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  Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota is bringing a new exercise class to Springfield as part of it’s Active Aging Program.  The Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL) program will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. at the Springfield Area Community Center beginning Monday,...
MaryAnn Tauer at left and Dotty deLambert.
The Springfield Area Historical Society held its annual open house and membership drive June 17. MaryAnn Tauer at left, helped host the event and Dotty deLambert, at right, visited the museum viewing the new summer displays during the open house. The museum is able to provide a sense of community...
Ten sixth graders graduated at St. Raphael Catholic School.
Ten sixth graders at St. Raphael Catholic School graduated during a special Mass Tuesday, May 17.  Members of the class and their teachers are pictured, front, from left:  Stan Heiling, Jaylin Brown, Noelle Reese, Kallen Riederer, Zander Knutson and Mr. James Herzog.  Back row:  Mrs. Mariah...
Third-Sixth Graders presented Pirates! The Musical in St. Raphael’s Spring Program.
  St. Raphael Catholic School students performed their spring program last Wednesday, May 11.  It was the first spring program they had performed since spring 2019, due to the COVID pandemic. The Little Panthers Preschool program (3-year-old students) sang a few of their favorite classroom songs...
  St. John’s Circle of Care will celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week May 8-14, 2022.  This year’s theme is “Creating and Nurturing Connections.” Every day, skilled nursing care centers assist our seniors and people with disabilities in living their happiest and best lives.  Whether it’s...
Minnesota Tornado Drill Day
  Each year, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (in partnership with the National Weather Service and other state and local government agencies) sponsors Severe Weather Awareness Week. Each day of the week focuses on a different topic. The highlight are two statewide tornado drills on...
Springfield High School Concert Choir
  The Springfield High School Concert Choir, directed by Mr. Bailey Cords, performed at South Dakota State University February 10 as part of the In-Service Music Conference of the 86th Annual South Dakota Bandmasters Association Clinic.  The choir was honored to be one of four choirs and the only...
Tom Goeritz
  Tom Goeritz  describes himself as a pilot, poet, preacher and teacher. He can now add published author to the list.  Tom’s new  book is called A Bucket of Frogs. The book features over 70 true short stories about the places and people that have touched his life.  See complete story in this week's...
  This time of year, you start to see citrus sales in the grocery store. Oranges are the most popular of the citrus fruits and in the 1900’s were considered exotic, but now are one of the biggest commercial fruit crops in the world. A medium orange contains only 60 calories, but 116% of your daily...
Director Bailey Cords and the Chamber Choir from Springfield High School.
  The Springfield Rotary Club had its annual Christmas party last Tuesday, December 21 at the Springfield Area Community Center.  Guests included spouses and friends of Rotary members.  The 2021 Rotary Scholarship recipients, Mikayla Opatz and Dylan Batzlaff, were also present telling of their...

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