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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...
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...

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