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Area libraries team up to educate on Native culture 

As the school year begins and students start rolling in, opportunities for education aren’t just limited to the classroom. This fall the Springfield, Cottage Grove, and Creswell libraries are teaming up with Singing Creek Educational Center to broaden Native cultural education and understanding with the Acorn Circle Library Program. Singing[Read More…]

Golf tourney to support disabled children

SPRINGFIELD – No child should feel excluded – especially when it comes to a physical or mental disability. That’s why Springfield’s Tom Chesnut partnered with The Arc Lane County to host a charity golf event centered around raising money and support for children with disabilities.  The event, which will take[Read More…]

LTE: Meyers praised for leading City for 26 years

In 1997, Cottage Grove mayor Darrel Williams was charged, along with the city council, to hire a new city manager. Out of 120 applicants, in a national search, Richard Meyers was unanimously hired and has served the community in that capacity for 26 years.    Williams said that Meyers always[Read More…]



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