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Springfield FFA celebrated with activities last week in observance of National FFA Week. The celebration commenced with Activity Night for students in grades 7-12 Friday evening, Feb. 13. Volleyball and basketball were played in the gymnasium, there was beanbag toss in the lobby, and, later,  music...
Sara Sorby received a $10,000 check from Shutterfly, and good Samaritan Joseph Stampley received  a $15,000 check from Shutterfly.
Miracles do happen!   Sara Sorby is convinced of it. Looking back on the most frightening experience of her life, Sara says it was a series of miracles that kept her and son Ben safe. On Monday, February 9, Sara was driving 19-month-old Ben to a doctor’s appointment at Gillette Children’s Specialty...
As a part of the Minnesota State High School’s effort to recognize and honor high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in fine arts, Springfield High School instructors have nominated Molly Dunn and Peter Dalsgaard as the school’s two 2015 Triple ‘A’...
Norman Gatzlaff will observe his 101st birthday on Saturday, February 21. Norm had a big birthday bash last year on his one-hundredth birthday, so he expects to celebrate his birthday simply with family.
Vera Renner will observe her 100th birthday on Friday, February 20, and she will be honored at a birthday party Saturday afternoon at the United Methodist Church hosted by her grandson, Clayton Beyer, and his wife, Deb.  Reaching the milestone of 100 years is amazing, Vera said during a recent...
“Everybody talks about the weather,” says Russell Rogotzke, local weather observer, as he talked about his enthusiasm in watching and recording weather data, and a desire to learn more about how weather can affect and impact our lives. The weather is all around us, all the time. It is an important...
Brian Vogt, Cargill Ag Marketing Services personal marketing manager of Wayzata,  left, and Scott Johnson, Springfield, Cargill AgHorizons farm marketer, right, present FFA Advisor T.J. Brown with a check for $7,500 to help equip the school’s new greenhouse.
Cargill employees visited Springfield Public School recently to announce an ongoing partnership with a donation to the Springfield FFA.  Brian Vogt, Cargill Ag Marketing Services personal marketing manager of Wayzata, and Scott Johnson of Springfield, Cargill AgHorizons farm marketer, also known as...
Henry and Elsie Roiger
Roigers leave legacy gift to community The community of Springfield will receive a gift of more than a million dollars by bequest from Henry and Elsie Roiger. In her Last Will and testament, Elsie Roiger directed that twenty percent of the money be set aside in a fund to be used for future...
Joe Schieffert’s Superior Transportation Services, Inc. have purchased Richert’s Bus Service from Ken Richert.
Students riding the big yellow buses to Springfield schools boarded vehicles bearing the name, Superior Transportation Services, Inc., Monday morning.   Ken Richert has sold his Richert’s Bus Service to Superior Transportation Services, Inc. owned by Joe and Ashley Schieffert of Sleepy Eye.  The...
Where’s the snow?   It’s been a gentle January — normally our coldest, snowiest month on average.  The temperature rose to 48 degrees in Springfield on Monday, January 26, following many recent days in the 30s and 40s.  What a difference a year makes?
Where’s the snow?   It’s been a gentle January — normally our coldest, snowiest month on average.  The temperature rose to 48 degrees in Springfield on Monday, January 26, following many recent days in the 30s and 40s.  What a difference a year makes?     

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