Rich Glennie

10/22/2014 - 6:25am
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 main reason is to keep the city’s overall...
10/22/2014 - 6:24am
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...
10/22/2014 - 6:21am
The Glencoe City Council Monday night approved a request to apply for an AgStar feasibility grant to help a local group start a food cooperative in Glencoe. Speaking for the food cooperative steering committee, Janette Goettl said a lawyer has been hired to draw up bylaws and articles of incorporation for the co-op, and the group is seeking 500...
10/22/2014 - 6:20am
An inventory of trees in city boulevards, parks and cemeteries was approved by the Glencoe City Council on Monday night. The survey will be done by Minnesota GreenCorps. Shelby Gamache, a spokesperson for the group, made a presentation to the City Council. Gamache said she will serve in McLeod County for the next year as the area prepares for...
10/15/2014 - 9:14am
The Glencoe Planning and Industrial Commission debated what to do about deteriorating, foreclosed properties and incomplete repair jobs on other buildings at its monthly meeting Thursday night at the City Center. It took no action to strengthen its blight ordinance even after hearing horror stories from its building inspector, local fire...
10/08/2014 - 9:17am
From my house I could hear the train moving. By the time I got to Pryor Avenue, I could see it was parked, and it was a long one. But I figured by the time I walked another four blocks to Union Avenue, it would be through the stop signals and all would be open. Wrong! On my daily walks, it has become a mind game to see if I can get to the...
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