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The patio at the Springfield Area Community Center is a great location for special photographs.
The Springfield Area Community Center is celebrating its 20th anniversary and you’re invited to join in. The center is hosting an Open House on Tuesday November 5, from 4:00-7:00 p.m.. Come on by to enjoy refreshments, tour the building and reminisce about the last 20 years at the center.  “It was...
Kenzie Meier of the Red Cross inserts a needle in John Schenk’s arm for his blood draw at Alexandria on October 3.
Springfield native John Schenk donated blood to the Red Cross for the 280th time during a drive in Alexandria on Thursday, October 3. Before the process began, Red Cross account representative Brenda Coyer fastened a pin to the collar of his bright blue polo shirt.  The gold pin, in the shape of a...
Glenn and Arlene Dammann
Glenn and Arlene Dammann celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 8, with their family.  Their son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Janet Dammann of Rosemount, and daughter, Deb Kellly of Richfield, hosted a dinner party at the Dammann home in Rosemount. The family gathered for...
Tom Anderson, Springfield, was filmed during an interview at the grave site of Togeir Anderson  in the St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery west of Leavenworth.
From the mountains and valleys of Norway to the prairies of Minnesota this was the path of Torgeir Anderson.  Documentary producer Tor Reidar Austrud and Lloyd Gunderson of Aseral, Norway made the journey to the United States to trace the footprints of Torgeir Anderson.  Hoping to preserve the...
“The Settler,” a  trunk program offered by the Brown County Historical Society  was presented at the Springfield Area Historical Society Museum on Friday afternoon, July 26.   The program featured information and artifacts used by early settlers on prairies of the Midwestern United States.  BCHS...
Jacob Marz
“I appreciate the opportunity to come back to my home community,” said Jacob Marz, who began work last week as manager of Springfield Thrifty White Pharmacy.  “I grew up here and remember going to the old drug store on Main Street and seeing Jay Drury on what seemed to be a big mountain behind the...
Riverside Days Parade
See this week's issue for pictures celebrating Springfield from Party in the Park to Riverside Days! Come in or call us to order you favorites... in color!
Springfield Public Library
Come to the Springfield Public Library to celebrate the start of Summer Reading!  The program theme for 2019 is “A Universe of Stories.” This summer children can blast through space and create their own five planet solar system by reading! They can earn a new planet for each week when meeting...

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