Rich Glennie

05/20/2015 - 9:32am
There’s a fine line between being anal retentive and having a routine. I’m not sure when, or if, I crossed that line, but I’m getting some hints. Twice recently I have been approached by people who say they judge how well their morning commutes are going by where they see me on my two-mile route around town, especially coming west on 10th Street. If I’m down by Casey...
03/25/2015 - 6:50am
On a 4-1 vote, the Glencoe City Council approved plans and specifications for the construction of an airport parallel taxiway at Vernon Perschau Memorial Airport. Council Member Allen Robeck voted no. There is a hitch to the plans, however. The city needs to acquire four small parcels of property from four different landowners, including a key...
03/25/2015 - 6:47am
It isn’t often a state commissioner drops by Glencoe, but one did Tuesday, March 17, for an impromptu visit to gather local input about the state’s transportation needs. The state Legislature is currently looking at increased funding for transportation, but the issue is how much and where will it be spent. Charlie Zelle, state...
03/18/2015 - 10:23am
I tried a scientific experiment recently. I head-butted an engine block to test out the hardness of my head. I now have a scrape on my forehead, but the headache has subsided. Actually, I was helping my son haul his latest acquisition, another engine block, off his truck bed and into the garage. As we placed it on the garage floor, I pinched my...
03/18/2015 - 10:16am
A plan, called Glencoe northeast drainage improvements, was the topic of a workshop session at the Glencoe City Center Wednesday afternoon, and it included representatives from the city and county as well as state water experts and Buffalo Creek Watershed District board members. Being looked at was a project that would redirect flood waters...
03/04/2015 - 8:14am
The Glencoe City Council on Monday night accepted the low bid for the Lincoln Park street and utility improvement project from Duininck Brothers of Prinsburg for $5.85 million, about $40,000 under the engineer’s estimate. Six bids were received. The City Council also set a public assessment hearing for Monday, March 23, at 7:15 p.m....
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