April 16, 2014

OUR VIEW: Saved but not yet safe

Perhaps Edgerton residents should be grateful the Johnson County Library board restored $19,000 of funding to keep the town library open.
We’re more inclined to think Edgerton officials need to come up with a contingency plan in case their …

Library board proposal could shutter Edgerton library

Rita Moore, former Edgerton city clerk, helps renovate a building that today is the Edgerton Bank of Knowledge. Johnson County Library board members will consider a proposal that could shutter the library at its next meeting. The meeting starts at 4 p.m. on Feb. 9 at the Central Johnson County Resource Library. File photo

When Edgerton residents donated and built the Bank of Knowledge, a library,

participants who gave nearly $200,000 to the effort to put a library in the community thought generations would be able to enjoy it.

However, a proposal before the …