Lori Copler

02/25/2015 - 12:04pm
One doesn’t need to attend a transportation forum or a highway coalition meeting to learn that roads in our state are in a deplorable condition and rapidly declining, especially in outstate Minnesota. One only needs to travel Highway 15 between Brownton and Winthrop, or Highway 212 east of Glencoe, to get a jaw-rattling reality check of just how much work our highways and roads really...
02/11/2015 - 9:36am
The Brownton City Council took in comments from a resident regarding its snow removal ordinance at its Feb. 3 meeting, but indicated that it probably will not be making any more changes. In November, the City Council decided to adopt a snow removal policy similar to the city of Glencoe’s, establishing no parking on city streets between 2...
02/11/2015 - 9:34am
A motion to repeal the city of Stewart’s rental inspection ordinance failed on a 2-2 vote Monday night. New Council Member Curt Glaeser made the motion after the City Council had a lengthy discussion with resident Keith Fredrickson over the ordinance. Both Glaeser and Council Member Chuck Kruggel (who also took office in January) voted...
02/11/2015 - 9:31am
Rental inspection ordinances and “snowbird” ordinances seem to be dominating city council discussions in the area. Last week in Brownton, a resident complained about the city’s amendement to its winter parking ordinance, which prohibits parking on city streets between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. from November to April — regardless...
02/11/2015 - 9:30am
Former Chronicle sports editor Lee Ostrom used to tell me that once a person hits 50, “it’s all maintenance.” Which I think was just a nice way of saying “it’s all downhill from here.” There comes a time in life when a person has a hard time recalling a memory, or wonders obsessively if they left on the iron...
02/11/2015 - 8:59am
The Glencoe Fire Department’s relief association continues to draw big-name talent to its annual Heat in the Street  music festival. The department announced last week that Montgomery Gentry will be the headliner at this year’s Heat in the Street, set for July 25 in the Glencoe City Center parking lot. Also slated are Eric...
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