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Vacations present an opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, often recharging mind and body in the process. In fact, using vacation time can reduce stress and improve overall health. While there is a certain measure of work that goes into vacation planning, and for some it...
A day spent in the great outdoors can expose people to unparalleled beauty and offer the ability to view wildlife not readily encountered elsewhere. The United States has dozens of federally recognized national parks, as well as many other historic sites, scenic trails, national seashores, and...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     Photo: The fruit & vegetable Extension team toured farms along the north shore last week, including a community orchard in Grand Marais.   It's strawberry season! Insects and diseases to watch for this week are fairly similar to...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   This week our team visited farms along the North Shore, as well as in the Twin Cities and the Brainerd area. Crops are at totally different stages across the state; tomatoes are still less than 1 foot tall along the North Shore, while they...
Drought is becoming a more frequent problem. According to NASA, the last 20 years have produced some of the driest conditions in the American west on record. When drought occurs, it is now more severe and pervasive than it once was, which underscores the importance of planning for drought before it...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Week of June 20 These two pumpkins will be grown for the MN State Fair. If all goes well, this landscape fabric will be covered with pumpkin vines soon.   We have been watering daily as needed depending on rainfall, which hasn’t been much...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     The heat is on and the gardening season is in full swing. No more threat of cold nights — we’ve had some real heatwaves — and we can turn our attention to caring for the plants we worried over in May. Our checklist today is lengthy.  ...
Layna Liebhard, 70 Layna E. Liebhard, age 70, of Maple Lake, died Tuesday, June 22, 2022, at the Buffalo Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial was held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Maple Lake, with Fr. Kevin Magner as Celebrant. Burial followed at St. Ignatius...
Many people around the country are disappointed with the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and in turn have decided not to celebrate the 4th of July this year. There are also several men and women stating they now hate this country. Whether you are pro-life or pro-choice it is a...
Anniversaries   65th Anniversary     Don and Gerrie Huston, of Buffalo, will be celebrating their 65th Wedding Anniversary on June 29, 2022. Congratulations! Enjoy your special day! We love you, your family. (P30, D3)   Engagement     Kocks-Meyer   The parents of Sam Meyer and Chelsea Kocks, of...

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Buffalo Community Orchestra’s Sunday evening concert in Sturges Park on June 12, began with a tribute to the military. Members of the Buffalo American Legion stood at attention as BCO played “The...
Park Gilmer, of Buffalo, earned the silver medal for his impressive 50-yard backstroke in the 2022 Special Olympics held in Orlando, Florida June 6-12. Park was escorted through town by the Buffalo...
Bruce D. Anderson, State Senator- Senate District 29- Wright, Hennepin and Meeker has filed candidacy of affidavit application on Tuesday, May 24. He has received his party’s (Wright County...
Around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, June 13, Golden Valley Police received a call of a carjacking at a gas station at 1930 Douglas Dr. N., Golden Valley. A 16-year-old female reported that while she was...
The past few days have been filled with activities and events for Buffalo Days 2022 and the fun isn’t over yet! The complete schedule of events can be found on the Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce’s...
The Buffalo Fire Department will be hosting an open house and pork chop lunch at the new fire station at Downtown Fire Station 1- 215 Central Ave. The event will take place during Buffalo Days on...
Minnesota’s oldest Pro Rodeo, The Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo, will be held from Thursday, June 23, to Saturday, June 25, at the Buffalo Rodeo Grounds. This tradition dates back to 1955. Over one...
Summer is nearly here, and once again, performances at the bandshell in Sturges Park on Buffalo Lake will welcome community members of all ages for nights of enjoyable music. The free summer concerts...
Buffalo wins state title in 4x800 relay; Gregoire ends high school career a two-time state champion   Owen Herbst: 2:01.214 Wesley Wistrom: 2:01.919 Jadon Boots: 1:55.184 Jared Gregoire: 1:53.872  ...
Buffalo edges STMA 11-7 in semis   Senior Alexis Mischke started her high school lacrosse career just like she ended it. A 23-3 road loss last Thursday to Elk River/Zimmerman in the Section 8...

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