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Abraham Benson, 43 Abraham K. “Abe” Benson, age 43, of Albertville, died Monday, April 1, 2019. He was born in Forest Lake, on April 26, 1975, the son of David J. and Susan K. (Karkhoff) Benson.  He honorably served his Country in the United States Army. On October 11, 1997 he was joined in holy...
I’m happy it’s Spring. The birds are chirping away, they are happy. The migrating birds are all back. Even people who we call “snowbirds” are returning. I love Minnesota for the seasons we have. I look forward to each season we happen to be in. With each season, our taste buds change. We now go...
As I slowed to stop at the intersection one day while driving home, I noticed a farmer had his tractor out and about. The sight wasn’t encouraging at all – his rig was stuck, and he was looking depressed; mud up to the wheel-wells in his farmyard. I had the simple thought that this was a typical...
Academic Honors Knox College Galesburg, IL The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2019 winter term. Delano - Rachel Ditty. Rockford - Tatiana Topoluk.
Flood waters from the South Fork of the Crow River in Delano and from the Crow River in Rockford and Hanover are receding. The National Weather Service in Minnesota estimated that on Sunday, March 31, and Monday, April 1, the river in Delano moved down into the moderate flood stage of 17.5 feet and...
For the last several months, the Wright County Board of Commissioners has danced around the issue of whether or not the county is going to invest in building a new Government Center. At the April 2 meeting of the board, it became obvious that the plan is to move forward quickly to finalize the...
More than a year ago, the Buffalo City Council authorized a study of the city’s housing market and how the city’s goals and policies best suit the community’s short-term and long-term residential needs. That study is now complete, and City Planner Steve Grittman of Northwest Associated Consultants...
Upcoming performances are this week: April 5, 6, 7 and 12, 13, 14 The play, which takes place largely on a lovely Southern veranda will transport you away from the winter that won’t go away, to a lovely setting in Georgia.  It will also warm your hearts, as you get to know the unique ladies of “...
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain   Perhaps one of the greatest authors in the history of literature, Mark Twain’s repertoire of stories include:  “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” “The...
It was 2015 when Buffalo last won the conference title in boys golf. Since then, the Bison have watched St. Michael-Albertville hoist the Mississippi 8 championship trophy the past three years. With six returning varsity golfers back from last year’s team that finished just 28 strokes back of STMA...

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On Monday, February 25, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board met to discuss Capital Facilities and Long-Term Facility Maintenance (LTFM) requests for the 2019-20 fiscal year. These requests have...
Micronesia in the South Pacific is a long way from Buffalo, Minnesota, nearly 6400 miles and 38 hours in the air. But that is where Buffalo attorney Richard Hermes is going after receiving a life-...
It wasn’t her best meet of the season, but sophomore Madi Peters still was able to come away from last Saturday’s Class AA individual state gymnastics meet at the Maturi Pavilion in Minneapolis as...
Buffalo’s first defeat in nearly two months was a costly one. Looking to advance to its first-ever section championship game, the Buffalo boys’ hockey team suffered a 3-0 road defeat in last Thursday...
All season, the Buffalo wrestling squad has relied heavily on its three-headed monster. Freshman Owen Herbst, sophomore Ryan Scherber, and senior Riley Habisch have provided Buffalo with stability in...
Top-two is the goal for most swimmers and relay teams when they compete in the section meet, but for last Friday’s preliminary round, a fourth-place finish was the goal for members of the Buffalo 200...
Some folks love the snow, others don’t like this much snow. To me, it reminds me of years ago, when we had high banks of snow. We have not had this much snow for years. I love it, it’s so white and...
It was a true wonder when Warner Bros. Animation Group (WAG), along with a number of other assisting units, announced its extraordinary Lego Movie in 2014. Winning 73 awards since its release, Lego’...
Cold?  Wet?  Catching the flu?  Horton the Elephant feels the same way, but that won’t stop him from saving the Whos.  All he needs is one, good friend—Gertrude McFuzz—by his side. Invite your...
The Buffalo Community Orchestra will perform their annual March concert, “Rhapsody!” on Saturday, March 2.  They will travel to the Cokato area for a special repeat performance on Sunday, March 10. ...

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