Lori Copler

01/28/2015 - 11:38am
A couple of items came across the editorial desk this week that should catch the attention of those interested in school levy referendums — which ought to be each one of us. Randall Thalmann, a rural Plato farmer and former Glencoe School Board member, dropped off a guest column outlining the reasons many farmers are asking the state to tax only a farm’s home and one acre of land...
01/28/2015 - 11:30am
Growing up on the family dairy farm south of Brownton, Dennis Wendlandt never thought that he would someday embark on a nearly 48-year career as a barber. But the farm did play a role in his eventually becoming a barber, said Wendlandt, who will close Denny’s Barber Shop, a mainstay in Glencoe’s downtown business district for 45...
01/28/2015 - 11:28am
Brownton’s fourth-annual Cabin Fever Days celebration is set for Friday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 7. The celebration opens Friday evening with two shows at the Brownton Area Civic Center gymnasium (the former Brownton school). Doors open at 7 p.m., and the first show starts at 7:30 p.m. Up first will be comedians Ron Lamprecht, a...
01/21/2015 - 9:08am
President Barack Obama recently proposed free tuition for two years of community college for students. “Today I’m announcing an ambitious new plan to bring down the cost of community college tuition in this country,” President Obama said in Tennessee on Friday, Jan. 9. “I want to bring it down to zero. I want to make it...
01/21/2015 - 9:07am
It’s funny how you can look at the same thing day after day without really noticing it. I was brushing my teeth the other day, and was trying to squeeze the last gob of toothpaste out of a nearly empty tue when I noticed that the toothpaste was specially formulate for people “with over 50 years of experience.” Experience in...
01/21/2015 - 9:00am
The Trailblazer Transit’s officers will include one of its new Wright County Area Transit (WCAT) representatives. WCAT is a coalition of Wright County cities that has partnered with Trailblazer to provide transit service in their communities. The Trailblazer Transit Joint Powers Board, which officially began its new partnership with WCAT...
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