News

Springfield Public Schools Music Department recently acquired a new grand piano. It is “slightly used,” but new to the department and replaces the piano that was “greatly used.”   The piano was purchased with grants from the Springfield Area Foundation and the Pieschel Foundation, and a...
The 2019-‘20 school year is about to begin.  Students in Springfield Public and St. Raphael Schools will go back to class on Monday, August 19.  Welcome to new kindergarten students who are beginning their formal learning years. Welcome back to those who will be seniors about to complete their last...
Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield
by Scott Thoreson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield administrator Area students might not want to hear this, but their parents are eagerly awaiting the start of the new school year, with getting back to routines and less free time for the kids. We, along with the rest of our service area,...
 The Springfield City Council during a special meeting Tuesday evening, July 23, accepted a construction bid to build a facility to house concessions and restrooms in the sports complex area in Riverside Park. The council reviewed the only bid received on the building and plaza. The local Salonek...
    Minnesota Farmfest, August 6-8, continues to connect industry leading manufacturers and providers with decision-making producers. This show is the largest agricultural event in the world and it brings the best products and services to an audience that is drawn from every Minnesota county....
The City of Springfield is preparing for a complete reconstruction of Central Street from Highway 14 to O’Connell Avenue next summer, and will hold an informational open house regarding the project in the Springfield Area Community Center on Tuesday, July 23, from 6 to 8 p.m.  During the past year...
Springfield Public School
The Springfield School District Facility Task Force considers the school’s mechanical plant (heating, ventilation and air conditioning [HVAC]) in significant need of improvements. That decision came following a series of meetings that included a tour of the school, a review and discussion of...
Little Miss/Junior Miss Riverside candidates
Seventeen little girls enjoyed  a pageant experience during the Little Miss/Junior Miss Riverside Pageant the evening of Wednesday, June 26, in the Springfield Public Schools Performing Arts Auditorium.  Little Miss/Junior Miss Riverside candidates are pictured — front, from left: Alivia Halter,...
After months of preparation, the celebration of Riverside Days  with its usual excitement and activities, begins today (Wednesday, June 26) with a Medallion Hunt.  Clues are posted at City Hall, on the City Website and Facebook.  Five hundred dollars in Chamber Bucks is being offered as prizes with...
The 64th Annual Convention of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society  — District 4 was hosted by the Springfield Garden and Hobby Club in the Springfield Area Community Center Tuesday, June 11.
The 64th Annual Convention of Minnesota State Horticultural Society  — District 4 was hosted by the Springfield Garden and Hobby Club in the Springfield Area Community Center Tuesday, June 11.    “Bouquets from the Heart” was the theme of the convention that included a business meeting, awards...

Pages

Springfield Advance-Press

13 S. Marshall Avenue PO Box 78 Springfield, MN 56087

507-723-4225