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Ralph and Karen Pabst receive award from Arbor Day Foundation
Ralph Pabst received a special Christmas present last month — a handsome plaque from The Arbor Day Foundation recognizing him for his tree project. Pabst’s tree project fulfills the Arbor Day Foundation’s mission of inspiring people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees, and his lifetime dedication...
Tim and Kahla Petersen and Oakley, their 4-year-old schnoodle, demonstrate the blow dry operation at Petersen Pet Wash.  Note that the professional grooming tub is positioned waist high with walk-up ramp to assist larger dogs into the tub. It is equipped with adjustable water temperatures and dryers with forced lukewarm air.
Tim and Kahla Petersen recently opened a self-serve pet wash at 401 North Jefferson Avenue along U.S. Highway 14 on the northeast corner of Springfield. Self-serve dog grooming and dog wash stations offer the perfect solution for keeping beloved animals clean and happy. The service makes dog owners...
Kelsey Fossing, State Farm Agent in Springfield
Kelsey Fossing of Windom is the new State Farm agent in Springfield.  “I am glad to be here,” Fossing, said during an interview Friday. He is enjoying his new offices at 108 West Central Street, and   has been busy getting organized and acquainted in Springfield. “Everything is falling into place...
Celebrating 2015 with review of news of 2014 Top weather events of 2014 had profound impact on us! Winter of 2013-’14 Weather In Minnesota, the weather always makes the news, but the winter of 2013-‘14 may be one to remember . . . . or forget! The North American cold wave was an extreme weather...
A grand jury has been called to determine whether to seek first-degree murder charges against Miguel Vasquez, 26, for the September 25 killing of his 23-year-old Springfield girlfriend Amber Lechuga. Vasquez is accused of murdering the woman, dismembering her body and attempting to burn the remains...
Joshua Anderson’s student leadership activities, volunteer efforts, and interest in politics have paid off. He has landed a job with the Minnesota House of Representatives Republican Caucus.  “I was raised with conservative values — the principles of personal responsibility, realizing the value of...
Char Frank of Wabasso has purchased Springfield Floral from Barb Jones, who owned and operated the business on Central Street for 30 years. Frank comes to Springfield Floral with several decades of experience in the decorating business. She began 32 years ago as a consultant for Home Interiors and...
This week's edition of the Springfield Advance-Press is the fifty-third issue produced in 2014. Most years, the number of weekly issues will equal the number of weeks in a year. Most years have 265 days but a leap year has 366 days. That adds us to 52 weeks (where each eweek is exactly 7 days) plus...
A plaque is the award! Appreciation is the prize! Legionnaires recently presented Floyd Rogotzke with a plaque that recognizes him for his many contributions and dedicated service to American Legion John Watson Post 257 over the years. The plaque is the award. The prize is the appreciation!  “It...
Brown County Auditor-Treasurer Marlin Helget is retiring after several decades of public service. A retirement celebration for Helget will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Friday, January 2, in the Brown County Law Enforcement Center basement training room.  The public is invited. Helget became Brown...

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