Lori Copler

12/07/2016 - 9:13am
McLeod County will continue to offer a premium credit program for employees who participate in wellness activities, the County Board decided at its Thursday, Dec. 1, meeting. Commissioner Doug Krueger had suggested not offering the program in 2017 considering the problems health care is having in the U.S. “I have a real concern about the state of health insurance,” said Krueger....
12/07/2016 - 9:11am
Plans for Glencoe’s Living Nativity are being finalized, and promises to offer another moving experience for viewers and participants alike. The event is planned for Saturday, Dec. 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Oak Leaf Park in Glencoe. There is a planning committee of about eight people for the event, but actually entails 60 to 70...
12/07/2016 - 9:07am
McLeod County’s truth-in-taxation hearing Thursday night was a relatively quiet event, despite a proposed 5 percent levy increase. The county is proposing a $19.73 million levy for 2017, as compared to $18.79 million for 2016. Most of that increase will be dedicated toward implementation of changes suggested by a recent wage market study...
11/30/2016 - 9:37am
Emily Louise Givens has been sentenced to a year of probation and 30 days in jail on a misdemeanor charge of careless driving. Givens was convicted in September of careless driving in regard to the April 2015 death of bicyclist Penny Verdeck of Glencoe, who was killed when her bicycle was struck by Givens’ vehicle just north of Glencoe....
11/30/2016 - 9:11am
Linda Krueger’s basement once again looks like a mini version of a busy department store — piles of goods waiting to be sorted and packaged, while already packed boxes are stacked up, ready to be shipped out to soldiers who are deployed away from home for the holidays. As the packages are shipped out, thank yous are quickly...
11/30/2016 - 9:08am
A Stewart man was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon, in the first of four accidents that occurred over the Thanksgiving weekend. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident was reported at 1:54 p.m. and occurred on Highway 15 just south of Hutchinson. Leo M. Murphy, 56, of Fairfax, was southbound on Highway 15 in a 2005 Ford F-350...
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