Lori Copler

08/16/2017 - 8:06am
There may be some misconceptions about the city of Glencoe’s rental ordinance, and inspector Bob Scheidt would like to clear them up. Most people typically think of rental property as apartment complexes. What many don’t realize is that privately owned homes that are rented to others also are considered rental property — and there are certain codes and standards that must be met. “People may...
08/09/2017 - 12:00am
Ron and Brenda Posusta may have been a little stunned to learn they had been chosen grand marshals of Silver Lake’s Pola-Czesky Days parade, but hardly anyone else was. As Mayor Bruce Bebo said when he announced the grand marshals after the toilet bowl races Friday night, “if you don’t know who we’re talking about by now, you haven’t been around...
08/02/2017 - 5:52am
Ten young people from First Congregational Church in Glencoe went away in June to help others, and came back as better people themselves. The youths went to Kansas City, Kansas, June 25 to June 30, an area that included a wide diversity of people, in terms of both economic and ethnic backgrounds. Kansas City spans the border of two counties. “One...
08/02/2017 - 5:49am
The McLeod County Planning Commission is recommending that the McLeod County Board of Commissioners lift a truck limit imposed on a gravel mining conditional use permit held by Northern Lines Contracting, which is operating a gravel pit on property owned by Huepenbecker Land Holding Co., LLC, just east of Midwest Machinery along Highway 212. The...
08/02/2017 - 5:47am
It became a popular battle cry for supporters of women’s rights after Sen. Elizabeth Warren was silenced by the U.S. Senate over her objection to the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as the attorney general — “Nevertheless, she persisted.” One could re-tool that phrase to accommodate Gov. Mark Dayton’s battle to “defund” the Minnesota Legislature — “...
07/26/2017 - 7:53am
Republicans in the U.S. Senate haven’t learned much from the experiences of their counterparts in the House of Representatives. GOP senators are working to create a new “repeal-and-replace” health care bill that would scrap the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, and supposedly replace it with something better...
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