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Making peace with plastic

PHOTOS BY BOB WILLIAMS STORY BY RYLEIGH NORGROVE | PHOTOS BY BOB WILLIAMS COTTAGE GROVE – Usually, if you tell someone their dress looks like a potato sack you’d be in big trouble – but the designers of the annual Opal Center Trashion Show wouldn’t have it any other way.  The 2022 Opal[Read More…]

Springfield public safety survey results indicate residents willing to cooperate

SPRINGFIELD – The results are in: At its April 7 meeting, Springfield Police Advisory Committee (SPAC) focused on the findings of a public safety survey. It also discussed updates to police leadership, in addition to the agency’s upcoming accreditation.  The report, presented by Springfield Chief of Police Andrew Shearer, outlined[Read More…]

Cottage Grove Council in stalemate after homeless discussion, town hall

RYLEIGH NORGROVE/CHRONICLE PHOTOResidents watch a presentation on homelessness at last week’s town hall in Cottage Grove. COTTAGE GROVE – On Monday, April 11, nearly a week after Cottage Grove’s Community Town Hall on Homelessness, the city council met to discuss the outcome and impact, the ripples and the ruffled feathers,[Read More…]