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Officer Michael Gordon joins police department
Michael Gordon, 34, is the newest member of the Springfield Police Department. He started work here on June 15 and is busy getting acquainted with the community and the people of Springfield. He grew up on a farm at St. Michael, graduated form St. Michael-Albertville High School, and then worked 10...
Construction season. Work is underway in Springfield’s Van Dusen Street.
Construction work on the 2015 Street Project is underway. On Van Dusen Street from Spring Street to Highway 14, asphalt has been milled, curb and gutter removed, and temporary water lines installed.  The street is being reconstructed and will be provided with new storm sewer, new water mains, new...
The Orpheus Band in early twentieth century.
It’s exciting for Springfield to celebrate Riverside Days with a concert in Brown’s Park Thursday evening.  A concert in the park brings back fond memories for people who remember the days when Brown’s Park was the site of weekly Sunday evening summer concerts.  Those who remember those concerts...
Springfield is celebrating Riverside Days this week with some new events and some scheduling changes that are expected to generate more interest and attract larger crowds to the various festivities. New to this year’s celebration are a concert by the Minnesota ‘Over-60’ Band at Brown’s Park...
Maria Flor and her father, Randy Therkilsen on the family farm.
Maria Flor, registered nurse and trauma coordinator at Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield, gave her dad, Randy Therkilsen, a special, potentially life-saving gift for Father’s Day last year. That special gift was a tourniquet, and less than a year later, the device prevented a serious injury...
Riverside Days is June 25 - 28
Plans for Springfield’s Riverside Days are shaping up for next week’s celebration with some new events as well as some scheduling changes for a few of the traditional events. The celebration will get underway Thursday evening with a kiddy parade, band concert and an ice cream social in Brown’s Park...
Story Stones, a Minnesota Military Family Tribute, will be dedicated Saturday, June 13, at the Minnesota State Capitol Mall.  Minnesota soldiers hail from each of the state’s 87 counties. Eighty-seven Story Stones will be arranged into clusters of nine northern hemisphere constellations. These...
Speakers at Springfield’s Memorial Day program made it clear that freedom isn’t free.  Men and women have given their lives and paid in many other ways for this country’s freedom since it began. Brown County Veterans Service Officer Greg Peterson, who was stationed at Charleston, S.C., during his...
This week is National Hospital Week — a week in which the country celebrates the health care institutions that care for patients and community members.
by Scott Thoreson, Administrator, Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield   This week is National Hospital Week — a week in which the country celebrates the health care institutions that care for patients and community members. I want to reflect on some themes and highlight actions that showcase...
Dennis Groebner of Clements was elected Redwood County’s Third District Commissioner during the May 5 special election. Groebner received 264 votes, and Claire Meyers of Morgan received 241 votes. Groebner is filling an open seat that was left vacant following the general election this past...

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