Today's News

  • Laura's Blessings

    Laura Millar, once she gets going, can’t sit still very long. She snaps her fingers, bounces slightly in her seat and travels between the vending machine containing small toys and the dining table. She loves sports.
         “In the summer I like to swim,” said the 9-year-old with curly red hair and a big smile. “Sometimes in winter I play hallway soccer.”

  • Mills County Braces For 'River Riot'

        Friday night, Pacific Junction and western Mills County will be rockin’ like never before.
        That’s because the ninth annual River Riot concert is coming to the Mid-America Motorplex. The concert, staged by The River 89.7 radio station at Iowa Western Community College, is expected to attract a crowd of 18,000.

  • Mills County Sheriff reports

        May 1 – Jeffrey Anderson of Malvern reported a burglary.
        May 3 – Justin Paul of Hastings reported a burglary and theft.
        May 4 – Jeffrey Eastabrook of Omaha reported a burglary and theft.
        May 4 – Becky Palmer of Glenwood reported a theft.
        May 5 – Jeff Sell of Malvern reported a burglary.
        May 6 – Neil Simon of Glenwood reported a harassment.


  • Glenwood Public Library Donors

    Glenwood Public Library memorial
        Adam and Ashley Konfrst gave to the Library Foundation Furnishing Fund in memory of Marilyn (Lugsch) Graham.
        Ron and Joanne Kohn gave to the Library Foundation Furnishing Fund in memory of Marilyn (Lugsch) Graham.
        Margaret Raine gave to the Library Foundation Furnishing Fund in memory of Marilyn (Lugsch) Graham.
        Linda Raine; Michelle Lingle gave to the Library Foundation Furnishing Fund in memory of Marilyn (Lugsch) Graham.

  • Glenwood Senior Center

    Senior Center Events
    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.)

  • FACEBOOK Prize Winners

    Congratulations to the following winners in The Opinion-Tribune's "Like us on Facebook" prize give-away for the month of April:

    $50 gasoline gift card - Sheryl L. Speegle-Morris.

    6-month online subscription to The Opinion-Tribune - Maggi Wyatt and Amellia Hansen.

  • City Hall Bid Process Reopened

         It’s back to the drawing board for the city of Glenwood when it comes to selecting a general contractor for the first phase of renovations at the former Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints building on the southeast corner of Town Square.
        The building will eventually serve as the new City Hall - housing administrative staff, city council chambers, the Glenwood Municipal Utilities offices and the Glenwood Police Department.

  • Kay Fast 'Humbled' By Teaching Award

    Glenwood Community High School vocal music instructor Kay Fast was honored last week as one of two recipients of the Charles E. Lakin Outstanding Teacher Awards. Red Oak kindergarten teacher Melinda Smits was also recognized. Fast’s award was presented during a surprise ceremony in front of her colleagues, students and family members.    

  • GRC Sets Example For Recycling

    Recycling exists in many forms.
        Currently every municipality in Mills County has a recycling bin or drop-off location inside their city limits preventing at least one material from reaching the landfill and the waste stream.

  • Rams suffer first loss in shootout

        The Glenwood girls lost a 3-1 shootout to North Scott in a 2-1 decision at the A-D-M Invitational Soccer Tournament last weekend.
        The Rams (9-1) were deadlocked at 1-1 with North Scott after regulation and two overtimes leading to the shootout in the tournament’s final game.