Lori Copler

09/10/2014 - 9:03am
The Brownton City Council passed a social host ordinance on a 3-2 vote at its Sept. 2 meeting. The ordinance is similar to one adopted in Glencoe, said Police Chief Ken Bauer. McLeod County also has a similar ordinance, Bauer said, but its jurisdiction doesn’t extend into the city limits. The ordinance had been proposed at the Brownton City Council’s August meeting and had been...
09/03/2014 - 8:45am
Thursday afternoon, a group of law enforcement officials, fire department and emergency medical service personnel, folks from the local funeral home and the county highway department, a public health educator and others, all gathered at Glencoe Regional Health Services to discuss the possibility of a creating a McLeod County “Safe...
09/03/2014 - 8:44am
Hi, my name is Lori and I’m a phone-aholic. A few years ago, I bought myself a “smart” phone when I reached a milestone birthday (when you get to a certain age, any birthday is a milestone). I’m not even sure why I wanted one, except that everyone else in the family had one. Here’s what I can do with it: text...
09/03/2014 - 8:39am
Repairs and energy efficiency improvements at McLeod County’s Health and Human Services (HHS) building on Ford Avenue in Glencoe will take priority at a Sept. 23 County Board workshop. County Administrator Pat Melvin presented the County Board Tuesday with a list of proposed repairs and improvements, and cost estimates for each. The...
09/03/2014 - 8:36am
The McLeod County Planning Advisory Commission is recommending approval of the renewal of a gravel mining conditional use permit following a public hearing Wednesday morning, Aug. 27. Nobody showed up for the hearing. Kenneth Polifka is asking the county to renew the permit for a mine he operates on property owned by Gene Streachek in Rich...
08/27/2014 - 8:38am
The current campaign season is just starting to heat up, and with it will come the usual buzzwords and phrases: “streamlining government,” “inter-governmental cooperation,” “efficiency,” “inter-agency cooperation.” People want government that does more with fewer of our tax dollars. Everyone wants...
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