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With the final days of July finally upon us, we here in Wright County say goodbye, yet again, to another Wright County Fair. Many were glad to see the fair come this year to its original calendar week, in comparison to 2018, where the fair was moved up a week on the July calendar due to scheduling...
Darlene Dixon is retiring. Darlene has been writing the “Kitchen Delights” column in the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer for more than thirty years. Never missing a week, Darlene has shared more than 11,000 recipes in more than 1600 columns. Her picture at the top of her column has been...
The 15th annual Hanover Harvest Festival is Saturday, August 3, and will feature many activities for all ages at Settlers Park, Hanover City Hall, the Fire Station area, and the Hanover Elementary School parking lot. Highlights of the day include a 5K race at 8:00 a.m., beginning at the fire...
Over the last few years with the advent of e-cigarettes, the amount of middle school and high school students that have taken up the use of tobacco has spiked. In response to the upsurge in usage and growing addiction to nicotine among school-age children – recent estimates are that 50 percent of...
After winning four games in four days, the Buffalo American Legion Post 270 baseball team is headed to the state tournament. The team won the Sub State 15 tournament last weekend by beating Cokato, Marshall, and Delano twice in the double elimination tournament in Waconia. All were close games....
William Bjork, 82 William Vernon Bjork, age 82, of Spicer, Minnesota and formerly of Buffalo, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. He was born on June 4, 1937 in Renville, Minnesota, the son of Vernon & Esther (Reek) Bjork. He was baptized in 1937 at First...
(Editor’s Note: Darlene Dixon has graciously agreed to write two additional columns.) I will retire soon!   Oven Crisp Fish 2 lbs. fish fillets 1 c. dry bread crumbs 2 T. Parmesan grated cheese 2 tsp. paprika 2 tsp. lemon zest 3/4 tsp. marjoram 1/2 tsp. thyme 1/8 tsp. garlic powder 2 T. squeezed...
Dear Wright County Journal-Press patrons, In an effort to bring more variety and value to our readers, we are teaming up with Buffalo resident, Sherri Larson, who will be submitting periodic articles named, “Out of the Blue.” Sherri’s first column appears in this week’s Journal-Press. We hope you...

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Imagine, for a moment, the stillness of a cool morning. The sun begins to crest the horizon in a display of enchanting color, the hope of a fresh start promising, and near. Nature around you rises to...
Fans who attended this weekend’s 65th Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo were treated to a good old fashioned mud bath. Heavy rain leading into last weekend made for extremely sloppy grounds,...
Davie Kimm isn’t from Buffalo, but his voice has become a familiar sound to rodeo fans over recent seasons as announcer of the Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo. A former saddle bronc rider, Kimm...
The Hinckley Invitational Baseball Tournament can often be as unpredictable as the Minnesota weather – this year was no different. Wet and soggy conditions at Brennan Field in Hinckley turned...
The team scores didn’t exactly add up the way they had hoped to, but for two shooters from the Buffalo High School Trapshooting Team, individual ones did. Senior Riley Goeb and freshman Austin Sands...
I was just a year old when Pixar revolutionized the film industry with the first “Toy Story,” which would rocket animation to new heights back in 1993. Computer animation was just beginning to pick...
University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Waseca, MN 56093-452135838-120th Street 507-835-3620 Fax: 507-835-3622 http...
Ingredients: ½ cup butter, melted 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 bag (8oz) toffee bits (1 ½ cups) Roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough 1 bag (12 oz) semi sweet chocolate chips (2...
  What to do Best time to do it Okay time to do it Cut back perennials March, April and November   Start summer vegetable seeds indoors Mid March through mid April   Direct seed spring...

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