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Chinese Astrology June 6
Rogues gallery of leaders, and Ox power
A reader of The Chronicle, whose son was born under the sign Leo-Ox, visited my Chinese astrology website and read about a group of Ox-born leaders and dictators. He wondered what I could tell him about his 10-year-old son’s sign.
FreeLasting Impressions June 6
Grovers gone, but not forgotten
In reading the local obituaries, the past year has brought about much nostalgia and memories of so many community leaders who have left their fingerprints and footprints on projects in Cottage Grove.
FreeEditorial June 6
This, that & the other …
A collection of notes, quotes and anecdotes
FreeBusiness June 5
Area cities seeking more funding for small businesses
City officials continue to pursue microloans and grants to help support local small businesses as the effects of the pandemic wreak havoc with owners, Creswell City Manager Michelle Amberg said this week.
FreeGraduation 2020 June 5
Hey, things can only get better, right?
Congratulations. You’re out!
FreeOBITUARY June 4
Memorial update: Norman Benton service is June 9
Norman "Norm" Wallace Benton passed away on Oct. 4, 2019. A memorial service will be held via an online video call on Zoom on June 9, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. To get information on how to get connected to the call, contact Linda ahead of time at 541-747-7798.
FreeNews June 4
Amberg: Creswell will celebrate July 4th holiday
City residents and fans of classic, small-town Americana from throughout the region welcomed the news earlier this week that city leaders and community volunteers were working on a Fourth of July Celebration next month.
Outdoors • Angler's Log June 4
No longer sheltered …
We haven’t weathered the storm yet
FreeCOVID-19 June 4
Keep protecting yourself and others
As a nurse practitioner, I have had the honor and privilege of caring for many of you in Dexter, Pleasant Hill, Lowell, Cottage Grove and Creswell.
FreeGraduation 2020 June 3
Banner recognition: Seniors deserve it
The Coronavirus has put a damper on what was supposed to be a high school senior’s crowning year and has robbed them of the traditional memories.
FreeEducation June 3
Teaching from the trenches
A3 teacher’s WWI project takes life in backyard
FreeEducation June 3
Education Station Notebook
One of Springfield Public Schools’ Youth Transition Programs, the Transition Garden Project, has been approved to sell plants on a limited basis.
FreeNews • Springfield June 3
Springfield council sets renewal rates for fire, safety levy
To prepare for the Fire and Life Safety Levy renewal that will be on the ballot in November, the City Council held a work session on Monday, May 25 to establish the rate per thousand wording that will be later presented and adopted at a public hearing on July 6.
FreeGraduation 2020 June 3
Area high schools prepare for graduation weekend
The area Classes of 2020 had an academic year unlike any other, which has accumulated into a unique graduation event on June 5 through the weekend.
FreeCommunity June 3
Meetings
FreeObituaries June 3
Death Notices
FreeObituaries June 3
Lloyd Daniel ‘Bill’ Barkemeyer
Sept. 7, 1929 - Feb. 24, 2020
FreeObituaries June 3
Charles ‘Chuck’ McLaughlin
July 29, 1938 - April 23, 2020
FreeObituaries June 3
Dorothy Mann
Aug. 16, 1927 - May 23, 2020
FreeObituaries June 3
Arthur Roy Sprout
Oct. 15, 1951 - May 24, 2020
FreeCRESWELL FOURTH OF JULY June 1
Amberg: Creswell will celebrate July 4th holiday
Creswell City Manager Michelle Amberg has a clear message for residents and regional fans of Creswell’s popular Fourth of July Celebration: “Yes!”

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