Friends & Family

The Springfield Public Library hosted a kid’s bingo party June 15 as part of their Summer Reading Program.  A nice group of youngsters enjoyed playing bingo at the Springfield Area Community Center.  Floyd and Sue Rogotzke volunteered to help with the event.
The Springfield American Legion Auxiliary celebrated its 100th birthday on Memorial Day.  Auxiliary members pictured with the birthday cake are, from left:  Alicia Sturm, Darlene Trapp, Arliss Petersen, Cindy Schnobrich and Linda Hayden. 
Regan Schwanke holds a 6 month old joey for people to see and pet.
Well over 100 people came out to the Wild Things Zoo held last Tuesday at the Springfield Area Community Center. It was a wonderful opportunity for young and old alike to learn about exotic animals.  The fun event was put on as a part of the Springfield Public Library’s Tails and Tales Summer...
Mavri Winkelman and Megan Quesenberry performing “Hallelujah” for the residents at St. John’s Lutheran Home.
 St. John’s Lutheran Home celebrated Mother’s Day with a program on Wednesday, May 5. The event was planned for outdoors but, due to the weather, the residents and their families enjoyed music on the in-house channel by Megan Quesenberry, Mavri Winkelmann and Jeff Krueger.  Each female resident was...
The Springfield American Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents Parley gathered for their annual dinner and meeting at the Legion Clubrooms Wednesday, April 28.  Past presidents attending were, from left:  Sandy Honl, Arliss Petersen, Alicia Sturm, Dalores Stern, Cheryl Haala, Cindy Schnobrich and Rosie...
The Brown County American Dairy Association in conjunction with Midwest Dairy is pleased to announce our newly crowned 2021 Princesses and Ambassadors. Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private, candidate only crowning with lunch, planning meeting and professional development was held at Tauer Dairy...
The United Way of the Brown County Area, in partnership with the VITA, or Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, will be providing a free Tax preparation program starting Tuesday, March 2, through April 15, in the lower level of the New Ulm Public Library.  This program is run by local IRS...
Do you consider yourself a chocoholic, a chocolate connoisseur or a chocolate snob? Well you are in luck because this habit can benefit your health. February has been known for quite some time as Chocolate Month, but I would like to give you some facts about chocolate that will give you permission...
Haley Braun
St. John’s Circle of Care is happy to introduce their new Daycare Director, Haley Braun.  She began her duties December 28 and has been busy getting to know everyone, the facility and trying to be involved with residents virtually at this point. Haley was born and raised in Kerkhoven, Minnesota. ...
caregiver
Being a long-distance caregiver has a unique set of problems.  There are both sides of the coin.  Know that the emotional drain of being too far from our loved one to be of direct help, can be devastating.  How can one describe the fear that envelops you when the phone rings?    It is something you...

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