Lori Copler

05/18/2016 - 10:14am
The advent of social media provided us with a fun and immediate way to connect with family and friends, especially those with whom we have lost touch. We love to scroll Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to find out what our friends are up to, check out their photographs and comment on their accomplishments and events. Unfortunately, the good side of social media has brought an ugly side with it...
05/04/2016 - 12:19pm
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted its proposed trails plan after hearing nearly two hours of testimony at a public hearing Tuesday morning.   Those in attendance raised a wide variety of topics, from funding to maintenance to whether condemnation or eminent domain processes will be used to acquire property for...
05/04/2016 - 12:08pm
After nearly two hours of taking public comment, the McLeod County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday adopted a proposed trail plan that has been in the works for over a year.   Although many don’t believe it, the trail plan — which outlines possible improvements that can be made over the next 20 years — is not set in...
05/04/2016 - 11:59am
The McLeod County Planning Advisory Commission gave its nod of approval to three mining conditional use permits at its Wednesday, April 27 meeting.    Public hearings were held on each application, and one drew more comment than the others.   Jay Rickert of Rickert Excavating, Inc., asked for mining conditional use permit...
04/27/2016 - 9:11am
McLeod County will be hosting a public hearing Tuesday, May 3, at 9:30 a.m., on its proposed trail plan. The meeting will be at the Glencoe City Center. We expect there will be a lot of debate at the hearing, and we hope people present their views respectfully and civilly. The County Board’s 2012 decision to put $500,000 toward the...
04/27/2016 - 9:08am
Susan Herreid, a consultant with Sand Stone Group, outlined the general results of a workplace environment study commissioned by the Trailblazer Transit Joint Powers Board at its Thursday, April 25, meeting. Herreid prefaced her remarks by noting that not all of the information she collected could be discussed at a public meeting because of...
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