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Today's News

  • Glenwood Senior Center 2/26/14

    Located at 20 No. Vine St., Glenwood
    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.

    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday and Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon.
    10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games and Dominoes: Mon. - Fri.
    1-4 p.m.

    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.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 2/26/14

    Incidents
        Feb. 1 – Joanna Morrison of Pacific Junction reported a harassment.
        Feb. 7 – Tasty Morsils of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Feb. 9 – Newman’s Food Pride of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Feb. 10 – Glen Haven Home of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Feb. 10 – Colton Rausch of Glenwood reported a burglary and criminal mischief.

  • Rams' Malcom, Clark advance to second round at state wrestling

    The Iowa State Wrestling Tournament got underway at Wells Fargo Arena today with a pair of Glenwood wrestlers advancing to tomorrow’s second round.

    The Rams’ 132-pound Matt Malcom scored a 13-0 major decision over Jakeb Bakken of Iowa City West in the opening round.

    Josh Clark, a first time state qualifier, earned the Rams’ second win of the day when he won a 15-9 decision over Johnston’s Nathaniel Standish.

  • Chamber Names Glenwood Couple Citizens of the Year

        Bruce and Marlene Sprain will be recognized in March as the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce’s Citizens of the Year.
        The Sprains will be among the Mills County residents honored for their public service at the chamber’s annual Betterment and Beautification Dinner and Awards program March 6 at The Fountains Ballroom.

  • School District Adopts Weapons Policy For Peace Officers

    The Glenwood School Board unanimously approved a resolution last Monday that will allow off-duty law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms while on school property.
    The board voted 4-0 to approve a new policy that will require off-duty officers who plan to carry weapons on school property to first be approved by the school district. Existing policy allows only on-duty law enforcement to carry firearms on school property.

  • Rams send four to state

    Glenwood - Matt Malcom stunned Sioux City North’s No. 8 ranked Dalton Hanson with a first period pin and the Glenwood wrestlers edged Sioux City East for the team title at the Class 3A, District 5 meet.

    Glenwood narrowly edged East 187 to 184.5. Council Bluffs Lewis Central was third in the team standings with 165 points.

  • Pool Bond Issue Likely In May

    It appears residents of the city of Glenwood are going to be asked later this year to approve funding for the construction of an outdoor swimming pool on a piece of land adjacent to Glenwood Community High School.
        

  • Mills County Relay For Life Earns No. 6 National Ranking

     The Mills County Relay For Life raised $94,000 for the American Cancer Society in 2013 - $6.12 per capita after expenses - earning  the county a No. 6 national ranking for communities with a population of 15,000 - 20,000. The $6.12 per capita figure is nearly five times the national average of $1.25.

    “Mills County has a great team of organizers and great community support,” American Cancer Society Relay For Life specialist Suzanne Mages said. “It doesn’t happen that way in every community.”

  • A Classroom Abuzz

     An entomologist from the University of Nebraska was at Glenwood Community High School last Monday creating a buzz about bumblebee research with students in Betsy Maryott’s environmental science classes.

    Doug Golick, Ph.D., met with two classes of GCHS students who are doing research on bumblebee nesting habitat.  As part of their project, students are making their own artificial nesting boxes in hopes of attracting bees. Golick and two of his graduate students are working with 40 high schools as part of their research effort.

  • glenwood Community Schools menu 2/12/14

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Feb. 13 - 19, 2014

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Oatmeal & toast.
        Friday – Cereal & toast.
        Monday - Cereal & crackers.
        Tuesday - Donut & cheese stick.
        Wednesday – French toast & syrup.

    Lunch