Rich Glennie

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 across the street, up the curb and into John Shamla...
03/18/2015 - 10:16am
A plan, called Glencoe northeast drainage improvements, was the topic of a workshop session at the Glencoe City Center Wednesday afternoon, and it included representatives from the city and county as well as state water experts and Buffalo Creek Watershed District board members. Being looked at was a project that would redirect flood waters...
03/04/2015 - 8:14am
The Glencoe City Council on Monday night accepted the low bid for the Lincoln Park street and utility improvement project from Duininck Brothers of Prinsburg for $5.85 million, about $40,000 under the engineer’s estimate. Six bids were received. The City Council also set a public assessment hearing for Monday, March 23, at 7:15 p.m....
02/25/2015 - 12:52pm
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...
02/18/2015 - 10:34am
There have been a couple of things that have chafed my hide over the past several months, and I have to take a moment to address these raw spots. First, anybody who thinks the return of trolley cars to the metro area is a wise thing should look at why trolley cars went the way of the horse and buggy … they became obsolete! They were...
02/18/2015 - 10:28am
The Glencoe Planning and Industrial Commission on Thursday recommended approval of a height variance for Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Alliance Nutrition’s proposed new construction project at 1011 Elliott Ave. and along 10th Street. The company indicated it plans to build a structure about 150 feet high, or higher than allowed by ordinance...
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