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  Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September—this year on September 5.  It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country.  It is the Monday of the...
  With parents and teachers preparing for the new school year there was a lot of activity at Springfield Public Schools. Those heading to school grounds and driving by were able to watch as a large crane began putting up the walls for new school addition. Pictured are workers from Wells Concrete...
School Board members and Administrators hear from Superintendent Kottke about the progress being made in the expanded cafeteria.
  The Springfield School board heard an update from Superintendent Keith Kottke about the school building project during last Wednesday’s regular school board meeting. After the meeting the board toured the elementary school to see the progress on the project. “A lot of work has happened over the...
  It’s fair time!  The Brown County Free Fair is set to open August 10 for five big days at the fairgrounds in New Ulm. County fairs are celebrations that bring people together each year.  The county fair’s importance dates back in history when people loved to get together, celebrate and show...
Lindsey Beyer
  Lindsey Beyer is the new administrator of St. John’s Circle of Care.  She assumed her duties on May 23, 2022 upon the retirement of Administrator Tom Goeritz.  Her face is not new on the campus, having fourteen plus years of experience in long-term care—most of those years were on St. John’s...
Marissa Humburg
  Everyone is exposed to music in one form or another every day.  Some have favorite styles, artists and genres that they relate to very well.  We have all found ourselves humming or singing a tune that has stuck in our heads that we heard on television, radio or a social media device. Did you know...
Sanborn Watermelon Day Queen Candidates
   The community of Sanborn is gearing up for it’s 90th annual Watermelon Days July 24-26.  The big ninety-year celebration is expected to attract hundreds to the community for the three days! Events for Sunday, July 24 are a 5K run, Firemen’s Kiddie Water Fights at the Fire Hall, a Car Show and a...
Wreaths Across America
A dozen Vietnam War and Vietnam-era veterans were recognized for their service on Friday, July 1, 2022 during a stop by the mobile education exhibit of Wreaths Across America.  The exhibit, designed to raise awareness of Wreaths Across America, is traveling across the country, and its stop at...
  School bells seem like a long way off but United Way of Brown County, in partnership with Alliance, is already working to help families get their kids backpacks filled for school.  It takes a lot of money to fill a backpack and United Way knows that some families struggle to get this done....
Wreaths Across America (WWA)
   The City of Springfield will be hosting the Wreaths Across America (WWA) exhibit this Friday, July 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Martha Anderson Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Springfield.  The Wreaths Across America will bring its Mobile Education Exhibit with interactive displays, short...

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