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It was a brisk, sunny morning on Saturday, October 13 for the Buffalo Police and Fire Departments’ open house events.  The city of Buffalo community was invited to the fire department (east of town on Atlas Avenue NE) and the downtown police station from 9:00am-noon for a delicious pancake...
The non-partisan county commissioner positions in the District One and District Three are up for election this year. DISTRICT ONE   Name: Christine Husom Position you are seeking: District One Wright County Board 1. Tell us about yourself. You could include your age, family, part of the city where...
Two will be on the ballot for Wright County Sheriff. Sean Deringer and Mike Kaczmarek were the top vote-getters in the August primary. Current Sheriff Joe Hagerty is retiring at the end of this year. The position is non-partisan.   Name: Sean Deringer Position you are seeking: Wright County Sheriff...
On November 6, voters in Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District 877 are being asked to approve an increase in the district’s operating levy. The district is seeking the additional funds to help reduce class sizes, address school safety through personnel and infrastructure, expand middle school...
At this time of year, you can’t help but to think about pumpkins. It is a strange plant, with a huge fruit growing on a flimsy vine. Let’s take a look at this interesting plant. The pumpkin is the oldest-known cultivated plant in the New World. Native peoples started growing pumpkins for food over...
There was little doubt as to who would win this year’s conference title for both the boys and girls cross country teams. Coming into Tuesday’s finals meet at Princeton Golf Course, the Buffalo boys had won the past two Mississippi 8 championships. Not to be outdone, the St. Michael-Albertville...
Believe it or not, sushi is what drives the Buffalo offense these days – ask senior tackle Hunter Poncius. In a promise set out at the beginning of the season, junior quarterback Aidan Bouman promised his offensive line that he would buy a sushi dinner at the local Sakura for each game he isn’t...
In a matter of four days, the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team did something it has never accomplished in team history – twice. Making its first-ever appearance in the Class AA State True Team Meet, Buffalo placed ninth out of 12 qualifying schools with a score of 948.5. Minnetonka (2,509) was this...
Looking to piggy back off last year’s success, three of four submitted players for Buffalo advanced past the first round in Monday’s Section 5AA Individual Tennis Tournament at Reed-Sweatt in Minneapolis. Freshman Anna Lee and junior Vanessa Blanchet each came in as seeded singles players on a...

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The Wright County Area Chapter of Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. has begun their annual Holiday Project.  Consisting of hand-decorated Christmas stockings, 400 this year, which are then filled...
The Wright County Chamber Chorus will present a program entitled “Bernstein’s Best:  A Salute to Leonard Bernstein” on Sunday, Nov. 11 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth.  The program...
With Veterans Day right around the corner, what better way is there to celebrate those who have served our country than with a good meal? On November 11, Buffalo and Monticello will be honoring vets...
We all anticipated them - the one little thing that, once every few years, brings us all together on the same playing field. They pop out into the community in a wash of red and white, worn proudly...
The polls were busy on Tuesday, November 6, as Wright County community members gathered together at voting stations across the district to cast their votes in the Midterm Election. Buildup to the...
Editor’s Note: This story has been taken from the December 20, 2017 issue of The Fountain Hills Times. Connie McCanless was raised in Buffalo, and graduated with the BHS class of 1942. Connie...
For many, Veterans Day is yet another day on the calendar that we can check off, load up the car, and plan for an extended weekend getaway. It’s a last-ditch effort to break out the grill and...
The last high school race for five seniors on this year’s Buffalo boys’ cross country team ended with mixed emotions. With a score of 210, the Bison placed seventh in last Saturday’s Class AA state...
This year’s roster features a lot of returning faces for the Bison girls’ hockey team – 14 to be exact. Ironically, the biggest turnover comes from atop. Gone is head coach Mark Nordvall. Replacing...
Add the girls’ cross country team to the list of recent champions at St. Michael-Albertville High School. With a score of 70, the Knights edged favored and defending state champion Wayzata’s 75 in...

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