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On Saturday afternoon, August 3, at the 15th Annual Hanover Harvest Festival, Kiley Irwin, above left, was crowned the new Miss Hanover. New Princess Madelyn Thompson, right, will join Irwin in representing the city at a variety of parades and events over the next year. Irwin was sponsored by...
The wheels of justice can grind slow at times, but, after more than three-and-a-half years, Wright County finally got reimbursed for being forced to defend itself in court. On Feb. 4, 2016, the-Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto filed a lawsuit against the State Legislature, including Becker,...
The 38th Annual Montrose Days summer celebration is coming, August 16-18. Join community members as they gather together to make memories and celebrate everything that Montrose is! On Friday, August 16, bingo will be from 4 to 8 p.m. The car show will begin at 5 p.m. on Center Avenue. There will be...
On Monday, August 5, severe storms moved through Watertown and Delano around lunchtime. Hail as large as baseballs was reported in that area. Andrea and Tim Reiss, who live between Delano and Watertown, posted this photo of three-inch-plus hail. Damage to the Reiss residence included the roof,...
How amazing it must have been to see the first, patented clock with hands and a numerical face. After centuries of managing time before a face clock, it must have been a truly fascinating discovery.  Before, man measured the art of keeping time in other, more trivial ways.  The sundial, perhaps the...
Post 270 comes two wins shy of regional tourney After six games and 42 innings of baseball, it was one particular inning that sealed the fate of the Buffalo Post 270 baseball team in last weekend’s American Legion State Baseball Tournament. After losing 8-1 to Edina in the opening game of the...
Brainerd is the site of this year’s 65th annual VFW Baseball State Tournament. For the Buffalo/Wright County VFW Post 1901 baseball team, this year will be its first visit. The Bison VFW team earned one of 10 spots into this year’s state tourney after posting a perfect 3-0 record in the District 6...
History has proved that regular-season results don’t mean a thing when it comes to the Region 12C Amateur Baseball Tournament. The first two rounds of this year’s region tourney at Veteran’s Memorial Field in Hutchinson was another example of the parity of the North Star League. The two biggest...
If your thing is fast cars, humor, and adrenaline, then this week’s column is right up your metaphorical alley. Buckle up, because we’re about to drift into a movie I’m rather surprised about: Fast and Furious’ “Hobbs and Shaw.” I’ve never been too keen on the Fast and Furious film franchise,...
Reunions BHS Class of 1962   The BHS Class of 1962 will be celebrating their annual reunion on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at Huikko’s Bowling and Entertainment Center, 1207 Hwy. 25. N., Buffalo. Social hour begins at 11:00 a.m. Lunch at 12:00 p.m. No reservation necessary, just come and have fun...

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Two will be on the ballot for Wright County Sheriff. Sean Deringer and Mike Kaczmarek were the top vote-getters in the August primary. Current Sheriff Joe Hagerty is retiring at the end of this year...
On November 6, voters in Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District 877 are being asked to approve an increase in the district’s operating levy. The district is seeking the additional funds to help...
At this time of year, you can’t help but to think about pumpkins. It is a strange plant, with a huge fruit growing on a flimsy vine. Let’s take a look at this interesting plant. The pumpkin is the...
There was little doubt as to who would win this year’s conference title for both the boys and girls cross country teams. Coming into Tuesday’s finals meet at Princeton Golf Course, the Buffalo boys...
Believe it or not, sushi is what drives the Buffalo offense these days – ask senior tackle Hunter Poncius. In a promise set out at the beginning of the season, junior quarterback Aidan Bouman...
In a matter of four days, the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team did something it has never accomplished in team history – twice. Making its first-ever appearance in the Class AA State True Team Meet,...
Looking to piggy back off last year’s success, three of four submitted players for Buffalo advanced past the first round in Monday’s Section 5AA Individual Tennis Tournament at Reed-Sweatt in...
The curtain goes up this Friday in Discovery Auditorium for Buffalo Community Theater’s fall production of “Company.” The musical comedy is based on a set of short stories by George Furth about...
For a great while, Gary Mattson Park has boasted a picturesque spot to look out over Buffalo Lake, as well as downtown. However, it was overcast with a light sprinkling of rain when Mayor Teri...

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