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Drone footage of the final right turn Joel Pingeon made at the Center St. O'Connell Ave. intersection.
Around 30 business owners, community members, city workers and officials gathered at the intersection of Central St. and O’Connell Ave late Thursday morning to watch the semi-tractor road test. At a recent city council meeting a few community members were concerned about the size of the new...
Springfield artist, Neil Neidt, shares the painting he’s submitting to the Art Show to Sharon Pieschel, Springfield Public Library Board President; Wendy Krier, Springfield Public Library board member; and Linda Roiger, Head Librarian.
It’s time once again for the Juried Art Show at the Springfield Public Library.  Those interested in submitting art pieces for the show can pick up or request an entry form and criteria by stopping at the library or call 723-3510.  Drop-off dates for art submission are September 30-October 4 at the...
As part of the weekly Central Street weekly updates provided by the City, the Range Road intersection will be closed in the near future. Additional information will be provided by the City next week. The City had provided a recommended alternate route to be able to access the industrial park. Until...
St. Raphael Catholic School recently welcomed their new teachers and staff to a new school year. Read on to be introduced to their new staff members that have joined St. Raphael’s Catholic School.     See complete story in this week's issue of the Springfield Advance-Press.
With the new school year comes new teachers. Springfield Public Schools recently welcomed their new teachers and staff to a new school year. Read on to be introduced to the new Springfield staff members that have joined the Springfield Public Schools. See complete article in this week's issue of...
Springfield’s newest police officer Vanessa Bellmont was sworn in during the July 20 City Council meeting. She is pictured with Chief John Nicholson, Council members John Ryan, Mike Rothmeier, Nick Klisch and City Manager Joe Stremcha.
Springfield’s City Council swore in new police officer Vanessa Bellmont as part of their July 20 regular City Council meeting. Attending her swearing in was her family and Police Chief John  Nicholson. A community member spoke to council about the immediate need for placing two stop signs at Wilson...
Roger and Julie Prechel planted the new Emerald Arborvitae at the City Cemetery.  The new shrubs were a gift given to the Association’s Tree Fund.
The Springfield City Cemetery, located about one mile southeast of Springfield, recently received a monetary gift to it’s Tree Fund.  The Tree Fund was established in 1996 to raise funds to replace trees within the cemetery as needed.  “We have planted trees around the perimeter of the circle area...
Dan Groebner of the Brown County Historical Society recently brought his display of “Ballrooms of Brown County” to the local museum.
Ballrooms, dance halls and local musicians are being celebrated at the Springfield Museum with a display provided by the Brown County Historical Society.  Relive and share memories of the 1930s to 1990s or enjoy hearing stories about those days with a visit to the Ballrooms of Brown County. The...
Working the 11:00 SANTA food line, from left:  Carlotta Lindeman, Jan Severson, Jonah Pidde, Bev Fults, James Frederickson, Lydia Dauer, Crystal Dauer and Morgan Zapata.
Wet weather didn’t stop the community from supporting and enjoying the Springfield Area Nativity Theatre Association (SANTA) annual summer Burger Blast last Wednesday. Originally scheduled to be held in the   parking lot at Springfield Market, the event was moved to the Springfield Area Community...
Artistic Director Cheryl Neidt has announced the cast the upcoming fall musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.  Auditions were held the last week in June. Russell Beers will be cast as Young Joseph and Leo Hovland will be Older Joseph.  Jacob, father of Joseph and the eleven other...

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