By Lori Copler

03/01/2017 - 1:00am
American schools are doing their students a disservice by ignoring certain aspects of U.S. history, Janet Beihoffer told those gathered for the annual McLeod County Republicans convention Saturday morning. The convention was held at the Silver Lake Auditorium. Beihoffer, who is the Minnesota Republican National Committee chairwoman, has roots in education. She currently is an adjunct professor...
10/12/2016 - 8:50am
Kaitlyn Knick’s childhood dream job has become a reality, and it has been everything she had hoped it would be — and then some. Knick, daughter of Ron and Jill Knick of Brownton and a 2011 graduate of Glencoe-Silver Lake High School, is a ranger for the U.S. National Park Service, working in national parks. And this past season,...
10/12/2016 - 8:48am
MNsure Chief Executive Officer Allison O’Toole was in the local KGLB radio studio Thursday morning, where she stressed two things to Glencoe-area listeners — individual coverage buyers are close to the “window” for purchasing insurance, and that skyrocketing premiums are being offset by federal tax credits. O’Toole...
08/31/2016 - 9:55am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to proceed with an application for $3.6 million in Legacy funding for improvements to the Dakota Trail. The issue had been tabled from its Aug. 16 meeting, when concerns were raised about a 20-year commitment to maintain the trail. Commissioners Doug Krueger and Ron Shimanski both...
09/23/2015 - 10:11am
Trailblazer Transit continues to have trouble finding qualified drivers, its Joint Powers Board heard at its Thursday morning meeting. Executive Director Gary Ludwig said Trailblazer plans to have 29 schedules on the road by the end of 2015, the same as it is proposing for 2016. However, Trailblazer only has about half the drivers it needs to...
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