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The Buffalo City Council on Monday, May 20, approved the sale of $7.15 million and the refinancing of $4.675 million in general obligation bonds. “I know you have some really good news for us,” said Buffalo Mayor Teri Lachermeier to Nick Anhut of Ehlers and Associates, the city’s financial advisor...
For many people across the country, Memorial Day is a time to kick back, relax, and not worry about going into work - maybe a day to spend out on the lake, or go on a weekend trip, or even just bar-be-que in the backyard. However, for others, Memorial Day is a solemn time to remember those who...
Buffalo High School Principal Mark Mischke spoke to the crowd during the 34th Annual Academic Awards Luncheon, which took place Wednesday, May 15 at the Buffalo Evangelical Free Church. A total of 52 Chamber member businesses sponsored a total of 124 BHS senior students for their academic...
Officers of the Buffalo Police Department took their turn during a 24-hour standing of the guard at MN’s Peace Officers Memorial located on the south lawn of the State Capitol leading up to the National Peace Officers Memorial Day service on May 15.  Nearly 300 officers have been killed in the line...
Buffalo Days is getting closer and closer! While Buffalo Days is an annual event, things do tend to change as the years come and go – and, this year is no exception. New this year, the grande parade will, again, start on 5th St. NE and head south on First Avenue, highlighting the downtown of our...
 Maybe you remember the laughter ringing across the air of your backyard, where you come to an abrupt stop, face-to-face with your friend. “Stop! Police!” you say between childhood giggles. Your friend rushes off, calling out for you to catch him. It’s your typical childhood game of “Cops and...
With very few section games played during the regular season, Buffalo Head Coach Ben Watkins wasn’t sure what to expect coming into this year’s Section 5AA boys’ tennis tournament. Buffalo came into the tourney having faced only two section teams, which resulted in a pair of wins over conference...
Girls shoot 329 in home meet Hanna VanDenEinde couldn’t have picked a better time to shoot her personal-best score of 94 in Monday’s Mississippi 8 West girls’ golf meet at Wild Marsh in Buffalo. With a season average of 99, VanDenEinde carded Buffalo’s fourth-lowest total and 12th overall to help...
Traditionally, the Buffalo boys’ golf team has played well in its home meet. Last Thursday’s final Mississippi 8 West meet was no exception. With a score of 306, the Bison edged St. Michael-Albertville by two strokes (308) to place first at Wild Marsh Golf Club. The Bison actually shot 299 in last...
With three games left in the regular season, Head Coach Brad Zrust was already doing some strategizing for this year’s section tournament. Although they lost 9-6 on May 14 at Brainerd, this year’s No. 2 seed in the Section 8-4A tourney, Zrust felt like his team earned a moral victory in defeat. Not...

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It’s that time of year again! Clean up your yard, or simply get rid of old and unwanted items at this year’s Spring Clean Up Days! On April 26 and 27, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the cleanup will be held...
After just breaking out sandals for the 70 degrees that swept over the state days before, Minnesotans were grumbling, as they once again stowed away their springtime hopes with the news of yet...
The City of Buffalo is moving ahead with the financing for a new fire station and for the reconstruction of Douglas Drive and the streets in the Southeast Area Phase III. The Buffalo City Council on...
On May 11, 1858, the territory of Minnesota officially became a state. It is one of 28 states whose name is derived from Native American origins. “Mni” is the Dakota word for water, while ‘Sota’ has...
Ruth Clarke is hoping to get the maximum out of the minimum this spring as Head Coach of the Buffalo Coyotes Adapted Softball team. With only seven rostered players, the Coyotes will play this spring...
At the conclusion of Monday’s 10-5 season-opening road defeat at Delano, Buffalo boys’ lacrosse Head Coach Joey Hartfiel couldn’t help but crack a small joke. Delano’s 10th goal with 54.5 seconds...
With an assist from the boys team, the Buffalo girls’ lacrosse team scored a 14-4 season-opening home win Tuesday night over Delano. The road game officially goes down as a home win for the Bison (1-...
The Buffalo baseball team posted a 12-0 home win Tuesday afternoon in five innings over Princeton. While the runs came fast and furious early on, it were the runs that didn’t cross home plate that...
Some days I spend most of my time looking for something I mis-placed, or searching for a certain recipe I know I just saw in one of my cookbooks, laying right on my desk. Sometimes I find this great...
“Dumbo” has long been one of my favorite Disney films; it’s one that my family has watched many times. I’ve shed a lot of tears over Dumbo’s “Baby Mine” scene, where he cries big sad tears as he...

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