Friends & Family

Betty Trudeau with her prize-winning arrangement of lilies in the Garden Study Club’s Flower Show Friday, June 24.
Betty Trudeau won grand championship honors at the eighty-first annual flower show sponsored by the Springfield Garden Study Club held at the Farmers & Merchants Bank last Friday, June 24.  The theme of the show was ‘Hats Off to Flowers.’ Betty’s prizewinning arrangement was entered in Section...
Anne Goedtke, Erin Hauth and Rebecca Goeman are pictured as they prepared for pilgrimage in Spain.
Erin Hauth, Anne Goedtke, and Rebecca Goeman, all three 2011 graduates of Springfield High School, left the U.S. yesterday (May 17) to go on a 500-mile walk in Northern Spain. This pilgrimage is commonly known as the Camino de Santiago, which means ‘The Way of Saint James’ when translated to...
Agnes Wolf has two beautiful orchid plants blooming in her home. The white orchid plants (there are two plants in this pot) was a Christmas gift in 2013, and currently has 19 blossoms.  The lavender plant, a gift at Christmas 2014, has 16 blossoms.
Agnes Wolf had her first experience with orchids when she received a beautiful plant as a Christmas gift.  For many people, their first gift orchid is the beginning of a long-term love affair with these exotic flowers, and that is the case with Agnes. Today she has a couple of beautiful, thriving...
DuWayne and Shannon Peterson and family — Fabio Yaksik, Amelia and Nick.
International student experiences include the process of assimilating the new culture, and despite much preparation beforehand, can be overwhelming.  Fabio Yaksik, 17, of Bolivia, who is attending Springfield High School during the 2015-16 academic year, and is living with the DuWayne and Shannon...
Springfield Community Theatre’s variety show “Something To Do On a Saturday Night” will go on stage February 20 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Springfield Public School.  If you are interested in performing in the show, please call Sharon Rogotzke at 507-723-5117 or Jeff Krueger at 507-...
Agnes Kosel celebrates 102 years
Agnes Kosel observed her 102nd birthday on January 18. She has outlived her husband, siblings and lifelong friends, but celebrated her birthday with friends at St. John Lutheran Home where she resides.  She enjoyed visitors, birthday cards and floral bouquets.  Music and flowers brighten her days...
The American family and friends of Kylie, Chris, Ben and Sophie Warner of Melbourne, Australia, gathered in a warm garage at the home of Kevin Wendt on a cold day, January 10, to honor the Aussies.  Kylie Fuller Warner was an international student at Springfield High School during the 1982-83...
John Watson Post 257 American Legion provided Christmas presents to veterans at The Maples and St. John Lutheran Home recently. Twenty-two men received royal blue blankets with gold lettering identifying the local post. Legionnaires Floyd Rogotzke and Jocko Meyers, who are pictured with Arnold...
The Springfield Rotary Club, the organization carrying out the work for the Operation Christmas Jo.  Rotarians Jeff Krueger, Maxine Meine and Amanda Frank show some of the gifts before they were delivered on December 11.
The Springfield Rotary Club, the organization carrying out the work for the Operation Christmas Joy, a program that provides food and a few other essentials to families with special needs, has sent gift cards for food to 102 families/individuals in the Springfield community, and 28 gifts of food,...
Monday, Dec. 21 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  Give a meaningful gift this holiday season.  Donate blood when the Red Cross Bloodmobile comes to town on December 21. The Red Cross Bloodmobile is coming to Springfield on Monday, December 21, and will be accepting blood donations at the Springfield Area Community Center from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m...

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