Friends & Family

Jan Simonsen, ECFE (Early Childhood Family Education) program coordinator and parent educator at Springfield Public School
Jan Simonsen of Fairfax recently received the Angel of Hope Award at the Renville County Walk in the Park: Research, Community and Hope event in Olivia. Simonsen is ECFE (Early Childhood Family Education) program coordinator and parent educator at Springfield Public School. The Angel of Hope Award...
Springfield High School Class of 1963 held their 55th anniversary reunion in Springfield the weekend of August 10-12.  Activities started with a hayride provided by Dave Graff at 1 o’clock Friday.  He provided a second hayride on Saturday from their picnic in Brown’s Park. The rides throughout the...
Flower show winners Jake Shiveley and Jeff Krueger.
Two men captured top awards in the Springfield Garden and Hobby Club’s Flower Show held August 1 in the Farmers & Merchants Bank.  This year’s show was judged by visitors who were given the opportunity to vote for their favorite floral arrangement and choice of specimens in the show.  Jeff...
The residents of St. John’s Circle of Care were treated to trolley rides around Springfield given by Jerry Busse.
July 20-26, 2018 The residents and GrandKids enjoyed playing games together Friday morning.  Beanie baby bingo was played Friday afternoon. Chaplain Noel led our Sunday worship service in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd. St. John’s Resident Council had their monthly meeting Monday morning.  A...
The Springfield Garden and Hobby Club will hold their 45th Annual Flower Show on Wednesday, August 1, in the lobby at the Farmers & Merchants Bank. Theme of this year’s show is Summer Always in Bloom.  All gardeners are encouraged to participate in the show. Entries will be received at the F...
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...

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