Friends & Family

Stella Forster loads items for auction into a trailer.  He is offering more than 2,000 items from his vintage, handmade and one-of-a-kind products.
 “I never thought I had so much stuff,” Steve “Stella” Forster said as he loaded a trailer with “stuff” on a very warm July day. Stella has sold his auto body repair shop and will be selling his lifetime collections at public auction in the Island Ballroom located along Highway 212 on the east edge...
Leah Larson, Andrew Nachreiner, Anthony Roiger and Dylan Nachreiner posed for a picture with the Duluth drawbridge in the background.
Three young men and a young woman who grew to be good friends at Springfield High School and through participation in cross country and track, recently put their best feet forward in marathons in Duluth on Saturday, June 16. Andrew and Dylan Nachreiner and Anthony Roiger participated in Grandma’s...
American Legion and Auxiliary Color Guard led the Grande Parade.
See more pictures of Riverside Days on page 5 in this week's issue of the Springfield Advance-Press.
Prince John of the Royal Family . . . and the deputies.
The hearty laughter of Robin Hood and his Merry Band swept through the Springfield High School Performing Arts Center over the weekend as local children along with two professional actors in Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre presented PFCT’s original musical production of “Robin Hood.” Performances...
St. John’s Auxiliary Officers, from left: Judy Weedman, Cheryl Diede, Marianne Schotzko, Pat Ryan, Marge Prokosch, Jane Evers, Jan Severson, Carlotta Lindeman, Loretta Amsden and Maxine Meine.
St. John’s Auxiliary has donated four By The Yard - Day End chairs for the front entrance of St. John Lutheran Home.  Thanks to this generous donation the residents at St. John’s can comfortably enjoy the summer weather! St. John’s Auxiliary’s mission has been to help enhance the lives of both the...
Glenna Boyle and her son, Frank Boyle, speak to attendees at the program dedicating a garden to their late husband and father, Dr. Francis J. Boyle, at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield Friday afternoon. Hospital Administrator Scott Thoreson is at the right.
The family and friends of the late Dr. Francis J. Boyle gathered at the Mayo Clinic Health System facility in Springfield the afternoon of Friday, May 11, to remember him and dedicate a memorial garden. The garden is located on the east side of the south wing of the hospital/clinic building. The...
St. John Lutheran Home at St. John’s Circle of Care
The people at St. John Lutheran Home are excited to celebrate National Nursing Home Week May 13-19. This year’s theme, “Celebrating Life’s Stories,” serves as a tribute to life’s most significant events, relationships and experiences that shape the unique perspectives of residents, families, staff...
Linda Carruthers, RDN
Kale is not a new vegetable, but you may have just started hearing more about it. It’s very popular in northern Europe and now throughout the United States. During the Middle Ages, kale was planted and used to feed humans and livestock. History books state that Thomas Jefferson experimented with...
Looking over the collection of Little Golden Books for sale from Radel’s collection — from left: Joan Carruthers, Ardis Nielsen, Roger Nielsen, Cheryl Diede, Tim Tauer and Kathy Pederson.
 As a parent, and a teacher by profession, Ellen Radel of Willmar spoke with passion and enthusiasm about her hobby of collecting children’s books during the annual meeting of the Springfield Area Historical Society the evening of April 16.  Ellen Radel, semi-retired college professor,  remembers...
Springfield Public Library will be offering morning movies monthly — on the last Saturday of the month—  starting at 9:30.  The movies will be offered free and, generally, will be children’s movies.   The first movie to be shown will be “Ferdinand” on Saturday, April 28. “Ferdinand” is a 2017...

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