Lori Copler

04/22/2015 - 9:23am
We’re less than three weeks away from the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) building bond vote, and we’ve yet to receive one letter to the editor on the subject that wasn’t generated by a school administrator. Public discussion has been remarkably lacking, and a recent poll on The Chronicle website indicates that there will be few attendees at upcoming forums. Perhaps we ought not to...
04/22/2015 - 9:22am
I’ll admit it: I struggle with winter. My dad was a career Navy man, and I spent most of my childhood in warmer climates. I vaguely remember a small snowfall in Virginia when I was still a toddler, but my first real experience with a significant snowfall was as a teenager. For some reason, when my dad retired from the Navy, my folks...
04/22/2015 - 8:00am
The Brownton Bruins amateur baseball team opened its 2015 season with an 8-4 win over St. Croix Falls. While a victory was appreciated, the non-league game also gave the Bruins the opportunity to give five of its pitchers live experience on the mound, as well as the defense a chance to try more than one position. Manager Doug Schuette said...
04/15/2015 - 9:03am
The city of Brownton has set a public hearing on its proposed street and utility improvements for Tuesday, May 12, at 7 p.m., in the Brownton Community Center. The City Council set the public hearing at its April 6 meeting after hearing from engineer John Rodeberg of Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH) that a public hearing is the next step in the...
04/15/2015 - 8:57am
Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) Superintendent Chris Sonju announced Monday night that two more public forums on the district’s proposed $24 million building bond have been set: one for April 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Helen Baker School, the other for May 7 at the high school. The district’s first forum, in March, was poorly attended...
04/15/2015 - 8:56am
I don’t consider myself a heavy gambler — I don’t go to casinos, invest hundreds of dollars into lotteries or head to Vegas on big sprees. But I’m usually more than willing to toss a few bucks into local raffles, especially knowing they support local activities and projects. And I tend to be lucky. For a while, I did so...
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