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The 10th Annual Baby Animal Fair comes to Buffalo for its last time.
Madi Peters is known for her skills as a top gymnast. Jordan Zrust is known for her skills as a top-basketball player. Together, the two combined to lead the Buffalo softball team to a dramatic 7-6 home win on Wednesday, May 1 over St. Francis. Tied 6-6 with one out and runners on second and third...
Two key mid-season meets resulted in promising results for the Buffalo boys’ golf team. In the first of two conference meets with all 10 schools, Buffalo tied for second with Chisago Lakes at 309 on Wednesday, May 1 at The Refuge in Oak Grove. St. Michael-Albertville carries a 9-stroke lead with a...
A recent surge for the Buffalo boys’ tennis team has them sitting at the top the Mississippi 8 standings. With wins the past week over Rogers, Big Lake, St. Michael-Albertville, and Princeton, the Bison upped their record to 12-4 overall and improved to 7-1 in the conference. The four wins extended...
The wins keep coming for the Buffalo girls’ lacrosse team, who improved to a perfect 6-0 this past week with lopsided wins over Brainerd, Sartell-Sauk Rapids, and St. Cloud Tech. Outside of a 10-9 victory April 26 at Osseo, the Bison have won every game by double digits, including a 20-2 road win...
May is here! What an April we had. Never in my 80 plus years, do I remember seeing weather change so quickly. The transformation of the winter weather turning over to spring in one-week’s time, was the highlight of my week. I’m so happy the cold weather is gone; the arthritis in my joints feels so...
Delmer Backhaus, 85 Delmer Henry Backhaus, age 85, of St. Michael, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019. He was born October 18, 1933 in Pollock, SD, the youngest of seven children to Henry and Emma (Ketterling) Backhaus. Del was raised in Miltona, MN and was a 1951 graduate of Alexandria High School....
SPOILER ALERT! Proceed at your own discretion.  That out of the way, the time to review the highly-anticipated sequel to “Avengers: Infinity War” has come upon my column this week. After abstaining from the theatre to see this film for a few weeks, I finally got around to seeing the movie last...
Birthday Myrna Peterson 80th Birthday Open House Myrna Peterson, of Backus, formerly of Buffalo, will be celebrating her 80th Birthday with an Open House on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Powers Township Hall, 850 E Horseshoe Dr. NW, Backus, MN 56435. No gifts, please. (P9...
Members of the Minneapolis Marine Wing Support Squadron 471, above, are the color guard during the opening ceremony for the “Light Up the Night” 5K fun run, sponsored by the Montrose Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Committee last Saturday, April 27. From left are Cpl. Calvin Xiong, Sgt. Lee Dehmer, Sgt....

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At a special meeting on Monday, April 29, the Montrose City Council considered re-vitalizing the Economic Development Authority (EDA), agreed to move forward on the purchase of a new water tender for...
The Wright County Board agenda for the April 30 meeting had several items to be discussed and voted on. Mixed in the middle was 10 minutes of scheduled agenda time for a public hearing to discuss the...
Canna lilies, dahlias, glads or gladiolas, and tuberous begonias are just a few of the beautiful bulbs we plant in the spring for summer beauty. They are not true bulbs but a collection of rhizomes,...
The skies around Buffalo were busy this past weekend, as the Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering (GMAG) landed at Buffalo Municipal Airport for the first time in the history of the event, put on by...
Four members of Buffalo’s track and field team represented their school as participants in last Friday’s Hamline Elite Meet, which gathers the best qualified athletes from Class A and AA for one...
While members of the Buffalo baseball team vow pitching and defense is the back-bone to their success, the offense hasn’t been too shabby of late, either. In three road games the past week, the Bison...
In one half, Buffalo goalie Maddy Huebner allowed more goals than she did in two previous games. Tied 6-6 at halftime, Huebner made a few adjustments – mostly mentally, and led the Buffalo girls’...
The Buffalo boys’ golf team won the Eagle Match Play Invitational held last Thursday at Oakdale Golf Club in Buffalo Lake. The invite was hosted by New Ulm, which was one of seven Class AA teams...
The Buffalo High School Band Department, led by Director Scott Rabehl, will present its annual Spring Concert on Thursday, May 2 in the BHS Performing Arts Center.  The Freshman Band will open with...
Last night, just before going to bed, I remembered that I needed to put my prescription eye drops into my eyes. Mind you, the house was dark, except for a bedside lamp on, so I head to the living...

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