Today's News

  • Former Principal 'Relieved, Ready To Move On'

    Kerry Newman has resigned as Glenwood Community High School Principal.

  • City Sets 2013-14 Budget

    A public hearing on the city of Glenwood’s proposed budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year will take place Tuesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in the Ron Bales City Council Chamber at City Hall.

    Glenwood City Administrator Brian Kissel said the $4.2 million budget will include funding for some major road projects, including repaving and renovation of Vine Street from near the Glenwood Post Office south to the Keg Creek bridge and the paving of Railroad Ave. between the Mills County Engineeer’s building to the southern edge of the city limits.

  • Citizen Of The Year

    The voice behind Glenwood’s annual Homecoming celebration is the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Citizen of the Year.

    Gordon Woodrow will be recognized along with other award recipients at the chamber’s annual community betterment and beautification dinner Thursday evening, March 14, at Bella Terre Reception and Vineyard. For years, Woodrow has been the voice of Glenwood at the community’s annual Homecoming Parade, Ram football, high school marching band and several other sports and activities throughout the Glenwood community.

  • Glenwood Community School District Menu 3/6/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    March 7-13, 2013

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Omelet & Toast
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday – Biscuit & Sausage Gravy

        Thursday – Taco, Mexicalli Corn, Diced Tomatoes, Chilled Applesauce, Cowboy Bread, Milk.

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 03/06/13

        Feb. 22 - Justin Schomburg of Malvern reported an identity theft.
        Feb. 23 - Alvin Smith of Strahan reported burglary and criminal mischief.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 03/06/13

        Jan. 30 – Park Place of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Feb. 9 – Ralph Harris of Glenwood reported an attempted burglary.
        Feb. 10 – Kevin Bomer of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        Feb. 10 – Newman’s Thriftway reported a shoplifting.
        Feb. 14 – Ashley Kenkel of Portsmouth, reported criminal mischief.
        Feb. 17 – Justin Wright of Glenwood reported a serious assault.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 03/06/13

        Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.
        Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday & Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
        Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.
        Ladies’ Coffee: Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.
        Cards, Table Games & Dominoes: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.

  • 2012-2013 All-Mills County Basketball Teams


    Dakota Thomas, Sr., Fremont-Mills

    First-year starter led Knights with 14.4 points per game and was second with 7.4 rebounds per game.


    Colden Hillyer, Sr., East Mills

    Senior led East Mills in scoring (13.5 per game) and blocked shots (2.5 per game) and was second in rebounding (8.6 per game).


    Keegan Wederquist, So., East Mills

    First-year starter averaged 11.5 points per game while leading the Wolverines with 10 rebounds per game.


  • Administrative Law Judge Selected For Principal's Hearing

    The administrative law judge who will preside over the hearing that will decide the fate of suspended Glenwood Principal Kerry Newman has been selected.

    Kathy Collins Reilly, an adjunct professor at Drake University Law School and former legal director of the School Administrators of Iowa, has been tabbed to serve as administrative law judge in Newman’s yet-to-be scheduled hearing.

  • Date, Venue For Principal's Hearing Yet To Be Determined

    Glenwood Community Schools Superintendent Devin Embray expects a hearing concerning Glenwood Community High School principal Kerry Newman’s job status to take place in the coming weeks, but the date and location are yet to be determined.

    In a closed-door meeting on Feb. 12,  the Glenwood School Board voted unanimously to consider terminating Newman’s contract.
    Newman had been the subject of an investigation by Embray since being placed on paid administrative leave Jan. 18.