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*/ Six Springfield High School Students who are members of the River Valley Speech Team have qualified for the Minnesota State High School League Class A Speech Tournament at Apple Valley on April 22 from left: Ross VanDerWal, Anna Plotz, Colton Jensen, Jessica Moe, Sarah Dunn and Grace Pingeon...
Brent and Kelly Weber and their children — son, Blake, at left, and daughters,    Morgan, Mallory and Abby.
Family and friends of Brent Weber are making a pitch for the Walk to Defeat ALS Mankato on Saturday, April 29. More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something they care...

The River Valley Speech Team claimed the Subsection Championship at the Subsection speech tournament on Friday, March 31, at Montevideo High School.  River Valley Speech Team earned 79 points to take the top spot. Second place was awarded to TMB (Tracy-Milroy-Balaton), and third place to...
Springfield High School Tiger boys varsity basketball team had an impressive season with exciting tournament play that took them all the way to the Minnesota State High School League Class A State Tournament last week. Springfield won the battle of the Tigers — Springfield and Nevis — 73-65, in...
Curtis McMurtry, an up-and-coming musician, is coming to Springfield to present a concert at LeBon Entertainment and Event Center on Monday evening, April 3. McMurtry’s been playing guitar since he was seven and wrote his first song about Godzilla and King Kong renouncing their evil ways. The 26...
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...

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