Lori Copler

07/22/2015 - 12:07pm
McLeod County Commissioner Doug Krueger on Tuesday praised fellow commissioners Paul Wright and Sheldon Nies for “busting their butts” in getting the county’s retrofit of its materials recovery facility (MRF) completed. But Krueger also struggled with what he feels is a lack of solid information as the county deals with the evolving issues that have come with the retrofit...
07/22/2015 - 12:05pm
When I bought my house over a decade ago, there was a bare patch in the backyard where a small, wooden shed once stood. I had two options: plant grass seed, or do the Minnesota thing and plant a vegetable garden. I had images of neat rows of lush vegetables from which I would pluck side dishes while my pork chops cooked to perfection on the...
07/22/2015 - 12:01pm
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved spending $166,904 on a fence and another $19,270 for a concrete apron for the driveway, both at the Solid Waste Facility in Hutchinson. The approval came on a 3-2 vote — not because dissenting commissioners disputed the need, but the process. Commissioners Doug Krueger and Ron...
07/22/2015 - 11:56am
McLeod and Sibley county representatives on the Trailblazer Transit Joint Powers Board got some good news Thursday morning — their counties will be reimbursed a good portion of their “local share” from 2014. According to Trailblazer Transit Executive Director Gary Ludwig, McLeod County is set to be reimbursed $105,483, while...
07/15/2015 - 9:41am
nesota should be applauded for trying to be more proactive in preventing campus sexual assaults. Statistics say one in five women on college campuses are the victim of some form of sexual assault. Any effort to reduce that statistic is welcome. The University of Minnesota recently proposed an “affirmative assent” policy — in...
07/15/2015 - 8:00am
Fans can always expect a good game when the Plato Blue Jays and Brownton Bruins meet up on the field, and they got their money’s worth Wednesday, July 8, at Barney Tadsen Field in Brownton. The Bruins scored two runs in the first inning, which were tied up by Plato in the fifth, before Brownton finally scored the winning run in the...
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