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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...
One of my favorite times of year is summer, and with summer comes the inevitable promise of fair time. A long-time lover of carnival rides, cheese curds, and livestock presentations, the fair is my time of year. Growing up, my family attended the Kanabec County Fair, up north in Mora, Minnesota....
Anniversary 50th Anniversary    Bob and Patty Lenneman, of St. Michael, will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary with an Open House on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Hanover City Hall, located at 11250 5th St. NE, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.    Above, the couple newly married; below, as...

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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...
Quick tips Select plants that will thrive in existing soil type, light, and space. Collect and use rainwater to water plants. Water evergreens until the ground freezes. Water in early morning to...
As the carnival pulls away, leaving Sturges Park and Buffalo Lake’s beach oddly empty, we say goodbye to yet another successful Buffalo Days celebration. The city has returned to its usual busyness,...
It took three trips before the Wright County Board of Commissioners, but for residents of Silver Creek Township, they struck a victory as the county board voted 3-1 at its June 18 meeting to require...
The Buffalo City Council on Monday, June 17, expected to discuss and approve the Planned Unit Development (PUD) and the final plat for a 60-unit apartment building at 204 – 1st Avenue NW, the old St...
Last year, Tate Schwagler of Mandan, North Dakota, held on strong during the bareback riding competition on the opening day of the PRCA Buffalo Rodeo. This year’s rodeo celebrates 65 years, and is...
I’ve been spending a lot of time out on my boat photographing loons, grebes, pelicans and other birds this spring. So, it was fun when I came across something else that was just as photogenic, but...

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