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On Monday, May 9, at approximately 4:11 p.m. Wright County deputies were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of County Rd. 12 NW and County Rd. 37 NW in Maple Lake Township. Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Minnesota State Patrol and Maple Lake Fire and Rescue. Evidence...
Two vehicles were involved in an accident on Highway 55 and High Street in Rockford on Sunday, May 8, at approximately 8:23 p.m. A Chevy Suburban was headed westbound, and a Kia Sorento was headed eastbound when the two vehicles collided on the wet road. The Minnesota State Patrol, Wright County...
Wright County Taxpayer Services would like to remind citizens that first-half property taxes are due on or before May 16, 2022.  Wright County Taxpayers can pay their property taxes in several ways. In Person: Our office is located at the new Government Center: 3650 Braddock Ave. NE, Ste. 1400,...
Auditions for Buffalo Community Theater’s production of “Mamma Mia!” are this Friday, May 13, at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 14, at 10:00 a.m. Call backs, if invited, are Sunday, May 15, at 6:00 p.m. BCT is looking for singers, dancers, and actors ages 16 and up. Performers should prepare a song (...
The City of Buffalo has put a watering restriction in place until October 1. Odd-even watering will be in place with watering allowed between 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Even house numbers may water on even-numbered calendar days. Odd house numbers may water on odd-numbered calendar days. These...
On Saturday, May 21, at the Buffalo Civic Center, Lake Ridge and Park View Senior Health and Living in Buffalo will be hosting a Positive Aging Expo from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This event is focused on providing older adults with resources to age well, positively, and healthfully. Vendors, speakers...
The Wright County Area Blue Star Mothers are hosting a Post-Covid craft/vendor event! The event will be held on Saturday, May 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Buffalo American Legion (301 10th Avenue S). It’s time to get out and see somebody. The proceeds from this event will help to fund our...
(Editor’s Note: Stan Tekiela will be speaking at the Active Generations: A Positive Aging Expo on Saturday, May 21, at 10 a.m. The expo will be held at the Buffalo Civic Center, 1306 County Road 134, in Buffalo.)   I am fascinated by the diversity of mother nature. This was abundantly clear to me...
Long-awaited home game results in 4-2 win over Hopkins; win streak snapped at four versus Edina   Nine games into the spring season, the Buffalo softball team finally got a home game. The result was a 4-2 victory on Wednesday, May 4, over Hopkins. The Bison’s schedule was road heavy to start, but...
Bison post shutout wins over Delano, Monticello, STMA   Rivalry week turned into dominant week for the Buffalo boys’ tennis team. With three-straight home matchups against neighboring schools, the Bison posted identical 7-0 victories over St. Michael-Albertville, Monticello, and Delano. All three...

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Late last week, our office began getting reports of property tax payments mailed to the county being returned to the sender as undeliverable. The return envelopes had the former Government Center...
April 29 & 30 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., will provide Buffalo residents an opportunity to dispose of a wide variety of items including appliances, tires, electronics, and other items at the...
The Wrapped in Love 5K race and walk begins ay 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 30 with registration starting at 7:00 a.m. The cost is $25 per runner. Mail payment to Wrapped in Love, 18 Division St. E....
Foster parents are needed in Wright County. The next orientation is on Monday, May 2, from 6:00- 9:00 p.m. at the Wright County Government Center (3650 Braddock Avenue NE, Buffalo). For more...
The Wright County Historical Society is holding their 2nd Online Spring Yard Sale Fundraiser. This online-only event starts Thursday, April 28, at 3:00 p.m. and ends Friday, May 6, at 4:30 p.m. Items...
Jennifer Meyer’s official decision to become a teacher occurred in a church when she was 17. A former Sunday School student approached her after the service and greeted her with a bright smile and an...
Layne Kology’s hot start has Bison off and running; junior’s 23 goals through four games leads state   The Buffalo boys’ lacrosse team is off to a perfect 4-0 start to the season, but heading into...
Bison go 2-0 at home invite; Marr/Mahannah win versus Edina   The Buffalo boys’ tennis team is off to one of its best starts in recent history. A perfect 2-0 record in last Saturday’s Buffalo-...
Season opens against state’s top team, top golfer; Bison win Burl Oaks Invite   The much anticipated start to the high school golf season kicked off with two of the state’s best on this year’s...
Crooked numbers lit up the scoreboard in one particular category the Buffalo softball team would rather not have them. Three errors led to three unearned runs in a 6-2 road defeat Tuesday, April 19,...

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