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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Last spring and summer our team visited 100 small-scale vegetable farms in Minnesota to do soil health assessments, and one of the key drivers of healthy soil was tillage. Soils with less tillage had better aggregate stability, faster...
Sarah Bachmeyer-Parker delivered a speech to the fans at last Friday’s Buffalo boys’ basketball game against STMA in a Coaches vs. Cancer event/fundraiser. Sarah was diagnosed in March 2023 with incurable Stage 3 Multiple Myeloma, a rare cancer that develops in plasma cells. Laura Barta Lindquist ...
Warmer-than-normal January temperatures may have caused the Kites on Ice Festival to be canceled, but several cornhole enthusiasts gathered last Saturday, Feb. 10, at Huikko’s Bowling and Entertainment Center in Buffalo to compete and enjoy what would have been the cornhole tourney out at Buffalo...
Mayor Chris Kauffman opened the city of Hanover’s February 6 meeting with the pledge of allegiance and call to order. Council members approved the agenda and items related to the January 16 work session and January 25 special meetings.  Next, Mayor Kauffman opened the Citizen’s Forum where council...
The Wright County Planning Commission has decided, by a 5-1 vote, against moving forward with an Interim Use Permit to mine sand and gravel near the intersection of State Hwy. 25 N and County Rd. 113.  The meeting was held last Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Wright County Government Center. MBE, Inc. was...
To earn the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting is to earn the highest form of recognition for financial reporting and as of just recently, Wright County has held that honor eight years in a row. Wright County Finance Director Lindsey Meyer shared the good news at the...
Friday, February 16, will be the first day of the 18-day direct balloting voting period. Eligible Wright County voters who align with one of the three major political parties in Minnesota (Republican, Democrat and Legal Marijuana Now) will be able to cast their ballots directly into the tabulator...
Look inside this issue of the Journal-Press on pages 4, 5, and 6 for an advertiser-supported special feature celebrating National FFA Week.  We’d like to thank the numerous small businesses and FFA members that were part of this year’s commemoration.   ​
Buffalo Community Theatre’s performance of “Finding Nemo Jr.” continues through the weekend. Evening performances run February 16-17 at 7 p.m., with a final matinee performance on Sunday afternoon, February 18 at 2 p.m. Showings are located at Discovery Elementary School, 214 1st Avenue NE, in...
Wright County Horticultural Society will host Theresa Rooney on Monday, Mar. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Covenant Church, 1601 Hwy. 25 N, in Buffalo. This event is free and open to the public.   Theresa will be presenting “Humane Critter Control.”  Theresa has been a Hennepin County Master...

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The Blessing Closet will be having a Valentine’s Day celebration at the next distribution to be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 1200 Hwy 25 S., Buffalo, MN 55313 on Saturday, February 3 from 9:00 a.m....
Hundreds of brave residents will take the Polar Plunge in Buffalo with the goal of raising $80,000 for Special Olympics Minnesota. The event takes place on Saturday, March 9, at 12 p.m., Sturges Park...
Winter bird feeding is one of the most common / popular hobbies in America. It is estimated that nearly 60 million Americans feed birds in their yards in winter or summer. That is about 40 percent...
Buffalo places first at JV/varsity home invitational; Wayzata nips Bison in conference meet   On Thursday, Feb. 15, Buffalo High School’s main gymnasium will be the site for this year’s Section 5AA...
Junior scoring big in big meets; Bison fall to No. 1 Tonka   Despite a 1-5 overall record through six dual meets, members of this year’s Buffalo boys’ swim/dive team are not panicking. One of those...
Buffalo avoids first four-game slide in four seasons with 76-55 victory over Andover   You have to go back four seasons – the Covid year of 2020-21 – to find the last time the Buffalo boys’...
Bergstrom scores twice in 4-2 victory   Points and victories in the Lake Conference have been difficult to come by for the Buffalo girls’ hockey team. Losers of four of their first six conference...
This cold snap has put us into hibernation mode and soup is on the menu! Try some new variations and freeze some for the next cold snap. (We live in MN - it will be cold for a while yet). On a...

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