Agnes Kosel fits the pattern
of astounding centenarians
to note101st birthday on January 18
Lorna Thorston — some people call her the Cookie Lady and others call her the Cookie Angel.
That’s because Mrs. Thorston bakes cookies — lots of cookies — and distributes them freely.
“They just disappear,” Lorna said during a recent interview. “When someone comes by, I give them a bag of cookies,...
is an armful!
Peggy Bredvold holds an African violet plant that resembles a big bouquet. Bredvold received the plant from Greta Jensen several months ago and says it’s been blooming ever since.
African violets are grown almost entirely as houseplants. A full-sized plant typically...
“It’s exciting,” to have a role in the Springfield Nativity Pageant says Jeanette Pidde, who with husband Jordan and their daughter Lorelei are cast as Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus in this season’s performances this weekend.
Jeanette and Jordan are interested in music and theatre and both have had...
The Springfield Area Historical Society (SAHS) is again sponsoring the Christmas tree exhibit
Hours for visiting are from 5:00 to 8:00. Everyone is invited to view the trees and encouraged to vote for their favorites. Twenty-five cents counts as one vote and you may vote for as many trees as...