Lori Copler

07/01/2015 - 10:39am
Scanning through social media after the Glencoe Days celebration was somewhat deflating, to say the least. People took to the Internet to offer up their criticisms of the celebration. Every public event is subject to criticism, but what struck us most was the venom of some of the barbed comments. The other thing that struck us was that some people simply have no idea how a community festival...
06/24/2015 - 8:00am
The Brownton Bruins sandwiched two Crow River Valley League (CRVL) wins around a non-league loss this past week. The Bruins drubbed the visiting Cologne Hollanders 12-1 in seven innings on Wednesday, June 17, behind a strong pitching performance by Dylan McCormick. McCormick threw a complete game, allowing just one run on three hits as he...
06/17/2015 - 10:31am
A Stewart family is homeless after a house fire on Tuesday, June 9.   According to Stewart Fire Chief Dean Nelson, the fire was discovered at about 9:45 a.m. by homeowner Jim Zalomsky, who had just arrived home from running an errand. No one else was at the residence when the fire was discovered.   “He opened the garage...
06/17/2015 - 9:30am
It seems ironic that the same state Legislature that tightened up driving while intoxicated laws also has made it easier to obtain liquor. Legislators voted to change the legal blood-level limit for gross misdemeanor driving while intoxicated to .16 percent, down from .20. According to a Star Tribune analysis, that could result in 3,000 more...
06/17/2015 - 8:00am
The Brownton Bruins’ struggles on the mound weren’t helped by struggles in the field in an 11-7 loss to Watertown Wednesday night, June 10. The Bruins put four pitchers on the mound against the Red Devils, giving up a collective 10 hits, issuing eight walks and striking out just four batters in 34 at-bats. The defense, meanwhile,...
06/10/2015 - 12:21pm
Board of Commissioners will take up its proposed jail expansion and courthouse security plans in a workshop session Tuesday, June 23. The workshop has been scheduled for a day in which no regular meeting has been scheduled. Which is good, because the Board needs to take the time to fully debate how to get the proposal under its original budget...
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