Rich Glennie

08/19/2015 - 9:13am
I’ve never considered myself directionally challenged … until now. On our recent trip to Michigan and southwestern Ontario, my rusty navigational skills using an old atlas got us lost twice. And both times, I had to get out of the car and ask for directions. That, I believe by macho male standards, is embarrassing. I’ve always been pretty good at directions. You know, the...
03/25/2015 - 6:52am
First-year Glencoe City Council Member Allen Robeck was at least consistent Monday night. He was on the short end of eight 4-1 votes, half of them dealing with the nearly $7 million street improvement project in the Lincoln Park area. The street improvement project was the topic of an assessment public hearing during the City Council meeting,...
03/25/2015 - 6:50am
On a 4-1 vote, the Glencoe City Council approved plans and specifications for the construction of an airport parallel taxiway at Vernon Perschau Memorial Airport. Council Member Allen Robeck voted no. There is a hitch to the plans, however. The city needs to acquire four small parcels of property from four different landowners, including a key...
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...
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