Lori Copler

10/15/2014 - 9:32am
Although the city of Brownton is not considering any major infrastructure improvements until 2016 — after paying off one of its bonds — it needs to get them “on the shelf so they’ll be ready for funding,” the City Council heard at its Oct. 7 meeting. John Rodeberg of Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), the city’s engineering firm, said the Council needs to...
10/08/2014 - 9:18am
I was propped up on pillows in bed, scanning through a clothing catalog, thinking that the last time I updated my wardrobe was about 10 years ago. First, I’ve always said that I will buy new clothes after I reach my target weight, which is probably never going to happen if it hasn’t happened since 1993, when I started my diet....
10/08/2014 - 9:07am
The Glencoe Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual candidates forum Tuesday, Oct. 14 — but this year’s event will have an added attraction. The forum will be broadcast live over the cable access channel, Channel 10, and home viewers will have an opportunity to call in their questions. As in the past, the forum will be...
10/08/2014 - 9:03am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners is considering leasing space to process some of its recyclable materials during its Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) expansion project. The County Board met in a workshop session Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Solid Waste building in Hutchinson to consider the pros and cons of leasing space to sort and bale...
10/08/2014 - 9:01am
By Lori Copler Editor McLeod County is hoping area farmers will report any damage to ditches they come across while they’re out in their fields during harvest. If the damage occurred because of the heavy June rains and subsequent flooding, repairs may be eligible for reimbursement through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
10/08/2014 - 8:59am
Hannah Nicollet, Independence Party candidate for Minnesota governor, told Glencoe-Silver Lake High School students that she’s “in love with my state,” and has a goal of “always wanting to leave people in a better place than when I met them.” Nicollet has never held public office before, she told students in Tom...
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