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  Minnesota Governor Tim Walz proclaimed Paraprofessional Recognition Week for January 24-30, 2022.  Being an educator himself, he definitely understands that the support and services provided by the paraprofessionals are integral to student achievement, resulting in even better, more effective...
  The Martha Anderson Veterans Memorial Park Committee is hosting an open house to collect community feedback on current design concepts for the proposed improvements.  This project remains a community led initiative and a community wide fundraising campaign as well as other grant writing is...
Members from the Redwood Area Hockey Association enjoyed their time on the ice last Saturday.
  There was a lot of activity last week as the new Springfield’s Outdoor Rink went up. On Monday, January 3, city workers, along with members from Springfield’s Rotary Club gathered at the 14 Ray Ave. to build the new park. The next day water was added to the rink. This past Saturday evening,...
  Springfield’s Keith Olson competes his 50th full marathon in Mississippi. The marathon distance is a set length. Just like a mile is always 5,280 feet, every full marathon is 26.2 miles (or 42.195 km). “For a local perspective, that would be equivalent to running from The Dollar General store on...
       Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind?  Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne.  For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne, We’ll take a cup of kindness yet, For auld lang syne.   As we celebrate the New Year’s holiday, we reflect on the past...
Millie Thatcher frosts a two decker house with her dad, Victor Thatcher.
  First and second grade students ended the school week last Friday with a sweet craft. The young students, along with family members, friends and loved ones built gingerbread houses. St Raphael Catholic School held their event in the morning while Springfield Public School held theirs in the...
  For thirty five years the Springfield Area Nativity Theatre Association has performed Springfield’s Nativity Pageant. This year, the all-local cast performed one show to a packed house on Saturday, December 11. Friday’s performance was cancelled due to the storm that blanketed the area.  With...
  The 2021 Golden Ages Yearbook is now available! Each story comes from our popular Golden Ages articles which are published in the Springfield Advance-Press and written by Jeff Krueger. The stories in the magazine are expanded versions of those previously printed, with extra photographs along with...
Postal patrons have the opportunity to mail their Christmas cards and letters postmarked with a philatelic stamp from Springfield this holiday season.  All cards and letters bearing the pageant stamp will be mailed out on Friday, December 10. The postal pictorial stamp offered by the Springfield...
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat was scheduled to go on stage over the weekend.  Due to illnesses in the cast of the production, the decision was made to postpone the performances and reschedule at another date. Friday afternoon Artistic Director Cheryl Neidt and Superintendent...

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