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State champions end Buffalo’s tournament run in elite eight round   The goal for all Class C amateur baseball teams is to get to Labor Day. For the Buffalo Bulldogs, they came one day, and two wins shy of reaching Labor Day’s annual state championship game. A 5-1 loss to eventual state champion,...
Boyd nets first goal of season; Bison still seeking first Lake Conference win   For 78 minutes and some change, the Buffalo girls’ soccer team never trailed in its 2-1 loss last Thursday in their home opener against the Hopkins Royals. Petty Avery’s goal with 1:31 left in regulation proved to be...
Most lakes are still producing largemouth bass by using topwater baits in shallow water, or if fishing the deeper weedlines use plastics. Use minnows on Sugar and Clearwater Lakes in 18-24 feet to catch some walleyes. Sunfish are being caught along the 15-20 feet weedlines on Lake John, Lake Sylvia...
A young person's first hunting trip can be an incredible experience, sparking a lifelong love and appreciation for nature and wildlife. Parents who grew up hunting likely remember their first hunting trip and want to recreate that experience for their own children. As memorable as a first hunting...
Cashless spending has long been a convenient way to make purchases, and that convenience became even more evident in 2020. The outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the winter of 2019-20 forced people across the globe to change how they live, and those changes even affected how items are...
2020 has been year unlike any other. A global pandemic affected communities in every corner of the globe, and many people found they had much more time on their hands due to stay-at-home restrictions. That extra free time may have opened up the opportunity to re-engage with old hobbies or start...
Giving gifts during the holiday season may be rewarding, but certain people on your shopping list may leave you scratching your head wondering what to buy. Teenagers often fall into that confusing category. As trends and interests change at a moment's notice, adults may not know what to get the...
  If your farm or garden is able to donate excess or dedicated produce to food shelves, churches or other hunger relief efforts this summer and fall, you are helping your fellow citizens find access to fresh and healthy locally grown food. Remember some basic food safety considerations when you are...

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Wright County Parks Department   http://www.co.wright.mn.us/132/Parks-Recreation   NEWS FLASH - Campgrounds Open. Schroeder and Collinwood Parks opened for camping on June 1. View All Popular Spring...
Bass and northern pike are active on the weedlines of area. Crappies have started to be caught during the evening hours at Clearwater and Sylvia Lakes in 10 to 12 feet. Leeches are producing walleyes...
  Strawberry growers throughout Minnesota are at or near their final harvest days for the season. After the final harvest, the field is renovated in order to restore the health of the plants and...
  Japanese beetle numbers continue to increase in the weekly trap counts conducted by University of Minnesota researchers in Forest Lake, Hastings, Chanhassen, and Rosemount. As infestations increase...
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Summertime: Fruit and vegetable gardens are starting to produce lots of good ingredients and grilling outdoors is in high season. Here are a few recipes incorporating the fresh produce and outdoor...
Plastics or topwater baits are turning largemouth bass, and sucker minnows are your best bet for pike on the weedlines of most lakes. Sugar Lake, Granite Lake, and Big Swan Lake are giving up a few...
The Buffalo Library has reopened its doors for the community’s readers. The local branch of the Great River Regional Library system closed its doors on March 16 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak,...
These fawns are daily visitors to the Daniel Mosley residence in Corinna Township. They usually make the rounds with their mother two or three times a day. There have, at times, been as many as a...
As of Friday, June 26, Wright County residents can start receiving absentee ballots for the Aug. 11 primary election. There are two options voters can use to complete an absentee ballot application...

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