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Dan Groebner of the Brown County Historical Society recently brought his display of “Ballrooms of Brown County” to the local museum.
Ballrooms, dance halls and local musicians are being celebrated at the Springfield Museum with a display provided by the Brown County Historical Society.  Relive and share memories of the 1930s to 1990s or enjoy hearing stories about those days with a visit to the Ballrooms of Brown County. The...
Working the 11:00 SANTA food line, from left:  Carlotta Lindeman, Jan Severson, Jonah Pidde, Bev Fults, James Frederickson, Lydia Dauer, Crystal Dauer and Morgan Zapata.
Wet weather didn’t stop the community from supporting and enjoying the Springfield Area Nativity Theatre Association (SANTA) annual summer Burger Blast last Wednesday. Originally scheduled to be held in the   parking lot at Springfield Market, the event was moved to the Springfield Area Community...
Artistic Director Cheryl Neidt has announced the cast the upcoming fall musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.  Auditions were held the last week in June. Russell Beers will be cast as Young Joseph and Leo Hovland will be Older Joseph.  Jacob, father of Joseph and the eleven other...
Brandon and Katie Wilhelmi with the 2021 baseball and softball Section Championship trophies.
The excitement level at the Wilhelmi house has dropped slightly now that the 2021 state high school baseball and softball tournaments are over.  More meals and family time is spent at home rather than the ballparks.  Brandon is the Head Coach of the Springfield Tiger varsity boys baseball team and...
Construction continues to be done on the Central St. project. Over the past few weeks one of the challenges that has been uncovered during the construction process is a spring which was found near the intersection of Central and Spring streets.  City Manager, Joe Stremcha explained there are...
Doug and Brigette Brown and their daughters, Amaira and Cadalie.
There’s a new business in town!  Douglas and Brigette Brown have started a tree trimming and removal service in the Springfield area.  Brown Tree Service, LLC, was recently established, fully licensed and insured and offers tree removal, tree trimming, stump removal, storm clean-up, cabling and...
Formed in early 2021, Kickstart Springfield’s core focus is to create a vibrant economy by supporting business start-ups, local entrepreneurs, and existing businesses that want to grow.  The City is a part of the Rural Entrepreneurial Venture (REV) program within the Southern Minnesota Initiative...
Auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will be held on Tuesday, June 22, from 6:30-8:30 and on Wednesday, June 23 from 4:30-8:30 p.m., in the Springfield Public School Auditorium.  Junior high and high school guys and gals plus adults through senior citizens will have an...
This year, Springfield Elementary School started a new tradition, the Elementary Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is to honor and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of outstanding individuals, while communicating high standards to students and families, and also inspiring the entire school...
By Wendy Krier   Several members of the community voiced their concerns in regards to the apartment complex on the north side of town during last Tuesday’s regular council meeting.  The community members were concerned about an incident that happened a few days before at 10 W. Maple St.  One...

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