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Nolan Mahannah (center) was one of 467 seniors to graduate this school year from Buffalo High School. Mahannah receives his diploma from BHM board member Sheila Smude (right). Last Friday’s commencement ceremony was held outdoors at Bison Field West. See more on BHS graduation on pages 16 and 17. (...
Princess Josie Roskowiak (left), Miss Buffalo McKenna Thoe (middle), and Princess Ella Jorgenson (right) invite you to attend the Buffalo Royalty Coronation on Sunday, June 16, at 6:00 p.m. in the Buffalo High School PAC. Three new royal ambassadors will be selected from seven candidates to serve...
The Montrose City Council on Monday, June 10, approved a watermain replacement project along Highway 12 and a property tax abatement and business subsidy for a business expanding to Montrose. The council also called for bids for a street improvement project and discussed at length changes in the...
The Wright County Board of Commissioners honored two Wright County families at the Tuesday, June 4 meeting for the positive effects they’ve had on the community. Dan and Traci Torgerson were recognized for their years of service as they retire as foster care providers and third-generation farmers...
The Buffalo Fire Department will be hosting an open house at the downtown Station 1 (215 Central Ave.) from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on Sat., June 15.  The event will feature a theme of fire safety and include games and activities for kids and families.
Minnesota’s oldest Pro Rodeo, The Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo will be held from Thursday, June 20, to Saturday, June 22, at the Buffalo Rodeo Grounds. Gates will open at 5:00 p.m., and the performances start at 7:00 p.m. each night.  General admission tickets are $25 for Adults and $20 for...
Come enjoy a free meal brought to you by Grace Place and our June sponsor - The Vanderlinde Group (Jeff Vanderlinde), at the Montrose Community Center, 200 Center Avenue South, Montrose. Coffee and conversation will begin at 4:30 p.m., dinner will be served from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and will...
The annual Good Neighbor Days celebration in Howard Lake will be held from Thursday, June 20, through Sunday, June 23.  Movie in the Park will be held on Thursday, June 20, at Central Park. This is a free event.  The Orphan’s Baseball Team will be playing against the Winsted Wildcats at 7:00 p.m....
Kathleen Bryant grew up on a farm located four miles outside of Buffalo. She recalls her upbringing fondly, stating that wherever she’s gone, she’s always, “Looking for something like Buffalo.”  Bryant graduated from Buffalo High School in 1978 and attended Moorhead State University. She began her...
Mahannah, Shaffer’s first-career state tennis tournament results in duo’s first state victory    The first state tennis appearance for Buffalo seniors Nolan Mahannah and Sam Shaffer as a doubles tandem produced another first – a state tournament win. After falling 6-0, 6-2 to Orono’s No. 1 seeded...

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Russell Ylitalo, Buffalo places fourth at sections; Harvey Ylitalo just misses cut    Emotions were mixed at the conclusion of last Friday’s championship round of the Section 8AAA boys’ golf...
Toussaint’s seven goals leads Buffalo to big section win   Junior Hattie Toussaint provided more than enough offense to lead the Buffalo girls’ lacrosse team to an 18-5 victory over Brainerd in the...
Buffalo and St. Michael-Albertville have been long-standing high school rivals in a lot of sporting events throughout the years. This season, that rivalry extended one sport deeper.  With numbers on...
Grilling Season!  I know a lot of people grill year around, but it really kicks up in the summer months and it seems everything tastes better when cooked on the grill. Hope your summer (and summer...
With the persistent threat of rain last Monday morning, the annual Montrose Memorial Day service was moved to the Community Center. Following some welcoming remarks by Greg Youmans and the playing of...
The Buffalo Bike club had its first two rides of the season on Sunday, May 5, and Sunday, May 19.  The first ride was a 7.5-mile ride through Lake Rebecca Park Reserve. The second ride was a 12.5-...
The 37th annual Albertville Friendly City Days will run Wednesday, June 5, through Sunday, June 9.  There will be many enjoyable events scheduled during Albertville’s five days of summer fun.  A...
Wright County commissioners know congestion along Highway 25 in and around Monticello is a growing problem, which is why they signed a letter at their May 21 meeting supporting Sherburne County’s...

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