Lori Copler

08/16/2017 - 8:06am
There may be some misconceptions about the city of Glencoe’s rental ordinance, and inspector Bob Scheidt would like to clear them up. Most people typically think of rental property as apartment complexes. What many don’t realize is that privately owned homes that are rented to others also are considered rental property — and there are certain codes and standards that must be met. “People may...
08/16/2017 - 8:02am
McLeod County officials want to get ahead of the game on the spread of wild parsnip in the county. Karen Johnson, Extension educator, and Al Koglin, the county parks supervisor and weed inspector, asked the County Board at its Aug. 8 meeting for a workshop to come up with a plan to address the issue. Koglin said that last year, a few small...
08/16/2017 - 7:49am
There has been a disturbing number of motorcycle accidents in recent weeks, and we beg to know why. Tuesday, as we were putting this issue to bed, we learned that there had been a fatal motorcycle accident on Minnesota Highway 5 in Gaylord. On Monday, Aug. 7, it was reported that a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle had collided in Henderson,...
08/16/2017 - 7:33am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners reviewed plans for the extension of Morningside in Glencoe at its Tuesday, Aug. 8, meeting. The proposed project will extend Morningside from east of Coborn’s north to 16th Street just east of Glencoe-Silver Lake Schools. The state awarded the project a $2.35 million Local Road Improvement Project (LRIP)...
08/09/2017 - 7:44am
The Brownton City Council will host a public hearing on its proposed $8.4 million street and utility improvement project on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m., at the Brownton Community Center. Chris Knutson of Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., (SEH) reviewed again the project history with the City Council at its Tuesday, Aug. 1, meeting, and said the...
08/09/2017 - 7:40am
A 52-year tradition is ending at the end of this week — it’s the last year that the Minnesota Vikings will hold their annual training camp in Mankato, what was formerly known as Mankato State University, now known as Minnesota State University Mankato. For generations, fans who could not afford a ticket to a regular season game flocked to the...
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