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07/27/2016 - 2:55pm
Contentious and heated discussion continued Thursday morning regarding Trailblazer Transit’s workplace environment, with allegations of micro-managing, violations of the Minnesota open meeting law and whether Executive Director Gary Ludwig was following the directions given earlier this summer in a letter of reprimand. The heated discussion often resulted in raised voices among members...
07/20/2016 - 10:32am
The hours of operation of Glencoe’s yard waste site has been a topic of discussion in recent months. Mayor Randy Wilson, at the Glencoe City Council’s meeting on Monday, suggested that the Council take a look at the possibility of expanded hours and associated costs. The city currently spends over $8,000 for the operation of the...
07/20/2016 - 10:31am
The Rev. Dale Baker has a simple mission for Lighthouse Church, located west of Plato on Highway 212: to make it known as a congregation “that has a right relationship with God.” Baker, who has been with the church since May, said he is “all about relationships, especially a relationship with our Lord, Jesus. My philosophy of...
07/20/2016 - 10:30am
What started as a sidewalk replacement project has become much more. The Glencoe City Council had ordered Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., (SEH) to do a feasibility study for sidewalk replacements on the east side of Hennepin Avenue between 11th and 13th Streets. Much of the current curb and sidewalks are estimated to be from the 1930s and are...
07/20/2016 - 10:29am
Baby boomers are aging and the cost of caring for aging family members isn’t going down. In May, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill allowing property owners to place mobile residential structures on their property to serve as a temporary family health care dwelling. The city of Glencoe’s Planning Commission discussed the new law at its...
07/20/2016 - 10:27am
Karen Karl, 73, of Stewart, was taken to the Glencoe hospital by ambulance following a two-vehicle accident Thursday near Glencoe. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Karl was eastbound on Highway 22 in a 2013 Buick Enclave and had stopped to turn left on 120th Street when her vehicle was rear-ended by a 1993 Ford van driven by Christina...
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