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by Scott Thoreson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield administrator School is back in session, and the Minnesota State Fair is now in our rearview mirror, which means it’s time to get back to work, as soon the fall harvest will begin. I want to take some time to reflect on themes and showcase...
Sister Maria Mater Compassionis Schmitz professed her solemn vows as a member of the Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matara on August 29.  This picture of Sister Maria was taken during the meal/reception that followed the Solemn Ceremony of Perpetual Vows at St. Peter & Paul Catholic...
The Brown Soil & Water Conservation District has named Arland and Chery Roiger of rural Springfield as its 2015 Outstanding Conservationist. The Roigers live in Stately Township and have a farming operation with their son and daughter-in-law where they raise corn, soybeans, peas and finish out...
Proceeds benefit local projects The Springfield Rotary Club is conducting its annual Rotary Rose Sale for the twenty-second consecutive year. Roses are one of the most enduring symbols of love and appreciation. A gift of roses brings messages of love and appreciation and helps brighten the days for...
The Redwood Area Cattlemen’s Association has established a scholarship in memory of Adam Jensen.  Representatives from the association recently produced a check for $15,000 that has been invested as an endowment for scholarships. “Adam was always the first to volunteer for whatever event and the...
Springfield’s 2015 streets improvement projects are nearing completion. The reconstruction of Gamble Street from Ray Avenue easterly to Burns Avenue has been completed and is awaiting asphalt. It is open to traffic.Reconstruction of Van Dusen Street from Spring Avenue westerly to its intersection...
DuPont Pioneer sales representative Dan Schmitz presents promotional check to T.J. Brown, Springfield High School Agriculture instructor and FFA advisor.
The Springfield High School FFA recently received a $2,000 donation from DuPont Pioneer for the educational greenhouse. The grant will specifically be used to assist in the construction of the greenhouse, which will be used to produce fresh vegetables for school lunches and the area food shelf. The...
Mayo Clinic  Health System  welcomes Alice Fasnacht as new  physical therapy  provider here
Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield recently welcomed a new provider to its Physical Therapy Department. Alice Fasnacht, D.P.T., began seeing patients Aug. 10 and will work full time in Springfield. Working with a team, Fasnacht helps people of all ages who have been affected by injury,...
Two local crashes in two days!
Train/truck crashes occur twice in 24 hours.   A train and a semi-tractor pulling a trailer with a heavy piece of earth-moving equipment and a train collided at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, August 13, on the Burns Avenue railroad crossing at County Road 3. The semi-tractor owned by M.R. Paving, driven by...
The tour will go south along Highway 10, stop at Iberia Cemetery, and then follow the historic Shetek Trail on County Rd. 24 to Springfield.
The Brown County Historical Society (BCHS) is spearheading a number of events to commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War the week of August 17.  New this year is a 13-stop luxury van tour of the Great Shetek Trail narrated by local historian Gary Wiltscheck. The tour will depart...

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