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Alicia Malewicki isn’t blessed with great numbers in her first season as Head Coach of the Buffalo gymnastics team. “We have 10 girls on this year’s roster,” said Malewicki, who replaces long-time head coach Martha Driscoll-Nelson, who recently retired from teaching, but has remained with the team...
When asked to think of industries that utilize technology in unique ways, few people may immediately think of agriculture. But technology has left a significant footprint in every industry, and the agricultural sector is no exception. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture notes that modern...
According to AmeriCorps, Martin Luther King Day is the only federal holiday in the United States that is designated as a national day of service. Martin Luther King Day takes place each year on the third Monday in January. In 2021, Martin Luther King Day will be celebrated on January 18. The day...
Tea is an ancient beverage enjoyed for millenia. It is derived from the leaves of a plant called camellia sinensis. One theory regarding the origins of tea suggests it was accidentally discovered in China when tea leaves from a wild tree blew into Emperor Shen Nung's pot of boiling water in 2732 B....
When in need of a beverage to warm them up, billions of people across the globe routinely look to tea. That choice has been made since ancient times, as various historians trace the habitual consumption of tea to ancient China. Anything that has survived since ancient times no doubt has some good...
Homeowners rely heavily on electricity to power their homes and their lives. Coal, nuclear power and water energy help to generate this electricity. Without electricity, lights wouldn't work, digital devices wouldn't charge and cities would come grinding to a halt. This is experienced on a local...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   As our farmer to farmer soil health for vegetables series has unfolded, plastic mulch has come up in every conversation. There are so many benefits to using it, including moisture retention, weed control, and soil warming, but the...
Bacon Corn Pancakes
We have some wonderful winter recipe ideas for you this week. It’s a new year with new foods, give them a try. If you have a favorite dish, that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you! Recipes, with photo (and a short story/history), if available, can be submitted to ads@...

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On Wednesday, Dec. 16, Gov. Tim Walz announced his next steps with the four-week dial back. Though he recognized the efforts made by Minnesotans, he stated there is still work needing to be done to...
When Gov. Walz announced his decision to continue his mandate that restaurants, bars, and breweries were to remain closed to indoor dining, a group of businesses decided to open anyway. Included in...
This winter has been a bit strange in the northland where I reside. Not much snow, but enough cold temperatures to start freezing the lakes. The small lakes and ponds freeze up tight right away, but...
Holiday lights add a festive touch to homes, and they are not in short supply in Buffalo. An evening drive around town, complete with hot cocoa and Christmas music playing on the radio, is a fun...
Irregular year ends in regular fashion; Bison win fourth straight section title   The number four seemed to be the magic number for this year’s Buffalo boys’ cross country team. Four was the place...
Nick Guida will soon be Buffalo High School’s “Guiding Light.” It was announced at the Dec. 14 School Board meeting that Guida will be the new Activities Director at the start of the 2021-22 school...
In alignment with Executive Order 20-103 announced Wednesday, Dec. 16 by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, the Minnesota State High School League will begin in-person practice for winter sports and activities...
Images of Santa Claus excite children across the globe each holiday season. Some such images appear on television, in stores or in the front yards of homes decked out for the holidays, while others...

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