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It would be interesting to watch a game of “Follow the Leader” these days at a Buffalo boys’ hockey practice. With 20 returning varsity players on this year’s roster, experience shouldn’t be a factor. Among the 20, seven will be seen wearing letters on the fronts of their jerseys.  “The kids vote...
After a 3-0 start, the Buffalo girls’ hockey team experienced their first tie and first defeat of the season. In both games, the Bison blew a third-period lead, and both games, they fell victim to a hot goaltender. In a 3-3 tie Nov. 20 at Rogers, twice Buffalo came back from one-goal deficits, only...
This year’s junior class on the Buffalo boys’ basketball team is a big reason for the recent turnaround. After two straight 6-21 seasons, the Bison return four starters off last year’s squad that posted the team’s first winning record (15-14 overall) since the state qualifying team in 2013-14 went...
Christmas is coming! At your holiday party, you will want to welcome family and friends in from the cold with steaming mugs of delicious hot drinks.   Merry Mulled Cider 7 c. apple cider or juice 1 c. cranberry juice 3 T. brown sugar 1-2 cinnamon sticks 2/3 c. orange juice   In a Dutch oven kettle...
Spencer Charlesworth, 17 Spencer Ben Charlesworth, 17, of St. Michael, died November 19. He was born February 8, 2001 in Provo, Utah to Ben and Amelia Charlesworth. He was a senior at STMA High School where he excelled academically and was a member of the varsity cross country team. He was also...
I had every intention of cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year with my mom. However, intentions don’t necessarily translate into definite action, and on the morning of last Thursday, I can say with some embarrassment that this sleeping beauty didn’t get herself out of bed until well after 9:30 a.m...
Graduations North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, ND The following students graduated following the spring 2018 semester. Buffalo - Breanda Bursheim, A.A.S., Occupational Therapy Assistant. Delano - Owen Kittock, A.A.S., Diesel Technology; Timothy Kraemer, A.A.S., Land Surveying and...
Winter has certainly come knocking in Buffalo, as seen above, where a thin layer of ice has set over Buffalo Lake. While weeks away from proper ice-fishing conditions, the first official ice has made its presence known in the city limits. It is crucial to take caution and safety measures while...
After working on the plan for a year-and-a-half, the Hanover City Council approved the city’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan on Wednesday, November 14. The plan came to the council after the Planning Commission voted unanimously in October to recommend approval of the plan. The 2040 plan addresses 14...
The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce welcomes in the holiday on December 1 with the annual Deck the Halls event.  Start your day out by shopping local/shopping small.   Keep your independent business owners thriving in our community.   There will be carolers and costumed Christmas characters visiting...

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The Wright County Chamber Chorus will present a program entitled “Bernstein’s Best:  A Salute to Leonard Bernstein” on Sunday, Nov. 11 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth.  The program...
With Veterans Day right around the corner, what better way is there to celebrate those who have served our country than with a good meal? On November 11, Buffalo and Monticello will be honoring vets...
We all anticipated them - the one little thing that, once every few years, brings us all together on the same playing field. They pop out into the community in a wash of red and white, worn proudly...
The polls were busy on Tuesday, November 6, as Wright County community members gathered together at voting stations across the district to cast their votes in the Midterm Election. Buildup to the...
Editor’s Note: This story has been taken from the December 20, 2017 issue of The Fountain Hills Times. Connie McCanless was raised in Buffalo, and graduated with the BHS class of 1942. Connie...
For many, Veterans Day is yet another day on the calendar that we can check off, load up the car, and plan for an extended weekend getaway. It’s a last-ditch effort to break out the grill and...
The last high school race for five seniors on this year’s Buffalo boys’ cross country team ended with mixed emotions. With a score of 210, the Bison placed seventh in last Saturday’s Class AA state...
This year’s roster features a lot of returning faces for the Bison girls’ hockey team – 14 to be exact. Ironically, the biggest turnover comes from atop. Gone is head coach Mark Nordvall. Replacing...
Add the girls’ cross country team to the list of recent champions at St. Michael-Albertville High School. With a score of 70, the Knights edged favored and defending state champion Wayzata’s 75 in...
By now, everyone who reads my column should know that I’m a pretty major movie enthusiast – if that’s a surprise to you, or this is your first time reading the column, this is both your welcoming and...

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