Friends & Family

Tammy Kieper, on the left, is pictured with Char Frank of Springfield Floral with some of the bouquets that were delivered last Thursday and Friday.
With an act of generosity, Tammy Kieper brought smiles to many local residents last week. Kieper purchased 128 Spring bouquets filled with carnations and snapdragons from Springfield Floral. She asked that the bouquets be delivered to residents and tenants at  St. John’s Home, Cottonwood Ridge, The...
Members of Comfrey School’s Business Professionals of America team from L-Dylan Haugen, Amber Dauer, Ariel Peterson, Katelynne Kratz, Hailey Curry and Allison Jensen.
Comfrey School’s BPA (Business Professionals of America) team competed at regions in January and advanced all twelve of its members to the State Conference. The team had a very successful State Conference in March advancing six members to nationals. Comfrey had to compete with 67 other schools...
Tyler Marz
Tyler Marz, a 2011 graduate of Springfield High School, is looking to break back into a National Football League roster after signing a futures contract with the Carolina Panthers on Dec. 31, 2019. Marz’s NFL career as an offensive tackle began in 2016 when he signed with the Tennessee Titans as an...
Neil Neidt is pictured with one of the pieces that will be shown at his show opening on Friday, Feb. 7 beginning at 6:30 in the Altermatt Gallery.
Local artist Neil Neidt will be having an art show opening on Friday, February 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Altermatt Gallery in the Springfield Public Library.  Neidt is a visual artist specializing in oil paintings, watercolor paintings, and digitally enhanced photos. He’ll have over...
Everett Muske curling abroad.
Curling is a sport that has history with the Sharp and Muske families.  Paul and Jo Muske’s family has enjoyed the sport for many years. The Everett and Donna Jean Sharp Senior Open Bonspiel took place on January 10-12, 2020 at the Heather Curling Club in Mapleton, Minnesota.  A bonspiel is a...
Front L-R Julia Groebner, Kim Graff, Russell Johnson, Nancy Renner, Lorilei Pidde, Jonah Pidde, Nathan Johnson, Keagan Streich, Alexis Clemon and Katie Mueller, Middle: Dan Kettner, Carter Asmus, Xandar Asmus, Pastor Tricia Mattson, Daniel Groebner, Randell Streich, Jacob Micka, Shane Clemon and Jennifer Asmus. Back:  Paul Muske, Jeanette Pidde, Dalton Langseth and Cylee Graff.
Recently, carolers’ voices have filled the halls at St. John’s Circle of Care. The festive group from St. Paul Lutheran Church spread Christmas Cheer singing carols to their members and friends at St. John’s home, The Maples and Downtown Estates. */
SW Minnesota Men’s Chorus
The Southwest Minnesota Men’s Chorus will return to Springfield as part of its Christmas concert series on Saturday, December 7.  The popular holiday concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Springfield Public School. The Southwest Minnesota Men’s Chorus, formerly known as...
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...

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