Rich Glennie

07/30/2014 - 7:58am
The editorial page is the heart and soul of any newspaper. A newspaper without an editorial page is heartless, and minus an editorial, that newspaper has little impact on its readers. It has often caused wonder as to why so few weekly newspapers in this state take the time to write opinion pieces that express the views of the newspaper. Personal columns are fine, and fun to write and read. They...
07/30/2014 - 7:56am
It is difficult to capture 23 years of your life in one column. In fact it is impossible, so I won’t even try. Let’s just say the last 23 years have zoomed by at warp speed. The Chronicle coverage area has been the most interesting of my career. First, because I was here the longest, but second, there has never been a time where I had to hunt very...
03/26/2014 - 7:42am
After weeks of speculation, Minnesota 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson made it official last week. He is running for another term in Congress. The groans from the district Republicans was audible. They were banking on the veteran Democrat finally getting out of the way so they could reclaim the so-called Republican 7th District as their...
01/29/2014 - 11:28am
The McLeod County Corn and Soybean Growers Association held its 30th annual banquet and ag appreciation night at the Pla-Mor Ballroom in Glencoe and heard a combination of some predictions about agriculture from Al Kluis along with laughing so hard at Dick Jonckowski’s jokes that their faces hurt. The county group also honored one of their own...
04/17/2013 - 10:05am
The Glencoe Planning and Industrial Commission Monday afternoon received a brief update of the concept proposal to turn the Creekside subdivision near Miller Manufacturing into an affordable housing subdivision. City Administrator Mark Larson said initial research, however, indicated that the tax increment financing (TIF) request by Hutchinson...
10/31/2012 - 7:46am
Going to the polls on Tuesday, Americans will have a stark choice as to who will lead this nation from the White House for the next four years — President Barack Obama, a Democrat, or former Massachuetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a Republican. Incumbents always have the advantage because they have a track record. But that can be a double-edged sword....
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