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The Senior Male Athlete of the Year at Buffalo High School has had a number of qualified winners in past years. The 2019 recipient may be the best yet. Riley Habisch enjoyed a dream year his senior season, participating as a highly successful three-sports athlete in football, wrestling and track....
It didn’t take long for Jordan Zrust to make headlines entering her senior year at Buffalo High School. Just two games into the girls basketball season, Zrust became just the sixth player in school history to reach the milestone of 1,000 career points. Fast forward six months, and Zrust nearly led...
Some unlikely sources stepped up to the plate to help secure the No. 4 seed for the Buffalo Bulldogs in the upcoming Region 12C Amateur Baseball Tournament. Playing its third game in as many days, a shorthanded Bulldogs squad concluded its regular season schedule with an 8-7 home win last Friday...
Jerome Kirchner, 75 Jerome “Jerry” Francis Kirchner,  age 75, of Loretto, passed away on July 17, 2019 at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale. He was born the son of Henry and Viola (Engler) Kirchner on October 3, 1943 in Mankato. Jerry served his country in the United States Army during the...
Hopefully by next week, someone else will be writing Kitchen Delights. I just celebrated my 83rd birthday on July 2. It’s time to have someone else share recipes with you each week. I’m so very grateful to the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer, that they gave me this job. I’ve enjoyed...
Regarded as perhaps one of the top-grossing films of all time, Disney’s “The Lion King” captured the hearts of kids in 1994 and has continued to do so since its inception. I was barely functional in 1994, but I do remember this film, which went on to win countless awards for animation and sound in...
Engagement Scherber-Gentz Kayla and Jim Scherber, of Rogers, and Helane and Nyles Gentz, of Buffalo, announce the upcoming wedding of Adria Scherber and Nikolas Gentz. The bride-to-be’s grandparents are Marie and Bob Burlingame and Ann and the late Don Scherber. Grandparents of the prospective...
A four-story, 60-unit apartment building will now be built on the corner of 1st Avenue NW and 3rd Street NW, the former site of the St. Francis Xavier School, land now owned by the City of Buffalo. The Buffalo City Council on Monday, July 15, approved the request for a Planned Unit Development (PUD...
Musicals are often billed as fun for the whole family.  With Buffalo Community Theater’s “The Music Man,” that’s true not only for audiences, but for actors and directing staff, too.  BCT launched a mission to cast family members in this summer production. “BCT wanted to make the conscious effort...
Three Wright County ambassadors to participate in Minneapolis Aquatennial The Minneapolis Aquatennial Ambassador Organization (AAO) is excited to announce three Wright County candidates will represent their communities in the AAO Candidate Program from July 23 through July 28: Hannah Hoschstedler,...

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As the carnival pulls away, leaving Sturges Park and Buffalo Lake’s beach oddly empty, we say goodbye to yet another successful Buffalo Days celebration. The city has returned to its usual busyness,...
It took three trips before the Wright County Board of Commissioners, but for residents of Silver Creek Township, they struck a victory as the county board voted 3-1 at its June 18 meeting to require...
The Buffalo City Council on Monday, June 17, expected to discuss and approve the Planned Unit Development (PUD) and the final plat for a 60-unit apartment building at 204 – 1st Avenue NW, the old St...
Last year, Tate Schwagler of Mandan, North Dakota, held on strong during the bareback riding competition on the opening day of the PRCA Buffalo Rodeo. This year’s rodeo celebrates 65 years, and is...
I’ve been spending a lot of time out on my boat photographing loons, grebes, pelicans and other birds this spring. So, it was fun when I came across something else that was just as photogenic, but...
Festivities finish strong with fireworks, the Grande Parade, and the 2019-20 Coronation  
Carter Vogt has become one of the North Star League’s most reliable pitchers in recent years playing for the Buffalo Bulldogs. For Vogt, one of his secrets to success is following a simple philosophy...
John Russett was in eighth grade when he first stepped foot on Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids. Russett had just finishing his eighth grade school year. Older brother Tom was a sophomore for...
Sofia Morin summed up her performance best when asked about her two-day score of 165 at last week’s Class 3A girls’ state golf tournament at Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids. “My short game fell a little...
There were plenty of eye-opening results from this year’s State Trap Shooting Championships June 10-18 at Alexandria Shooting Park. With over 330 teams and 8,300 student-athletes, Buffalo’s score of...

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