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Tiger football celebrates after their Section 3A title win over Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Friday night at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. The Tigers won 40-28 and will advance to the state tournament.  In the quarterfinals, Springfield (Section 3) will play Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg...
  It’s hard to believe but the upcoming holiday season is nearly here! The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce is kicking off this season with the annual Holiday Open House.  Springfield’s 2022 Holiday Open House, will begin on Wednesday, November 9 from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Hours may vary by...
Springfield City Council
Seated: John Ryan, Lowell Helget, Theresa Beckman. Standing: Nick Klisch and Mike Rothmeier
  After last month’s discussion on intersection curb extensions or bumpouts, it was one of the first items discussed during last Tuesday’s regular City Council meeting. See complete story in this week's issue of the Springfield Advance-Press. 
From left: Neil Neidt, Jodi Pieschel, Shari Loomis, Linda Roiger, Sharon Pieschel, Paul Pieschel and Tucker Loomis.
  The Springfield Public Library will hold open house this evening (Wednesday, October 19) to celebrate the opening of the annual Juried Art Show. The reception will be in the Altermatt Gallery from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The public is invited to view the art and meet the artists. The reception is a...
There are three names on the City Council ballot, all newcomers for Ward II: Shelley Frantz, Mike Reiner and Andrew Renner. There are two seats for four-year terms available for City Council, one in Ward I and one in Ward II.  The seats are currently held by Theresa Beckman who is nearing the end...
   Soon after Springfield Elementary School was notified that they were among only 297 school nationwide to receive the coveted designation as a Blue Ribbon School from the US Department of Education, they hosted a ceremony honoring the distinction and their students.  The celebration included many...
Springfield Elementary School was named a Blue Ribbon School from the US Department of Education. Principal Jeff Kuehn is pictured with elementary students after learning about the honor.
  Last Friday, Springfield  Elementary School was notified that they were among eight schools in Minnesota and 297 schools in the country to receive the coveted designation as a Blue Ribbon School from the US Department of Education. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic...
   The Springfield Rotary Club is conducting its annual Rotary Rose Sale again this year.  The Rose Sale is entering its twenty-ninth year supporting the Springfield community. The flower experts at pickupflowers.com say that roses have inspired people over the ages to develop meanings to color,...
Art Reception emcee Mary Glaeseman along with head librarian Linda Roiger are happy to welcome artists to the Juried Art Show.
  Artists are invited and encouraged to submit art pieces for the upcoming Springfield Juried Art Show which will be on exhibit from October 19 – November 23.  Artists can pick up or request an entry form and criteria by stopping at the Springfield Public Library (120 N Cass Ave) or by calling the...
  Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September—this year on September 5.  It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country.  It is the Monday of the...

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