Lori Copler

04/26/2017 - 8:05am
Attendees at McLeod County’s first economic vitality forum Thursday were not surprised to learn that the county’s economy relies heavily on manufacturing and agriculture. However, many were surprised at where the greatest economic growth in the county has been in recent years — health care and social services, and education. Bridget Tuck, an economic analyst with the...
04/05/2017 - 7:08am
Glencoe-Silver Lake Schools has a small, but dedicated and determined, speech team this year that has done very well in competition despite its size. The team is heading into the Section 4A tournament, set for Saturday at Watertown. The top three competitors in each category at the section tournament will advance to state, which will be...
03/29/2017 - 9:35am
Viewing its water availability charge (WAC) and sewer availability charge (SAC) after Glencoe Regional Health Services (GRHS) said it had “sticker shock” after seeing the proposed charges for its nursing home project. The city of Glencoe’s finance committee, which is comprised of the full city council, met with GRHS officials...
03/29/2017 - 9:34am
Glencoe-Silver Lake High School junior Aubrey Giesen recently got to see the state Legislature’s work up close and personal. In fact, from just to the side of the Speaker of the House’s podium. Giesen spent a week as a House of Representatives page in February. Giesen, who plans to study political science after high school, applied...
03/29/2017 - 9:32am
McLeod County may soon have another outdoor venue for weddings and other ceremonies. At its Wednesday, March 22, meeting, the McLeod County Planning Advisory Committee heard a conditional use permit request from Tom and Sheila Hagel, who live north of Brownton in Sumter Township, to utilize an existing structure on their property and other...
03/29/2017 - 9:31am
Each year, the Tim Orth Foundation hosts an annual basketball jamboree at the Glencoe-Silver Lake High School gymnasium. The event brings together some of the best high school basketball players in the area for two games, one featuring girls and one featuring boys. And that’s not all that happens — there is a wing-eating contest,...
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