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Four members of Buffalo’s track and field team represented their school as participants in last Friday’s Hamline Elite Meet, which gathers the best qualified athletes from Class A and AA for one combined meet at Klas Field in St. Paul. Seniors Isaac Basten and Ryan Russek, and junior Nick Oak...
While members of the Buffalo baseball team vow pitching and defense is the back-bone to their success, the offense hasn’t been too shabby of late, either. In three road games the past week, the Bison posted a perfect 3-0 record, outscoring teams by a combined total of 36-11. Buffalo opened the trip...
In one half, Buffalo goalie Maddy Huebner allowed more goals than she did in two previous games. Tied 6-6 at halftime, Huebner made a few adjustments – mostly mentally, and led the Buffalo girls’ lacrosse team to a key 10-9 road win last Saturday against Osseo-Park Center at Osseo High School....
The Buffalo boys’ golf team won the Eagle Match Play Invitational held last Thursday at Oakdale Golf Club in Buffalo Lake. The invite was hosted by New Ulm, which was one of seven Class AA teams competing, along with Buffalo, the lone Class AAA school. With a team score of 10.5, the Bison edged...
The Buffalo High School Band Department, led by Director Scott Rabehl, will present its annual Spring Concert on Thursday, May 2 in the BHS Performing Arts Center.  The Freshman Band will open with the “Star Spangled Banner,” followed by “Springtime Ride” by composer Erika Svanoe, the Director of...
Last night, just before going to bed, I remembered that I needed to put my prescription eye drops into my eyes. Mind you, the house was dark, except for a bedside lamp on, so I head to the living room. The small bottle was on the end table. I put one drop in each eye. Then, I was trying to put “...
Engagement Bisping-Abramowski Mark and Angie Bisping, of White Bear Lake, and Dan and Mary Abramowski, of Buffalo, are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Ashley Bisping and Tony Abramowski. Ashley is a graduate of White Bear Lake High School and St. Cloud State University,...
I was really excited when I saw the trailer for “Breakthrough” early on in the year. I remember seeing it in the theatre during the previews, and having chills; arms speckled with goosebumps, to boot. I had quickly whipped out my phone and sought out the film’s presence on Instagram; determined to...
Jeraldine Vetsch, 96 Jeraldine Clara Vetsch, age 96, of Albertville, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019. She was born October 6, 1922, in Maple Lake, the daughter of Francis and Anne (Otten) Lemieux. Jeraldine was raised in Maple Lake and later farmed in Albertville with her husband, Harold. On...
Distractions. They are all around us in this busy, fast-paced world. More advancements in technology, more demands in the workplace, everything is needed right away - instant gratification at its highest.  April is National Distracted Driving Month. I hope you’ll take a moment and be aware of...

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Despite the team scores, plenty of positives could be taken home from Tuesday’s track and field invitational at Monticello High School. With a score of 82, Buffalo boys placed fifth out of six teams...
There is no paid admission to watch a regular season tennis match, but if there was, fans of the Buffalo boys’ tennis team would surely be getting their money’s worth. In four matches the past week,...
Golfing with a full lineup for the first time this season, the Buffalo girls’ golf team finished last Thursday’s Mississippi 8 West meet at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker in familiar territory –...
It seems like no matter how many days we tick off on the calendar, the majority of them are riddled with bad news. That was precisely my feeling when I got downwind of the news of Notre Dame.  I sat...
Old National Bank’s footprint in Minnesota doubled in size over the weekend, as 17 KleinBank branches re-opened as Old National banking centers. With this branch and systems conversion now complete,...
It’s that time of year again! Clean up your yard, or simply get rid of old and unwanted items at this year’s Spring Clean Up Days! On April 26 and 27, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the cleanup will be held...
After just breaking out sandals for the 70 degrees that swept over the state days before, Minnesotans were grumbling, as they once again stowed away their springtime hopes with the news of yet...
The City of Buffalo is moving ahead with the financing for a new fire station and for the reconstruction of Douglas Drive and the streets in the Southeast Area Phase III. The Buffalo City Council on...
On May 11, 1858, the territory of Minnesota officially became a state. It is one of 28 states whose name is derived from Native American origins. “Mni” is the Dakota word for water, while ‘Sota’ has...
Ruth Clarke is hoping to get the maximum out of the minimum this spring as Head Coach of the Buffalo Coyotes Adapted Softball team. With only seven rostered players, the Coyotes will play this spring...

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