Rich Glennie

11/26/2014 - 7:49am
I’m starting to get on a “first-wave” basis with the regulars along my 10th Street walking route. I wave at the Samuel Adams beer truck driver, the Gutter Helmet truck, the Old Dutch Potato Chip guy and the driver of the Pepsi truck. Most wave back as we head along our paths each morning. Some are almost like clockwork, along with the many workers grimly looking straight...
11/19/2014 - 7:40am
During a brief 20-minute meeting Monday night, the Glencoe City Council approved a bid of $7,660 from Northern Insulation of Gibbon to spray insulation foam into areas of the Glencoe municipal liquor store building. City Administrator Mark Larson said the insulation will be sprayed into the basement ceiling to solve a moisture problem. The...
10/29/2014 - 7:44am
I think we need some better graffiti artists in Glencoe. What I have seen painted on the city streets, sidewalks and grassy areas is not overly impressive. Colorful, but not very artistic. Anyone can make the orange letter “H” and spray paint it up and down city streets and boulevards from fire plug to fire plug, or spray paint...
10/29/2014 - 7:35am
As the Glencoe City Council puts on the final touches to its proposed 2015 budget, its finance committee on Wednesday afternoon discussed, but made no recommendation, on wage and benefit increases for city employees. The discussion involved whether that salary and benefit package increase should be more in line with the county and school...
10/22/2014 - 5:25am
In a major change of plans, the Glencoe City Council on Monday night opted to split the proposed 2015 street maintenance project into two parts spread over two years. The city will reconstruct the streets and underground utilities in the Lincoln Park area next year, but will delay the reconstruction of the Armstrong Avenue area until 2016. The...
10/22/2014 - 5:24am
On Monday night, the Glencoe City Council eyed a possible solution to the flooding coming from the north that has overwhelmed parts of the community the past two years and caused extensive damage. The solution is one proposed earlier with the Morningside Avenue extension project several years ago —run a 36-inch sewer pipe underground from...
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