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...
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...
04/01/2015 - 9:56am
I am currently on a long journey in pursuit of that elusive pound. You know the one. That pound that shows up on your bathroom scale one day, and the next time it’s gone. But the following week the pound has returned … with a buddy. The week after, the pound disappears again but two more buddies arrive. Using rudimentary math, it...
03/25/2015 - 6:52am
First-year Glencoe City Council Member Allen Robeck was at least consistent Monday night. He was on the short end of eight 4-1 votes, half of them dealing with the nearly $7 million street improvement project in the Lincoln Park area. The street improvement project was the topic of an assessment public hearing during the City Council meeting,...
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...
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