Lori Copler

06/28/2017 - 12:00am
The Silver Lake City Council voted Thursday night to offer the city clerk job to Jon Jerabek, currently the manager of the municipal liquor store. The offer is contingent on a clean background check, which will be conducted by the Silver Lake Police Department. Jerabek has indicated he will take the position, according to Deputy Clerk Kristi Mesenbrink. Police Chief RJ Cripps said it will take...
06/28/2017 - 12:00am
Trailblazer Transit already is having trouble recruiting volunteer drivers, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will not be making it easier. At its Thursday meeting, the Trailblazer Joint Powers Board heard from Bev Herfindahl of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) that the IRS intends to start enforcing its rule that...
06/28/2017 - 12:00am
The three entities who comprise Trailblazer Transit came to a consensus Thursday morning on a new joint powers agreement. That agreement will now go on to the governing boards of three entities — McLeod County, Sibley County and Wright County Area Transportation (WCAT) — for approval. If all three approve the agreement, it will go...
06/21/2017 - 8:48am
Glencoe Days unofficially opens Thursday night with the arrival of the Midway rides, and official events get under way Friday evening and Saturday. Most events, with the exception of Saturday’s parade, are at Oak Leaf Park. Town celebrations are a dwindling tradition in Minnesota, and perhaps throughout the country. In the past few years...
06/21/2017 - 8:42am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners approved three items Tuesday that it hopes will make the county more efficient. First, it approved an agreement with the McLeod County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) that will allow the two entities to share some resources for like services, such as ditch inspections and managing the new...
06/14/2017 - 10:00am
It’s been an ongoing issue: making the Glencoe yard waste site, also known as the elm site, more available to city residents. And the Glencoe City Council will be considering expanding those hours at its Monday, June 19, meeting. The city’s personnel and legislative committee is recommending a revision to the hours to the City...
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