

         An Omaha woman has become the fifth person to be sentenced in what’s been dubbed the “Fisher Farm Case” in Mills County.
        Jennifer Mae Biggerstaff, 35,   has been sentenced to 80 months in prison for her role in a conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Justice.

  • City Hall Auction?

    The Glenwood City Council is being encouraged to consider putting its existing City Hall building up for auction if and when the time comes to sell.

  • Glenwood's Bluejay Flying High

    OMAHA – Jace Peters admits he’s having the time of his life playing college soccer for the team he idolized as a youngster growing up in Glenwood.

     “I guess you could say it has always been a dream to play at Creighton,” Peters said during an interview last weekend. “I watched plenty of Creighton soccer games before I was ever on the team. Being around this area and playing club soccer in Omaha, you get to know the program.”

  • Building Barricaded Again

    The wooden barricades are back up in front of the Keg Creek Boot and Saddle Shop on the south side of Glenwood Town Square.

    Building owner Eddie Lund said the barricades will remain in place until brick facing on the front of the building is peeled off and replaced. A beam running behind the facade will be inspected before the bricks are replaced.

    In July, structural problems were discovered in the Keg Creek building at 411 Sharp St. and an adjoining structure at 413 Sharp St.

  • Man's Best Friend

    This Thanksgiving, Paul Brant says he’s thankful to be alive and grateful to his dog, 14-year-old Peaches, a purebred Maltese, for saving his life on Veterans Day.

    Brant suffers from heart disease, diabetes and bladder cancer. On Nov. 11, the 66-year-old Glenwood resident said he was sitting in a chair in his living unit at the Northglen Apartments when he blacked out and fell to the floor. He remembers little about the incident, only that Peaches came to his rescue.

  • DOMI-KNIGHT-ING: Fremont-Mills Claims State Football Championship

    CEDAR FALLS – Fremont-Mills put an exclamation point on a historic football season Friday as the Knights steamrolled Murray, 81-0, in the 8-player state championship game at the Cedar Falls UNI-Dome.

  • Helping Those In Need

    Happy holidays may not be a phrase that every family understands.  The flood of 2011 has left people out of their homes, out of jobs.  The economy continues to be down, and for many people, it is a struggle to obtain food, clothing and personal supplies.

         There is a place in Glenwood that can make many people’s lives a bit easier and their holidays a bit brighter.

  • City Hall Moving

    The city council has given its approval for the city of Glenwood to purchase the former Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints building on the northeast corner of the intersection of Sharp and Vine St.

  • First-degree Murder Charge Filed

    A first-degree murder charge was filed Monday against a 35-year-old Glenwood man in connection with the death of his infant son.

        In October, Jason Mathew Curtis was initially charged with child endangerment, neglect of a dependent person and willful injury after investigators from the Glenwood Police Department and Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation determined he was responsible for the July 14 death of his 5-month-old son, Jackson.