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...
10/01/2014 - 7:46am
There is a fascination about watching something being destroyed, like a building. I never considered myself a “sidewalk superintendent,” but there I was near the Post Office recently watching Ken Polifka tearing down the former Glencoe Oil building. I wasn’t alone, either. There were many sidewalk superintendents in the...
09/24/2014 - 7:12am
“I’m just the mule,” I told the fellow as our eyes met in the clothing store aisle. “I’m just along to carry things.” He nodded in agreement as we commiserated in the aisle while the our wives dove deeper into the clothing racks looking for that exact thing they wanted. My fellow mule also nodded in...
09/17/2014 - 7:08am
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 - 7:41am
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 - 6:42am
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...
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