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  People have been reporting issues with lilacs dying to Extension Master Gardener volunteers this season. Find out what may be causing the problem and what, if anything, can be done to remedy it.   What species of lilacs are affected and how?   Dieback on common lilac due to fungal infection  ...
Ralph Dalbec, 79 Ralph Leonard Dalbec, age 79, of Jordan, Minnesota and formerly of Buffalo, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at his residence. He was born on May 14, 1941 in Waverly, Minnesota the son of Leonard J. and Viola E. (Larson) Dalbec. Ralph was previously married to Beetzie...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
Patriotism was never a question for me. With parents who had served in the Marine Corps and Navy, I learned a lot about sacrifice and the importance of standing behind those who protect us. After 9/11, this commitment to our country only grew stronger, and there isn’t a day that goes by where I...
Graduations   North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND    The following students graduated following the summer 2020 semester.    Buffalo - Dawson Mark Mann, BSCONSM, Construction Management.    Waverly - Brooklyn Renae Bangasser, BS, Management Communication.   Academic Honors   The College of St...
Recipes for a bumper crop of tomatoes this year!
Tomatoes, tomatoes, and more tomatoes. This year there seems to be a bumper crop of tomatoes. Not only in quantity, but also in quality. We have had perfect weather for growing in our area this year. This week we are featuring recipes to use those tomatoes. Some fresh eating, some canning recipes...
With cooler weather slowly setting in, sunsets over Buffalo Lake are hinting at the fall season with their rich, warm colors. Nights on the lake are becoming quieter as locals prepare to bid summer farewell and head into autumn, trading their lake days for trips to the orchard and pumpkin patch....
With schools starting to open throughout Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Minnesota State Patrol are co-branding the message of driver awareness now that school buses are back on the roads. Despite the efforts of alerting motorists that children are entering or...
Occasionally, a routine “consent agenda” item gets pulled because it is not so routine. That was the case during Tuesday morning’s meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners when board members took a few extra moments to take note of the proposed disbursement of federal CARES Act money to...
Wright County Economic Development Partnership (WCEDP) is administering a grant program on behalf of the Wright County Board of Commissioners for businesses and non-profits that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifiable entities include those that can demonstrate business...
Being an artist takes talent, patience, creativity, and time. Along with these individual traits, being surrounded by a community of fellow artists offers encouragement and support. Within the City of Buffalo, the Buffalo Art Guild has been working to support local artists and encourage art...

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The Buffalo Police Department reported suspects moving through neighborhoods during the early-morning hours of June 25, with the first call made at 4:32 a.m. A second call was also made to the police...
COVID-19 may be canceling events, but runners are still finding a way to finish their race. With so many events and marathons being eliminated, folks have had to get creative with their participation...
She’s only been swimming for two years, but when Mya Smith enters the water, she definitely stands out. Mya, whose birth name is Kamya, is 13-years old and an incoming freshman that just graduated...
The first known case of COVID-19 in the North Star League was reported early this week, involving an unnamed player from the Maple Lake Lakers. With teams beginning a condensed 10-game league...
The long-awaited first pitch for baseball organizations of all ages came this past week. Locally, athletes that typically play VFW and American Legion baseball, will play an independent schedule with...
Each year on July 4, Americans celebrate the birth of their nation and independence from Great Britain. This day marks the anniversary of the presentation and acceptance of the Declaration of...
Outdoor celebrations dominate social schedules each summer. Several of these celebrations coordinate with national holidays or days of national pride and are accompanied by barbecues, parades,...
Summer weather draws many people outside. Warm air and sunshine can be hard to resist, even when temperatures rise to potentially dangerous levels. Sunburn may be the first thing that comes to mind...
Backyard pools provide families with ample opportunities for recreation. It's easy to be distracted by all the fun when swimming in a backyard pool, but it is crucial that homeowners take steps to...
I live in Northern Minnesota near a wetland along a river. I have contracted a rash the past two summers from either poison ivy, poison sumac or poison oak while out cutting, digging or pulling weeds...

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