Shepherds during last year’s Springfield Nativity Pageant
  The Christmas story is one of “good news and great joy” and that beautiful story will be retold in a live Nativity Pageant December 9-10 in Springfield.  The pageant will be performed under the stars with one performance at 7:00 p.m. each evening. The Springfield Area Nativity Theatre Association...
  Since August of 2021, a committee comprised of community members, business owners, veterans and Legionnaires has met monthly with a goal of creating a veterans memorial in downtown Springfield.  Since the committee has begun meeting, they have walked the location, visited other memorials, come up...
Southwest Minnesota Men’s Chorus
  The Southwest Minnesota Men’s Chorus will return to Springfield as part of its Christmas concert series on Monday, December 5.  The holiday concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 303 North Cass in Springfield.  Refreshments will be served following the concert. The Southwest...
The cast of Sideways Stories from Wayside School seated, from left:  Paige Schwarzrock, Kali Nachreiner, Russell Beers, Thomas Beers and Aubrey Vogel.  Standing:  Leo Hovland, Christina Reindl, Kiera Lafferty, Aubree Paplow, Kierin Lafferty, Sarah Kottke, Amaira Brown and Kameron Bigelow.  Cast member Erika Wells was not available when the photo was taken.
Wayside School is kind of a strange place.  Thirty stories high, one classroom per story—actually only twenty-nine stories high because Miss Zarves on the 19th floor doesn’t really exist.   There are dead rats in the basement, talking pigtails, tango dancing, disappearing teachers and a cow hiding...

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Head Coach Adam Meyer speaks to his team at the MSHSL Class A State Football Tournament on Friday.
 In the MSHSL Class A State Football Tournament Championship game, the Springfield Tigers lost 38-21 against the Minneota Vikings Friday at US Bank Stadium. The Tigers took second in the State...

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