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Engagement Bisping-Abramowski Mark and Angie Bisping, of White Bear Lake, and Dan and Mary Abramowski, of Buffalo, are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Ashley Bisping and Tony Abramowski. Ashley is a graduate of White Bear Lake High School and St. Cloud State University,...
I was really excited when I saw the trailer for “Breakthrough” early on in the year. I remember seeing it in the theatre during the previews, and having chills; arms speckled with goosebumps, to boot. I had quickly whipped out my phone and sought out the film’s presence on Instagram; determined to...
Jeraldine Vetsch, 96 Jeraldine Clara Vetsch, age 96, of Albertville, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019. She was born October 6, 1922, in Maple Lake, the daughter of Francis and Anne (Otten) Lemieux. Jeraldine was raised in Maple Lake and later farmed in Albertville with her husband, Harold. On...
Distractions. They are all around us in this busy, fast-paced world. More advancements in technology, more demands in the workplace, everything is needed right away - instant gratification at its highest.  April is National Distracted Driving Month. I hope you’ll take a moment and be aware of...
“Frog,” played by Patrick Stoneciphe (left) and “Toad,” played by Emilee Feldman (right) engage in a heartwarming scene in which Frog guides Toad in planting a garden. This is a scene from Buffalo High School’s Spring Musical “A Year with Frog and Toad.” The first of four shows begin Friday, April...
For the last year, the Wright County Board of Commissioners have met at board and committee meetings to discuss the options with the current county courthouse and where county employees will be located in the coming years. That debate is likely going to come end April 30, as a vote is planned...
On Monday, April 22, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose school district heard from Gary Kawlewski, district Director of Finance and Operations, regarding budget modifications for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years. In the beginning of the year, Kawlewski’s office presented the financial forecast for...
Steven Douglas Cullinan, 49 of Buffalo, was killed in a motor vehicle crash on Highway 55 near Rockford, on Saturday, April 20 at 10:45 a.m. Reports state that Cullinan was traveling eastbound on Highway 55 at C.R. 50 when a westbound semi crossed over the median curb and struck his vehicle head-on...
On Sunday, April 7, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office K9 teams took part in narcotics location trials in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. While competitions, these trials are also certifications in and of themselves. Each year, units go to certify, as well as show proficiency in narcotics and patrol....

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Cal James remembers well his team’s amazing run in last summer’s American Legion Baseball State Tournament. James was one of the catalysts in leading Buffalo Post 270 one game from reaching the state...
What a difference a week makes. Just six days after coming off an emotional high of winning the Section 5-3A title, the Monticello boys’ basketball team felt the other end of the spectrum when they...
There was no power outage at the softball field last season for the four-time defending Section 8-4A champs. Looking to make it five straight trips to state, this year’s Buffalo squad knows the odds...
When my children were small, it was fun to make homemade Easter candies and treats, then hide them before they ate them all. Coloring eggs with the children was also another fun project. My favorite...
Who gets to decide when life begins? Really, sit back and ask yourself that question – what constitutes the title of “being alive?” What ramifications and qualifications do you have to meet to be...
Irene Hudek (left), this year’s Maple Lake Grande Day Parade Grand Marshal, waves enthusiastically to crowds gathered for festivities on Saturday. Close behind was Commodore Lynn Kissock. Ambassadors...
“A new downtown fire station,” said Buffalo Mayor Teri Lachermeier, “has been at the top of the list of needs for thirteen years, since 2006. We need a healthy and safe space for our firefighters.”...
Every year, Wright County deals with a calendar-year budget, but there are times when money that was earmarked for one budget year isn’t spent because the items approved in the budget weren’t...
In “The Savannah Sipping Society,” a delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy from the writing team of Hope/Jones/Wooten (“The Golden Girls,” “The Dixie Swim Club”) four unique, Southern women drawn...
Each winter, I lead a photography group to Yellowstone National Park. At the top of most participant’s list is an image of a “frosty bison.” This iconic image usually involves a large bull bison...

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