Savage’s 2nd Council shot: Ward 1 seat

COTTAGE GROVE – Chalice Savage wasn’t deterred after she lost the council race last election; instead, she persisted.

This week, that persistence paid off. 

Savage’s ramped-up community involvement was evident to Cottage Grove City councilors, who on Monday appointed Savage to the Ward 1 position. The seat had been vacant since the resignation of councilor Jake Boone on Feb. 4, and the council received six applications for the position: Savage, Scott Borgioli, Duane Taddei, Jennifer Crosby, Donn Rust and Billy Reed. Councilor Kenneth Roberts first motioned a vote for . . .