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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...
Supporters of the Mills County Public Health Office filled the Mills County Board Of Supervisors meeting room Tuesday morning in an effort to persuade the three-member board to reconsider their prelminiary proposal to slash public health  office funding by 75 percent in the 2024-25 fiscal year...

Map of proposed disc golf course in Glenwood Lake Park. The nine-hole course will be built along the cross country course behind the Davies Amphitheater and Mills County Historical Museum buildings.
It appears the dollars are falling into place for construction of a disc golf course at Glenwood Lake Park. Vanessa Covington, a member of the Glenwood Park  Board and Glenwood Area Disc Golf Club, said the course could be constructed and open to the public as early as this summer. The Glenwood...
The City of Glenwood’s proposed budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year calls for a lowering of the total tax levy from FY 2023-24, but that doesn’t mean all property owners will see a decrease in their city tax bill. An increase or decrease in city taxes will depend on the assessed valuation of each...

Kids Place and the Glenwood Community School District Central Office are housed in this building on the campus of the Glenwood Resource Center.
After a public hearing and a special meeting that drew more than 50 Glenwood residents, the Glenwood Board of Education plans to move forward on a $5 million revenue bond plan to construct a new building to address its infrastructure needs. The March 25 meeting, however, was not without drama – and...

Owners of Keg Creek Brewing Co. have put the popular Glenwood brewery up for sale.
A Glenwood establishment that’s not only a social gathering spot for local residents, but also a popular destination for out-of-town visitors, is for sale. Earlier this month, owners of Keg Creek Brewing Co. announced that they’ve placed the 13-year-old business up for sale. The goal and hope of...

Dr. Devin Embray
Dr. Devin Embray has resigned as Superintendent of the Glenwood Community Schools. Embray, who has served as the district’s leader for 14 years, submitted his resignation to the Glenwood Board of Education at Monday’s special meeting and the board accepted it.                 “It felt like the...

Glenwood Middle School sixth graders Izzie Nylander, Libby Waller and Dyson Rang work on their robot.
Still in its infancy, the robotics program at Glenwood Middle School is making a name for itself and enjoying success on a regional and statewide level. All five GMS robotic teams recently qualified and competed at the state competition in Council Bluffs with one team – the Super Chickens -...

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