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One of the disc golf baskets on the campus of the Glenwood Resource Center.
A memorial fund for former Glenwood Mayor Ron Kohn, who passed away on Dec. 30, has been established to help raise money for construction of a disc golf course at Glenwood Lake Park. The disc golf course idea being pursued by the Glenwood Park Board would have an 18-hole course be built partially...

Dr. Jessie Juarez, a 2006 Glenwood Community High School graduate, is Director of the South Dakota State University Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine. (Courtesy Photo / South Dakota State University)
Dr. Jessie Juarez has a vivid memory of the day she decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She was a freshman at Glenwood Community High School, meeting a science class requirement by spending a day job shadowing the staff at the Glenwood Veterinary Clinic. “Jill Smart had a science...
Iowa Democrats and Republicans will be caucusing across the state on Monday night, but only one party will go through the traditional process of casting ballots to select a presidential nominee. While Democrats will caucus for the purpose of carrying out business related to adoption of a party...

David Cutshall at the Retail Remix store in Glenwood.
Retail Remix, a consignment store in the shopping plaza on South Locust Street, is filling a need in the Glenwood community. “We wanted to do something different. We always thought it would be a really enjoyable thing to do,” said David Cutshall, who co-owns the store with the wife Tina. “It didn’t...

New Glenwood Mayor Angie Winquist was administered her oath of office by Mayor Pro-tem Dan McComb. The meeting was McComb's last as a member of the city council. He chose not to seek re-election in 2023.
Angie Winquist is returning to Glenwood City Hall. The former city administrator was appointed to the position of mayor by a unanimous vote of the Glenwood City Council at a special meeting Friday night. Winquist will complete the two-year mayoral term vacated by Ron Kohn, who resigned for personal...

Holly Jackson
In a surprise announcement made at Friday night’s special meeting, Holly Jackson  said she will not be able to complete the remaining two years of her at-large term on the city council because of a new job she will be starting on Jan. 22. “I just accepted a position for a new job to take my career...

Retiring Glenwood Police Capt. Pat Martin.
Capt. Pat Martin of the Glenwood Police Department is officially retiring today, after spending 26 years fulfilling his childhood dream of being a police officer. “Even as a small kid, I always wanted to be a police officer,” Martin said during an interview last week. “Yeah, I guess I was inspired...
Mills County has received its first payment for the lodging tax for unincorporated areas of the county that went into effect July 1. Mills County Auditor Ami Petersen said the first quarterly lodging tax check, from the Iowa State Treasurer’s Office in the amount of  $1,779.18, was received by the...
After interviewing candidates next Wednesday and Thursday (Dec. 27-28), the Glenwood City Council intends to appoint a new mayor at a special meeting on Friday, Dec. 29., at 5:30 p.m., at Glenwood City Hall. Eligible city residents wanting to be considered for appointment should submit a request in...
Several current and former Glenwood residents were inducted into the Special Olympics Iowa Hall of Fame on Dec. 7, according to an announcement made Tuersday morning. The 2023 Hall of Fame class includes Joshua Dobbs (Ames), Amy Hickey (Dubuque), Charity Hodson (Des Moines), Rolla Lucas (Davenport...

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