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Postal patrons have the opportunity to mail their Christmas cards and letters postmarked with a philatelic stamp from Springfield this holiday season.  All cards and letters bearing the pageant stamp will be mailed out on Friday, December 10. The postal pictorial stamp offered by the Springfield...
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat was scheduled to go on stage over the weekend.  Due to illnesses in the cast of the production, the decision was made to postpone the performances and reschedule at another date. Friday afternoon Artistic Director Cheryl Neidt and Superintendent...
The 2021 Give to the Max Day is set for tomorrow, November 18.  It is a day set aside, across the state of Minnesota, to show support with generous donations to thousands of non-profit organizations and schools across the state.   In the first decade of Give to the Max Day, 2009-2019, generous...
Local merchants are busily preparing for the upcoming Holiday Open House. Early in the planning stages, the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce sent out a survey to area businesses to see how they would like to celebrate the annual kickoff  of the holiday shopping season.  The majority of the...
Daylight Saving Time will end this coming Sunday morning, November 7 at 2:00 a.m.  Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday evening or you will be an hour early for everything on Sunday! Daylight Saving Time in the United States starts on the second Sunday in...
Chris Rothmeier of CR Consulting and Design
Taking a construction design from a piece of paper to a finished product is very rewarding for Chris Rothmeier.   He recently started his own business incorporating that concept.  CR Consulting and Design is a new business in Springfield.  The business is set up in his home at 520 West Central and...
Springfield artist Caitlin Lang, along with her mother Jill Lang, were spotted at the 2021 Juried Art Show on opening day last Wednesday, October 13, 2021.
The winners for the 2021 Juried Art Show have been announced.  The show was judged by Professor Liz Miller, MSU Mankato. Liz Miller received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from the University of Minnesota. Miller’s work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions...
The Springfield Rotary Club sold 586 dozen roses, an all-time high, during its annual Rotary Rose Sale this year.  The flowers arrived at Springfield Floral early Monday morning and are being delivered by club members this week.  Proceeds will go to local community and Rotary projects. Jeff Krueger...
This week is the annual National Fire Prevention Week. Each year the campaign focuses on educating people about the simple, yet important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  Representing Springfield Fire Department is Back row left to right, Randy Wendt, Brian...
Springfield Elementary 2nd grader Tanner Petersen smiles with classmates Lincoln McCone and Sierra Medelez during last Friday’s Tiger Trek Color Run.
It was a colorful afternoon as Springfield Elementary School students, teachers and staff ran through bursts of color for Tiger Trek. This year was the first time Tiger Trek hosted a Color Run in place of their usual bike/walk. This new event was a hit with the runners and walkers! Tiger Trek is an...

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