Rich Glennie

02/25/2015 - 11:52am
In an unusual action, it took the Glencoe City Council two attempts to pass a motion to complete the sale of a parcel of property — which was started in 1988 — to the Proehl family. At Monday’s meeting, the first motion to complete the sale of .384 acres of land near the Glencoe City Cemetery failed for lack of a second to the motion. The Leo Proehl family owns 1.134 acres of...
12/17/2014 - 8:31am
Glencoe’s downtown area will lose its third business building on Greeley Avenue within a year. The Glencoe City Council heard Monday night that the building that houses Denny’s Barber Shop, 1218 Greeley Ave., was recently condemned for occupancy after a city building inspection of the rental units resulted in a structural engineer...
12/10/2014 - 8:51am
I saw a pulp truck the other day … near Hutchinson. It looked as out of place as the moose that took up residence at a New Ulm area farm recently. They both appeared to be lost. The sight of a pulp truck brought back memories of my college days working in a pulp and paper mill in International Falls and of my early days as the editor of...
12/03/2014 - 7:49am
After closing its public hearing on the 2015 tax levy and budget Monday night, the Glencoe City Council debated what kind of raise it will give its city employees. City Administrator Mark Larson said the preliminary budget approved in September had a built-in 3 percent raise for city workers, but he recommended a 2.5 percent raise instead....
11/26/2014 - 7:49am
I’m starting to get on a “first-wave” basis with the regulars along my 10th Street walking route. I wave at the Samuel Adams beer truck driver, the Gutter Helmet truck, the Old Dutch Potato Chip guy and the driver of the Pepsi truck. Most wave back as we head along our paths each morning. Some are almost like clockwork, along...
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...
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