Lori Copler

08/26/2015 - 1:48pm
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners approved spending up to $525,000 to replace about 9,500 feet of tile in County Ditch 20, located near Hutchinson between Highway 15 and County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 12.   The decision came after a public hearing during the Board’s regular meeting Tuesday morning, Aug. 18.   Chuck Vermeersch, an engineer with Short Elliott...
08/12/2015 - 9:30am
The McLeod For Tomorrow leadership program is planning a “Glow Run” for Sept. 19. Details about the run can be found in a news brief in this issue of The Chronicle. We cannot say enough good things about this program. Two of our McLeod Publishing staffers are alumni of the program. McLeod For Tomorrow offers a leadership program...
08/12/2015 - 9:17am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners received four construction management proposals for its proposed jail expansion and courthouse security project. The County Board heard at its Aug. 4 meeting that four proposals had been submitted for construction management services, and two had been chosen by a committee for further consideration. On...
08/05/2015 - 10:57am
The latest state legislative session included an appropriation of $12.5 million as state aid for roads in small cities.“This is no substitute for a long-term transportation plan, but a good first step, and a way to help our small cities who are too often left behind in favor of road fixes in larger areas,” said state Rep. Glenn...
08/05/2015 - 10:56am
You’ve probably heard more than enough about Cecil the lion. I know I have. And yet I can’t seem to just ignore it. Just in case you were on Mars or in the African plains and haven’t heard, a wealthy Minnesota dentist shot and killed a beloved icon of Zimbabwe, a lion named Cecil who lived on a wildlife preserve. Apparently,...
08/05/2015 - 10:51am
The McLeod County Historical Society had two funding requests approved at Tuesday’s meeting of the McLeod County Board. The County Board agreed to spend $38,820 to cover overage costs in the replacement of the parking lot at the historical society’s museum in Hutchinson. The county had originally contributed $100,000 for the...
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