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Blueberry Dessert
Crust: 20 Graham Cracker halves (or 10 full-size) OR 1-1/4 c. crumbs ¼ c butter – melted ¼ c. sugar   Crumble graham crackers. Add sugar and melted butter. Stir together. Pack in a 9x13 inch pan, saving a little extra to sprinkle on top before serving.   Filling: 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 c....
Photo: Julie Weisenhorn, UMN Extension Container plants are a great way to have lots of green in a small space. They often require a bit more attention than plants growing in a garden, but a little maintenance can go a long way towards healthy, productive container plants. Fertilize regularly ...
Walleye reports have been limited to a few fish during low-light periods on Clearwater Lake and Buffalo Lake in 14 to 18 feet. The 12- to 16-foot weedlines on Maple Lake, Sugar Lake, Lake Sylvia, and Clearwater continue to produce panfish and largemouth bass. Some bass are being caught in the slop...
The Buffalo Community Theater’s production of  “The Music Man” opened last weekend to rave reviews, with many audience members expressing that it’s an event “not to be missed.”  “An excellent production from start to finish.” said patron Maribel Gilmer, of Dassel. Sandy Bayer agreed, “What an...
The Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District 877 School Board decided on Monday, July 22, to seek a referendum of $750 per student. If passed by District 877 voters, the revenue increase will be for five years with no built-in inflationary increase. That revenue increase will allow the district to...
Twenty years ago, a group of counties that share the Crow River joined together to form the C.R.O.W (Crow River Organization of Water) – Carver, Hennepin, Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Pope, Renville, Sibley, Stearns and Wright counties. The purpose of the joint powers agreement was promoting the...
Wright County’s Outstanding Senior Volunteer Selection Committee, in cooperation with the Minnesota State Fair Board, and the Wright County Fair Board, has made their selection of the 2019 Outstanding Seniors. The 2019 Outstanding Senior Citizens are Judy Harn, of Monticello, and Leroy Kronenberg,...
The Wright County Fair returns this year, July 24-28. Last summer, lumberjack Ben, a competitor with the Great American Lumberjack Show, showcases his amped-up and highly-modified power saw. Look for the show’s daily performances this week at the fair, which happen periodically throughout the day...
A canopy of trees, swaying ever so graciously in the July breeze, beautifully outlines the drive to the Paulson farm. It’s quiet, save for the sound of birds and the slow bite of tires on gravel, as you approach the homestead. The silence is quickly interrupted, however, when you gently press the...

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Davie Kimm isn’t from Buffalo, but his voice has become a familiar sound to rodeo fans over recent seasons as announcer of the Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo. A former saddle bronc rider, Kimm...
The Hinckley Invitational Baseball Tournament can often be as unpredictable as the Minnesota weather – this year was no different. Wet and soggy conditions at Brennan Field in Hinckley turned...
The team scores didn’t exactly add up the way they had hoped to, but for two shooters from the Buffalo High School Trapshooting Team, individual ones did. Senior Riley Goeb and freshman Austin Sands...
I was just a year old when Pixar revolutionized the film industry with the first “Toy Story,” which would rocket animation to new heights back in 1993. Computer animation was just beginning to pick...
University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Waseca, MN 56093-452135838-120th Street 507-835-3620 Fax: 507-835-3622 http...
Ingredients: ½ cup butter, melted 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 bag (8oz) toffee bits (1 ½ cups) Roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough 1 bag (12 oz) semi sweet chocolate chips (2...
  What to do Best time to do it Okay time to do it Cut back perennials March, April and November   Start summer vegetable seeds indoors Mid March through mid April   Direct seed spring...
Quick tips Select plants that will thrive in existing soil type, light, and space. Collect and use rainwater to water plants. Water evergreens until the ground freezes. Water in early morning to...

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