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If you are like us, one of the reasons for going to the Great Minnesota Get-Together and other county fairs is for the FOOD. If you are out and about and see a State Fair Food Vendor open for business, post it here.   https://www.facebook.com/groups/245420266734458/about   **Disclaimer** with the...
The first Concerts in the Park show in Buffalo  kicked off the series Thursday, July 9. The “Dirty Shorts Brass Band” entertained the crowd with lively music in Sturges Park. The event also featured new COVID restrictions, including a marked off seating area where people were required to maintain a...
  For much of 2020, the United States Census Bureau is tracking the official count of U.S. residents. However, populations can change significantly over the course of 10 years and states take that into account. In the years in between Census periods, state demographers use household estimates to...
  When Bernice Havisto, 94, of Buffalo, was receiving care from St. Croix Hospice, the staff not only went above and beyond her family’s expectations, but she found a friend in the chaplain who stepped up to care for her, even in the midst of the COVID pandemic, when the other priests would not. As...
The Minnesota Department of Education released the results of a survey of more than 134,000 respondents (parents of students) dealing with questions about whether or not to re-open schools in the fall and the results were significant in the feelings of parents toward distance learning. To the...
It’s been a quiet summer around Buffalo with no Buffalo Days, but the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce plans to offer up some semblance of summer by hosting its annual Art & Craft Festival on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It will look a little different this year, with two pods of...
“Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam…” While Buffalo may not be home to real buffalo, meandering through the fields and occasional road, the city offers a unique way to roam with a creative kind of herd.   The Beginnings In 2004, the Buffalo Rodeo launched an art project and fundraiser that...
  Success follows Bouman on and off playing field​   You could’ve thrown 4-5 names in a hat to be selected as the 2019-20 Buffalo High School Senior Male Athlete of the Year, and any name picked would’ve been a good representative. This year’s recipient – Aidan Bouman, would agree with that...

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Supermarkets and other food merchants are allowed to stay open as "essential" retailers amid the mass shutdowns prompted by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Along with banks, gas stations and...
  blog-yard-garden-news.extension.umn.edu/2020/04/troubleshooting-seedling-problems.html   Gardeners across Minnesota have been starting seedlings at home. While we hope your seedlings are healthy...
blog-yard-garden-news.extension.umn.edu/2020/04/smart-garden-2020-armchair-learning.html   Crocus blooming in Mary Meyer's lawn--an early nectar and pollen source for pollinators.Photo: Mary Meyer,...
The first sign of some return to normalcy took place at most local and statewide golf courses on Saturday, April 18. Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order on Friday, April 17, to open golf...
When it comes to the coronavirus, the Wright County Sheriff’s Department in Buffalo is reporting the county jail is taking all the necessary measures to keep inmates and employees safe. “We currently...
The front door to Buffalo Floral and Landscaping, 114 Central Avenue in Buffalo, has been locked since March 23, but the business continues through phone and online orders. “We’ve had to rearrange...
In response to the economic slowdown resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the Board of Wright County Commissioners voted to reduce penalties for property owners who might end up paying their...
Alpine skiers probably don’t associate the gently undulating terrain of rural Wright County in Minnesota with their sport. There are more than 100 lakes in the county, but there are no downhill ski...
JULIA CARLSON Women's Wrestling University of Jamestown, Jamestown, ND
The coronavirus may prevent social gatherings, but the “Stay-at-Home” order currently in place throughout the state didn’t stop high school seniors from still celebrating. With distance learning in...

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