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Western Iowa Networks representatives answer questions and discuss internet service options with Mills County residents attending Thursday’s informational meeting at City Hall in Malvern.
Officials from Western Iowa Net-works are pleased with the response they’re getting from Mills County residents who want to have broadband internet service available for their homes and businesses. The Breda, Iowa-based company has been using funds from the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant...

Excavation work Friday afternoon at the former site of Glenwood’s outdoor swimming pool on the 300 block of North Elm Street. An apartment complex has been proposed for the site.
Site clearing and excavation work for a proposed apartment complex at the former Glenwood Swimming Pool site on the 300 block of North Elm Street is well under way, but the property is now under new ownership. Cory Leick, who purchased the 2.1-acre parcel from the city in 2012, confirmed on Monday...

MidAmerican Energy is exploring the possibility of developing a wind farm in Mills and Pottawattamie counties.
MidAmerican Energy is exploring the possibility of developing a wind farm in Mills and Pottawattamie counties. On Thursday night, the energy company hosted an informational meeting in Treynor for property owners who could be impacted if the Silver Creek Wind Farm project comes to fruition. “...

COVID-19 has created many challenges for Glen Haven Village residents, staff and management.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a financial toll on the Glen Haven Village skilled nursing care facility. Glen Haven Village Administrator Julianne Marriott told members of the Glenwood City Council last week that the facility has felt a financial impact of $2.6 million since the pandemic began...

Malvern grocer Tom Mulholland announced plans to “rebuild and reopen” his grocery store on social media Monday. The store was gutted by fire on Dec. 13 and sustained additional damage two days later when high winds and a thunderstorm passed through southwest Iowa. - COURTESY PHOTO / KENT HERTZ Hz PRODUCTIONS
Malvern grocer Tom Mulholland has announced his intentions to rebuild and reopen his popular grocery store that was gutted by a massive fire last month. “I said that we would do our best to keep people informed about the future plans, so here I am. The decision has been made to rebuild and reopen...

The north and east walls of the Malvern Grocery Building in Malvern collapsed during the high winds and thunderstorm that passed through southwest Iowa Wednesday, Dec. 15.
The Iowa State Fire Marshal and insurance company representatives are continuing their investigation into a fire that destroyed the Mulholland Grocery building in Malvern Dec. 13. “Actually, it (investigation) is fairly slow. The investigation has been delayed because of the structural integrity of...

Tree and electrical wire damage on West Sharp Street in Glenwood.
High winds and a rare December thunderstorm that swept through southwest Iowa last Wednesday caused extensive tree, electrical line and structural damage in southwest Iowa. Mills County Emergency Management Director Larry Hurst said at one time, 68 percent of MidAmerican Energy customers in Mills...

The Glenwood Resource Center has been the subject of a lengthy investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.
In a report released Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice stated its investigation determined that residents of the Glenwood Resource Center and Woodward Resource Center are being subjected to “unnecessary institutionalization” in violation of Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act (...

Glenwood residents are asked to share their thoughts and opinions in a survey to set priorities that will help shape future development of the city.
If you live or work in Glenwood, it’s not too late to share your thoughts and opinions in a survey that will help shape the city’s comprehensive plan for the future. The survey, which is available electronically and in paper form, is one of the tools being used to set priorities as the city goes...

The derailment occurred south of Pacific Junction near Marh Ave.
The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad is continuing its investigation into a derailment in western Mills County Friday morning that left two BNSF employees hospitalized for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. The derailment happened around 7 a.m. south of Pacific Junction – east of...

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