Springfield City manager Joe Stremcha, Emergency Management Director Scott Johnson, and City Engineer Bill Helget, of Bolton and Menk, watch as huge chunks of ice and a floe break free on the Big Cottonwood River and move downstream the afternoon of March 20.
 As the raging Big Cottonwood River rose last week, so did the anxiety level of the people of Springfield; and when the river reached its crest and began to slowly recede, the people of Springf
There is growing concern about Minnesota’s flood prospects, following a February that brought snowfall four times normal for many river basins.
Larson lake is now open!  But the only thing biting is the wind!” 
says Rod Larson who posed for a picture on Jackson Avenue Sunday.  We can’t do anything about the weather, so a  sense of humor may reduce stress and anxiety, as well as increase coping with the long stretch of cold and snow.
As Minnesota’s snowpack deepens, weather officials are fretting the spring thaw.
G.M. “Mike” Pieschel
The people of Springfield area and friends and business associates from a broader community are remembering G.M. “Mike” Pieschel, who died February 27, after a brief illness.
The snowfall was intense throughout Minnesota this winter, and February has been a long month for crews who plow highways and streets, and all who have had to shovel snow!
Lang’s Automotive LLC
Jason Lang recently opened Lang’s Automotive LLC, a full-service automotive maintenance and repair service, located at 417 West Rock Street (Highway 14), and is keeping busy in what he does best — auto mechanics and service.
Springfield City manager Joe Stremcha, Emergency Management Director Scott Johnson, and City Engineer Bill Helget, of Bolton and Menk, watch as huge chunks of ice and a floe break free on the Big Cottonwood River and move downstream the afternoon of March 20.
Larson lake is now open!  But the only thing biting is the wind!” 
says Rod Larson who posed for a picture on Jackson Avenue Sunday.  We can’t do anything about the weather, so a  sense of humor may reduce stress and anxiety, as well as increase coping with the long stretch of cold and snow.
G.M. “Mike” Pieschel
Lang’s Automotive LLC
Springfield City manager Joe Stremcha, Emergency Management Director Scott Johnson, and City Engineer Bill Helget, of Bolton and Menk, watch as huge chunks of ice and a floe break free on the Big Cottonwood River and move downstream the afternoon of March 20.
 As the raging Big Cottonwood River rose last week, so did the anxiety level of the people of Springfield; and when the river reached its crest and began to slowly recede, the people of Springfield breathed a sigh of relief.  The U.S. National Weather Service on Friday, predicted the river to rise...
There is growing concern about Minnesota’s flood prospects, following a February that brought snowfall four times normal for many river basins. National Weather Service forecasters can look out with some level of confidence and accuracy about 7-10 days. Beyond that it’s virtually impossible to pin...
Larson lake is now open!  But the only thing biting is the wind!” 
says Rod Larson who posed for a picture on Jackson Avenue Sunday.  We can’t do anything about the weather, so a  sense of humor may reduce stress and anxiety, as well as increase coping with the long stretch of cold and snow.
As Minnesota’s snowpack deepens, weather officials are fretting the spring thaw. With lots of snow on the ground and more on the way, Minnesota weather officials are looking with increasing trepidation toward the spring thaw, with better-than-even chances of “major flooding.” When it comes to...
G.M. “Mike” Pieschel
The people of Springfield area and friends and business associates from a broader community are remembering G.M. “Mike” Pieschel, who died February 27, after a brief illness. Mike was a picture of good health for a nonagenarian, so it was a shock when we learned that he was diagnosed with stomach...

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Springfield City manager Joe Stremcha, Emergency Management Director Scott Johnson, and City Engineer Bill Helget, of Bolton and Menk, watch as huge chunks of ice and a floe break free on the Big Cottonwood River and move downstream the afternoon of March 20.

 As the raging Big Cottonwood River rose last week, so did the anxiety level of the people of Springfield; and when the river reached its crest

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The Springfield High School Tigers finished in fifth-place in the Minnesota State High School League Class A Basketball Tournament.
   The Springfield Tiger varsity boys basketball team traveled to the Twin Cities last week to play in the Minnesota Class A State Tournament after capturing the Section 2A Title.  The...

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