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By Tom Goeritz, Administrator As we have previously shared, St. John’s Circle of Care is working closely with the MN Dept of Health, Leading Age MN, Brown County, Allina and numerous other organizations. We receive daily updates and numerous calls and webinars keeping us informed concerning Covid-...
Springfield Area Food Shelf volunteer John Sagan is following new precautionary measures and takes groceries out to a clients vehicle.
The Springfield Area Food Shelf is continuing to serve the community. There are however a few changes. Springfield Area Food Shelf is concerned about the health and safety of their clients and volunteers and following with the Government, MHD & CDC new guidelines. Therefore, they are taking new...
Springfield Public School
On Sunday March 15, Springfield Public Schools Superintendent Keith Kottke sent out a letter to parents in response to the Governor’s announcement of the shutdown of schools.  “Governor Tim Walz and Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker announced that all Minnesota public schools will close to...
Springfield Election judges from left, Mary Schmitz, Paul Tauer, Darlene Fretham and Cheryl Diede.
Super Tuesday Presidential Primary results in Springfield mirrored those of Brown County, the state of Minnesota and much of the rest of the country.  Though voter turnout was very low, with just 132 votes cast out of 1,104 registered voters (12 percent), Joe Biden was the Democratic choice. ...
After 35 years serving the community Fire Chief Chuck Baumann is retiring in March.
For over three decades Charlie “Chuck” Baumann has served and helped keep the community safe as a member of the Springfield Fire Department. In March, Baumann, is retiring from the fire department after 35 years of service.  Looking back over his long tenure Baumann stated, “It’s been a honor to...
The Springfield FFA Chapter officers are shown above, from left, they are Parliamentarian Connor Scholten, Chaplain Zackary Hensch, Reporter Maddie McCone, Historian Cylee Graff, Vice-President Randell Streich, Treasurer Isaac Rasset, Secretary Mikayla Opatz. Front row Sentinel Jerry Majors and President Noah Richert.
For over 90 years FFA chapters across the country celebrate National FFA Week, with the goal to highlight and share the importance of FFA and the impact it has on local youths. This school year, the national celebration runs February 22-29. In this week’s edition of the Springfield Advance-Press,...
Sharing their 1925 Model T with the community are Jo and Paul Muske who are wonderfully dressed in their 1920’s finest for the Roaring 20’s Gala held on February 8.
The Springfield Area Community Center Facilities Board celebrated today’s twenties by looking back and hosting a “Roaring 20’s Gala” on February 8. The community brought the glitz and glamour of the 1920’s to the event. They were dressed as flappers, gangsters and movie screen stars for an evening...
Allina Heath has hired community Nurse Practitioners, Christie Vogel, Valerie Folkens, Kristina Carlson and Ashley Schmitt to continue patient services in both Springfield and Lamberton.
Allina Health has hired four Nurse Practitioners who have worked for years for Mayo Clinic Health System in both Springfield and Lamberton.  Nurse Practitioners Valerie Folkens, Christie Vogel and Ashley Schmitt are currently serving at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield and Lamberton....
St. John Lutheran Home
St. John Lutheran Home has been rated as a 5 Star quality rating on Nursing Home Compare.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provides ratings information on the Nursing Home Compare website to help individuals, family members, caregivers, and the public find and compare the...
Springfield City Council from left, front row: Ward I Councilor Theresa Beckman, Mayor Lowell Helget, Ward II Councilor Samantha Hesse. Second row: Ward II Councilor Mike Rothmeier and Ward I Councilor John Mueller.
During their first meeting of the year the Springfield City Council received official appointments and made appointments to commissions and committees the evening of January 21. Mayor Lowell Helget serves as Councilor at Large, on the Airport Commission, Parks, Recreation Complex and Buildings...

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