Lori Copler

03/25/2015 - 7:00am
Glencoe-area residents will be waking this summer to the sound of truck back-up alarms, heavy equipment moving around and the general din of construction. As annoying as that is when we are trying to capture 10 more minutes of sleep, or trying to read the newspaper while we enjoy our morning cup of coffee, it should be music to our ears. Those sounds indicate that the Great Recession of the...
03/25/2015 - 6:59am
My co-conspirator here at The Chronicle, “Tom the Sports Guy,” and I have spent a good portion of the past couple weeks on the phone with parents of the “Orth Kids.” Each year, The Chronicle strives to tell the stories of the children who benefit from the Tim Orth Foundation’s annual Basketball Jamboree, which is...
03/25/2015 - 6:46am
After a series of fits and starts, financing seems to be secured for the new Trailblazer Transit facility in Buffalo. The Trailblazer Joint Powers Board heard Thursday morning that the city of Buffalo will now assume the responsibility of issuing bonds to build the facility, which it will rent to Trailblazer with a lease-to-own contract....
03/25/2015 - 6:44am
Trailblazer Transit is struggling to find drivers for its expanded service, its joint powers board heard Thursday morning. Executive Director Gary Ludwig said the system has a total of about 10 part-time and full-time slots to fill. “There are concerns about salary,” said Ludwig. “We were concerned about that coming into this...
03/18/2015 - 10:28am
Addressing Brownton’s most critical infrastructure needs could take several years and cost up to $12.5 million, the Brownton City Council heard at a special meeting Tuesday, March 10. John Rodeberg of Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), the city’s engineering firm, presented the City Council with a preliminary engineering report. SEH...
03/18/2015 - 10:24am
We have all become familiar with “right to die” legislative efforts, in which the dying are allowed to authorize the cessastion of resuscitative efforts as their lives come to a close. Now, according to the Star Tribune, there is a legislative effort for a “right to try.” Right to try legislation allows those diagnosed...
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