Lori Copler

08/27/2014 - 8:38am
The current campaign season is just starting to heat up, and with it will come the usual buzzwords and phrases: “streamlining government,” “inter-governmental cooperation,” “efficiency,” “inter-agency cooperation.” People want government that does more with fewer of our tax dollars. Everyone wants to eliminate duplication of services, to...
08/27/2014 - 8:37am
Last week, I wrote about how I’m entering the realm of the old and the tired, helped along by various merchandisers trying to sell me pre-planned funerals and electronic scooters. Well, I’m not the only one who is aging. A little over a week ago, four of us Chronicle staffers attended a design seminar led by Ed Henninger,...
08/27/2014 - 8:34am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners called for a final design for its proposed jail expansion and courthouse security project after reviewing a schematic design at its Aug. 19 meeting. John McNamara of Wold Architects walked the County Board through a Power Point presentation that showed floor layouts for each level of the courthouse with...
08/27/2014 - 8:29am
Trailblazer Transit can’t get service on the road fast enough in Wright County, its Joint Powers Board heard Thursday morning. Trailblazer Executive Assistant, Cindy Posivio, told the Board that Trailblazer provided at least 3,750 rides on three buses in its first month of operation, July, in Wright County. Those statistics reflected...
08/27/2014 - 8:25am
McLeod County will receive dividends totalling $160,574 from the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT) — $94,327 for workers compensation and $66,247 for property/casualty insurance. County Administrator Pat Melvin informed the County Board of the dividends at its Aug. 19 meeting, saying that the dividends are awarded to...
08/20/2014 - 8:29am
Roger and Peggy Engelmann and their 15 employees manage a 550-head dairy herd, run over 3,500 acres of cropland and help their sons with their 1,200 cows at another farm near Waverly, as well as a heifer facility east of Winsted. But Roger Engelmann said he doesn’t feel like he works too hard. “What’s that saying? If you love...
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