Rich Glennie

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 funding will come from the city’s liquor store...
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...
10/15/2014 - 8:14am
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 - 8:17am
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...
10/08/2014 - 8:05am
The Glencoe City Council held a pair of public hearings Monday night at the Glencoe City Center on the proposed 2015 street improvement projects, which could cost a combined $11 million. The hearings attracted about 30 people, several of whom spoke to the City Council about their concerns. While most were in agreement that the reconstruction of...
10/08/2014 - 8:02am
Amid Monday night’s lengthy public hearings, the Glencoe City Council received brief updates on discussions on the Marsh (west) ditch project as well as a north diversion project aimed to getting flood waters moved from the central section of Glencoe to the east ditch system. Gary Schreifels, city public works director for water and...
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