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Brandon and Katie Wilhelmi with the 2021 baseball and softball Section Championship trophies.
The excitement level at the Wilhelmi house has dropped slightly now that the 2021 state high school baseball and softball tournaments are over.  More meals and family time is spent at home rather than the ballparks.  Brandon is the Head Coach of the Springfield Tiger varsity boys baseball team and...
Construction continues to be done on the Central St. project. Over the past few weeks one of the challenges that has been uncovered during the construction process is a spring which was found near the intersection of Central and Spring streets.  City Manager, Joe Stremcha explained there are...
Doug and Brigette Brown and their daughters, Amaira and Cadalie.
There’s a new business in town!  Douglas and Brigette Brown have started a tree trimming and removal service in the Springfield area.  Brown Tree Service, LLC, was recently established, fully licensed and insured and offers tree removal, tree trimming, stump removal, storm clean-up, cabling and...
Formed in early 2021, Kickstart Springfield’s core focus is to create a vibrant economy by supporting business start-ups, local entrepreneurs, and existing businesses that want to grow.  The City is a part of the Rural Entrepreneurial Venture (REV) program within the Southern Minnesota Initiative...
Auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will be held on Tuesday, June 22, from 6:30-8:30 and on Wednesday, June 23 from 4:30-8:30 p.m., in the Springfield Public School Auditorium.  Junior high and high school guys and gals plus adults through senior citizens will have an...
This year, Springfield Elementary School started a new tradition, the Elementary Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is to honor and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of outstanding individuals, while communicating high standards to students and families, and also inspiring the entire school...
By Wendy Krier   Several members of the community voiced their concerns in regards to the apartment complex on the north side of town during last Tuesday’s regular council meeting.  The community members were concerned about an incident that happened a few days before at 10 W. Maple St.  One...
Ready for their Grand March are Springfield High School students, Kendall Kelly, Mikayla Opatz, Julia Groebner, Eva Weber, Kennedy Groebner, Erin Veerkamp, MaKenna Cook,  Isabella Hoffmann, Samantha Ibberson, Kaylynn Sanderville, Jessica Gould, Anna Mattson, Courtney Wendt and Lilly McCone.
There was a lot of excitement in the air as juniors and seniors gathered at Springfield High School this past Saturday to  celebrate their prom. It’s been two years since a prom was held here in Springfield.  Last year’s prom was cancelled due to Covid-19.  While this year’s event was different to...
Nancy Hansen, Certified Financial Planner, and the Thrivent team are excited to be in Springfield.
Nancy Hansen, Certified Financial Planner (CFP), is a new face on the avenue in Springfield.  Nancy and her husband, Patrick, with the Redwood Area Group of Thrivent Financial purchased Freedom Financial from Mark and Bev Clennon effective April 15. We welcome Thrivent Financial to the local...
Emily and Courtney Wendt
Nearly a year ago, Emily Wendt’s family surprised her with a going away party as she was being deployed with the National Guard. This past week, Emily turned the tables and surprised her family on Thursday, April 29, at the Riverside Park Softball Field.  Emily has spent the past 11 months being...

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