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 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...
A view from the  teeing grounds looking down the No. 1 fairway at Springfield Golf Course.
The Springfield Golf Course is open for play.   “It’s playable,” Club House Manager Jennifer Schultz said during an interview last week.  “It not up to the standard that Jeff (groundskeeper Jeff Kretsch) likes to keep it, or to the standards we were accustomed to, but it’s playable,” she said.  The...
Pastor David Fretham and wife Darlene
The Rev. David Fretham will soon retire after serving 40 years as a Lutheran pastor, and having served the local Zion Lutheran Church the past seven years. Pastor Dave considers retirement as moving on to other things. Retirement is specifically mentioned only once in the Bible.  It applied to the...
Brynne Mielke,
2019 Springfield Teacher of the Year
A great teacher makes learning fun — as stimulating, engaging lessons are pivotal to a student’s academic success, says Brynne Mielke, Springfield’s Teacher of the Year. Keeping students engaged and motivated can be a challenge, even for the best teachers. It’s easy to teach the same lessons year...

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