Lori Copler

05/25/2016 - 8:59am
State Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen told The Chronicle Monday that the 2016 legislative session ended on a “sour note.” That was one of his more mild statements in describing the failure of the state Legislature to pass transportation and bonding bills. Minnesotans seem to be united in their opinion that improvements to roads and bridges need to be a top priority for the state Legislature...
05/25/2016 - 8:55am
A long, closed session held by the Trailblazer Transit Joint Powers Board Thursday resulted in a series of motions, including one to write a letter of reprimand to Executive Director Gary Ludwig, and another to hire Sand Creek to help implement workplace changes to improve the working environment. No reason for the reprimand was given. Most of...
05/25/2016 - 8:54am
State Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen vented his frustration Monday over the state Legislature’s failure to pass a transportation and bonding bill before the current session expired. In particular, Gruenhagen, R-Glencoe, feels that a transportation bill was derailed by Senate Democrats who tagged on funding for light rail just as the session was...
05/25/2016 - 8:51am
Glencoe-Silver Lake Schools honored community members and many of its own staff at an awards breakfast Monday morning. Employee distinguished service awards were given to Carol Silus, an ICU paraprofessional at Lincoln Junior High and the high school, as well as the National Honor Society adviser; Shanda Landes, art teacher and art club adviser...
05/18/2016 - 10:14am
The advent of social media provided us with a fun and immediate way to connect with family and friends, especially those with whom we have lost touch. We love to scroll Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to find out what our friends are up to, check out their photographs and comment on their accomplishments and events. Unfortunately, the good...
05/18/2016 - 10:10am
The demolition part of McLeod County’s jail expansion project is nearly complete, the County Board heard Tuesday morning at its meeting, held in Lester Prairie. Sam Lauer of Contegrity, the construction management company, told the board that the separation of the old jail from the courthouse is nearly complete. “We should have two...
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