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'The epitome of an all-American boy' - Community mourns loss of vibrant teen

The Creswell community is in mourning after a 15-year-old died last week in a swimming accident, just hours after school let out for summer break. On the afternoon of June 13, after a week of taking f...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 20, 2019 

City budget approved, focused on growth

New construction, renovation and newly repurposed staff positions are among the notable aspects of the City's fiscal-year budget, approved Monday, June 10 during the City Council meeting. More...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    June 20, 2019 

Celebrating carousel success with a skydive

Spirits were high Saturday morning, as a handful of board members from The Friends of the Cottage Grove Carousel Committee (Carousel Friends) met up at the Creswell Airport for a much-anticipated...

 
 News    June 20, 2019 

City of Creswell meeting notices

City Council/Planning Commission Joint Meeting The City Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint meeting on Monday, June 24, 2019 beginning at 6 p.m. in the McCluskey Chambers of City...

 
 News    June 20, 2019 

School's out for summer: Now what?

South Lane School District had their last day of school on Tuesday, and students said their goodbyes and headed home for the summer. When I was a kid I couldn't wait for the summer break from school....

 
 By Ben Deatherage    News    June 20, 2019 

Miller continues dominance on 'Dad's Night'

Despite only two classes on the card for the Friday, June 14, event at Cottage Grove Speedway, fans were treated to exciting racing. The Interstate Sprint Car Series opened up its 2019 season after...

 
 News    June 20, 2019 

Grand marshal chosen

Costumed members of the Bohemia Mining Days (BMD) Board and its festival coordinator recently dropped in and surprised Banner Bank Cottage Grove branch manager, Jim Gilroy with the announcement that...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    June 20, 2019 

Public has unique chance to meet board

An official public meeting of the SUB board scheduled Thursday, June 20 -- where board members will respond directly to Springfield residents and ratepayers. It’s believed to be a first by an elected board in Springfield. The Springfield Utility...

 
 By Jen Blue    News    June 20, 2019 

Just another day...

A couple strolls by one of the most well-known murals, installed by the Old City Artists in 2014, depicting Matt Groening's epic Simpsons characters. This is only one of many murals throughout the...

 
 News    June 20, 2019 

PublicHouse hosts museum fundraiser

The Springfield Museum will be holding a "pint night" fundraiser with the PublicHouse from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2019. One dollar from each pint sold during the event will be donated to the...

 
 By Pat Edwards    News    June 20, 2019 

Lorane: A new start and an old writing style

Noel Nash, the new owner and publisher of The Creswell Chronicle, asked me to drop by the office the other day to discuss what new and exciting changes they are planning for the paper. Part of his...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 20, 2019 

In hot gym, warm words mark the day as CMS promotes 'Class of 2023'

Packed with their families and other well-wishers into the un-airconditioned gym of Creswell Middle School, the high school graduating class of 2023 endured the sweltering mid-90s heat of June 11 to...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 20, 2019 

Kindergarten grads 'bear' down, look to 2031

With temperatures no longer in the record-breaking high 90s, the only thing "sky-high" during Creslane Elementary School's annual Teddy Bear Picnic on June 13 were the celebratory "school's out"...

 
 By Staff    News    June 13, 2019

'Go on & grow' - Creswell High School Graduation 2019

New Creswell High School graduate Adrienne Frie catches hold of her tassel as it lifts in the breeze following the Class of 2019 commencement....

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    June 13, 2019

Creswell's seniors start new beginnings

Connection, positive thinking and overcoming fear of the unknown were the potent messages lifted from the six commencement speeches given at Creswell High School's 111th graduation Friday, June 7....

 
 By Aliya Hall    News    June 13, 2019

'Welcome aboard' Johnson is new superintendent

Candidate Michael Johnson has accepted the position of Creswell's superintendent starting in the 2019-20 school year, after contract negotiations were agreed upon last week. Johnson is currently the p...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

CMS, earth both winners at 'Watershed Olympics'

Nine Creswell Middle School students became "Olympic" champions last week, winning the 2019 Riparian Restoration Olympic Games (a.k.a., the Watershed Olympics), held June 4 at My Brothers' Farm east...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

United Way seeks to replicate Creslane's success

Creslane's Intergenerational Reading Collaborative (IRC) program received "gold star" accolades from volunteers, teachers and school administrators during its end-of-year celebration, held June 5 in...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    June 13, 2019

Creswell's 4th of July is Out of This World - Deadlines approaching

The annual July 4 celebration is within sight, and the Chamber of Commerce is ramping up its planning efforts. That means participants and volunteers – especially volunteers – are being asked to...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

Creswell Library reopens in west wing

More than a decade in the making as funds were drummed up to make their long-planned expansion a reality, Creswell Library and the community it serves are seeing that expansion project come to...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    June 13, 2019

Baker elected VFW post commander

Creswell VFW Post 4039 has elected and installed officers for fiscal year 2019-20. Camren Baker has been elected post commander, Tony Jaques as senior vice commander and Bob Beck as junior vice...

 
 By Dana Merryday    News    June 13, 2019

'Color Their World' Tie-dye creations to be on display, for bid at Mining Days

Bohemia Mining Days board members and volunteers last weekend worked with retired hotel bed sheets and encouraged the public to create mind-expanding creations at Coiner Park. The "Color Their World"...

 

Carousel Corner

Master Woodcarver Ken Means offered to paint this carousel horse, bringing it to life for a CG resident, Nadine Kelley, who had "adopted" a carousel horse. Pictured are the before (top) and after...

 
 By Gini Davis    News    June 13, 2019

Pantry kitchen reaches $10k grant-match milestone

A $2,000 donation from Dr. Matthew Bahen of Emerald Valley Dental on May 30 brought Creswell Food Pantry/Community Food for Creswell (CFFC) to its goal of $10,000, triggering a matching $10,000 grant...

 

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