Today's News

  • East Mills can’t get past Treynor

        TREYNOR — A flurry of runs late by Treynor ended East Mills’ baseball season with a 14-2 loss in five innings Thursday night in the Class 1A, District 16 semifinals at Treynor High School.
        Treynor scored 10 runs in the last two innings, including six in the fifth, to win the game via the 10-run rule.
        “They’re a good team,” East Mills Coach Cole Buchholz said after the game. “They hit the ball one through nine and everybody can hit.”

  • Winterset ends Rams’ season in regional finals

        ATLANTIC - For the second straight game a home run played a major factor for the Glenwood softball team.
        But this time, the Rams came up on the wrong end of that long ball.
        Karly Olson’s two-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning was all Winterset needed to get past Glenwood 2-0 in the Class 4A Regional final at Atlantic last Tuesday.

  • Jail Tours Offered

    Mills County residents who have never spent time in the Mills County Jail in Glenwood will have the unique opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes tour of the 97-year-old facility Tuesday, July 17.

        Tours will be offered throughout the day as part of a public information campaign leading up to a county-wide special election on Aug. 7 for a $6.4 million bond issue that would fund construction of a new jail and county law enforcement center.

  • New City Hall Opening Soon

    Construction work is on schedule and staff at Glenwood’s City Hall are preparing for a move to their new offices later this month.

        The new City Hall, located in the former Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints building at 5 N. Vine St. on the southeast corner of Town Square, will open to the public Monday, July 23. The first city council meeting in the new City Hall will take place Tuesday evening, July 24.

  • Skalberg Services Set

    Funeral services have been set for U.S. Army Sgt. James Skalberg of Emerson, who was killed June 27 in Afghanistan.

        The service will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Red Oak with burial to follow in the Emerson Cemetery.
        Visitation will be at Bethlehem Lutheran Church Friday from 4 - 8 p.m.
        Skalberg died when the military vehicle he was driving detonated an improvised explosive device. First Lt. Stephen Prasnicki, 24, of Virginia, was also killed in the explosion.

  • Mills County 4-H News

  • Glenwood Summer Food Service Menu 7/12-7/18

    Glenwood Schools Summer Food Service Program
        The Summer Food Service Program is sponsored by the Glenwood Community School District and is free to all children ages 18 and under.
        Glenwood Middle School, is located at 400 Sivers Road. Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
        Kid’s Place Daycare is located at 103 Central, at the Glenwood Resource Center campus.
        Breakfast is served 8 - 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. - noon. Limited seating is available.

  • Mills County District Court July 11, 2012

    Judge Mark Eveloff
        Justin R. Wright, Glenwood – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to seven days in county jail, one year probation, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Dale Edwin Vorce, Council Bluffs – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation, ordered to pay $625 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu July 12-18

    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. • 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 for Seniors 60 & up, Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.)

  • Glenwood Police Reports 7/11/12

        June 28 – Emilee Anderson of Glenwood reported a harassment.
        June 28 – El Portal of Glenwood reported a theft.
        June 29 – Gary Anderson of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        July 2 – Jeff Daniels of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 3 – Michael Bishop of Glenwood reported a theft.