Lori Copler

04/27/2016 - 9:11am
McLeod County will be hosting a public hearing Tuesday, May 3, at 9:30 a.m., on its proposed trail plan. The meeting will be at the Glencoe City Center. We expect there will be a lot of debate at the hearing, and we hope people present their views respectfully and civilly. The County Board’s 2012 decision to put $500,000 toward the paving of the Luce Line sparked a lot of backlash many...
04/20/2016 - 10:27am
It may start with a tragic event: a woman is killed by an automobile while bicycling, and her family arranges a 5K run to bring awareness to the ever-increasing problem of distracted driving. Or it may start with a rash of news stories, stories about about peace officers being hurt or killed while in the service of protecting the citizen. And,...
04/20/2016 - 10:17am
After a career as a guardian ad litem for the Minnesota court system, Judy Peik knows just how important peace officers are to their communities. So the Lake Marion resident became increasingly disturbed as news report after news report chronicled the shooting — and sometimes killing — of police officers across the nation. “...
04/20/2016 - 10:13am
The maps outlining the public water ways in McLeod County is now available for review and comment on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website. Ryan Freitag of the McLeod Soil Water and Conservation District said the maps will be used to determine where buffer strips are to be located under the provisions of an erosion control law...
04/20/2016 - 8:00am
The Brownton Bruins had an unseasonably warm day Sunday for its 2016 season opener, which they won 8-1 over the Montrose Stingers. The game was one of two exhibition tilts the Bruins have slated before the Crow River Valley League opener on May 1. Bruins’ skipper Doug Schuette took advantage of Sunday’s game to give his players a...
04/13/2016 - 10:19am
RS Fiber has installed a wireless antenna on the United Farmers Cooperative (UFC) grain facility near Brownton, and wireless Internet is now available in the area.   Toby Brummer of RS Fiber gave the Brownton City Council an update on RS Fiber’s fiber-to-the-home project at its April 5 meeting.   Brummer said that those...
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