Lori Copler

11/26/2014 - 7:55am
The Brownton City Council will be interviewing candidates for its open wastewater/water operator job Saturday, Dec. 6. The City Council met in special session late Thursday afternoon to review the eight applications it received, from which it chose four for interviews. The City Council decided to set interview times at one-hour intervals for Saturday, Dec. 6, starting at 10 a.m. The Council...
11/19/2014 - 7:39am
When Dave Meyer joined the U.S. Army as a senior in high school, he did it for a lot of reasons — a chance to pay for college, to see the world, and to carry on a family tradition. “But at some point, serving in the military took on a whole new meaning,” Meyer told the audience at the Glencoe-Silver Lake Veterans Day program...
11/12/2014 - 8:41am
The Brownton City Council voted to change its snowbird ordinance at its Wednesday, Nov. 5, meeting. The changes to the ordinance will create a no-parking period on city streets from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. between Nov. 1 and April 1. The current ordinance prohibits parking on city streets during snow removal events, with a plowable snowfall defined...
11/12/2014 - 8:39am
Tuesday — Veterans Day — arrived on the blustery heels of winter’s first major storm. Most of us woke up more focused on clearing our driveways, late school starts and navigating treacherous roads on our morning commutes than on taking time to honor and thank our nation’s veterans. It is far easier to think of veterans...
11/12/2014 - 8:37am
I remember looking over my mother’s shoulder one evening — this was way back in the early 1970s — as she was writing a letter. “My Darling,” it started. She was writing to my dad, and it was the first time I had any indication that my parents had a relationship that didn’t include their children. That was as...
11/12/2014 - 8:31am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners will hopefully see a revised proposal for amendments to its tobacco ordinance, to include e-cigarettes and other “tobacco-delivery” devices, at its Nov. 17 meeting. The County Board had originally heard proposed changes to its ordinance in October from its public health staff, but postponed...
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