Today's News

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 02/27/13

        Feb. 9 – Donald Hopp of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Feb. 9 – Tristen Smith of Emerson reported a burglary.
        Feb. 11 – Mark Perina of Omaha reported a theft.
        Feb. 11 – Diana Asmussen of Encinitas, Calif. reported a theft.
        Feb. 11 – Eileen Fleming of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Feb. 14 – Brian Beattie of Malvern reported a burglary.

  • Glenwood Community School District Menu 2/27/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Feb. 28 - March 6, 2013

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Breakfast Pizza
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday – Pancake & Sausage


  • Cowboys down Wolverines 53-37 in district semifinals

        They say it’s hard to beat the same basketball team four times in a season.
        Don’t tell that to Sidney.
        The Cowboys forced 18 turnovers and held East Mills to just 14 points and five field goals in the first half to score their fourth win over the Wolverines this season with a 53-37 victory in the Class 1A, District 13 semifinals last Tuesday.

  • Winter Not Going Away

    Winter isn’t going away anytime soon.

    That’s the message Mother Nature has been sending over the past week as a pair of winter storms barreled through the nation’s midsection. The first storm came through Thursday and early Friday morning, dropping 8 inches of snow in the Glenwood area and over 9 inches in other areas of southwest Iowa.

  • Fundraising Begins For Fairgrounds Building

    MALVERN - The Mills County Fair Board has started its fundraising effort for   the Mills County Community Center and Extension/Outreach building that  will  be constructed on the southwest corner of the Mills County Fairgrounds in Malvern.

  • Principal Fighting To Keep Her Job

    Glenwood Community High School Principal Kerry Newman said she hand delivered the necessary paperwork to the Glenwood Community School District’s central office Monday to appeal the Glenwood Board of Education’s recommendation to terminate her contract.

    Newman has been the subject of an investigation by school district superintendent  Devin Embray since being placed on paid administrative leave Jan. 18.

  • Glenwood boys’ season ends with loss to Harlan

        “We ran into a buzz saw.”
    That’s how Glenwood head coach Curt Schulte would describe his team’s 79-53 loss at the hands of Harlan in Monday’s Class 3A, District 16 opening round.
    Harlan had five players score in double figures, hit nine three pointers and never let Glenwood within 15 points over the final two quarters.

  • Titans get past Glenwood for third time, end Rams’ season

        The third time was not the charm for Glenwood.
        Council Bluffs Lewis Central overcame a strong Ram defensive effort and got 16 points from Paige Beacon and 14 from Alexis Spielman in a 51-38 Class 4A, Region 7 semifinal in Council Bluffs on Saturday.
        The loss was the Rams’ third straight this season to the Titans who advanced to the regional finals.
        The game was tied at 10 after a quarter but the Titans out-scored the Rams 26-14 over the next two quarters to take control.

  • Third quarter dooms Knights in 50-27 regional loss to Bedford

        If head coach Rod Williams and his Fremont-Mills girls basketball team could have skipped all third quarters this season, they just might have.

  • Hoffman, Peckham get first wins at state

        DES MOINES - Hunter Hoffman and Cole Peckham both earned their first wins at state but the Glenwood wrestling team went home without any medals for the second straight year at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines last weekend.
        Southeast Polk, who also won the state dual title, had 11 medalists on Saturday and ran away with the traditional state title, racking up 180.5 to runner up Bettendorf’s 134.5.