Headed to the 2018 State Class A Speech Tournament on Saturday, April 21 — from left: Colton Jensen, Sarah Dunn, Kate Vogel, Grace Pingeon and Ross VanDerWal.
The River Valley Speech team will have their own interesting story to share years from now, whenever there is talk of that “crazy 2018 April blizzard” that hit the area.
Bryce McVicker
A new real estate agent is making southwest Minnesota home. Bryce McVicker, Whitetail Properties Land Specialist, relocated to Sanborn where he and his wife, Kristina, moved home to her family’s farm.
Easter fun!
The bitter cold and snow-covered ground didn’t stop St. John’s Circle of Care Foundation from hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt for hundreds of children Saturday morning. 
Michelle Ring of Germany
Attending Springfield High School as an international student is a dream come true for Michelle Ring, 16, of Germany. 
Congratulations Tigers!
The Springfield Tigers Boys basketball team ended their season with a heartbreaking loss to Mayer Lutheran in the Section 2A title game at Minnesota State University in Mankato Friday evening, March 16.
Mary Pieschel Esselman is President and CEO of Operation Breakthrough, an innovative childhood development program in Kansas City, Missouri.
Operation Breakthrough is Missouri’s largest early learning center. Its mission is to help children who are living in poverty develop to their fullest potential by providing them a safe, loving and educational environment.
Headed to the 2018 State Class A Speech Tournament on Saturday, April 21 — from left: Colton Jensen, Sarah Dunn, Kate Vogel, Grace Pingeon and Ross VanDerWal.
Bryce McVicker
Easter fun!
Michelle Ring of Germany
Congratulations Tigers!
Mary Pieschel Esselman is President and CEO of Operation Breakthrough, an innovative childhood development program in Kansas City, Missouri.
Headed to the 2018 State Class A Speech Tournament on Saturday, April 21 — from left: Colton Jensen, Sarah Dunn, Kate Vogel, Grace Pingeon and Ross VanDerWal.
The River Valley Speech team will have their own interesting story to share years from now, whenever there is talk of that “crazy 2018 April blizzard” that hit the area. Originally, students were prepared to compete on Saturday, April 14, at the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Section 3A...
Bryce McVicker
A new real estate agent is making southwest Minnesota home. Bryce McVicker, Whitetail Properties Land Specialist, relocated to Sanborn where he and his wife, Kristina, moved home to her family’s farm. McVicker grew up in Western Nebraska where he shared his time between raising black angus cattle...
Easter fun!
The bitter cold and snow-covered ground didn’t stop St. John’s Circle of Care Foundation from hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt for hundreds of children Saturday morning.    The temperature of 26 degrees with a cold wind blowing, that didn’t seem to chill the enthusiasm of the  children who turned...
Michelle Ring of Germany
Attending Springfield High School as an international student is a dream come true for Michelle Ring, 16, of Germany.  “I decided very early that someday I would come to America” to study, said Michelle during a recent interview. “When I was 10, I talked to my dad  and told him that I wanted to...

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Headed to the 2018 State Class A Speech Tournament on Saturday, April 21 — from left: Colton Jensen, Sarah Dunn, Kate Vogel, Grace Pingeon and Ross VanDerWal.

The River Valley Speech team will have their own interesting story to share years from now, whenever there is talk of that “crazy 2018 April blizzard” that hit the area.

Sports

Springfield High School Yearbook Advisor Mandy Brown took this photo for the Yearbook  of  local seniors who participate in spring sports. They’re ready to play  ball — baseball, softball and golf — but unseasonably cold and wet weather has made fields unplayable and conditions unfavorable.
The effects of weather on sports are varied, with some events unable to take place while others are changed considerably. Snowy, slushy and mushy ball fields are forcing the...

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