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Nicholas Klisch and John Ryan are on the Springfield City Council ballot. Nicholas Klisch is running for Ward I and John Ryan is running for Ward II. Both candidates answered a list of questions ahead of the election to inform voters.  See complete article in this week's issue of the Springfield...
Sharon Sturm, Joe Stremcha and Sharon Pieschel deliver roses for the Rotary Rose fundraiser.
Dozens upon dozens of roses filled the shelves of Springfield Floral this past Monday as over 500 floral bouquets were sold for the  Springfield Rotary Club annual fundraiser. Along with the flowers, were teams of volunteers organizing and preparing the bouquets for delivery and pick-up.  This is...
Springfield Fire Department
This week is the annual National Fire Prevention Week. The yearly 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 from left: Tim Gramentz, Randy Wendt,...
For decades, Springfield Community Ambulance has provided first responder service to the community. Caring for both locals and non-locals during trying times, of injuries, accidents and illness.  The Springfield Ambulance is owned and operated by the City. Over their many years of serving the...
These nine firemen represent over 200 years of service to the community. Springfield Fire Department recognized their retired firemen last Wednesday, September 16 during a pork chop feed. Together these gentlemen clocked 219 years of service at the fire department. Pictured from L-R, Jeff...
Mikayla Opatz showed various sheep during the showcase held last month. She won Champion Market Lamb, Champion Pen of 3 Lambs, Reserve Champion Sr. Sheep Showperson and Reserve Champion Ewe. Photo sumbitted
Throughout Minnesota, 4-H educators and youth put their innovation skills to work as they created alternative experiences to replace 2020 county fairs, including the Brown County Fair. On August 10 - 15 , Brown County 4-H’ers shared their skills and accomplishments with judges in a modified...
St. John’s Grandkids/VIK recently received a Public Health Support Fund grant.  “We will receive $8,500 a month for 3 months, July, August and September. These funds will help us with purchasing extra cleaning supplies, to ensure our classrooms, lunch area, and hallways stay clean and sanitized”...
Springfield’s American Legion Color Guard member Butch Krebs leads Jan Davidson, Chuck Roiger and Dale Potter off the baseball field during Friday night’s game.
The 2020 Class C State Tournament games opened last Friday night, August 21 with a Foley vs Hanska match-up that lasted 11 innings. You can read more about the game on page 9. It was an excellent evening for a ball game. Volunteers welcomed friends and visitors to the park.  “I’m glad it’s starting...
With the new school year come new teachers. Springfield Public Schools recently welcomed their new teachers to a new school year.  “The new group has been great to work with so far,” said Springfield High School Principal Pat Moriarty. “They’ve been getting in early into their classrooms. It’s been...
The Kern Bridge is one of the oldest bridges in Minnesota. It is a 189-foot single-span bowstring arch bridge built in 1873.
During the last City Council meeting, July 21 2020, council members agreed to send a letter of intent to learn more about purchasing the historic Kern Bridge,  a 189-foot single-span bowstring arch bridge built in 1873. The Kern Bridge is one of the oldest bridges in Minnesota and is made from...

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