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RAGBRAI riders head east on Gaston Ave. after leaving Glenwood in 2016.
Glenwood has been selected to serve as the starting point for RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) for a record-tying eighth time. The much-anticipated announcement of the 2024 route was made Saturday night in Des Moines. The nation’s largest and oldest cross-state bicycle...

This pedestrian bridge will be installed over Keg Creek, linking a proposed trailhead at the site of the former Glenwood Native American Earth Lodge with the Glenwood Community School District’s Athletic Complex.
Two pedestrian bridges that are major components of a proposed trail system in Glenwood are expected to be installed in the next few months. A bridge over Keg Creek will link a proposed trailhead at the site of the former Glenwood Native American Earth Lodge with the Glenwood Community School...

Ralston Public Schools Superintendent and 1991 GCHS graduate Jason Buckingham.
The superintendent of Ralston Public Schools in Nebraska says his grandmother was among the influential people he had in his life while growing up in Glenwood that played a role in his decision to choose a career in education. Jason Buckingham, a 1991 Glenwood Community High School graduate, has...

A mockup of the can and bottle redemption facility coming to Glenwood later this winter.
Mills County residents will soon have a new place to recycle and redeem their cans and bottles. The City of Glenwood has agreed to allow DROPPETT, a Des Moines-based redemption business, to place a drop-off building on the parking lot near the city’s Vine Street baseball and softball field. The...
The Iowa Board of Dentistry has suspended the license of a Glenwood dentist after determining he poses “an imminent threat to public safety.” The license of Dr. Calvin Weber, 65, was suspended in December by the state dental board, but the action wasn’t made public until last week. The suspension...

Some of the presidential campaign paraphernalia available at Monday night's caucuses.
Republican Party caucus results in Mills County mirrored statewide results Monday night with former president Donald Trump claiming a decisive victory and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis edging Nikki Haley for second place. Statewide, Trump captured 51 percent of the votes, followed by DeSantis with 21.2...

Northeast Elementary School.
The Glenwood Community School District will put an extension of its Revenue Purpose Statement (RPS) in the hands of  voters on March 5. The Revenue Purpose Statement, which allows the district to allocate funds from its Secure an Advanced Vision for Education (SAVE) fund – a statewide one-cent...

Tim Wilson and Matt Prunty clear a sidewalk outside an apartment complex in Glenwood Saturday morning.
Over 15 inches of snow and four consecutive days of subzero temperatures, made for a frigid, wintry week in Mills County and southwest Iowa.   Two major snowstorms passed through the region last week. The first storm moved in from Kansas and Missouri on Tuesday and dumped 5-6 inches of snow across...

Hiley Park turns 40 years old in 2024.
The Glenwood Kiwanis Club is continuing its pursuit of grants to help fund upgrades to Hiley Park that would make the city-owned recreational area accessible to more people. Kiwanis Club spokesperson Michelle Wright provided an update on the project to city leaders at last Tuesday’s meeting of the...

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...

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