Springfield News


09/15/2018 06:05 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Anderson, Veerkamp face off in District 5 Commissioner race 

Primary Election survivors Lynn Anderson and Jeffrey Veerkamp face off for the Brown County Board of Commissioners District 5 seat in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 General Election. Anderson, of rural Springfield, got 471 votes and Veerkamp of Comfrey had 404 votes in the primary election.


09/14/2018 11:31 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Sesquicentennial, century farms honored by Farm Bureau 

Celebrating its 100th year, the Brown County Farm Bureau honored 2018 Sesquicentennial and Century Farms at its annual meeting at the Brown County REA Auditorium Thursday. Eric and Shari Moll were honored as a Sesquicentennial Farm dating back to 1865.


09/12/2018 08:13 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Sleepy Eye City Council OKs 2019 preliminary budget, tax levy 

City Manager Mark Kober said actual spending is up just 3.3 percent due to $223,000 in budget fund transfers. The 2019 total city budget of $4,607,285 is down from $4,890,985 in 2018.


09/11/2018 05:38 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Cottonwood man gets stay in sex sting case 

A 47-year-old Cottonwood man received a stay of imposition Sept. 7 following a three-and-a-half-hour court trial earlier this summer in Brown County District Court.


09/01/2018 12:52 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Jury acquits man of felony prostitution charge 

After nearly four hours of deliberation Friday, a jury of nine men and three women acquitted a 39-year-old Willmar man of felony prostitution but found him guilty of misdemeanor prostitution in Brown County District Court. Joshua T. Lippert was accused of intentionally hiring, offering or agreeing to hire an individual under age 18 to engage in sexual penetration or sexual contact.


08/26/2018 03:09 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Maxine Meine chosen for 2018 Bridge Builder Award 

Each year Bridging Brown County awards a Brown County resident with the Bridge Builder of the Year Award. This award is given to someone who exemplifies the organization's mission to strengthen our community by bridging relationships of understanding and communication in Brown County.