Gamechanger President Sameer Ahuja with Christopher Abbott’s family - wife Amie Abbott and sons Brecken and Gaven.
1 week 5 days ago
An award presented posthumously to his family last week, will allow the legacy of police officer Christopher Abbott to live on at the Glenwood Recreation Complex. Officer Abbott, who died at the age of 48 in November 2023 after experiencing a medical emergency, was known for his tireless commitment...

Glenwood Community School District Superintendent Dr. Devin Embray at the Glenwood Activities Complex, built in 2019 after school district voters approved the project in a special election.
2 weeks 6 days ago
Dr. Devin Embray admits he couldn’t have predicted 14 years. Then again, the longtime Glenwood Community School District Superintendent wasn’t counting. He came to the community for a job. He stayed in the job because of the community. Embray can’t say for sure he ever thought he’d be in his...

Bob Wolbach (right) with his three children - Anna, Sam and Josh.
1 month 5 days ago
Bob Wolbach’s priorities for his popular Glenwood coffee and ice cream shop have always been about more than just the bottom line. Harvest Moon Coffee and Specialty is about community. It’s about family. “That’s the most important thing,” Wolbach said during a recent interview. “Some people get...

The route out of Glenwood for the start of RAGBRAI on July 21.
The dry weather in the forecast couldn’t come at a better time for the Redbud Avenue reconstruction project on the eastern edge of the Glenwood city...
July 10, 2024, 1:25 PM

Kayden Anderson digs for third base in Glenwood’s 8-2 win over Council Bluffs Lewis Central. Anderson homered in the win Monday and then became the school’s all-time home run leader with a two-run shot in a 7-4 win over Atlantic on Wednesday.
Kayden Anderson smacked his 10th home run of the season and broke the school record for career round trippers for Glenwood in a 7-4 win over Atlantic...
July 8, 2024, 11:59 AM

The Missouri River crested at over 40 feet when it overtopped this Mills County levee in March 2019. (Courtesy Photo - Mills County Emergency Management).
The Mills County Emergency Management Office expects Missouri River water levels to crest  near the Plattsmouth Bridge at just under 35 feet Thursday...
June 25, 2024, 6:44 PM

The route out of Glenwood for the start of RAGBRAI on July 21.
The dry weather in the forecast couldn’t come at a better time for the Redbud Avenue reconstruction project on the eastern edge of the Glenwood city limits. The project still has a ways to go before it’s completed, but in 11 days, Redbud is slated to serve as the road out of town for the start of...
July 10, 2024

News


  • The route out of Glenwood for the start of RAGBRAI on July 21.
    July 10, 2024
    The dry weather in the forecast couldn’t come at a better time for the Redbud Avenue reconstruction project on the eastern edge of the Glenwood city limits.The project still has a ways to go...

  • Gamechanger President Sameer Ahuja with Christopher Abbott’s family - wife Amie Abbott and sons Brecken and Gaven.
    July 3, 2024
    An award presented posthumously to his family last week, will allow the legacy of police officer Christopher Abbott to live on at the Glenwood Recreation Complex.Officer Abbott, who died at the age...

  • The Missouri River crested at over 40 feet when it overtopped this Mills County levee in March 2019. (Courtesy Photo - Mills County Emergency Management).
    June 25, 2024
    The Mills County Emergency Management Office expects Missouri River water levels to crest  near the Plattsmouth Bridge at just under 35 feet Thursday afternoon into Friday morning.If that...

Sports


  • Malynn Johnson smacked two hits and drove in Glenwood’s lone run in the 2-1 setback to Atlantic.
    July 8, 2024
    Zoey Kirchhoff belted a two-run home run to lead Atlantic to a 2-1 victory over Glenwood in Hawkeye 10 Conference softball last Wednesday in Atlantic.The Rams (19-8 overall, 12-7 in the conference)...

  • East Mills’ Ryan Sayers scattered three hits and struck out six in a complete game win over Griswold in postseason baseball Saturday.
    July 8, 2024
    East Mills notched its third win of the season over Griswold with an 8-1 win in the Class 1A, Substate 8 opening round Saturday at Tri-Center High School in Neola.Wolverine pitcher Ryan Sayers tossed...

  • Kayden Anderson digs for third base in Glenwood’s 8-2 win over Council Bluffs Lewis Central. Anderson homered in the win Monday and then became the school’s all-time home run leader with a two-run shot in a 7-4 win over Atlantic on Wednesday.
    July 8, 2024
    Kayden Anderson smacked his 10th home run of the season and broke the school record for career round trippers for Glenwood in a 7-4 win over Atlantic last Wednesday.Anderson’s 24 career home...

Features


  • Pat Staebell retired as the school counselor at Northeast Elementary at the end of the school year. He was a counselor at the school for 32 years.
    June 6, 2023
    Pat Staebell, the only school counselor Northeast Elementary has ever known, retired at the end of the 2022-23 school year.The LeMars native has been a fixture at the school since 1991.“I still...

  • GCHS Interim Principal Lorraine Duitsman
    May 30, 2023
     A new principal isn’t the only change coming to Glenwood Community High School.Following Principal Cole Albright’s sudden resignation earlier this month, the Glenwood Board of...

  • The Rhapsody In Gold vocal jazz choir from Glenwood Community High School earned a sixth-place trophy at last week’s Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships in Spirit Lake. From left: baritone Connor Edick, alto Evan Belt, tenor Dallis Taylor, soprano Aubrey Mullanix and bass Aaron McQueen.
    April 4, 2023
    The group may be small in numbers, but the Glenwood Jazz Choir made a loud statement at last week’s Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships.The five-member ensemble brought home a sixth-place trophy from...

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