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The 37th Annual Art & Craft Fair was a great success! Both vendors and guests appreciated the work put into the event to make it safe for people to walk the blocks of tents set up. With the vendors spread out, and the whole layout extended in the downtown streets so people wouldn’t gather,...
The Emotions in Motion walk and 5k was held on Saturday, Aug. 15 in Sturges Park in Buffalo. With 200-250 people participating, roughly $15,000 was raised for SAVE, the Suicide Awareness Voices of Education organization. Craig Hendel, far left, ran with his family in the event. (Photo by Shelby...
Disturbed by the continued shutdown of Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) testing station in the county, the Wright County Board of Commissioners has agreed to draft a letter expressing the county’s displeasure with the closing of the Buffalo facility. The discussion and agreement to do so...
The final results of the August 11 primary have now been certified. The results include both in-person voting and mail-in absentee ballots. In the primary, there were two non-partisan Wright County commissioner races. In District Four, the vote totals were Incumbent Michael Potter, 565; Mary Wetter...
The Buffalo city council met, both virtually and in-person, on Monday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. and received an update from City Engineer Justin Kannas.   Construction   The Calder Ave. construction was well underway earlier in the week, and striping was scheduled to be painted on Thursday, Aug. 20. The...
Recently, I received a text from my neighbor about a killer in our neighborhood. Immediately, I was on alert and wanted to know more. After all, it’s not every day that a killer is reported in your neighborhood. The next text I got had a picture of the killer. This confirmed the killer’s identity....
Fielding woes continue; Buffalo falls 16-5 to Delano in Region 12C title game   The first loss of the year for the Buffalo Bulldogs proved costly, but the good news is, it didn’t cost them their season. After posting a perfect 14-0 record, the Bulldogs first taste of defeat came in a 16-5 blowout...
Quincy Kabe joined a list of elite divers when he was recently named to the 2019-20 (NISCA) National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association One-Meter Diving All-American Boys Team. The list was released on July 2. The top-100 males and females receive a certificate recognizing their...
Four area teams from Wright County all qualified for the 2020 Class C Amateur Baseball tournament. Delano, Buffalo, Howard Lake, and Maple Lake will represent both the North Star League and Region 12 at this year’s tournament, hosted by the towns of Springfield and Milroy. Delano was this year’s...

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Last week, Governor Walz announced that beginning Monday, June 1 recreational camping can open. For Wright County, the announcement means that Schroeder Park and Campground and Collinwood Park and...
Wright County veterans honored with social distanced ceremonies.   Memorial Day, May 25, was quiet and somber this year. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Buffalo American Legion Post  270, the Waverly...
A couple familiar names popped up near the leaderboard this past school year for the Augsburg University men’s golf team. While the spring golf season was canceled in late March due to the COVID-19...
The past few weeks, night owls like myself have been able to enjoy a few innings of the Korean Baseball Organization shown live on ESPN. South Korea is 14 hours ahead of Minnesota’s time zone, but...
Buffalo teammates Bailey Braccini and Emma Carlson walk off the field following their 9-6 loss to Maple Grove in the 2018 Section 8 championship game. It was the first of two consecutive section...
Adults may see staycations as great opportunities to catch up on summer reading and finish projects around the house. Children, however, may not always approach time off at home with that same...
Creeping Charlie   Q: What's the best way to kill Creeping Charlie in large yards without using harmful chemicals? My concern is the health of my children, and my well and septic system. We have...
  When I was an undergraduate, I studied abroad for six months in Stuttgart, Germany. While there at the University of Hohenheim, my friends and I would explore the Swabian countryside any chance we...

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