https://www.opinion-tribune.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Glenwood Girl Serving As Iowa Kid Captain https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/glenwood-girl-serving-iowa-kid-captain <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kidcaptain4.jpg" alt="Livia Jackson stands by her personal locker at Kinnick Stadium during Iowa&#039;s Kid&#039;s Day in August." title="Livia Jackson stands by her personal locker at Kinnick Stadium during Iowa&#039;s Kid&#039;s Day in August." align="left" hspace="6" width="85" height="85" /><p> Long road trips to the University of Iowa are nothing new for Livia Jackson.</p> <p> For the past six years, the 10-year-old daughter of Jonathan and Holly Jackson of Glenwood has been receiving treatment at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children&rsquo;s Hospital for Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS), a rare condition characterized by recurring and prolonged episodes of intense nausea and vomiting, occasional abdominal pain and intense headaches.</p> Crouch elected to fifth term in Mills County Supervisors race https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/crouch-elected-fifth-term-mills-county-supervisors-race <p> Incumbent Mills County Supervisor Richard Crouch has defeated Libertarian challenger Jay Anderson in Tuesday&rsquo;s general election.</p> <p> The supervisor seat, the only contested race in the county courthouse this year, went to Crouch by a 4,423-1,484 margin.</p> <p> For Crouch the term is his fifth on the three-member board.</p> Lack of Cable Service, Answers Has Glenwood Homeowner Frustrated With Provider, City https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/lack-cable-service-answers-has-glenwood-homeowner-frustrated-provider-city <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chris_clayton.jpg" alt="Glenwood resident Chris Clayton stands along Birch Street. The homes on the east (right) side of the road have access to Mediacom cable services. The homes on the west side do not." title="Glenwood resident Chris Clayton stands along Birch Street. The homes on the east (right) side of the road have access to Mediacom cable services. The homes on the west side do not." align="left" hspace="6" width="173" height="85" /><p> When Chris Clayton of Glenwood moved with his family about 100 yards from their home on the 100 block of Glenbrook Dr. to their new residence on the 300 block of Valley Street, the thought of losing Mediacom cable television and high-speed Internet service never crossed his mind.</p> Supervisor Seat Is Only Contested Courthouse Race https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/supervisor-seat-only-contested-courthouse-race <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/anderson_jay.jpg" alt="Jay Anderson" title="Jay Anderson" align="left" hspace="6" width="58" height="85" /><p> There&rsquo;s only one contested race in Mills County for a county courthouse position in Tuesday&rsquo;s general election.<br /> Incumbent Republican Richard Crouch of Malvern is opposed by Libertarian Jay Anderson of rural Glenwood for a seat on the Mills County Board of Supervisors.</p> <p> In separate interviews with <em>The Opinion-Tribune</em>, Crouch and Anderson shared their views on several topics, including what their priorities will be if elected to a four-year term.</p> December Start Date Possible For Athletic Complex https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/december-start-date-possible-athletic-complex <p> Work on the stalled Glenwood Athletic Complex project could begin as early as Dec. 1 if all goes as planned with revised architectural specifications and plans, according to Glenwood Community School District Superintendent Devin Embray.</p> A New Oasis https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/new-oasis <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/edwards1.jpg" alt="Joe and LuAnn Edwards purchased this vacant lot at 104 S. Walnut St. last spring. They’re turning the site into an urban park." title="Joe and LuAnn Edwards purchased this vacant lot at 104 S. Walnut St. last spring. They’re turning the site into an urban park." align="left" hspace="6" width="138" height="85" /><p> A parcel of land that once housed the popular Oasis restaurant is being transformed into an urban oasis by the new owners of the property.</p> <p> Since purchasing the vacant lot at 104 S. Walnut St. on the southwest corner of Town Square in May, Joe and LuAnn Edwards have been working countless hours turning the site into a yard where they can bring their five Pomeranians to play or enjoy a cookout or cold beverage with friends.</p> School District Puts Athletic Field Complex On Hold https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/school-district-puts-athletic-field-complex-hold <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/overview_3_0.jpg" alt="Architectural rendering of new football field, athletic complex proposed for Glenwood." title="Architectural rendering of new football field, athletic complex proposed for Glenwood." align="left" hspace="6" width="173" height="85" /><p> The new Glenwood Athletic Complex is officially on hold.</p> <p> Demolition to the current Ram Memorial Field complex was scheduled to have started last Friday, but work was suspended Thursday after the Glenwood Community School District had no bids to open for the $4.9 million construction project. One construction company did initially submit a bid, but it was withdrawn prior to the bidding deadline.</p> Police Release Identity Of Body Found In Creek https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/police-release-identity-body-found-creek <p> The Glenwood Police Department has released the identity of a man found deceased Wednesday morning in Tinkle Branch Creek.&nbsp; According to a GPD release, officers Blake Westerhold and Trevor Mass located the body of 37-year-old Justin Wright around 8:15 a.m. He was reported missing on Oct. 16.</p> <p> His body was found in Tinkle Branch Creek, near the city maintenance yards, between S. Locust Street and Nuckolls Street. The cause of death remains under investigation.</p>