Opinion Tribune (Newspaper) - May 31, 1995, Glenwood, Iowa 3-I'IGIT 563 11S2 00-30-8806 23 38 i ST HISTORICAL SOC OF 1 BUREAU OF LIB S ARCHIVES j 680 E LOCUST i DES MOINES IA 50319 ii i f i DES HOINES IA 50319 Boys state track meet Coverage NEWS STAND - 50$ HOME DELIVERY - 40* ONE 18 PAGES PLUS INSERTS VOLUME 130, NO. 22 MILLS IOWA MAY 31, 1995 The Glenwood Community High School graduating Class of 1995. The 103 seniors received their diplomas Sunday after- ' Photo by Joe Foreman noon during commencement exercises in the high school graduates turn their tassels By Joe Foreman Editor Rainy weather didn't dampen the spirits of Glenwood Community High School's graduating seniors Sunday The 103 members of Glenwood's Class of 1995 ended their 13-year journey together in style during a 40-minute ceremony in the The event was filled with handshakes and commencement exercises are held at the school football This Mother Nature didn't cooperate and forced the move Some of the overflow crowd watched the ceremony on closed-circuit television sets in the school Graduates were dressed in Navy caps and gowns and received their diplomas on a stage decorated with burgundy and green Glenwood Community High School Class of 95 Melissa Shelton Chad Bal Smith Autumn Smith Nicole Starr Renee Stivers Megan Stroud Jennifer Stump April Swans on Alethia Swans on Hillary Sylvester Roy Tackett Jennifer Terry Aaron Thompson Stephanie Shawn Voudry -' Martens * Warth Melissa Wendlandt Shannon Ryan West Jared Wyant Andrea Wyszenski Jason Young the class Music was provided by the concert band and concert Clint a member of the Class of sang the Bangled Addresses were given by several school district dignitaries and six graduating seniors - David Sarah Brian Robyn Jeremy Marvel and Melody Photo by Joe Foreman Hardiman receives her diploma from Greg a member of the Glenwood School Photo by Joo Foroman David Hughes and Sarah Sell make opening remarks to their fellow The Bottom Line Federal grant approved for Keg Creek Trail of local funds also needed By Joe Foreman Editor Glenwood appears to be in line to receive federal funding for the construction of a walking and biking trail along Keg but there's a catch - the community needs to come up with approximately of its own cash before getting its hands on the federal At its regular meeting last May 23, the Glenwood City Council was told the community has been approved for a federal grant for construction of the providing the local match is met. Mills County Engineer Steve a representative of the Metropolitan Area Planning told the council the grant would come from federal highway dollars set aside for environmental Jim project manager for the said most of the local match would come from private including from the Glenwood Rotary and from the Ray Thomas The city council has been asked to commit of local tax dollars to the The remaining would come from other private Richter The Thomas Trust money will be used exclusively for funding a portion of the trail going through Glenwood Lake Several members of the council said they like the idea of having a trail along Keg but had concerns about where the city would come up with The 1.7 mile trail would stretch along the banks of Keg Creek and adjacent to Business Loop 34, linking several focal points of the including Glenwood Lake the Glenwood Community High School athletic the Glenwood Indian and the Glenwood Recreation The trail will be designed to allow pedestrians and bicyclists to travel underneath the existing Business Loop 34 bridge over Keg Plans call for the concrete trail to be 8 foot Installation of one linking the city soccer fields with the high school athletic is already near Two additional bridges also have been The council authorized the mayor to put together a proposal for the Metropolitan Area Planning which would explain the community's desire to build the trail and its plan to secure the needed to obtain the Richter told the council only a fraction of the city's contribution would be needed this The initial dollars would be used for engineering and project management Other items of business on last week's Mayberry informed the council of a letter he received from the Iowa Department of indicating a traffic light has been approved for the Nuckolls - Locust St. Traffic lights at two other intersections on Locust St are Police Chief Harry Gregg updated the council on the hiring of at least two new police One of the officers will fill a current vacancy on the The second officer would occupy a new position and will be hired with the help of a federal Gregg said the details of the grant should be finalized in the next few A police salary study consisting of two police two council members and a representative from the mayor's has been formed to examine wages for Glenwood The council accepted bids for the demolition of two vacated houses on the city's south side and the removal of nine trees on city Barbara Taenzler was to a six-year term on the Glenwood Library The council approved a reservation request from resident Deborah who plans to run a girls volleyball league at the city recreation complex on Friday beginning June 2. A Class C beer permit and Sunday sales privilege was approved for Dan's Jack and Jill grocery Authorities investigating incident at high school Law enforcement authorities and Glenwood Community School District officials are conducting separate investigations into an alleged physical confrontation Thursday between a Glenwood Community High School faculty member and at least two male The incident look place during regular school hours in the high school's instrumental music Glenwood Community School District Superintendent Tom Rubel declined to discuss details of the incident during a telephone interview He did acknowledge that the faculty member believed to be involved in the incident continues to be employed by the school As of Tuesday no criminal or civil charges had been filed in connection with Thursday's DIRECTORY 2 3.5,6,11,18 4 7 10 12,13 Legal 14 15,16,17 * Productions hosting seminars Productions and Project Excel of the University of Missouri will present seminars June 6-8. Evening sessions will be held from 7:30 9:30 p.m. on June 6 at the Shenandoah work center and June 7 at the Red Oak work These sessions are for persons receiving services from family guardians and interested members of the Call 623-4362 for more New TV station sign-on delayed The sign-on date for television station Channel 15 in has been moved to June 10. The station was originally scheduled to go on the air May 27. Rainy and windy weather during the month of May delayed work by engineers on the 1,500-foot The new station will have a maximum of 5,000,000 watts of transmission power and will serve the Mills County viewing Glenwood Community School District offering classes The Glenwood Community School in conjunction with Iowa Community is offering several summer enrichment classes for students in grades The following classes are being offered this - grades 3-4 June 12-16; 3-4 June 19-23; grades 5-6 June 12-23 and July 5-14; grades 5-6 June 12-23 and July 5-14. Card - grades 3-8, June 19-23 and June 24-28. - grades 3 A June 19-23 and July 24-28. - grades June 19-23, July 24-28. - grades July 24-28. For more information on the including limes and registration call Diane VonTersch at West Elementary 527-4886.