Rich Glennie

07/29/2015 - 9:29am
I’m a law-and-order guy. I’ve always told my children that if they ever had to go to court, they are innocent until proven guilty. It’s in our U.S. Constitution. A McLeod County District Court judge recently said the same thing when my son opted to fight two alleged traffic violations. If you think the words of the U.S. Constitution mean what they say, then you’re a...
05/06/2015 - 9:46am
“Free-range kids.” I heard the term recently, and it took me a while to compose myself after the laughter. Free-range kids seems to be a new derogatory term where parents allow their children to run around unattended or not on a short enough leash. Parents can now be chastised by police and society for being bad parents. How dare...
04/22/2015 - 9:16am
Even before the Lincoln Park street reconstruction project in Glencoe got under way, it has increased in price. Monday night, the Glencoe City Council approved a $15,493 change order that increased the cost of the project to $5.868 million, but it won’t cost homeowners any additional money in assessments, according to Justin Black, city...
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...
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