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Today's News

  • Glenwood Police Reports 5/7/14

    Incidents
        April 19 – Juliet Huff of Glenwood reported a theft.
        April 21 – Kadie Clark of Glenwood reported a domestic abuse assault.
        April 23 – Alysse Heywood of Glenwood reported a theft.

        April 25 – Pottawattamie County reported a county vehicle being vandalized.
        April 28 – WMS Gaming Inc. reported one of their vehicles being vandalized.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 5/7/14

    Incidents
        April 26 – Gary Milunas of Bellevue reported a theft.
    Accidents
        April 25 – A vehicle driven by Louanna Squier, Malvern, was southbound on 284th Street slowing to make a left turn onto Gaston Avenue, when a second vehicle driven by Michael Gaver of Glenwood, who did not see Squier’s turn signal, attempted to pass and collided with Squier’s driver side door. No injuries were reported.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 5.7.14

    Located at 20 N. Vine St., Glenwood
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
        $3.50 for Seniors 60 and up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.
        Thursday, May 8: Hot roast beef sandwich, tender roast beef served between wheat bread then smothered in gravy with whipped potatoes, chuckwagon corn, Mandarin oranges and pineapple.

  • Mills County District Court 5/7/14

    Judge Kathleen Kilnoscki

        Myron Lee Brandon, Griswold - interference with official acts causing bodily injury, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days in county jail with credit for time served, ordered to pay $315 fine, court costs and fees.
        Jeffrey Scott Iddings, Sioux City - found to be in contempt of court on original charge of indecent exposure, sentenced to 60 days in county jail, released from probation.

  • Repaving Streets With Bricks Comes With A Cost

    Repaving an 1,800 square-foot portion of First Street, between Locust and Hazel, will cost the city of Glenwood around $16,000.

    That’s more than twice the amount the city would be paying if the same stretch of road were to be repaved with concrete, Glenwood Public Works Director Perry Cook said after an April 22 meeting of the Glenwood City Council.

  • Lakin Foundation Commits $1 Million To Mills County Community Center Building

    The $2.5 million Mills County Community Center building proposed for the Mills County Fairgrounds in Malvern got a major shot in the arm last week when the Charles E. Lakin Foundation announced it was committing $1 million to the project.

  • Glenwood School District's Homework, Testing Policy Gets Failing Grade From Some Staff, Parents

    Competency-based Education.
        Mastery-based Grading.
        Standards-based Grading.
        

    Call it what you want, but the Glenwood Community School District’s new protocol for homework and testing is receiving a failing grade from some teachers and parents within the district.

  • Glenwood Aquatic Center Vote Set For May 6

    Glenwood residents will decide Tuesday, May 6, if they’re willing to approve a $4.75 million bond issue for the construction of an outdoor swimming pool and aquatic center. The facility is being proposed at a site adjacent to an auxiliary gymnasium slated for construction at Glenwood Community High School.

  • Glenwood School Menu 4.30.14

    Glenwood Community Schools May 1-7

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
    Thursday - Cinnamon roll and cheese stick.
    Friday - Breakfast wrap.
    Monday - Cereal and crackers.
    Tuesday - Muffin and animal crackers.
    Wednesday - Pancake and syrup.

    Lunch
    Thursday – Sloppy Joe, baked French fries, baked beans, fresh apple slices, milk.
    Friday – Quesadilla, steamed corn, cherry tomatoes, chilled peaches, sherbet cup, milk.

  • Glenwood boys soccer stays perfect in Hawk-10

    The Glenwood boys soccer team improved to 5-2 on the season and 3-0 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference with a 2-0 victory over Kuemper Catholic Thursday.

    The Rams, who won on a penalty kick in overtime last season over the Knights, didn’t need any late game heroics. Just some creative offense, said Glenwood coach Shane Keeling.

    “We knew Kuemper would be physical,” Keeling said. “And they were just that. They had rock solid fullbacks.”