Rich Glennie

04/16/2014 - 3:36pm
“Life happens when you have other plans,” Nathan Backstrom said Thursday afternoon to an engrossed audience of secondary students at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School. He had their attention. Backstrom, his wife, Connie, and son, Charles, were part of a McLeod County MEADA-sponsored program about drunk driving and its consequences. They know the consequences first-hand. As the Backstroms spoke, one...
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....
10/31/2012 - 7:45am
Often overlooked in the state general elections are the Minnesota judicial races, mainly because most Minnesotans know so little about the candidates — incumbents or challengers. But there are three local judges on this year’s ballot who deserve another term on the bench. They include Associate Minnesota Supreme Court Justice G. Barry Anderson, a...
09/26/2012 - 7:58am
The Glencoe Planning and Industrial Commission met last Thursday and swore in its newest member, Wes Olson. Olson replaces Robert Senst, who resigned earlier this summer. The only other item on the agenda was a variance request by Jason and Alicia Zehnder to build a garage on their property on Vernon Lane in Glenview Woods. The variance is for a...
09/26/2012 - 7:47am
Will passing the marriage amendment, or the voter ID amendment for that matter, improve the economy, create more jobs or get more people back to work in Minnesota? Will passing either of these amendments make the state’s budget balance? Will it improve our roads, bridges and highways? Will it make our schools better and our children better...
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