Springfield News


06/19/2018 06:00 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Feehan, Kimmel, Hohensee talk at DFL picnic 

Recently-endorsed 1st Congressional District DFL candidate Dan Feehan of Mankato spoke with an air of seriousness at the Brown County DFL annual picnic at Hermann Heights Park June 18. "There's a feeling of fear in the country and on the campaign trail. We've got a great campaign to be a part of.


06/15/2018 11:02 PM  ~~~Source~~~
New administrator gets warm welcome 

Jackson's new city administrator has felt welcome since the moment he first stepped foot in town. "I've received a very warm welcome," said Matt Skaret, who started his new position with the city earlier this month.


06/09/2018 09:43 PM  ~~~Source~~~
On the road, stopping at an old gym and remembering a friend much missed 

One of our favorites involved his matchup with Jon Hagen, a legend of small-town basketball in the mid-1950s. Augustin played for the Springfield Tigers and they had a date with Hagen's Belview Blue Jays.


06/08/2018 12:21 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Springfield man faces two criminal sexual conduct charges 

Springfield Police received a report June 1 from Brown County Human Services of a possible sexual assault of a child. Police observed a video and audio interview with the child and an interviewer on June 5. Towards the end of the interview, the child said Keene is When asked what that meant, the child said it's not good and that you call the police.


06/07/2018 07:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Vogel files for 5th District seat 

Lifelong Brown County resident Jack Vogel of rural Comfrey created a four-way race for the Brown County Board of Commissioners District 5 seat when he filed for office June 5. Vogel will face Lynn Anderson and Derek Tonn of Springfield plus Jeffrey Veerkamp of Comfrey for the county board seat held by Dennis Potter of rural Springfield. Potter announced in May that he will not file for office again after several terms in office.


06/07/2018 02:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
2018 CMT Music Awards: Winners list 

Here is a complete list of winners of the 2018 CMT Music Awards. The CMT Awards is country music's only entirely fan-voted award show.


06/06/2018 02:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Newspaper pulls woman's viral revenge obituary that says 'world is a better place without her' 

A Minnesota newspaper pulled a paid obituary from its website Tuesday that detailed a deceased woman's affair with her husband's brother and accused her of abandoning her two children. The obituary for Kathleen Dehmlow [Schunk] appeared in the Redwood Falls Gazette on Monday.


06/05/2018 09:42 AM  ~~~Source~~~
A screenshot of Kathleen Dehmlow's obituary posted 

Springfield, Minnesota, woman Kathleen Dehmlow's family wrote her an awkward, cringe-worthy obituary. It accuses her of abandoning her children, claiming she "will now face judgement."


06/05/2018 02:36 AM  ~~~Source~~~
911 service goes out, is restored 

The outage did not affect Comfrey, the release stated. 911 land line service was restored in New Ulm, Hanska and Sleepy Eye, according to a BCSO news release sent at 1:27 p.m. Area 911 land line service as completely restored, according to a news release sent at 1:38 p.m. Brown County used an IPAWS notice to alert area residents of the outage and when service was restored, BCSO Chief Deputy Jason Seidl said.


06/03/2018 03:06 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Nuvera Communications, Inc. announces new trading symbol effective Monday 

Nuvera Communications, Inc. announced Friday that the Company's ticker symbol on the OTCQB will become NUVR on Monday June 4, 2018. The Company's corporate name change also will become effective with the Minnesota Secretary of State on June 4, 2018.


05/27/2018 05:04 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Open 5th District seat draws three contenders 

The Brown County Board of Commissioners District 5 seat became a three-way race this week when Lynn Anderson and Derek Tonn of Springfield and Jeffrey Veerkamp of Comfrey filed for election May 25. The men responded after District 5 incumbent Dennis Potter of Springfield recently announced he will not seek re-election, opting to spend more time with family after more than a decade of county board service. A fifth-generation Brown County resident, Anderson, 52, has spent his entire life as a farmer, welder and small business owner.