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Today's News

  • Glenwood Softball Sweeps Harlan In Doubleheader

    Glenwood swept a Hawkeye 10 Conference softball doubleheader from Harlan Thursday night, 10-2, 12-10.

    Lisa Nebel tossed a three-hitter for the Rams in the opener. She recorded four strikeouts and didn’t walk a batter in the victory.

    Glenwood jumped out to a 7-0 lead after three innings and never looked back.
    A trio of Rams had two hits in the game - Sara Ingoldsby, Bailey Starner and Ashley Hirt.

    Nebel and Molly Dean both drove home a pair of runs.

  • Flower Baskets Bring Color To Town Square

    A collaboration  between the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce’s marketing committee and the city’s public works department has brought some summer color to Town Square.
    Twenty flower baskets, containing wave petunias, have been hanging from light poles around the square for about a month.

    “It’s all part of the beautification of the square,” chamber spokesperson Mary Gunderson said.

  • East Mills Proposal Calls For K-12 School In Malvern

    MALVERN - The East Mills School Board plans to keep its footprint firmly in Malvern.
    The board voted unanimously to renovate the current middle-high school building in Malvern into a consolidated kindergarten through 12th grade school among its short- and long-term plans approved at a special board meeting Tuesday, June 17.

  • Home Delivery

    OMAHA — Bill Wyszenski’s been making home deliveries as a UPS driver for more than 25 years, but on Father’s Day he made his first delivery to home plate.

    The longtime Glenwood resident was given the honor and responsibility of delivering the game ball to the home plate umpire at TD Ameritrade Park for Game 4 of the NCAA College World Series between Ole Miss and Virginia.

  • Mills County District Court 6/25/14

    Judge
    Richard H. Davidson
        Brent Harley Crawley, Glenwood – possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $100 fine, court costs and fees.
        Donald Dale Elliott, Glenwood – O.W.I. (second offense), pleaded guilty, sentenced to seven days in county jail with credit for time already served, driver’s license revoked for one year, ordered to pay $1,875 fine, court costs and fees.
     
    Judge
    Susan K. Christensen

  • Child Care Provider Facing Felony Charge

    A 25-year-old Glenwood woman has been charged with child endangerment after allegedly causing extensive injuries to a 9-month-old in her care.

    Alyce Finn, 25, was charged with child endangerment resulting in serious injury, a Class C felony, June 9. After turning herself in to authorities last Tuesday, Finn was released with a promise to appear in court June 24. Her trial is set for Aug. 26. A Class C felony is punishable by a maximum of 10 years in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000.

  • East Mills Options Include K-12 School

    The fate of the East Mills School District’s buildings and, perhaps, the future of the entire school district is in the hands of the East Mills School Board.

    After months of study, speculation and rumor, the district’s board-appointed strategic planning committee has made its recommendation on how the cash-strapped and geographically divided school district should proceed in the short and long term.

  • Farmers' Market Season

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    Summertime to many people equates with thoughts of eating grilled corn on the cob and fresh rhubarb pie made from home-grown produce. The modern lifestyle, however, may mean fewer people actually pick the produce from their own gardens and are more often turning to farmers’ markets.

  • Farmers' Market Season

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

  • Glenwood Police Reports 6/18/14

    Accidents
        May 30 - A garbage can fell off a garbage truck on westbound Highway 34 and lodged in the bumper of a second westbound vehicle driven by Kim Clark of Glenwood.

        June 6 – A vehicle driven by Lisa Boone of Omaha was attempting to pull into a parking stall when a second vehicle, driven by Jeff McKinney of Glenwood, approaching from behind, failed to notice and struck the rear of Boone’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.