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John Russett was in eighth grade when he first stepped foot on Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids. Russett had just finishing his eighth grade school year. Older brother Tom was a sophomore for the Buffalo boys’ golf team, which qualified for the 2015 Class 3A state tournament. In customary...
Sofia Morin summed up her performance best when asked about her two-day score of 165 at last week’s Class 3A girls’ state golf tournament at Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids. “My short game fell a little short,” said Morin, who shot an opening-round score of 81 on June 11. She followed that up with an...
There were plenty of eye-opening results from this year’s State Trap Shooting Championships June 10-18 at Alexandria Shooting Park. With over 330 teams and 8,300 student-athletes, Buffalo’s score of 479 qualified them for this Friday’s MSHSL state tournament on June 21 at Minneapolis Gun Club in...
Harvey Field, 91 Harvey James Field, age 91, of Delano passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.  Harvey was born January 9, 1928 in Madison, Wisconsin to Edward and Ruth (O’Donnell) Field. He grew up and attended high school in Rice Lake, WI. Harvey served in the United States Army and was...
When the temperature is just around 80 degrees with no humidity, that’s the weather I like. I’ve had three major projects on my to-do list, and I just finished the last one. What a great feeling. I’m going to reward myself by going shopping to my two favorite stores. Because I don’t drive anymore...
If you’re anything like yours truly, you do not shy away from sitting yourself down to enjoy a fun, animated film – especially if that film is about pets, or animals in general. Such was my situation last weekend, when I saw “The Secret Life of Pets 2.” Hesitant to give the franchise another...
Anniversary 60th Anniversary    Robert and Annette Lord, of Buffalo, will be celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary on June 20, 2019. Congratulations on your 60 years of wedded bliss! Love from your family, Tracy, Suzy, Roger, Taylor, and Claire.    Above, the couple is pictured on their...
Senior Carter Stein, right, receives his diploma from District 877 school board member Amanda Reineck at the Buffalo High School graduation ceremony last Friday, June 7, in the Buffalo High School gym. There were 471 graduates in the Class of 2019. (Photo by Doug Voerding)
For the last month and a half, the future of the $54 million Wright County Government Center has been held up as a petition to require a reverse referendum was collected and submitted following the county board’s April 30 vote to approve bonding for the project. However, all that changed at the...
The day may have been overcast, but spirits in Buffalo were high on Sunday, June 9 as the city kicked off its annual Buffalo Days event. A tradition in Buffalo for generations, Buffalo Days continues this week through June 16. During this time, citizens can connect with their community by coming...

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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...
When my children were small, it was fun to make homemade Easter candies and treats, then hide them before they ate them all. Coloring eggs with the children was also another fun project. My favorite...
Who gets to decide when life begins? Really, sit back and ask yourself that question – what constitutes the title of “being alive?” What ramifications and qualifications do you have to meet to be...
Irene Hudek (left), this year’s Maple Lake Grande Day Parade Grand Marshal, waves enthusiastically to crowds gathered for festivities on Saturday. Close behind was Commodore Lynn Kissock. Ambassadors...
“A new downtown fire station,” said Buffalo Mayor Teri Lachermeier, “has been at the top of the list of needs for thirteen years, since 2006. We need a healthy and safe space for our firefighters.”...

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