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Buffalo Mayor and City Council seats In the City of Buffalo, Mayor Teri Lachermeier is running unopposed for a second term. Three candidates are seeking two seats on the Buffalo City Council. They are incumbent Eric Anderson, incumbent Scott Enter, and Jameson Wakefield. All positions are non-...
Robert J. Hiivala, Wright County Auditor/Treasurer, would like to remind all County property owners that second half property taxes for real estate properties are due October 15, 2018. If, for some reason, you cannot locate your 2018 property tax statement and would like to get an additional copy,...
Both drivers of a head-on collision on Highway 55 in Corcoran were killed on Thursday, October 4, at 6:48 a.m., as KMSP reported. Corcoran Police responded to a crash on the 23000 block of Highway 55, located near the border of Corcoran and Medina. Both drivers, Richard Mueller, 70 of Rockford, and...
The Hanover Historical Society would like to invite you to their 8th Annual Kids’ costume and Pumpkin Decorating Contest on October 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at Hanover Settler’s Park (11230 5th St NE). Prizes are to be awarded in multiple age groups for best pumpkins and...
Monticello Rod and Gun Club welcomes public to prepare for the deer hunting season. The range will host its annual rifle sight-in on the weekends of: October 13-14, October 20-21, and October 27-28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The facilities offer 25yd, 50yd and 100yd range.  There will...
Annual open house events are taking place at both the Buffalo Police Station and the Buffalo Fire Department’s Centennial Fire Station this Saturday, Oct. 13. The Buffalo Police Department Open House from 9 a.m. to noon features: free donuts and coffee, tours of the building and opportunities to...
The concerns of most 16-year-old teenagers might involve thoughts around buying their first car, obtaining a driver’s license, and just beginning to think about college applications while juggling a social life, after-school activities, and good grades. Of all things, city government and the...
The celebration wasn’t anything special, but the accomplishment was. With a team score of 1,066, the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team placed second to Maple Grove’s 1,252 points at last Saturday’s Section 8AA True Team meet in Elk River. St. Michael-Albertville was third at 1,040. The top team from...
For one week, high school football’s version of “The Greatest Show on Turf” turned into the “Greatest Show on Wet Grass.” Even the damp-misty field at Cambridge-Isanti couldn’t slow down the high-flying offense of Buffalo. One week after Monticello grounded Buffalo’s lethal passing attack, junior...
One minor tweak to the lineup proved to be a major difference in Buffalo’s 4-3 home win last Thursday over Delano in the quarterfinal round of the Section 5AA girls’ tennis tournament. Just five days prior to Thursday’s showdown, the same two teams faced each other with the same results and same...

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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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