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The Buffalo Triathlon is back in 2019. After a one-year absence, the popular Graniteman Events triathlon is making its return on Sunday, June 2 to Sturges Park and Buffalo Lake. This mark the 15th year in Buffalo. Lack of numbers forced last year’s triathlon to be cancelled. According to Graniteman...
Senior Mackenzie Pawelk was a game-time decision prior to last Thursday’s Section 8-4A softball playoff game at No. 1 seed Elk River. Feeling less than 100-percent health-wise, the Buffalo senior outfielder made the decision to play. “Right before she hopped on the bus today, she threw up three...
Playing in their final regular-season home game of their high school careers, the Buffalo girls’ lacrosse team made sure their 10 seniors went out in style. A 16-10 victory last Thursday over Rogers clinched the Greater West Metro title for the Bison, who came into the tilt with an identical 6-0...
This year’s track and field conference finals on Wednesday, May 22 at Princeton High School saw several familiar faces repeat as conference champions. It also saw a new boys team champion emerge. On the boys side, Cambridge-Isanti’s score of 200 was 45 points higher than second-place St. Michael-...
Donald Becker, 89 Donald “Don” Leo Becker, age 89, of St. Michael, formerly Rogers, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, May 24, 2019. He was born on January 17, 1930 in Rogers, the son of Thomas and Anastasia (Kolles) Becker. Don proudly served in the United State Army and was a...
Every year I tell myself I’m not going to purchase so many flowers. I go to some of my favorite nurseries, and I go crazy. Oh, it has so many beautiful hanging flower baskets, and, of course, I have flowers to plant in the flower pots that are on the deck. The flowers that I got for Mother’s Day...
In the early years before our last Monday in May became known as Memorial Day, there was a time set aside at the end of this month to recognize the losses of the Civil War. Behind both sides of that conflict rested grieving families who desperately longed for the recognition of their loved ones,...
Birthday Joan Raisanen 80th Birthday Open House Joan Raisanen, of Buffalo, will be celebrating her 80th Birthday with an Open House on Sunday, June 2, 2019, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the St. Francis Xavier Parish Hall, 300 1st Ave. NW, Buffalo. No gifts please.  (P30, D2)       Graduations...
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...

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Every year I tell myself I’m not going to purchase so many flowers. I go to some of my favorite nurseries, and I go crazy. Oh, it has so many beautiful hanging flower baskets, and, of course, I have...
In the early years before our last Monday in May became known as Memorial Day, there was a time set aside at the end of this month to recognize the losses of the Civil War. Behind both sides of that...
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...
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-...
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...
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...
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...
 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...
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...
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...

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