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...
04/26/2017 - 8:04am
The Wright County Area Transit (WCAT) coalition “really wants” to take back its letter of intent to withdraw from Trailblazer Transit, the joint powers board heard at a meeting Thursday morning at Trailblazer’s Buffalo facility. WCAT wrote a letter to its Trailblazer partners — McLeod and Sibley counties —...
04/19/2017 - 8:10am
Work on the interior of McLeod County’s jail project is just about done, the County Board heard at its meeting Tuesday morning. Sam Lauer of Contegrity, the construction management firm, said that “fire-stopping” walls are being installed and, once they are finished and inspected, contractors can begin painting the interior....
04/13/2017 - 11:08am
They have to be two of the most hated and dreaded words that politicians at all levels have to face: budget cuts. Those words came up at Monday night’s Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board meeting, and they were met with predictable reluctance and resistance. The school district has been fortunate the past several years in that even when the...
04/12/2017 - 11:32am
The city of Brownton should finally see the installation of the RS Fiber network this summer, the City Council heard at its April 4 meeting. Toby Brummer of RS Fiber said work on the fiber-to-the-home network should begin in June or July. The fiber network will offer phone, television and internet service to customers. At some point during...
04/05/2017 - 7:12am
The Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) had its annual induction ceremony Saturday, March 25, adding 18 new members. First-year members who were inducted include Brittney Medina, Ashlyn Stuewe, Jessica Alsleben, Ariel Brelje, Kyle Christensen, Zoe Christensen, Mackenzie Davis, Mickalyn Frahm, Aubrey...
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