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The first major snow storm of the new year began last Friday, Jan. 17. Springfield received approximately 5 inches of snow on Friday. Many businesses and organizations closed early due to the storm. Both schools called a snow day.  The National Weather Service called a blizzard warning for Saturday...
Akre & Clark Family Eye Care, Springfield
Akre & Clark Family Eye Care is hosting a Grand Opening at their new Springfield location, today Wednesday, January 15.   In August 2019, Akre & Clark Family Eye Health Care located in New Ulm, opened a new facility in Springfield, located on the west edge of Springfield, 623 W. Rock Street...
Springfield City Manager and Director of Economic Development  Joe Stremcha.
Reflecting on 2019, and looking ahead to 2020, Springfield continues to be positioned perfectly for success. We are extremely blessed in Springfield to have in our community highly engaged residents, service providers, talented entrepreneurs, and a skilled workforce, who every day give of...
Before the holidays workers were seen installing the retaining walls on the new concession stand at Riverside Park.
Since the official groundbreaking held at the end of October 2019, work has continued on the new concession stand and restrooms at Riverside Park.  “Things are going smoothly and currently they’re working on finishing the retaining walls,” said City Manager Joe Stremcha adding that the crew are...
Santa Claus wishes the entire community of Springfield a very Merry Christmas.
The Springfield Advance Press had an unique opportunity recently: the chance to conduct a one-on-one, exclusive interview with Santa Claus as he made his way through Springfield.  We carefully put together our own list of questions we’ve always wanted to ask the big guy for you, our readers. Here’s...
On Thursday, Dec. 12 The City of Springfield announced a new partnership with Allina Health. Pictured L-R are  Joe Stremcha, City Manager, City Councilwoman Dr. Theresa Beckman, New Ulm Medial Center President Toby Freier, and Dr. Andrew Reeves, Neurology, New Ulm Medical Center.
Last Thursday, The City of Springfield announced that Allina Health has been selected as its new health care provider to continue serving patients in the region with comprehensive services that are fully integrated with a nationally recognized health care system. “There were a lot of statistics...
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...

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