Lori Copler

07/20/2016 - 10:41am
In the wake of the shooting of police officers in Texas, a mass killing in France and the long-awaited start of the Republican National Convention, the thought of a special leglisative session in Minnesota has faded from our minds. But apparently, there is a spark of hope that a bonding bill and a transportation bill may yet be passed this summer. Four of the state’s political bigwigs...
07/20/2016 - 10:34am
The Robert and Lori Lindeman farm southeast of Brownton is in its fourth generation — moving into its fifth generation. The Lindemans also are McLeod County’s Farm Family of the Year, an honor bestowed by the Minnesota Extension Service to farm families who are engaged both in farming and in their communities. The Lindeman farm can...
07/20/2016 - 10:33am
Rain, a need to move water and sewer services and an unexpected encounter with a coal bin wall has put McLeod County’s jail expansion project a little behind schedule, the County Board heard Tuesday morning. Larry Filippi and Sam Lauer of Contegrity, the construction management firm, gave an update on the project. Filippi said the coal...
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...
07/13/2016 - 9:50am
A couple of snags at the state level have put the city of Stewart’s $3.7 million utility and street improvement project on hold, probably until next year. The Stewart City Council discussed options for proceeding Monday night after learning that it would not receive grant funding because the state Legislature did not pass a bonding bill,...
07/13/2016 - 9:49am
The Brownton City Council accepted the resignation of a part-time police officer and hired another part timer at its July 5 meeting. Part-time officer Brandon Traxler has resigned, and the City Council voted to hire Kenny Peterson as a new part-time officer. Peterson will complement the police department’s part-time police chief, Ken...
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