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“Once a Bison, always a Bison.” This phrase holds especially true for Gerice Olson, a 1996 graduate of Buffalo High School, and 2000 graduate at North Dakota State University in Fargo. Both schools go by the Bison nickname, however, her high school alma mater pronounces it “Bison,” and her college...
The 2019-20 season was the year of change for the Buffalo wrestling program. A switch in conferences and sections didn’t bode well on paper for the Bison, as they finished 2-4 in their first year in the Lake Conference, and 0-7 in their first season in Section 8-3A. One of the losses was a 52-30...
Aidan Bouman lit up the stat sheet over his four-year career as quarterback of the Buffalo Bison football team. What people didn’t see were the impressive numbers he put up in the classroom and community. The combination to excel in all aspects earned Bouman a Scholar Athlete by the Minnesota...
Crappies are most active on the 12- to 15-foot weedlines each evening at Clearwater, Indian Lake, Lake John, and Maple Lake. Bass and pike are active on the weedlines of most lakes, while sunfish have moved to the weed edges on most lakes as well. Spinners with crawlers or leeches are producing...
Kayaking is a fun way to spend an afternoon, particularly in summertime. If smiles on the faces of kayakers aren't enough to convince you just how fun this sport can be, perhaps statistics can convince you how enjoyable it is to paddle away in a kayak. According to the Physical Activity Council,...
Few summertime holidays elicit as much excitement as the Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day in the United States. Each year, family, friends and revelers anticipate the arrival of the holiday so they can host barbecues, enjoy the sun, listen to their favorite summertime tunes, and...
A thick cut of meat grilled over an open flame can make for a mouth watering meal. While such an endeavor likely won't lead to any complaints around the dinner table, many people still shy away from grilling especially thick cuts of meat. A thick cut of uncooked meat can intimidate even the most...
Ice cream and hot days are a perfect match. Ice cream can be served in many different ways - from sundaes to cakes to sandwiches. Ice cream sandwiches are comprised of a favorite ice cream flavor nestled between wafer-type cakes or cookies. They're available pre-made in a grocer's freezer, but they...
"I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!" When Howard Johnson, Billy Moll and Robert A. King penned this novelty song in the late 1920s, the screaming they referenced was a cheer among students at a fictional college in a "land of ice and snow, up among the Eskimo." For anyone who has...
A thriving backyard garden requires homeowners to take steps to ensure the garden has the best environment in which to grow and thrive. The right tools and components, including trowels, rakes, soil, amendments, and fertilizer, can help gardeners create beautiful spaces. It's also important that...

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Chicken Flautas with Avocado Cream
Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, Tuesday, May 5. We have put together a few tasty recipes for you to try with your family. If you have a recipe that you would like to share, we would love...
Hey friends and neighbors! How are you feeling right now? I am having a hard time dealing with the current shelter in place order… maybe you are too! We miss our friends, neighbors, teachers, shop...
A few generations ago, dining out was an experience reserved for special occasions. However, until recently, when restaurants were shuttered in the wake of the public health crisis prompted by the...
The lights at Bison Field West at Buffalo High School were turned on for 20 minutes and 20 seconds last Saturday night. Schools across the state are using the hashtag #BeTheLightMN on social media to...
One wouldn’t think a fish house would have too much traffic during a Minnesota spring thaw. But for Mill Creek Inn Owner John Radford, his fish house has seen an enormous amount of traffic. Like most...
Following the lead of the Minnesota governor, the Board of Wright County Commissioners have voted to extend special COVID-19 orders to Monday, May 4. This is a two-week extension of orders that call...
Great River Regional Library (GRRL) is raising funds through a Library Giving Day campaign. This one-day online fundraising event will be on Thursday, April 23, and will encourage patrons and library...
Kris Dirks had an idea. After learning that full-filtered masks were needed by local health care workers, Kris did some research and found that 1500 masks would benefit Stellis Clinic, Allina Clinic...
Steve Kiphuth (right) tends to Buffalo senior Trevor Johnson (left) during a home football game last fall. Kiphuth has served as Buffalo High School’s Head Athletic Trainer since December of 2014. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)
Steve Kiphuth knows a thing or two about sports injuries. As a former student-athlete at Buffalo High School, Kiphuth, better known by his nickname of “Kip,” was an ex-varsity baseball and football...
Ben Presler
On Friday, April 10, Ben Presler announced via Twitter that he has resigned as head coach of the Buffalo wrestling program. Presler took over for Jason Maurer at the start of the 2015-16 season....

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