Bob Wolbach (right) with his three children - Anna, Sam and Josh.
1 week 6 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...
1 month 2 weeks ago
It takes a special kind of person to be a pediatrician - one who understands and appreciates the family dynamics that often come with the job. Dr. Kari Simonsen, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and Pediatrician-in-Chief at Children’s...

Jessica Burdic with one of the colorful flower baskets available at The Blooming Barn in Malvern.
1 month 2 weeks ago
It’s the most colorful place in Mills County. With annuals, perennials and hanging baskets galore, The Blooming Barn is bursting with color and bustling with gardeners and flower lovers looking for that perfect plant to place in the garden or basket to hang on the deck or patio. The nursery,...
Iowa Western Community College and its partner, the Glenwood Community School District, have been awarded a $1 million grant to help fund a proposed...
June 18, 2024, 4:57 PM

Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg (left) tours the 712 Lofts with developer Ryan Sell.
Iowa Lt.Gov. Adam Gregg made a stop in Glenwood last Tuesday to get a first-hand look at the 712 Lofts apartment complex under construction on the...
June 18, 2024, 4:53 PM

The Glewood City Council will not bring back an ordinance to permit chickens within the city limits.
After further review, Glenwood’s policy of not allowing chickens to be housed or raised within the city limits stands. At the recommendation of the...
June 18, 2024, 4:29 PM
Iowa Western Community College and its partner, the Glenwood Community School District, have been awarded a $1 million grant to help fund a proposed innovation center. The IWCC-GCSD partnership is among four recipients receiving a total of $3.6 million in grants from the Iowa Department of...
June 18, 2024

News

  • June 18, 2024
    Iowa Western Community College and its partner, the Glenwood Community School District, have been awarded a $1 million grant to help fund a proposed innovation center.The IWCC-GCSD partnership is...

  • Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg (left) tours the 712 Lofts with developer Ryan Sell.
    June 18, 2024
    Iowa Lt.Gov. Adam Gregg made a stop in Glenwood last Tuesday to get a first-hand look at the 712 Lofts apartment complex under construction on the former site of the Glen Haven nursing home.Developer...

  • Pizza Hut employee Ashton Bjorkland and General Manager Craig Gentry serve up pizza at the new restaurant.
    June 18, 2024
    Glenwood residents who’ve been craving Pizza Hut’s pizza, pasta and sandwiches for the past year and a half can get their fix once again.After a soft opening last Wednesday with members...

Sports


  • Glenwood’s Audrew Albers had three htis and drove in two runs in the Rams’ loss to Clarinda last week.
    June 10, 2024
    Glenwood built a 8-0 lead but couldn’t withstand a late Clarinda rally in an 11-8 loss in Hawkeye 10 Conference softball Thursday in Clarinda.The Cardinals (11-4) went scoreless through four...

  • Zach Thornburg had one of his strongest showings of the season in East Mills’ 10-3 win over Fremont-MIlls last Monday.
    June 10, 2024
    Fremont-Mills got its offense on track and picked up its first win of the season in a 15-5 victory over Sidney in Corner Conference baseball Friday in Tabor.The Knights (1-10 overall, 1-4 in the...
  • June 3, 2024
    DES MOINES - The Glenwood boys soccer team came to end Wednesday in the Class 2A Iowa State Soccer quarterfinals at the Cownie Sports Complex in Des Moines.Davenport Assumption stunned the No. 2...

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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