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 After weeks of discussion and a pair of heavily attended public hearings, the Glenwood Community School District is officially moving forward with plans to construct a new building it hopes will answer its pressing infrastructure needs. The Glenwood Board of Education voted 4-1 to seek a revenue...

The Runza restaurant in Glenwood opened on Monday.
The wait is over. The Runza sandwich has finally arrived in Glenwood. The popular Runza sandwich and burger restaurant chain opened its 91st store in Glenwood on Monday at 710 S Locust St. “We are proud to expand our store network and excited to bring a Runza Restaurant to the area,” stated Donald...

Glenwood Community School District school board members, administrators and administrative staff display the flag that was presented to the district at a recognition ceremony Monday afternoon at Glenwood Community High School. Glenwood is only the seventh school district in Iowa and 32nd in the United States to ever be recognized as a “Model Professional Community At Work” by an international provider of professional development for educators.
The Glenwood Community School District was recognized Monday by Solution Tree, a  resource partner for  professional development, for the district’s sustained success in raising student achievement. GCSD staff members attended a surprise ceremony to announce the recognition Monday afternoon in the...
The East Mills Community School District and Sidney Community School District have named their next shared superintendent. Pending the approval of the school boards at both districts, Michael Brown will assume his new duties as superintendent on July 1. He’ll replace retiring East Mills - Sidney...

The Glenwood Kiwanis Club is raising money to bring an all-inclusive playground to the city-owned Hiley Park.
The Glenwood Kiwanis Club’s effort to bring an all-inclusive, accessible playground to Hiley Park has received a major boost from the Iowa West Foundation. In it’s latest round of grants, the foundation has awarded $40,000 to the project proposed for the city-owned park. Denison’s Washington Park...

Fremont-Mills received the Carrie Chapman Catt award after all 34 members of the senior class registered to vote.
TABOR - The senior class at Fremont-Mills High School got a special visit from Iowa Secretary Of State Paul Pate Friday morning. Pate came to Tabor to present the students with the Carrie Chapman Catt Award in recognition of the school’s voter registration numbers. All 34 members of the Fremont-...
The Mills County Public Health Office will receive the necessary funding to stay operational for at least another year according to two members of the Mills County Board of Supervisors. Although the three-member board has yet to formally finalize its 2024-25 fiscal year budget, Lonnie Mayberry and...

The Glenwood Community High School Jazz Band placed fourth in Class 3A at the Iowa Jazz Championships. (Courtesy Photo)
A fourth-place finish at last week’s Iowa Jazz Championships (IJC) capped off another successful season for the Glenwood Jazz Band. Glenwood was one of 15 Class 3A bands earning qualification to the IJC. Glenwood has qualified for IJC every year since 2004 and has placed in the trophy class (top 8...

Voice actress and director Emily Fajardo, a Glenwood Community High School graduate.
A Glenwood Community High School graduate’s artistic aptitude and life experiences have taken her on a unique journey to a budding career in the entertainment industry. Voice actress, writer, graphic designer, visual artist, illustrator, photo editor . . . those are just some of the many hats Emily...

RAGBRAI is returning to Henderson this year. This was the scene on Main Street Henderson in 2003.
It’s now official! Along with Glenwood, three Mills County communities – Silver City, Henderson and Emerson – will be on the official route for RAGBRAI LI on Day 1 (Sunday, July 21), as the cross-state bicycle ride makes it way from Glenwood to Red Oak. Silver City and Emerson will serve as RAGBRAI...

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