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 The Springfield Rotary Club is conducting its annual Rotary Rose Sale again this year. It is your opportunity to create a double-dose of happiness.  Make someone happy with a dozen (or more) beautiful roses and help the local Rotary Club spread more happiness through the  worthwhile causes the...
Pictured are KayLynn Sanderville, Kyler Zihlke, and Kiera Lafferty with two state officers.
On July 14 through the 16, Springfield FFA Members attended State FFA Leadership Camp at Deep Portage Learning Center in Hackensack, MN. The three members were KayLynn Sanderville, Kyler Zihlke, and Kiera Lafferty. At the camp, they developed leadership skills, team building skills, met other FFA...
A To Zinnia Floral & Gifts, Teleflora, and Miss Sleepy Eye Princesses McKenna Dockter and McKenna Strong delivered “Make Some One Smile” bouquets to area nursing home residents and many others.  Gloria Platz was one of the lucky recipients of the generous day brighteners.
The Springfield Senior Citizens enjoy card games every Thursday afternoon at the Springfield Area Community Center.  Pictured playing 500 last week, front and clockwise around the table are:  Elaine Polzin, Gertie Roseanu, Doris Bierman and Helen Landkammer. 
Legion Auxiliary members with the sewing project the Unit completed for the Luverne Veteran’s Home.  From left:  Rosie Potter, Vicki Roiger, Maureen Miesen and Alicia Sturm.
by Jeff Krueger The Springfield American Legion Auxiliary Unit 257 recently completed a project for the veterans at the Veteran’s Home in Luverne, Minnesota.  The group was looking for a hands-on project that would directly benefit the veterans in the Second American Legion District. The Veteran’s...
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...

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