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 by Scott Thoreson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield administrator Welcome to 2016! It has been an interesting winter. First, it was abnormally warm — the warmest December since 1913 — and then we finally received some snow on Christmas Day. While weather is always a topic of interest, so...
Senatory Gary Dahms and Representative Paul Torkelson answer questions of constituents at town hall meeting in Springfield Friday morning.
Three major issues during the 89th Minnesota Legislative Session will be transportation, taxes and bonding, said local legislators — Representative Paul Torkelson (R-Hanska) and Senator Gary Dahms (R-Redwood Falls), during a town hall meeting in Springfield Friday.   Rep. Torkelson, who is...
Chamber Co-Presidents Lindsey Beyer and Maxine Meine
Some business owners may say their schedule is demanding enough at the moment, and the thought of adding one more activity to their busy calendar is unbearable. So why should they try to cram time into their already hectic schedules to join and actively participate in their local chamber of...
Mayo Clinic Health System experts share signs and symptoms of frostbite, as well as tips for prevention.  
Consumers consistently cite newspaper advertising as the most valuable and preferred media in planning purchases, and its reach continues to exceed  all other advertising vehicles.    Now more than ever, readers are accessing the news  and newspaper advertising across multiple platforms.  Make sure...
The Honor Roll for the second quarter of the 2015-16 academic year has been released by High School Principal Pat Moriarty.
Industrial Tech students study mechatronics at SHS “You’ve been flown in halfway across the country, the machine’s down in a manufacturing plant, costing the company a half million dollars every hour its down, and you need to fix it.  You’re on the clock... You have to fix it.  Go!” Given that...
John Fank has been promoted to bank president at the First National Bank in Springfield, announces Darwin Kruse, CEO of First National Banks, Fulda.  Fank will take the reins of management upon the retirement of Lee Mammen on January 19.
Avera Medical Group Optometry is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Gina Hendrickson, Optometrist. She will begin seeing patients in mid-January at Avera Medical Group locations in Springfield and Tracy.  Dr. Hendrickson earned her doctor of optometry degree from Pacific University College of...
“Things change in all businesses; but the one thing that hasn’t changed and that’s the importance of trust in the banker and the customer.”    —Lee Mammen    

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