Rich Glennie

06/22/2016 - 11:03am
While the political charades continue on the national level, local politics are at work, too. Two items come to mind: storm water and setting precedent. At the June 6 Glencoe City Council meeting, council members heard that the city may try to prevent water from the eastern watershed from flowing west into the central watershed as a reaction to recent decisions by the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL...
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....
07/08/2015 - 10:00am
Not sure when we lost our collective marbles as a country, but it has accelerated greatly in the past several years as the social engineers have gained the upper hand. The latest mind-shaping has come in the form of historical amnesia, the reinterpretation of marriage and the constant attempts to change the faces on the paper money in this...
06/17/2015 - 9:28am
My wife and I were walking along 14th Street the other day when we both stopped to watch a “moving rope” cross the street heading north near Ives Avenue. It looked like a rope because the line was ramrod straight … and it was moving! At its lead was a mother duck and 13 ducklings, marching quickly in unison. They scooted...
06/03/2015 - 9:46am
A move is afoot seeking to change the current $20 bill and replace Old Hickory’s face with that of a woman. Apparently the idea of U.S. President Andrew Jackson, accused of exterminating Florida’s Indian population, is no longer politically correct. And, proponents claim, women need to be recognized for their efforts in history, too...
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...
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