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Springfield High School Class of 2016 class leaders — Valedictorian Ashley Larson and Salutatorian James Hoffmann —  will deliver the commencement address.
Springfield High School will conduct its 2016 Commencement Friday evening, May 20, starting at 7:00 in the school gymnasium. Fifty-one students — 26 young women and 25 young men — will walk through the school corridors one last time as students, march into the gymnasium to the music of Pomp and...
Springfield awarded $463,050 Small Cities Development Grant
Springfield’s application for a 2016 Minnesota Small Cities Development Program grant has been approved for funding in the amount of $463,050.  The good news was communicated to Springfield on Tuesday, May 3. The grant funded through the Minnesota Department of Employment and Econ-omic Development...
Springfield Teacher of the Year Bob Fink is pictured with his fourth-grade class — Front, from left: Kody Bahr, Sam Rummel, Mr. Fink, Danny Rogotzke, Jaelyn Batzlaff and Easton Jensen. Back: Tucker Calverley, Jace Rosenau, Brayden Anderson,  Keith Parris, Jack Scheitel, Shylie Moen, Bryn Gordon, Gabrielle Anderson, Layla Zihlke, Megan Wersal, and Erika Wells.
Attitude and effort are most important in acquiring life skills, because they directly impact the quality of learning, says Bob Fink, Springfield Public School Teacher of the Year. Anyone who has a positive attitude and constantly strives to give their best effort, eventually will overcome...
Paul Huber  and Brady Schneeberger are pictured with George and Paul Tauer.
Paul and George Tauer will turn the keys to Tauer’s Grocery and Gas to Paul Huber of Canby on Monday, May 9, and the store will be known as Jim’s Market.  Jim’s Market is named for Huber’s father, who started the chain of stores that his son owns and operates.  Huber grew up in the grocery business...
Ron  Miller  is Springfield’s new postmaster.
Ron Miller of Sleepy Eye is Springfield’s new postmaster.   Miller began work in Springfield on Thursday and officially became postmaster with the retirement of Postmaster Mary Larson on Friday. Miller’s responsibilities as postmaster also include management of the Comfrey, Sanborn and Lamberton...
Alexandra Goch is pictured at Springfield High School Prom with her American family — Vicky and Matt Krueger and daughter Sydney.
“I’m happy to have the opportunity to come here,” says Alexandra Goch, 17, of Poland, who is attending Springfield High School as a participant in the Nacel International Study program and is living with Vicky and Matt Krueger and their daughter, Sydney, on a farm near Springfield. “I always wanted...
Mary Larson to retire
after 31-year career
with Postal Service
Springfield Postmaster Mary Larson has decided to retire as of April 30, after 31 years with the U.S. Postal Service — 21 of those years in Springfield. Larson left a full-time job as supervisor at the Developmental Achievement Center at Redwood Falls to take a job with the Postal Service. “It was...
License your pet this spring
Spring is here, and pets and people alike are excited to get outdoors. Springfield pet owners are required to obtain a license from the City for their dogs and cats. Cost of a license is $10.00 per year per pet, with the licensing year beginning May 1. To obtain a license, you must have your pet up...
Springfield Chief of Police John Nicholson directs traffic on Highway 14 following cycle-car crash.
A motorcycle-car crash occurred at the intersection of U.S. Highway 14 and County Road 5 in the City of Springfield at 4:49 p.m. Thursday, April 14.    According to the Spring-field Police Department, Richard Scott Riley, 40, 213 East Benton Street, Lake Benton, was driving his motorcycle on...
Tauer's Super Valu Grocery and Gas, Downtown Springfield
After serving the Springfield area in the grocery business for 75 years, the Tauer family has sold Tauer’s Grocery and Gas, to Jim’s Market Enterprises, Inc. — Paul Huber of Canby, owner and chief executive officer. Huber has years of experience in the grocery business.  He owns stores, named Jim’s...

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