Do you know of a local story about kindness, celebrating differences or helping otheNicest Places in America Logors? If so, submit that story to the "Reader's Digest" Nicest Places in America contest and potentially land Springfield on the cover of the magazine!

Nicest Places in America isn’t about well-manicured parks and robust downtowns. Those are undoubtedly lovely, however, the magazine is seeking something greater. Nicest Places in America is searching for places where people are kind, differences are celebrated and helping hands extend gracefully and easily. They can be towns, neighborhoods, libraries, businesses, a neighbor’s busy front porch—any place that’s a community hub where good things happen.

Does something come to mind for Springfield? Gather up some good news and submit it at! There’s a chance it will land Springfield a cover story!