Equipment Stolen From Rural Fire Station

MARCOLA, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the thieves who stole a large amount of equipment from a Mohawk Valley Fire Department station. Off a rural road in Marcola, rests a fire station with three blue doors, unmanned but ready for an emergency. “You can think that you have all the … Continue reading »

Residents Speak About Marcola Manhunt

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man is behind bars tonight, accused of leading police on a high speed chase, then on a foot pursuit. William Mann of Dexter is in the Lane County Jail facing multiple charges, possession of a stolen car, eluding and kidnapping. Police say an officer tried to pull Mann over near 30th … Continue reading »

Celebrating 100 Years In Business

MARCOLA, Ore. — A local general store hit a big milestone: 100 years in business. The Mohawk General Store in Marcola invited the community to stop by Saturday for the occasion. It opened its doors for the first time in 1914 and is still up and running today. Present at Saturday’s celebration were previous owners … Continue reading »

BLM Burglarized, Reward Offered

MARCOLA, Ore. — The Bureau of Land Management is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to arrest, conviction and the recovery of items stolen from a maintenance facility near Marcola. A few of the items stolen include off-road motorcycles, a generator, a pressure washer, tools and a ladder. In all, the stolen items are … Continue reading »

Local Club Helps Break Record

MARCOLA, Ore. — A local club that helped break an American record in 2009 and in 2010, dared to do it again on Saturday. The Willamettans Inc., a family nudist resort in Marcola, along with similar clubs across the country worked to break skinny dipping record. In 2009, around 12,800 people nationwide participated.  In 2010, around … Continue reading »