Rich Glennie

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 marshal, city attorney and police chief. At the end of...
09/17/2014 - 8:08am
From a half a block away, I could tell from the look on her face she was going to do it. The look was fear. Stopped at the intersection of 10th Street and Pryor Avenue, the woman anxiously looked left then right several times in rapid succession as she slowly inched her car forward. Traffic was heavy on 10th Street as I got closer. We made eye...
09/10/2014 - 8:41am
Ever wonder what goes on in your neighborhood when you are at work? Now that I’m retired, I get a good idea of what my neighborhood squirrels have been doing all these years. Here are several observations: • I heard the extra loud metallic clunk of a nut falling on one of the vehicles parked in my driveway. I looked out the kitchen...
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...
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