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Rice Companies has begun the work to bring Coborn’s grocery back to Buffalo. The store will be located at the southeast corner of Ryan’s Way and Willems Way, and will offer a drive-thru pharmacy and coffeeshop. The estimated completion date is late fall of 2021. (Photo by Tom McDonnell)
Buffalo resident and local artist Meredith Johanson recently updated the artwork that decorated the old Buffalo Cinema. Fish, mermaids, and aquatic scenes fill the empty movie poster boxes, offering a colorful sight in downtown Buffalo. (Photo by Shelby Hulstein)
For the last year, Wright County Public Health has been on the front line in the battle against COVID-19. From the preparation more than a year ago to the launching of mass vaccination sites earlier this year, Public Health and several other county departments have worked together to get vaccines...
City Engineer Justin Kannas walked through a presentation on the city’s water reclamation pre-treatment plant improvements with the Buffalo City Council during their April 19 meeting, which prioritized projects and actions needing to be completed at the wastewater treatment plant. “This is the...
The City of Buffalo will be hosting its annual Spring Clean-Up Days this Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Buffalo Civic Center. This event offers the opportunity for residents to dispose of unwanted items, including personal electronics, appliances, batteries,...
There are many species of beans in cultivation around the world, yet it is the common green bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, that takes on celebrity status as National Garden Bureau’s vegetable focus for 2021. One of the earliest cultivated plants, garden beans can trace their beginnings to Central and...
LaPlante’s gem leads Bison over No. 3 ranked Skippers; Buffalo starts season 4-0   What six Minnetonka pitchers couldn’t do, sophomore Logan LaPlante was doing to near perfection. Minnetonka pitchers combined to walk 18 hitters. Mix in 15 base runners advancing via stolen bases/passed balls, and...

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The reconstruction of Douglas Drive and Phase Three of the Southeast Area infrastructure improvements has now begun with the Buffalo City Council awarding the low bid at its meeting on Monday, May 6...
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as the annual Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week that includes it as Peace Officers Week. Twenty years later,...
Dylan Kramer (left) and Alyssa Lorentz (right) are proudly wearing Buffalo’s colors during their walk on Saturday, May 4. They were joined by other peers for a night of music, dancing, and fun. This...
Some people are mainly interested in large animals, such as deer, elk or bears. These animals are called mega-fauna, and are a very popular group of animals. Others are fascinated with birds. Small,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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