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Congratulations to Katie Evans, the winner of the Buffalo Days button contest! Katie Evans is a busy mom of two young boys, but likes to express herself with art where she can.  She is just learning about water color, typically doing acrylic paintings, and after a couple sketches and tests, came up...
Wright County has used the Sentence to Service program from the State of Minnesota to serve a two-fold impact on taxpayers – to get projects done for the county and cities while reducing the number of jail days that non-violent inmates have to serve. At the April 30 meeting of the Wright County...
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 fire department, and directed Public Works to seek bids on improvements to Emerson Avenue North...
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 county’s plan to bond approximately $60 million for a new county Government Center and a law...
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, corms, and tubers. I have concentrated on the tender ones because they are the most misunderstood of...
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 the Minnesota Pilots Association (MPA). In its 6th year, the GMAG has been regularly holding its...
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 combined meet at Klas Field in St. Paul. Seniors Isaac Basten and Ryan Russek, and junior Nick Oak...
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 posted a perfect 3-0 record, outscoring teams by a combined total of 36-11. Buffalo opened the trip...
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’ lacrosse team to a key 10-9 road win last Saturday against Osseo-Park Center at Osseo High School....
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 competing, along with Buffalo, the lone Class AAA school. With a team score of 10.5, the Bison edged...

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I was really excited when I saw the trailer for “Breakthrough” early on in the year. I remember seeing it in the theatre during the previews, and having chills; arms speckled with goosebumps, to...
Distractions. They are all around us in this busy, fast-paced world. More advancements in technology, more demands in the workplace, everything is needed right away - instant gratification at its...
“Frog,” played by Patrick Stoneciphe (left) and “Toad,” played by Emilee Feldman (right) engage in a heartwarming scene in which Frog guides Toad in planting a garden. This is a scene from Buffalo...
For the last year, the Wright County Board of Commissioners have met at board and committee meetings to discuss the options with the current county courthouse and where county employees will be...
On Monday, April 22, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose school district heard from Gary Kawlewski, district Director of Finance and Operations, regarding budget modifications for the 2019-20 and 2020-21...
Steven Douglas Cullinan, 49 of Buffalo, was killed in a motor vehicle crash on Highway 55 near Rockford, on Saturday, April 20 at 10:45 a.m. Reports state that Cullinan was traveling eastbound on...
On Sunday, April 7, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office K9 teams took part in narcotics location trials in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. While competitions, these trials are also certifications in and of...
Despite the team scores, plenty of positives could be taken home from Tuesday’s track and field invitational at Monticello High School. With a score of 82, Buffalo boys placed fifth out of six teams...
There is no paid admission to watch a regular season tennis match, but if there was, fans of the Buffalo boys’ tennis team would surely be getting their money’s worth. In four matches the past week,...

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