Friends & Family

  MAT Holdings, Inc. held food shelf drives at all nine US locations and collected 2,588 items for their local food shelves. Sanborn Mfg. in Springfield collected 543 items! Employees pictured above (l to r) are: Jodi Nachreiner, Victoria Bunn, Lana Domeier, David Allex, and Karen Wilhelmi.
Cast and crew of Footloose, the musical production by Springfield Community Theatre and Springfield Community Education.
  Song and dance come to the local stage this weekend when the Springfield Community Theatre and Springfield Community Education present Footloose.  Based on the story and motion picture about Elmore City, Oklahoma, the musical goes on stage at Springfield Public School this Saturday, November 18...
The Springfield Area Food Shelf has become a Super Food Shelf.
  The Springfield Area Food Shelf has become a Super Food Shelf.  Pictured at the grand opening October 30, from left:  Food Shelf volunteers Jane Evers, Becky Pautzke, Shari Koll and Deb Rasset along with Beth Labenz from the University of Minnesota Extension Office and Kristen Friedrichs of the...
Faye Hansen
  Faye Hansen, a resident at St. John’s Home, celebrated her 101st birthday October 29.  She was born October 29, 1922 at Revere, Minnesota.  She celebrated her big day with family and friends at St. John’s.
Springfield Fire Dept
  This week is the annual National Fire Prevention Week. Each year the campaign focuses on educating people about the simple, yet important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  
St. Raphael’s summer shoe drive helpers.
  The Funds2org network was at St. Raphael School last Monday to load and transport the shoes that were collected during the school’s summer shoe drive.  107 bags of shoes were loaded in the truck.  The school will earn funds based on the weight of the collection.  Those helping with loading, from...
Rotary Rose Sale begins
   The Springfield Rotary Club is conducting its annual Rotary Rose Sale again this year.  The Rose Sale is entering its thirtieth year supporting the Springfield community. The flower experts at FTD say that roses have inspired people over the ages to develop meanings to the color of roses being...
Upcoming fall musical, Footloose, rehearsal time.
  The cast for the upcoming fall musical, Footloose, has been putting in a lot of rehearsal time the last two months.  Members of the musical’s production staff—Cheryl Neidt, Bailey Cords, Jodi Dalsgaard and Kelly Steffen—have been working on music and choreography with groups and individuals. ...
Family and friends of the late Marianna Roiger
  Family and friends of the late Marianna Roiger gathered at Riverside Park July 15 for one last birthday party for what would have been her 90th birthday.  Relatives attending included, front row, from left:  John Jenniges, Carol Atkins, Kathryn Highland, Marilyn Eykyn, Gretchen Roiger and Heidi...
Members of the Memory Makers Quilt Club
  Do you know what the Underground Railroad is all about?  You are invited to the Springfield Public Library to learn how quilt squares helped slaves to know where to travel to find their freedom during the 1800s. Virginia Landkammer will take you through their walk with the quilt squares.  Her...


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