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Joshua Anderson’s student leadership activities, volunteer efforts, and interest in politics have paid off. He has landed a job with the Minnesota House of Representatives Republican Caucus.  “I was raised with conservative values — the principles of personal responsibility, realizing the value of...
Char Frank of Wabasso has purchased Springfield Floral from Barb Jones, who owned and operated the business on Central Street for 30 years. Frank comes to Springfield Floral with several decades of experience in the decorating business. She began 32 years ago as a consultant for Home Interiors and...
This week's edition of the Springfield Advance-Press is the fifty-third issue produced in 2014. Most years, the number of weekly issues will equal the number of weeks in a year. Most years have 265 days but a leap year has 366 days. That adds us to 52 weeks (where each eweek is exactly 7 days) plus...
A plaque is the award! Appreciation is the prize! Legionnaires recently presented Floyd Rogotzke with a plaque that recognizes him for his many contributions and dedicated service to American Legion John Watson Post 257 over the years. The plaque is the award. The prize is the appreciation!  “It...
Brown County Auditor-Treasurer Marlin Helget is retiring after several decades of public service. A retirement celebration for Helget will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Friday, January 2, in the Brown County Law Enforcement Center basement training room.  The public is invited. Helget became Brown...
Riverside Animal Clinic expands services to Redwood Falls area  Riverside Animal Clinic, owned by Dr. Phil Gill, Dr. Phil Sadler and Dr. Jason Beyer, has purchased Redwood Veterinarians P.A. and are merging the business into the local practice that also includes a Sleepy Eye clinic. A fourth...
Phil Jensen, who is winding up his twenty-sixth year as Ward I Councilor is the City of Springfield, was recognized during his last official meeting on December 16. Mayor Mark Brown  presents Jensen with a handsome plaque, and offers thanks and appreciation for his service.
Phil Jensen, who is winding up his twenty-sixth year as Ward I Councilor is the City of Springfield, was recognized during his last official meeting on December 16. Mayor Mark Brown  presents Jensen with a handsome plaque, and offers thanks and appreciation for his service.
The Springfield City Council conducted an informational meeting the evening of December 16 regarding plans for 2015 city infrastructure improvements. Twenty-seven residents, who are affected and will benefit from these street improvement projects, attended the meeting held at the Springfield Area...
Mayo Clinic Health System has implemented visitor restrictions at its hospitals in Springfield, Mankato, Fairmont, New Prague, St. James and Waseca in order to protect patients and staff and limit the spread of influenza and other illnesses. The restrictions, announced on December 18 are: Visitors...
Rotarians Amy Vogel, Deb Beyer, Kay Pingeon Maxine Meine and Amanda Frank pose for a picture as they packed toys and gifts for distribution in the local Operation Christmas Joy program.
The Springfield Rotary Club last week distributed gifts to 55 families in the Springfield community — thanks to generous donations from businesses, agencies, clubs and individuals. The distribution was made possible through the local Operation Christmas Joy program that is a community effort to...

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