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....
11/23/2016 - 10:29am
Wright County Area Transit (WCAT) is threatening to pull out of the Trailblazer Transit public transit system, the joint powers board heard Thursday morning at its regular meeting. The member cities of WCAT recently passed a resolution announcing its intent to withdraw from Trailblazer no later than Dec. 31, 2017. In that year, WCAT intends to...
11/23/2016 - 10:25am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to spend $172,369 for security and surveillance. The low bid was from UHL of Maple Grove. The other bids were from NAC of Vadnais Heights in the amount of $399,500; and Honeywell of Golden Valley in the amount of $421,354. Vincent Traver, who heads up the county’s information...
11/16/2016 - 12:00am
What started as a project designed to bring youth in the community’s church together has evolved into a 24-year tradition — one that will continue Thursday, Nov. 24, as Glencoe hosts its annual community Thanksgiving meal at First Congregational Church of Christ. Barb Magnuson, who has volunteered with the annual event since it...
11/16/2016 - 12:00am
Sgt. Vihin Patel’s message at the annual Glencoe-Silver Lake High School (GSL) Veterans Day program had a strong theme running through it — appreciation for those who have served in the nation’s armed forces. Those who served, Patel told the audience, “have given you the freedom and the opportunities to enjoy each day....
11/16/2016 - 12:00am
Emergency personnel responded to an anhydrous ammonia leak north of Brownton Monday night, an incident that lasted into the early morning hours on Tuesday. The leak was reported at about 10:54 p.m. and occurred in a farm field on Plum Avenue, north of 90th Street, about a mile north of Brownton. An equipment issue allowed the ammonia to leak,...
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