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Dylan Kramer (left) and Alyssa Lorentz (right) are proudly wearing Buffalo’s colors during their walk on Saturday, May 4. They were joined by other peers for a night of music, dancing, and fun. This year’s theme was “A Night of Serendipity.” See more pictures of prom on pages 18 and 19 of this week...
Some people are mainly interested in large animals, such as deer, elk or bears. These animals are called mega-fauna, and are a very popular group of animals. Others are fascinated with birds. Small, often brightly-colored, winged beauties. Of course, what I especially enjoy about nature is….....
The 10th Annual Baby Animal Fair comes to Buffalo for its last time.
Madi Peters is known for her skills as a top gymnast. Jordan Zrust is known for her skills as a top-basketball player. Together, the two combined to lead the Buffalo softball team to a dramatic 7-6 home win on Wednesday, May 1 over St. Francis. Tied 6-6 with one out and runners on second and third...
Two key mid-season meets resulted in promising results for the Buffalo boys’ golf team. In the first of two conference meets with all 10 schools, Buffalo tied for second with Chisago Lakes at 309 on Wednesday, May 1 at The Refuge in Oak Grove. St. Michael-Albertville carries a 9-stroke lead with a...
A recent surge for the Buffalo boys’ tennis team has them sitting at the top the Mississippi 8 standings. With wins the past week over Rogers, Big Lake, St. Michael-Albertville, and Princeton, the Bison upped their record to 12-4 overall and improved to 7-1 in the conference. The four wins extended...
The wins keep coming for the Buffalo girls’ lacrosse team, who improved to a perfect 6-0 this past week with lopsided wins over Brainerd, Sartell-Sauk Rapids, and St. Cloud Tech. Outside of a 10-9 victory April 26 at Osseo, the Bison have won every game by double digits, including a 20-2 road win...
May is here! What an April we had. Never in my 80 plus years, do I remember seeing weather change so quickly. The transformation of the winter weather turning over to spring in one-week’s time, was the highlight of my week. I’m so happy the cold weather is gone; the arthritis in my joints feels so...
Delmer Backhaus, 85 Delmer Henry Backhaus, age 85, of St. Michael, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019. He was born October 18, 1933 in Pollock, SD, the youngest of seven children to Henry and Emma (Ketterling) Backhaus. Del was raised in Miltona, MN and was a 1951 graduate of Alexandria High School....
SPOILER ALERT! Proceed at your own discretion.  That out of the way, the time to review the highly-anticipated sequel to “Avengers: Infinity War” has come upon my column this week. After abstaining from the theatre to see this film for a few weeks, I finally got around to seeing the movie last...

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What are some of your favorite Easter memories? For most of us, the details we remember most, are the ones that revolve around the people we were with. Maybe your family sat together at the early...
I looked around the theatre, teary-eyed and sniffling. The realization struck me like a locomotive, and my heart sank in sorrow. I was the youngest person in the theatre, which needed to be flooded...
Delano is facing possible downtown flooding over the next two weeks as the South Fork of the Crow River has hit flood stage. On Friday, March 22, the river peaked at 19.59 feet after ice had jammed...
On Monday, March 25, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board met to discuss the upcoming changes to BHS class schedules, as well as other topics. Beginning in 2019-2020 school year, BHS will...
The 25th annual Pork Chop Feed to support the 877 Scholarship Foundation will be Thursday, April 11, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Buffalo Community Middle School. To mark the occasion, there will...
As reported by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office website, the Sheriff’s Office is committed to keeping the community safe and informed. Minnesota law provides the opportunity for the Sheriff’s...
 “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” – James 1:27, NIV Bible.   There...
Cal James remembers well his team’s amazing run in last summer’s American Legion Baseball State Tournament. James was one of the catalysts in leading Buffalo Post 270 one game from reaching the state...
What a difference a week makes. Just six days after coming off an emotional high of winning the Section 5-3A title, the Monticello boys’ basketball team felt the other end of the spectrum when they...
There was no power outage at the softball field last season for the four-time defending Section 8-4A champs. Looking to make it five straight trips to state, this year’s Buffalo squad knows the odds...

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