Today's News

  • Santorum Carries County

        Rick Santorum’s grassroots campaign effort proved effective in Mills County and across the state last Tuesday in the Iowa Caucuses, the first presidential primary test of the 2012 campaign season.

        The former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania finished in first place in 62 of Iowa’s 99 counties, including Mills, and lost the statewide poll by just eight votes to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican Party’s perceived front-runner.

  • Mineola Community Center Coming Down

       The Mineola Community Center building is coming down, but an effort is now underway to replace the structure that has served as a local gathering place since 1916.
        In August, the community center was heavily damaged in a pair of hail and wind storms. The building sustained roof, window, siding and interior damage, but repair costs are more than the community wants to invest in the 95-year-old structure.

  • Helping With Animal Control

         Hooves and Paws Rescue has not signed on to serve as Mills County’s animal control agency, but the six-year old, non-profit animal shelter is helping out where it can at the request of area law enforcement.
        “We’re there when they call,” said Genea Stoops, co-founder of Hooves and Paws Rescue. “We assist when they need it but we are not getting paid. We haven’t contracted with anyone.”

  • City Closes On LDS Church Purchase

    The city of Glenwood has finalized the purchase of the former Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints building on the northeast corner of Town Square.

        Brian Kissel, the city’s director of finance, said closing for the $85,000 transaction took place Tuesday, Dec. 13. The purchase was approved by the city council following a public hearing on the matter in November.

  • Kuemper downs Glenwood, 58-52

        Cole Neary and Sam Brincks combined for 23 points for Kuemper Catholic in a 58-52 victory over the Glenwood boys basketball team on Friday.

  • F-M girls pull away late in 51-30 victory

        TABOR - A 17-5 fourth quarter run and some nifty zone defensive work lifted the Fremont-Mills girls basketball team to a 51-30 victory over East Mills in Corner Conference action last Tuesday.

  • Glenwood girls stay perfect 85-70 win

        The Glenwood girls basketball team improved to 8-0 on the season with an 85-70 victory over Kuemper Catholic on Friday.

  • Knights cage Wolverines in Corner Conference tussle

        TABOR - Fremont-Mills was outscored 11-9 in the fourth quarter, they gave up 31 points to East Mills’ guard Luke Schafer and leading scorer Corey Morrical had just five second half points.

  • Glenwood crowns four at Atlantic tourney

        Sam Jameson, A.J. Clark, Josh Clark and Hunter Hoffman won their weight classes for Glenwood at the Rollin Dyer Wrestling Invitational on Friday.

  • Tractors Headed To Belgium

    Five antique tractors from Mills County have begun a month-long journey to their new home in western Europe.

        The tractors were among 25 sold during an auction last month at the Robert Leick property north of Glenwood. Four of the tractors sold to online bidder Marc Geerkens of Belgium belonged to Leick. The fifth was owned by Elmer Niemoller of Mineola.