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Allina Health to replace Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield  in March 2020
Springfield Names Nationally Recognized Health Care System to Serve Patients in the Region SPRINGFIELD (December 12, 2019) — The City of Springfield announced today that Allina Health has been selected as its new health care provider to continue serving patients in the region with comprehensive...
Springfield’s Mayo Clinic
On Tuesday Dec. 3, Mayo Clinic Health System announced that they will be closing their hospital and Emergency Department in Springfield, as well as the Springfield and Lamberton clinics, effective March 1, 2020. In a letter to the community Mayo stated, “This is not the outcome that we wanted for...
On Nov. 21,  members of Bridging Brown County Leadership Cohort Program visited Springfield to learn more about the community. They’re pictured here at the Springfield Area Historical Society.
Bridging Brown County Leadership Cohort Program is an unique program that brings businesses and professionals together throughout the county. Recently members of the group toured many businesses and community organizations in Springfield.  Bridging Brown County is a nonprofit organization composed...
Members of the Springfield School District Facility Task Force discuss the survey results on the evening of Nov. 20.
For  a year the Springfield School District Facility Task Force, made up of school board members, staff, parents and community members, have been meeting and developing a plan to address facility needs.   The Task Force’s goal is to finalize a plan that will meet the needs of students and community...
Ariel ponders life above the sea in Disney’s The Little Mermaid going on stage November 22-24.  Grace Pingeon is cast as Ariel in the  musical production in the Performing Arts Center at Springfield Public School.
Disney comes to the local stage this weekend when the Springfield Community Theatre and Springfield Community Education present Disney’s The Little Mermaid.  Based on an 1836 story originally written by Hans Christian Andersen, the musical goes on stage at Springfield Public School this Friday,...
Pictured are Floyd Rogotzke, Richard Sturm and Dan Miesen at Springfield Public School.
Springfield American Legion-John Watson Post 257 Color Guard, was busy on Veterans Day. The active group attended both Springfield Public School and St. Raphael School to perform a formal presentation of colors, a Three-Volley Salute and a rendition of "Taps" played by Nick Dauer. Check out next...
Springfield’s Holiday Open House is on Wednesday, November 13 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. There will be lots of activities including free horse-drawn carriage rides, beginning at Martha Anderson Park from 5-8.
Get into the holiday spirit at Springfield’s Holiday Open House, Wednesday, November 13 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. There’s a wonderful evening planned and you can help Springfield businesses kickoff the holiday season. This is an excellent opportunity to see the many products and services available to...
Pictured from the left Paul Arnoldi, Lowell Helget, Joe Stremcha, Floyd Rogotzke-Sons of the American Legion,Steve Helget, Dawn Buddensiek-Mayo Foundation,  Dale Knutson, Lori Milbrath- Roland Boettger Trust, Ramsey Beyer, Jodi Pieschel-The Pieschel Foundation, Dale Lindmeier, J.D. Davidson-American Legion, Judy Rubey, Ryan Breisch and Keith Kottke.
Community members plus City and School officials were all smiles as they broke ground on the new concession stand and restrooms at Riverside Park on Wednesday Oct. 23. The new building was a collaboration between the city and school in a joint powers agreement. Each entity donated $25,000. to the...
Pictured is Mike Vanderwerf working the fields just west of Springfield.
This past Friday area farmers took advantage of the break in the weather to bring in the soybean harvest. According to the weekly USDA crop report, harvest is about two weeks behind average. The lastest crop report shows the soybean harvest is 16 days behind average. Corn is dented or beyond is 2...
Rotary members Doris Weber and Jeff Krueger are pictured with Char Frank owner of  Springfield Floral with some of the many dozens of roses that were delivered and picked up on Monday.
500 dozen roses filled the shelves of Springfield Floral on Monday. That’s a total of 6,000 roses that the Springfield Rotary Club sold for its annual Rotary Rose Sale for the twenty-sixth consecutive year. This is one of their main fundraisers for the year. With 500 dozen bouquets sold, it shows...

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