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It’s the training no law enforcement officer wants to ever have to utilize. It’s also the training every law enforcement officer is glad they have. Instructors for the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) center were in Glenwood last week providing active shooter training to...

Mills County rescue personnel train with the SimMan dummy at the Glenwood Fire Station.
Mills County’s area fire and rescue squads received some state-of-the-art, hands on training last week at the Glenwood fire station. Representatives from the county’s seven fire and rescue squads participated in a daylong training in emergency care procedures on an advanced patient simulator...

New Mills County Public Health Office Administrator Lorie Ann Gentry.
Lorie Ann Gentry brings a strong background in finance and accounting to her new position as administrator at Mills County Public Health. The Marysville, Kan., native replaces Julie Lynes, who recently retired from the job and a lengthy career in public health. “I actually have more of a business...
Early morning thunderstorms, carrying wind gusts up to 80 mph and possible tornadic activity, brought down trees and power lines in Glenwood and other areas of Mills County. Civil defense sirens sounded in Mills County shortly after midnight as the front of the storm blew through western and...

MSgt. Cliff Cleveland, a member of the Offutt Air Force Base Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) unit, directs a team of Mills County YMCA summer campers as they construct a shelter at Glenwood Lake Park.
Youngsters taking part in a special “Survivor Week” camp at the Mills County YMCA got to spend a day with a team of Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) specialists from Offutt Air Force Base last Tuesday. The airmen coordinated a full day of activities for the youngsters, ranging from...

Mills County Election Assistant Katie Dodge (left) and Mills County Auditor Carol Robertson oversee the recount of Oak/St. Mary Township precinct ballots Friday morning at the county courthouse. Election worker Sue Collins runs ballots through the tabulating machine.
A minor issue with a vote tabulating machine triggered an administrative recount of primary election ballots cast last Tuesday at one Mills County polling location. Mills County Auditor Carol Robertson said the tabulating machine being utilized at the Oak/St. Mary Township polling location “jammed...

County supervisor candidates Sandi Winton and Richard Crouch check out Election Night results at the Mills County Courthouse.
Five-term incumbent Mills County Supervisor Richard Crouch held off challenger Sandi Winton, 796-739, in last Tuesday’s Republican Party primary election. Crouch will be the Republican Party candidate for the lone seat on the board of supervisors up for election in the Nov. 8 general election. “It...

GCSD Food Service workers Michelle Jacobson and Ranae Parks distribute lunches Thursday afternoon at the drive-up meal site at Northeast Elementary School.
The Glenwood Community School District (GCSD) is again participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USAD) Summer Food Service Program. Terry Marlow, Director of the GCSD Food Service Department, said meals are available to all children on a first-come, first-serve basis. There are no income...

Brett Alley and Jessie Mayer sort cans at the GRC Recycling Center.
Recycling, by its nature, is a fluid enterprise. Materials, markets, and minimizing waste, they tend to fluctuate. So it goes recycling programs, no matter their altruistic or economic intentions, come and go. Not the Glenwood Resource Center’s Recycling Program. In an era when Mills County has...

Lorraine Duitsman
A new associate principal is joining the administrative staff at Glenwood Community High School just as principal Rick Nickerson has announced his exit for the same position at the Treynor Community School District. In May, the Glenwood Community School District formally announced the hiring of...

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