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Marlys Gillund, 90  Marlys Mathilda (Swanson) Gillund was born in Vasa, MN, on January 28, 1934, and died on February 16, 2024, at the age of 90 years. Marlys grew up in Cannon Falls, MN on the family farm with her parents, Henry and Lillian (Anderson) Swanson and brothers, Kenneth, Harlan, John....
After a little time to process the many stories and headlines from Super Bowl weekend, one stood out the most, the cost. There’s no getting around it, the entertainment capital of the world is not a cheap city, having made the trip a few times during March Madness, I can attest. Bring in an event...
Graduations   St. Cloud State University       Brianna Kono, of Albertville, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Nursing following the fall 2023 semester.      Joshua Kath, of Buffalo, graduated Magna Cum Laude with BS degrees in Manufacturing Engineering and Mechanical Engineering...
Leap Year! Did you know that Leap Year babies are called “Leaplings?” Another tale is that the 29th of February wasn’t recognized by English Law, so the day had no legal status - it was a day that didn’t legally exist. Well, we decided that if that day doesn’t “legally exist,” neither do the...

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Junior diver eyes first state tournament berth; Buffalo knocks off rival St. Michael-Albertville   Standing on top of a diving board can be a lonely and quiet place for some divers. But for junior...
Bison post shutout wins over Panthers, Knights; Varner shines vs. Skippers   Three different goaltenders combined to post back-to-back shutout wins last week for a Buffalo boys’ hockey team desperate...
Three Lake teams advance to state; Buffalo places 12th   If there was any proof how talented the Lake Conference is when it comes to high school dancing, the proof was in the pudding in last Saturday...
Food is a great way to say “Happy Valentine’s Day” to the special people in your life. Hope you find some inspiration for your Valentine with one of these recipes. Happy Valentine’s Day from all of...
What are being called “Unity Walks” have taken place the last few Tuesday mornings around 7:10 a.m. at Parkside Elementary School in Buffalo. Teacher and Education Support Personnel (ESPs) have...
For more than 50 years, the Wright Technical Center (WTC) in Buffalo has been a cooperative vocational training school currently comprised of eight school districts (Annandale, Big Lake, Buffalo-...
As the calendar closes on the month of January, we at the Journal-Press felt it was a good time to check with area medical facilities on the status of COVID, influenza and RSV.  Allina Health —...
On Saturday, Jan. 27., at 11:18 p.m., Wright County Deputies were dispatched to a one-vehicle crash at 15569 109th St. NW in Southside Township.  Upon arrival, deputies located a single vehicle...

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