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March 18 - Springfield Community Center
Comedian/Magician David Harris will headline Springfield’s Cheers Tasting and Comedy Night at the Springfield Area Community Center Saturday evening.  Harris is a Midwest Emmy Award Winning comedian, magician, and host who has been entertaining across the U.S. and Canada at clubs, colleges, and...
Marty Seifert coming here for signing and sales of book,‘Sundown at Sunrise’
Marty Seifert, a former area lawmaker and candidate for Governor of Minnesota, will be coming to Springfield the evening of Friday, April 7, to speak about his new book, “Sundown at Sunrise.”   The work of historical fiction is based on a true story of a gruesome ax murder that occurred on a farm...
*/ Springfield’s Derek Tonn on February 27, became the 10th player in the 40-year history of the sport of disc golf to play at least 1,000 different disc golf courses around the planet.   He has played 1,011 courses across the United States (only missing Maryland and Delaware) and in three other...
St. Raphael School celebrated the conclusion of I Love to Read Month on the morning of March 1 when local star athlete, Tyler Marz, an American football offensive tackle for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League, read to the students.  Marz read the book “Family Huddle,” a short spin...
A new business, Extreme Fitness, will open in Springfield on Saturday, March 4. Extreme Fitness, owned by Joel Pingeon, is located at 15 North Marshall Avenue in the building that once housed Tauer’s SuperValu and Dueber’s Department Store. */ The business is being managed and operated by Pingeon...
Chris Rupp, founder and musical director of the a cappella vocal band Home Free, is coming to Springfield to do a solo concert Saturday evening.  After 15 years, Rupp wanted to explore other avenues with his extensive musical abilities and background so he left Home Free.  Now on his own, Chris...
There are some things you just don’t want a child’s handprints on — walls, windows, glass tables.  But when you put a child’s handprint on a quilt, however, the result is a one-of-a-kind creation that is sure to become a treasured keepsake. A special hand-printed quilt and a couple of other hand-...
The Minnesota School Boards Association has set February 20-24 as Minnesota School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our society. Springfield School District 085 joins all public school...
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients by giving blood this February. During the winter months, inclement winter weather and seasonal illnesses can keep regular donors from giving blood.  Healthy donors of all blood types are needed to...
  National FFA Week February 18-25 this year, is an opportunity for FFA members, alumni and sponsors to advocate for agricultural education and FFA. It’s a time to share with local, state and national audiences what FFA is and the impact it has on members every day. */ There are a variety of...

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