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While the polls may not have been as busy this year, Minnesota did not fail to make its voice heard in the 2020 Presidential Primary. The state and Wright County voted for Joe Biden as its winner. This photo was taken at BHS, which is Precinct 1.  (Submitted photo)
Minnesota, along with 13 other states, went to the polls Tuesday, March 3, to make their voices heard in the 2020 Presidential Primary. Known as “Super Tuesday,” this day comes early in the United States presidential primary season, and is when the greatest number of U.S. states hold primary...
Sheriff Sean Deringer (left) and Deputy Matt Treichler (right) went for the Polar Plunge last year. This year’s plunge is Saturday, March 7, at Sturges Park.  (Photo by Miriam Orr)
“Brrr”ing it on! It’s never too early to sign up for the Polar Plunge. Come show your support for Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN) and learn firsthand what it means to be “freezin’ for a reason’!” It takes courage, bravery and a little bit of crazy to be a Polar Plunger. Plungers put it all on the...
The Buffalo City Council on Monday, March 2, called for the sale of bonds to finance the construction of the new fire station, the purchase of equipment, and the financing of water and sewer projects. The bond sale will be in three parts, according to Nick Anhut of Ehlers and Associates. The first...
Wright County is now officially a “Second Amendment Dedicated County” according to a resolution to that effect that was passed by the members of the Board of Wright County Commissioners on Tuesday, March 3. The resolution is a commitment to rights guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S....
Hundreds of spectators traveled to Canterbury Park on Leap Day to watch athletes and riders participate in the “Extreme Skijoring” event. Among the numerous competitors were many Wright County residents, including Macy Diehl (above), of Buffalo, who towed racers in the event. (Photos by Miriam Orr)
The weather on Saturday, Feb. 29 was not only beautiful for Leap Day, but it was also perfect for a day at the track. Hundreds of folks traveled to Canterbury Park in Shakopee to watch Extreme Horse Skijoring and Weiner Dog Races, two very unique and competitive sports. For those unfamiliar,...
Bison senior diver Quincy Kabe placed fifth in last weekend’s Class AA state diving competition. Kabe’s score of 370.70 was the highest score and finish for any Buffalo diver at state. (Photos by Rob LaPlante) 
Senior diver, Quincy Kabe, took three extra steps up than he did a year ago on this year’s Class AA state podium. Kabe placed fifth in last Saturday’s final round of the state diving event with a score of 370.70. His score and placement broke his own school record set a year ago, when he finished...
Buffalo’s Ryan Scherber (top) shook off a first-round loss to place fourth in this year’s 132-pound weight class at last weekend’s Class 3A state tourney.
Two Buffalo wrestlers took two different paths to reach the podium at this year’s Class AA state tournament last weekend at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Ryan Scherber placed fourth at 132 pounds. Owen Herbst placed sixth at 160. Both wrestlers came away feeling satisfied with their results. For...

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It’s another December, and that means another Star Wars movie review! I’ve said before that I’m a big fan of the Star Wars franchise, and that I very much enjoy watching those movies and finding...
On Thursday, Dec. 12, the annual Canadian-Pacific Holiday Train rolled into Buffalo, bringing with it holiday cheer, tunes, and tidings of great joy. Each year, the Holiday Train makes its way from...
On Sunday, Dec. 15, at 10:50 p.m., a Wright County Deputy was conducting a traffic stop on US HWY 12, and during the course of his duties dealing with the vehicle and driver that had been stopped,...
See the Christmas story come to life at the Living Nativity at Buffalo Covenant Church, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 21 and 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. The Living Nativity is an interactive, walk-through event...
The final levy and the 2020 budget for the City of Buffalo has now been set after the Buffalo City Council approved both on Monday, December 16. The proposed levy for 2020 is $8,439,165, an increase...
With 2020 on their minds, the Wright County Board of Commissioners voted during their meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17, to set next year’s annual budget and to establish the county’s total certified...
Whether you’re a classic Christmas carol fan or up for what’s new in music these days, there was fun for everyone to be had last Thursday, when the Canadian-Pacific Holiday Trail rolled into town,...
Opportunity sometimes breeds success. In the case of the Buffalo gymnastics team, the absence of their top all-around gymnast has produced both positive and negative results. The negative is two...
One year ago, Jack Ryden was a sophomore goalie playing Junior Gold hockey. Now a junior, Ryden has been given the opportunity to create a spark as the starting netminder for the Buffalo varsity team...
Week two of the season went similar to the first one for the Buffalo wrestling squad. Eden Prairie visited Buffalo last Thursday for the Bison’s inaugural match in the Lake Conference. The Eagles...

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