Rich Glennie

06/17/2015 - 9:28am
My wife and I were walking along 14th Street the other day when we both stopped to watch a “moving rope” cross the street heading north near Ives Avenue. It looked like a rope because the line was ramrod straight … and it was moving! At its lead was a mother duck and 13 ducklings, marching quickly in unison. They scooted across the street, up the curb and into John Shamla...
04/22/2015 - 9:13am
The Glencoe City Council waived a number of Glencoe Days permits and fees at Monday night’s meeting after Glencoe Days spokesman Jon Van Damme made a brief presentation. Van Damme said Glencoe Days will return to its old format after last year’s flooding washed out the June event. An abbreviated version was held in conjunction with...
04/15/2015 - 8:54am
The silence has been deafening. There has been little said by the general public about the May 12 Glencoe-Silver Lake school bond referendum, which is less than a month away. Few people have attended the informational meetings, few people have toured the school facilities to see the space problems first hand, and few people are even talking...
04/08/2015 - 9:48am
The Glencoe City Council Monday night awarded a contract to Ryan Voss (RDV Construction) to remodel the former city maintenance shed at Oak Leaf Park into a bath house for the park’s expanded campground. Voss’ bid was one of two received for the original plan to build a new bath house facility in the park. But those bids came in...
04/08/2015 - 9:47am
McLeod County will take over Glencoe’s recycling program in the first week in May, according to Glencoe City Administrator Mark Larson. At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Larson asked for the city to “opt out” of its current recycling contract with Waste Management. That contract runs out at the end of the year....
04/08/2015 - 9:43am
The personnel and legislative committee of the Glencoe City Council held a brief meeting last Wednesday afternoon in the Glencoe City Center west conference room, and then went into closed session to discuss a Glencoe Police Federation grievance. While nothing was made public on the police grievance, during the open session the committee...
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