Rich Glennie

07/23/2014 - 8:11am
On Monday night, Glencoe City Council received a preliminary report of what a Willow Ridge Pond diversion channel might entail and its cost to help alleviate flooding in the central portion of the community. John Rodeberg, city engineering consultant from Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), presented a study update on a possible solution to the flooding problems, but he cautioned this was just a...
07/23/2014 - 7:35am
One can sure tell there is an election this year. The politicians, or their surrogates, have been showing up with more frequency of late. Especially the Republican candidates for governor, who have been stumbling over themselves to pronounce they are the most electable, thus the worthiest opponent for incumbent DFL Gov. Mark Dayton. The GOP...
07/23/2014 - 7:34am
Nearly 40 years ago, I was sitting at my editor’s desk at the Fort Frances (Ontario) Times and in walks my predecessor, Carl Schubring. He is in his 70s, walks with a cane and had been the editor of the Times for more years than anyone could remember. He came in with a little advice on how I should do my job and who I should talk to in order to...
03/26/2014 - 7:42am
After weeks of speculation, Minnesota 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson made it official last week. He is running for another term in Congress. The groans from the district Republicans was audible. They were banking on the veteran Democrat finally getting out of the way so they could reclaim the so-called Republican 7th District as their...
01/29/2014 - 11:28am
The McLeod County Corn and Soybean Growers Association held its 30th annual banquet and ag appreciation night at the Pla-Mor Ballroom in Glencoe and heard a combination of some predictions about agriculture from Al Kluis along with laughing so hard at Dick Jonckowski’s jokes that their faces hurt. The county group also honored one of their own...
04/17/2013 - 10:05am
The Glencoe Planning and Industrial Commission Monday afternoon received a brief update of the concept proposal to turn the Creekside subdivision near Miller Manufacturing into an affordable housing subdivision. City Administrator Mark Larson said initial research, however, indicated that the tax increment financing (TIF) request by Hutchinson...
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