Springfield hosts Arrive Alive 2019 event Sept. 18

Inspirational speaker Deb Hadley talks at 5 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD — Students, parents and community members are encouraged to attend an Arrive Alive 2019 event at the Springfield High School Performing Arts Center.

KT Humble Hearts Foundation inspirational speaker Deb Hadley will talk along with program participants in the Performing Arts Center beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The presentation is sponsored by John Watson Post #257.

The event is designed to remind students of the dangers and consequences of unsafe driving behavior like driving while districted, driving at unsafe speeds, and not buckling up, is presented by the City of Springfield, Springfield Ambulance, Fire and Police Departments, in partnership with Springfield Public Schools, Mayo Clinic Health System, Brown County and the Minnesota State Patrol.

Scheduled 911 communications maintenance cancelled

BROWN COUNTY — The Brown County Sheriff’s Office was notified Wednesday morning that fiber maintenance scheduled to be performed early Thursday, Sept. 12 was postponed due to contractor availability and heavy rains received late Tuesday and early Wednesday.

In you are in an area affected by the maintenance affecting 911 calls, you can still call Brown County Dispatch at 507-233-6700.

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