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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...
Council members Samantha Hesse and John Mueller.
During the July 21 regular City Council meeting both Samantha Hesse and John Mueller announced that they would not seek re-election to the council. They both thanked the council and the community for being a part of the council.  For Springfield City Council, there are three seats up for election,...
On Friday, July 24, the New Ulm City Council unanimously voted to rescind their July 7 decision to host the 2020 State Tournament.  While there were several factors that prompted the council to change their decision, they’re all related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  New Ulm Council President Charlie...
Approximately 20 volunteer firemen worked on a LP burn last Wednesday evening as part of their training with the Springfield Fire Department.
On the evening of July 15, the Springfield Fire Department had a practice LP burn in a vacant lot across from Muske, Suhrhoff & Pidde.  The Springfield Fire Department practices twice a month. They do numerous types of practices like, equipment practices, ladder practices, hook-up practices,...
Take a look inside Springfield’s Medical Center with a 3D Virtual Tour.    https://www.springfieldmn.org/index.asp?SEC=AC50936C-0ABF-4F67-8FFB-C8FA94621591
Gospel Express entertained residents at The Mapels last Tuesday evening. Pictured L- Bruce Beussman, Jeff Krueger, Jo Schwartz, Susie Winkelmann and Megan Quesenberry.
Springfield’s Gospel Express music group delivers Christian music for all sorts of occasions in all sorts of settings. The group began about seventeen years ago by singing special music for religious services, were soon singing at family gatherings such as birthday parties, wedding anniversary...

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