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A four-story, 60-unit apartment building will now be built on the corner of 1st Avenue NW and 3rd Street NW, the former site of the St. Francis Xavier School, land now owned by the City of Buffalo. The Buffalo City Council on Monday, July 15, approved the request for a Planned Unit Development (PUD...
Musicals are often billed as fun for the whole family.  With Buffalo Community Theater’s “The Music Man,” that’s true not only for audiences, but for actors and directing staff, too.  BCT launched a mission to cast family members in this summer production. “BCT wanted to make the conscious effort...
Three Wright County ambassadors to participate in Minneapolis Aquatennial The Minneapolis Aquatennial Ambassador Organization (AAO) is excited to announce three Wright County candidates will represent their communities in the AAO Candidate Program from July 23 through July 28: Hannah Hoschstedler,...
For as controversial as the process was of the Wright County Board of Commissioners funding mechanism to construct its new Government Center, a companion item to the larger bonding project wasn’t in any dispute – the construction of a law enforcement tactical training center that would be owned by...
One of the inescapable truths of life is that eventually, we will reach the end of it. Many of us have watched our loved ones slip into death in a variety of ways, while there are some of us who don’t have those moments with those whom we hold close. However, one of the great fears many of us have...
Soeffker whirls nine-inning gem Rund’s RBI single lifts Soeffker, Bison to extra-innings win   On a night to honor and celebrate the local heroes that have served, and who are currently serving our country, it was an incoming sophomore pitcher that demonstrated his own heroic effort on the baseball...
There were plenty of reasons to celebrate – prior, during, and after last Friday’s American Legion Baseball game between Buffalo Post 270 and Delano Post 377. In the second of back-to-back games during the 2nd Annual Wright County Military Appreciation Night at Bentfield Mills Park, the Bison and...
Spinners and leeches are producing a few walleyes early and late each day in 14 to 20 feet at Clearwater Lake, Buffalo Lake, and Cokato Lake. Look for sunfish during the day and crappies each evening on the 12 to 16 foot weed edges of Clearwater, Maple Lake, Sylvia Lake, Indian Lake, and John Lake...
Farmers markets benefit consumers shopping for fresh produce, as well as the community. Here are seven reasons to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at a farmers market:  1. Freshly picked fruits and vegetables taste better. When you shop at a farmers market, you know that the produce is fresh and at...
From the MN Grown web site:  www.minnesotagrown.com   Buffalo Farmers Market We have a large selection of locally grown & produced items from 30+ vendors including: produce, honey, eggs, jams, meats, BBQ sauce, yarn, baked goods, dog treats, salsas, plants, crafts, coffee,soaps, popcorn,...

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Buffalo and Rogers had combined for one high school baseball state tournament appearance in 69 years. None of today’s active coaches or players from either team were alive when Buffalo made its only...
Rodeo clown brings experience to 65th annual Buffalo Rodeo
I remember when I went to school. Some of us walked, some rode a mule, to that one-room school upon a hill. Our one teacher had 40 scholars. Her monthly wages was 60 dollars. She taught eight grades...
I don’t know about you, but I can’t remember the day I told my parents about my lifelong dream to own horses.  I was so young, I probably didn’t even know how to spell “horses” properly, much less...
Buffalo Days is almost here! Beginning the day at 7:30 a.m. will be the Fly-In Breakfast and Car Show on June 9.  Come enjoy a tasty hot breakfast at the airport, while watching planes take off and...
It’s no secret that Minnesota has seen quite a bit of moisture already this year. With a mid-April blizzard leaving the water table across the state at a higher-than-usual level, coupled with almost...
In the middle of May, John Uecker, chairman of the Albion Township Board, sat around fewer people that could comprise a standard jury. Their goal was to get enough signatures on a petition to stop...
“I prayed for love one lonely night; a prayer sincere, serene. An hour later as I stood in line,  I turned and faced a dream. As eyes met and hands touched, my thanks I sent to One above; For in that...
Leading by one stroke after 18 holes, the Buffalo boys’ golf team finished second to Alexandria in last week’s Section 8-3A tournament at Headwaters Country Club in Park Rapids. The Bison’s total of...
If one word best describes this year’s Section 8-4A baseball tournament, it likely would be “crazy.” If one word best describes the first three games of the same tournament for Buffalo, it too, would...

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