Lori Copler

03/25/2015 - 7:00am
Glencoe-area residents will be waking this summer to the sound of truck back-up alarms, heavy equipment moving around and the general din of construction. As annoying as that is when we are trying to capture 10 more minutes of sleep, or trying to read the newspaper while we enjoy our morning cup of coffee, it should be music to our ears. Those sounds indicate that the Great Recession of the...
03/18/2015 - 10:13am
The Glencoe Food Co-op is dissolving before it ever opened its doors, but that doesn’t mean the area will never have a business that offers organic food and other natural products. One of the co-op’s organizers, Janette Goettl, said Friday that the co-op’s initial members have voted to dissolve the cooperative and discontinue...
03/18/2015 - 10:10am
d their annual meetings March 10, and those who do not have fall elections also had annual elections. Following is a round-up of results: Acoma — About 45 residents attended the annual meeting, and agreed to keep the 2016 tax levy the same as 2015: general fund, $55,000; road and bridge, $143,000; town hall, $10,000; fire administration...
03/11/2015 - 10:04am
City of Brownton residents will have a change in its waste collection service in May. At its Tuesday, March 3 meeting, the Brownton City Council accepted a proposal from West Central Sanitation for garbage collection, despite the fact that its quote was more than that of the current provider, Waste Management. For 32-gallon carts, Waste...
03/11/2015 - 9:56am
The Glencoe-Silver Lake School District’s proposed “Digital/Different Day” to provide students with a learning opportunity on snow days has drawn both enthusiam and caution from school board members. The proposal would encourage the use of “Google Classroom” and other online resources for learning on snow days so...
03/11/2015 - 9:55am
I’ve never really embraced the idea of Daylight Saving Time, but I never used to mind it, either. I could never understand how changing the clock ahead one hour “saved” daylight. God gave us a certain number of hours of daylight a day, and the government can’t change that by monkeying with our clocks. Daylight Saving...
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