Glenwood City

Farmers’ market starts in June

GLENWOOD CITY — A  group of ambitious eighth-grade girls at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Glenwood City are organizing a local Farmers’ Market which is set to open the first Saturday in June. The group, with assistance from their parents and mentors, are doing this service project as part of their confirmation class. In a…

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Glenhaven Happenings – 5-29-2019

Glenhaven News May 18-24  Rudy Rudesill was here to entertain everyone on Saturday. Sunday was Catholic communion in the morning, and Christ the King Church was here for services in the afternoon. The baking club made a dessert for the residents at Monday’s meeting. We made rhubarb torte, which was a big hit. (For those…

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GCHS Co-Valedictorians Janson, Johnson, Kremer, Peskar and Wallin, Salutatorian Peterson top the class of 2019

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — Glenwood City High School has named five valedictorians and one salutatorian for the Class of 2019. Olivia Janson, Jatelyn Johnson, Abby Kremer, Tressa Peskar and Maggie Wallin have all been tabbed as valedictorians for Glenwood City’s graduating class of 2019 while Rebecca Peterson earned the title of class salutatorian.…

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Glenhaven Happenings – 5-22-2019

Glenhaven News May 11 – 17 We had a fun and exciting Nursing Home Week! Spa Day on Monday was enjoyed by everyone. Residents had professional manicures by the staff of “The Hair Company” in New Richmond. Thanks to Julie Knops (not sure of her married name), for bringing her staff here to help pamper…

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Former Glenwoodite named Educator Of the Year

The Glen Ellyn, Illinois Chamber of Commerce has named a girl who grew up in Glenwood City as the District 87 “Educator of The Year” for her outstanding work as the Social Studies department chair at Glenbard West High School. Kristin (Thompson) Brandt grew up in Glenwood City and graduated with the class of 1993,…

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City starts process on how to handle old school building

The City Council started the ball rolling on what to do with the old school building along East Oak Street. They approved hiring Cedar Corporation to make a two-phase study of the building for asbestos and any hazardous material that may be in the structure. The city had made a promise to the county that…

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City’s debt is very low, audit report states

The City Council learned Monday evening, May 20th that the city’s debt is very low. This information came from Joseph Rohrman, CPA of Clifton Larson Allen, the firm that does the auditing for the City. Rohrman informed the Council that the City had only $139,215 in Total General Obligation Notes as of the end of…

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