Lori Copler

05/17/2017 - 8:35am
McLeod County’s jail expansion and courthouse project appears to be in the finishing stages, the County Board heard Tuesday morning. Sam Lauer of Contegrity, the project management company, said that painting is being done in the interior while outside, the brick facing is being put on the new addition. Lauer said the exterior brick is being started on the east side. When that is...
05/10/2017 - 10:24am
The Stewart City Council amended its land use ordinance Monday night to allow solar gardens in its rural residential and agricultural district. The city heard a proposal from Sunrise Energy Ventures to place two one-megawatt solar gardens on acreage owned by Dwight and Pam Wiechman at the city’s southwestern edge. Mark Zwieg of Sunrise...
05/10/2017 - 9:56am
The Plato Lions Club celebrated the impact of Lions at the international, national and local level at a celebration Sunday afternoon in the city park. The club also dedicated a new park bench to the memory of Harlan Wilkens, one of the Plato club’s charter members. It was noted that 2017 was the 100-year anniversary of the establishment...
05/10/2017 - 9:53am
McLeod County will remake its human resources director position into an assistant county administrator, the County Board decided at its Tuesday, May 2 meeting. The board had discussed, at a workshop session, how to fill its human resources position after director Mary Jo Wieseler resigned in April. The board considered two possibilities...
05/03/2017 - 8:00am
It appears that Glencoe-Silver Lake’s administration is doing its due diligence in trying to preserve its fund balance. In a recent workshop session, the administration proposed ways to reduce expenditures by $76,000 to $126,000. Keep in mind, the school district is still maintaining a healthy fund balance. However, it has been deficit...
05/03/2017 - 7:57am
A 1-megawatt community solar garden is being planned in Section 15 of Winsted Township. The McLeod County Planning Advisory Committee will recommend approval of a conditional use permit for Innovative Power Systems to the county board. The planning committee held a public hearing on the permit application Wednesday, April 26. McLeod County...
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