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*/ A Christmas Carol: The Musical will be presented on stage by Springfield Community Theatre and Springfield Public School Community Education next month.  A Christmas Carol: The Music is based on Charles Dickens 1843 novella of the same name. While the group has been working on the set, scenery...
Springfield Rotary Club — front, from left: Amanda Frank, Michelle Tauer, Maxine Meine, Amy Vogel, Sharon Pieschel, Kay Pingeon and Doris Weber.   Back: Ken Koll, Matt Skaret, Dave Milbrath, Ramsey Beyer, Clayton Beyer, Paul Muske, Keith Kottke, Jim Miesen, Jeff Krueger and Angie Gode. Members of the club unavailable for picture include Dan Lassegard, Don Wilstermann, Ron Sturm, John Fank, Deb Beyer, Kahla Petersen, Anna Petersen, John Nicholson and Josh Jensen.
The Springfield Rotary Club planted 26 trees in the local Sticker Field, one of our community’s wonderful playgrounds, last week — one for each of its 26 members. Thirteen Black Hills Spruce evergreens were planted along the southeastern border of Sticker Field in the foreground of the railroad...
Richard and Fred Berg are partners in farming for seven decades.
Fred Berg, 80, and Richard Berg, 78, love the land, agriculture and rural living. After seven decades in farming, the Berg brothers show no signs of slowing down.  Both were born and lived their entire lifetime in Willow Lake Township, Redwood County, on land their grandfather, Henry Berg,...
Homecoming Candidates
*/ Springfield High School students elected candidates for Homecoming King and Queen last week. Queen candidates are, from left: Kate Vogel, Mikayla Parker, Casandra Graff, Hailey Hovland and Anna Plotz. King candidates are Tyler Rummel, Devin Johnson, Andrew Beckman, Tanner Vogel and Tyson Meidl...
Residents at St. John’s Circle of Care had a special visitor again last week. Toby, a miniature horse, pranced to the door, and was welcomed with bright smiles as he moved throughout the building with his owner, Shirlene Hvinden, stopping to allow residents the opportunity to stroke his shoulder or...
Gary Schmidt has begun a bike tour adventure that will take him coursing along America’s second longest river, the Mississippi River Trail that winds its way from the headwaters near Itasca, Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico. Schmidt, a 1965 graduate of Springfield High School now living in Dunkirk...
What would happen if your community no longer had a newspaper? What would the community do?  Would they miss it? What would people in town talk about? How would they react?  In observance of Minnesota Newspaper Week, August 13-19, and the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Minnesota...
On Thursday, Aug. 10 the tables had turned for Doris Weber, Editor of the Springfield Advance-Press.  She became the interviewee.  Normally she’s the one asking all the questions. This was an interesting situation having a tv reporter in our newspaper office. Ashley Hanley, a news anchor and...
*/ Schools doors opened for the 2017-2018 school year. We stilll have a few summer days to enjoy, but once we see those big yellow busses we know that we’ll soon see golden autumn leaves and we turn our calendars to fall.
Public invited to public safety session here Sept. 5
ALICE — (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) training is the No. 1 active civilian response training that provides options-based strategic methods against an active shooter. The threat of an active shooter attack is rare but very real.  The goal of ALICE training is to eradicate the “It can...

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