Lori Copler

05/20/2015 - 9:33am
During the 1980s and 1990s, which were mostly peacetime eras, attendance at area Memorial Day services steadily dwindled. People turned instead to fully enjoying the three-day weekend with camping, fishing, cookouts, picnics and other recreational activities. And then came Sept. 11, 2001, with an attack on American soil. Terrorists unleashed their fury on the Trade Center in New York City and...
05/13/2015 - 10:01am
As convenient as they are for so many tasks, from hauling our groceries to cleaning up pet waste, most of us are aware that plastic bags are not healthy for our environment. Although there are biodegradable plastic bags, most in use are not. Plastic bags are, however, recyclable, but getting them to proper recycling facilities is problematic....
05/13/2015 - 10:01am
As usual, I was under-prepared, under-trained and, I admit, more than a little frightened. As I have written before, my brother, his daughter and I like to push ourselves with new challenges, from 5K runs to a duathlon and other events. Now, we have become biking enthusiasts. Well, maybe enthusiast is too strong of a word, at least for me,...
05/13/2015 - 9:52am
The Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board approved hiring a full-time coordinator for the Panther Field House at its Monday night meeting. The position will be a new one, said Tina Schauer, Community Education director. Schauer said the impending retirement of a Field House employee “gave us a chance to look at reconfiguring our staffing....
05/13/2015 - 9:49am
School Board approved two new positions to accommodate a spurt in enrollment in its School Readiness preschool program and early childhood special education (ESCE). The School Board heard Monday night that there already have been 27 registrations for the morning 4-year-old class for 2015-16, and 16 registrations for the ECSE program. The...
05/13/2015 - 8:00am
The Brownton Bruins are still undefeated as they edged the visiting Green Isle Irish 3-2 Sunday afternoon at home. The Irish scored a run in the first inning as Zach Herd and Lucas Herd got on base with back-to-back singles. An out later, Mac Zachow grounded out to second base to plate Zach Herd. Green Isle went up 2-0 with another run in...
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