City Government

New Grove mayor shares ‘State of City’

COTTAGE GROVE— Monday night’s Cottage Grove city council meeting was full of tender moments and hopes for 2023 — new city council members were sworn in, mayoral awards were dispersed and newly-elected mayor Candace Solesbee took the helm to give the city's annual State of the City Address.

Mayor Solesbee, councilors Dana Merryday, Chalice Savage and Mike Fleck were sworn in before a packed council chambers while family and friends looked on in support. 


“One thing I want to say, it was amazing to be sworn in with my granddaughter here tonight,” said . . .