Rich Glennie

12/17/2014 - 8:31am
Glencoe’s downtown area will lose its third business building on Greeley Avenue within a year. The Glencoe City Council heard Monday night that the building that houses Denny’s Barber Shop, 1218 Greeley Ave., was recently condemned for occupancy after a city building inspection of the rental units resulted in a structural engineer being called in. That resulted in the condemnation...
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...
10/22/2014 - 5:21am
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 - 5:20am
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...
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