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Large scale musical production sponsored by Springfield Community Theatre and Community Education
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol: The Musical will be coming to the stage in Springfield this weekend.  The Springfield Community Theatre and Springfield Community Edu-cation are teaming up to perform the large-scale stage musical that will go on stage at 7:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17,  and Saturday...
Springfield businesses will kickoff the holiday shopping season with  Holiday Open House this evening, Wednesday, Nov. 8. Holiday Open House provides a preview of the many products and services available to shoppers along with ideas and information regarding what’s new and exciting for the...
Nick Klabunde
Nick Klabunde, 19, son of Jay and Darial Klabunde of rural Springfield, and a 2016 graduate of Springfield High School, has earned The American FFA Degree, the highest degree an FFA member can earn.  The American FFA Degree is awarded at the National FFA Convention & Expo each year. In addition...
Jody Pautzke, R.N.
 “I am excited and ready for a new challenge,” says Jody Pautzke, R.N., the new director of nursing at St. John Lutheran Home.   Pautzke has been employed at St. John Home the past 17 years and comes to her new position of leadership with an abundance of experience and time dedicated to nursing....
Springfield Public Library, 120 North Cass Avenue,  will hold Open House on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9:00 to noon in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the building. Join the celebration and take a look at what the library offers to our community.
The Springfield Public Library is celebrating with gratitude and joy the twenty-fifth anniversary of the library building —  a wonderful gift to our community from a woman who might have been considered a stranger in Springfield.    The history of the library building is an amazing story of...
Char Frank and employees of Springfield Floral and Décor by Char — Denise Wellner, Linda Haak, Cheryl Lang, Kevin Schwartz, and Barb Jones.
Char Frank, owner and operator of Springfield Floral and Décor by Char, announces the opening of Emporium II, where she will show the building and decorating supplies during Springfield’s Holiday Open House Wednesday, November 8, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.      Emporium II is located in the former...
Thomas Goeritz of St. James has been hired interim administrator at St. John’s Circle of Care. Goeritz, who has extensive experience in the nursing home industry, assumes the responsibilities of leadership following the recent resignation of Josh Jensen, who served as CEO during the past 10 years...
*/ Neil Neidt, retired after teaching art 35 years at Springfield High School, claimed first prize with his painting of Zinnia, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in the 2017 Juried Art Show at Springfield Public Library.  It was during a recent visit to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum that he saw a...
Tucker Loomis, a volunteer who helped hang the art in the Altermatt Gallery, Springfield Public Library, and librarian Rebecca Triplett are pictured with a few of the pieces being exhibited in the Juried Art Show.
The Springfield Public Library will hold open house this evening (Wednesday, October 18) to celebrate the opening of the annual Juried Art Show.   The reception will be in the Altermatt Gallery from 7:00 to 9:00. All participating artists and the public are invited. Awards will be announced at...
Sam Gross
As part of the work of transitioning from “Augsburg College” to “Augsburg University,” staff worked with professional designers — some of them, Augsburg alumni — to create an Augsburg University logo and a restored seal. The Augsburg University logo was designed by Springfield’s Samuel Gross ’99,...

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