Lori Copler

02/22/2017 - 9:45am
Frank Madden, a labor attorney and mediator, has been tapped by Trailblazer Transit to try to bring the joint powers board back into unity. At issue, of course, is Wright County Area Transit’s (WCAT) well-publicized intention to pull out of the partnership with the original Trailblazer partners, McLeod and Sibley counties. Meeting after meeting, there has been sparring about what is...
02/15/2017 - 9:13am
Glencoe-Silver Lake’s Mock Trial program has grown to include a junior varsity team for the first time this year. The eight new Mock Trial participants have a variety of reasons for joining the program. “I’ve had people tell me how much fun it is,” said Dusty Wendinger, a sophomore. Natalie Orocio, a freshman, said she...
02/01/2017 - 8:44am
When the economy tanked in the years 2008-09, the brakes went on most public facility and infrastructure improvement projects. It’s been close to a decade since we went into a major recession — nearly an economic depression — and while the economy is starting to stir back to life, we’re still feeling its ill effects....
02/01/2017 - 8:34am
The city of Glencoe is looking at close to $20 million to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant, the city’s finance and strategic planning committee heard at a Wednesday, Jan. 25, meeting. It is hoped that city will qualify for at least $5 million in grant funding, which will bring the cost to the city down to about $15 million,...
02/01/2017 - 8:33am
There is nobody quite like a farmer, members of the McLeod County Corn & Soybean Growers Association heard at their annual banquet Saturday night. Lynn Ketelsen of the Linder Farm Network was the guest speaker, and said that they are unique in their love for their jobs. “When you walk up to most people and ask them why they do what...
02/01/2017 - 8:32am
Minnesota topped the nation in voting during the 2016 general election, Minnesota Secretary of State Steven Simon said in a visit to Glencoe Thursday morning. Simon met with McLeod County Auditor-Treasurer Cindy Schultz and her staff about the election and upcoming election needs. Simon said that the Minnesota Legislature eliminated the...
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