Rich Glennie

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. Constitution mean what they say, then you’re a...
03/25/2015 - 6:47am
It isn’t often a state commissioner drops by Glencoe, but one did Tuesday, March 17, for an impromptu visit to gather local input about the state’s transportation needs. The state Legislature is currently looking at increased funding for transportation, but the issue is how much and where will it be spent. Charlie Zelle, state...
03/18/2015 - 10:23am
I tried a scientific experiment recently. I head-butted an engine block to test out the hardness of my head. I now have a scrape on my forehead, but the headache has subsided. Actually, I was helping my son haul his latest acquisition, another engine block, off his truck bed and into the garage. As we placed it on the garage floor, I pinched my...
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...
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