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What would happen if your community no longer had a newspaper? What would the community do?  Would they miss it? What would people in town talk about? How would they react?  In observance of Minnesota Newspaper Week, August 13-19, and the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Minnesota...
On Thursday, Aug. 10 the tables had turned for Doris Weber, Editor of the Springfield Advance-Press.  She became the interviewee.  Normally she’s the one asking all the questions. This was an interesting situation having a tv reporter in our newspaper office. Ashley Hanley, a news anchor and...
*/ Schools doors opened for the 2017-2018 school year. We stilll have a few summer days to enjoy, but once we see those big yellow busses we know that we’ll soon see golden autumn leaves and we turn our calendars to fall.
Public invited to public safety session here Sept. 5
ALICE — (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) training is the No. 1 active civilian response training that provides options-based strategic methods against an active shooter. The threat of an active shooter attack is rare but very real.  The goal of ALICE training is to eradicate the “It can...
The big yellow buses will soon start rolling again and that can only mean one thing: School is about to begin for students in Springfield schools. Students in both Springfield Public and St. Raphael Schools will go back to class on Monday, August 21. Most boys and girls are feeling excited and...
Callie Wersal and Andrea Erickson give blood at the blood drive hosted by Springfield High School Honor Society.
Bloodmobile coming here Aug. 29, Sept. 11 The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. In August, regular donors may delay giving as final summer vacations are planned and back-to-school activities ramp up. To fully...
The Springfield American Legion Post 257 will advance to the State Legion playoffs after their 4 to 1 victory over Wabasso.  The last time the Springfield  American Legion Baseball team participated in the State Legion playoffs was in 1999.   Springfield will play two games on Friday.  The first...
R&E Enterprises of Mankato is doing the milling (removing) four inches of asphalt for the reconstruction project.
Highway 14 is being resurfaced, and this time it is being resurfaced with concrete. U.S. 14 is one of the original United States highways of 1926. An east and west route, was known as the “Black and Yellow Trail,” so named as it connected Minnesota with the Black Hills and Yellowstone National Park...
Baily and Kalista Hacker and their mother, Charlie Hacker, were returning the Bikes with Stripes to the bike rack when they were seen by the Advance-Press Editor who stopped for a brief interview and picture.
Springfield’s new Bike Share Program is getting good use and is appreciated by those who use the bikes. The free Bike Share Program is for people who would like to ride a bike for exercise, for fun, and maybe for shopping within Springfield. Charlie and Jonathon Hacker and daughters, Kalista, 13,...

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