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“The Settler,” a  trunk program offered by the Brown County Historical Society  was presented at the Springfield Area Historical Society Museum on Friday afternoon, July 26.   The program featured information and artifacts used by early settlers on prairies of the Midwestern United States.  BCHS...
Jacob Marz
“I appreciate the opportunity to come back to my home community,” said Jacob Marz, who began work last week as manager of Springfield Thrifty White Pharmacy.  “I grew up here and remember going to the old drug store on Main Street and seeing Jay Drury on what seemed to be a big mountain behind the...
Riverside Days Parade
See this week's issue for pictures celebrating Springfield from Party in the Park to Riverside Days! Come in or call us to order you favorites... in color!
Springfield Public Library
Come to the Springfield Public Library to celebrate the start of Summer Reading!  The program theme for 2019 is “A Universe of Stories.” This summer children can blast through space and create their own five planet solar system by reading! They can earn a new planet for each week when meeting...
Play and learning area for
St. John’s GrandKids
Childcare is a basic necessity for most working families. Because most parents work outside the home, most children under five years old receive child care from someone other than a parent.  In the United States, more than 60 percent of children under six spend time in non-parental care. We all...
Springfield Community Theatre Board of Directors — Officers seated, from left: Denice Evers, vice-president; Marilyn Zwaschka, president; Katie Mueller, secretary; and Jeff Krueger, treasurer. Back: Directors Cheryl Neidt, Bryan Green, Denise Reiner, Aaron Tomschin, Brianna Jensen, Isaac Rasset and Dave Wahl. Directors not available for picture include Dotty deLambert, Matt Petersen, Darlene Fretham, Delbert Dalsgaard, Ed Meidl and Libby Tonn.
   A recent report provided by a state-level arts council, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, indicated that over 23 million attendees have taken advantage of the arts and culture events annually, and there is growth in attendance in every corner of the state.  Springfield Community Theatre is just...
Front row L-R Irene Zimmerman, Pat Ryan, Shari Loomis, Max Meine.  Back row L-R Cheryl Diede, Amy Vogel. Linda Anderson, Judy Weedman, Marge Prokosch, Jane Evers.
St. John’s Auxiliary’s board for 2019 met for their monthly meeting as they continue to serve the St. John’s Circle of Care facility helping to enhance the facility for the residents and staff.  */
This is National Volunteer week, an annual celebration observed to promote and show appreciation for volunteerism. The Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield recognizes and appreciates volunteers who provided 800 hours to benefit the local hospital, clinic and its services in 2018. Volunteers...
Kris and Abby Moe with a couple of their goats.
Kristopher and Abby Moe have 22 does, two bucks, three wethers, and 14 babies in their tribe of goats, and are  preparing for many more kids.   No kidding!   “The does are about half done kidding,” Kris said during an interview last week. “We’ve  got a ways to go.” “It all started last summer when...

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