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The “play area” bucket at the Glenwood Aquatic Center will be replaced before the start of the 2024 swimming season.
The Glenwood Aquatic Center will have a new splash bucket to dump water on swimmers when the facility opens next spring. The Glenwood City Council approved the purchase of a new bucket at its regular meeting last Tuesday. The existing bucket, which is seven years old, was not working properly and...

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy made a campaign appearance in Glenwood Sunday, Nov. 18.
“If I win Iowa, I will be your next president.” That was the message Republican Presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy shared with an audience of 100-plus people Sunday night in Glenwood. The Ohio native and pharmaceutical company founder addressed a handful of topics, including immigration,...

Enrollment is up this year in the Glenwood Community School District.
Student enrollments are up double-digits in the Glenwood, Fremont-Mills and East Mills Community School Districts. Certified enrollment numbers on Oct. 1 for school districts across the state were recently released. Fremont-Mills is up 15 students in its certified enrollment numbers this year. The...
Tony Winton and Kellie Stewart have won seats on the Glenwood Community School District Board of Education. Winton and Stewart received the most votes among five candidates for two at-large positions on the board. Winton picked up 822 votes while Stewart received 760 votes. William Bruce Wray...
 A $39.9 million bond issue that would have gone toward an extensive remodel of Northeast Elementary School, including an addition that would house the Kid’s Place Daycare, failed to gain the necessary votes in county-wide elections last Tuesday, Of the nearly 2,000 ballots cast, 59 percent (1,134...

One of two covered wagons available for overnight stays at Best Nest Farm northwest of Tabor.
The first season of business at Mills County’s first private glamping venue has been a success. Located 12 miles southeast of Glenwood, in the quietude of the scenic Loess Hills, Best Nest Farm provides guests with a unique luxury camping experience featuring overnight accommodations in one of two...

One of the displays in the revamped military room at the Mills County Historical Museum in Glenwood.
The military room at the Mills County Historical Museum has a “new and improved” look to it. Museum director Stephen Hunt said patrons will find that the new military displays are easy to follow, well-organized, engaging and informative.   “We’ve not added display units, but there are many new...

Loess Hills Regional Sanitary Landfill employees give Mills County Supervisor Carol Vinton and Mills County Chamber Of Commerce Executive Directon Jennie Davis a tour of the RNG processing facility.
A $35 million, state-of-the-art renewable natural gas (RNG) processing facility is up and running at the Loess Hills Regional Sanitary Landfill northwest of Malvern. Two years in the making, the facility houses a complex, multi-step processing plant that converts gas from the landfill into methane...

Adrian Kalambokidis and his son Payton at their family’s pizza restaurant in Glenwood.
The menu at Adriano’s Brick Oven on the west side of Glenwood’s Town Square has expanded since the restaurant opened eight years ago, but pizza remains the staple of the mom and pop business owned by Adrian and Julie Kalambokidis and their sons Payton and Jacey. “Our primary (menu item) has been...

A gazebo and covered case with a listing of burials located at the entrance to the Glenwood Resource Center Cemetery.
Situated on a secluded slope on the south side of the Glenwood Resource Center campus is an unrenowned cemetery that’s become a growing source of concern for Glenwood residents and city officials as the closure of the state-managed facility draws near. The GRC is scheduled to close in eight months...

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