Rich Glennie

01/28/2015 - 11:27am
It came as no surprise Tuesday, Jan. 20, that the Glencoe City Council is still focused on water issues as Gary Schreifels, public works director for water and wastewater, reported on a sewer-cleaning project and the city’s annual report to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) about the Glencoe’s inflow and infiltration (I&I) efforts. Schreifels said the city plans to...
10/22/2014 - 5:21am
The Glencoe City Council Monday night approved a request to apply for an AgStar feasibility grant to help a local group start a food cooperative in Glencoe. Speaking for the food cooperative steering committee, Janette Goettl said a lawyer has been hired to draw up bylaws and articles of incorporation for the co-op, and the group is seeking 500...
10/22/2014 - 5:20am
An inventory of trees in city boulevards, parks and cemeteries was approved by the Glencoe City Council on Monday night. The survey will be done by Minnesota GreenCorps. Shelby Gamache, a spokesperson for the group, made a presentation to the City Council. Gamache said she will serve in McLeod County for the next year as the area prepares for...
10/15/2014 - 8:14am
The Glencoe Planning and Industrial Commission debated what to do about deteriorating, foreclosed properties and incomplete repair jobs on other buildings at its monthly meeting Thursday night at the City Center. It took no action to strengthen its blight ordinance even after hearing horror stories from its building inspector, local fire...
10/08/2014 - 8:17am
From my house I could hear the train moving. By the time I got to Pryor Avenue, I could see it was parked, and it was a long one. But I figured by the time I walked another four blocks to Union Avenue, it would be through the stop signals and all would be open. Wrong! On my daily walks, it has become a mind game to see if I can get to the...
10/08/2014 - 8:05am
The Glencoe City Council held a pair of public hearings Monday night at the Glencoe City Center on the proposed 2015 street improvement projects, which could cost a combined $11 million. The hearings attracted about 30 people, several of whom spoke to the City Council about their concerns. While most were in agreement that the reconstruction of...
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