Lori Copler

08/17/2016 - 10:03am
It never provided refuge for anyone, it was never attacked, and there isn’t a lot of information about it. But Glencoe was home to a fort during the Sioux Uprising of the early 1860s and, on Thursday, a display was dedicated at the original site of the fort, located near the water tower at the intersection of 15th Street and Baxter Avenue. The display is a project of the Glencoe...
08/10/2016 - 10:14am
What people do, and what they experience, can be two vastly different things, as a group of youth found out on a mission trip to Sisseton, South Dakota. Six youths from the First Congregational Church in Glencoe joined the Rev. Michael Fritz, the church’s interim pastor, and chaperone Pam Gould on a mission trip from July 10 to July 15....
08/10/2016 - 10:09am
Two years after initiating a comprehensive street and utility project, the city of Brownton is still struggling to nail down the financing. John Rodeberg of Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), the city’s engineering consultant, told the City Council Aug. 2 that Rural Development has yet to approve the city’s application for funding....
08/03/2016 - 10:52am
The turnout for primary elections in Minnesota is noticeably low, hovering around the mark of 10 percent of registered voters heading toward the polls. Were it not for our local races, the ballot in McLeod County would be remarkably bland, with just a race for a Republican candidate for U.S. Congressional District 7 in Minnesota, and another...
08/03/2016 - 10:47am
Right now, the city of Glencoe isn’t planning a levy increase for 2017, according to City Administrator Mark Larson. The mayor and City Council met last Wednesday, July 27, as the city’s finance committee. Larson did note, while presenting a preliminary 2017 budget, that he does not yet have figures for bond payments on city...
08/03/2016 - 10:45am
The McLeod County Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC), which is comprised of the five McLeod County commissioners, considered a short-term plan to restructure the solid waste department with two additional full-time employees. SWAC met Wednesday morning, July 27. Pat Melvin, county administrator, said the restructuring of the solid waste...
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