Today's News

  • Glenwood Police Reports 4/16/14

        April 7 – Pat Caley, Glenwood, reported a burglary and theft.
        April 7 – Christina Simpson, Glenwood, reported a violation of a no-contact order.
        April 8 – Ryan Murphy, Glenwood, reported a simple assault.
        April 11 – Debra Decair,  Glenwood reported a theft.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 4/16/14

        April 2 - A vehicle driven by Timothy Scheidle, Council Bluffs, was stopped attempting to turn into his driveway off Highway 370, when a second vehicle, driven by Dortha Frost and approaching from the rear, failed to stop and collided with Scheidle’s vehicle. Frost was transported to Jennie Edmundson Hospital. Her condition was not known at press time.

  • County Supervisor Calls Budget Process A Wrestling Match

    Mills County’s budget for next year is going down.
    The Mills County Board of Supervisors has formally approved the county’s 2014-2015 budget at $21.7 million. That figure is nearly $6 million less than the county’s 2013-2014 fiscal year budget.

  • YMCA Would Likely Manage Aquatic Center

    If Glenwood residents approve the construction of an outdoor aquatic center in next month’s $4.75 million bond issue election, the new facility would likely be managed by staff from the Mills County YMCA.

    “The city council’s perception is that’s probably the best route to go,” city administrator Brian Kissel said. “They (YMCA) already have what they call a CPO – a certified pool operator. If we could take that person and manage the outdoor pool, that person could serve dual purposes.”

  • New Hardware Store Helps Fill Void

    Glenwood-area residents once again have a local hardware store to go to for those fix-it-up and lawn and garden projects around the house.

    Garden Treasures Home and Hardware, located just south of the city limits at 22309 221 St., opened for business Tuesday, April 1. The store is an affiliate of the nationally-known Hardware Hank line of products.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 4.9.14

    Located at 20 N 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.

    (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 4/2/14

        March 4 – Dennis Newman of Glenwood reported a theft.
        March 24 – McKina Harris of Pattison, Tex. reported an assault.
        March 25 – Cheryl Evans of Glenwood reported a trespassing.
        March 28 – Thomas Light of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        April 1 – Timothy O’Connor of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.

  • Glenwood School Menu 4.9.14

    Glenwood Community Schools
    April 10 - 16, 2014

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Pancake and syrup.
        Friday – Cereal and toast.
        Monday - Cereal and crackers.
        Tuesday - Donut and cheese stick.
        Wednesday- Breakfast wrap.
        Thursday – Chicken Nuggets, Steamed Corn, cherry tomatoes, chilled pears, homemade dinner roll, milk.

  • Glenwood girls win eight golds at H-10 Southern Division meet

    The Glenwood girls track team racked up 132 points for first place to win the Hawkeye 10 Conference Southern Division title in Creston last Tuesday.

    The Rams easily out-paced second place Shenandoah, 132 to 86 in the team standings behind eight gold medal winning performances.

    “Overall we like the effort which led to the results,” said Glenwood coach Brad Rasmussen. “Our field events seem to be strong and everything on the track is progressing.”

  • Glenwood boys run away with Southern Division

    The Glenwood boys track team won eight gold medals en route to the team title at the Hawkeye 10 Conference Southern Division Meet in Red Oak last Tuesday.

    The Rams won eight events and placed second in eight more as their 140 team points more than doubled up second place Clarinda’s 68 points.