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Post 270 comes two wins shy of regional tourney After six games and 42 innings of baseball, it was one particular inning that sealed the fate of the Buffalo Post 270 baseball team in last weekend’s American Legion State Baseball Tournament. After losing 8-1 to Edina in the opening game of the...
Brainerd is the site of this year’s 65th annual VFW Baseball State Tournament. For the Buffalo/Wright County VFW Post 1901 baseball team, this year will be its first visit. The Bison VFW team earned one of 10 spots into this year’s state tourney after posting a perfect 3-0 record in the District 6...
History has proved that regular-season results don’t mean a thing when it comes to the Region 12C Amateur Baseball Tournament. The first two rounds of this year’s region tourney at Veteran’s Memorial Field in Hutchinson was another example of the parity of the North Star League. The two biggest...
If your thing is fast cars, humor, and adrenaline, then this week’s column is right up your metaphorical alley. Buckle up, because we’re about to drift into a movie I’m rather surprised about: Fast and Furious’ “Hobbs and Shaw.” I’ve never been too keen on the Fast and Furious film franchise,...
Reunions BHS Class of 1962   The BHS Class of 1962 will be celebrating their annual reunion on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at Huikko’s Bowling and Entertainment Center, 1207 Hwy. 25. N., Buffalo. Social hour begins at 11:00 a.m. Lunch at 12:00 p.m. No reservation necessary, just come and have fun...
Florence Cardinal, 100 Florence Elizabeth (Babatz) Cardinal, 100, passed away peacefully with family by her side at her home on Saturday, August 3, 2019. She was born on June 2, 1919  on a farm in Watertown,  the daughter of John & Mary (Ceryes) Babatz. She graduated from Montrose High School...
Asparagus Citrus Salad 2 c. water 1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed & cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces 2 T. orange juice 1 T. olive oil 2 tsp. orange zest 1/4 tsp. lemon-pepper seasoning   In a large skillet, bring water to a boil (add a little salt, if you wish). Add asparagus; cook for 4-5 minutes....
A few walleyes are being caught early and late each day on live-bait rigs with leeches or crawlers along the deep weedlines on Clearwater Lake and Buffalo Lake. Sunfish action continues to be good on the 15-20 foot weedlines of Granite Lake, French Lake, Lake Sylvia, Sugar Lake, and Clearwater...
Chicken Parmesan Meatballs
(Makes 20-25 meat balls)   INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground chicken breast ¾ cup Italian breadcrumbs (fine) 1 ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided 3 garlic cloves, minced ½ small onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons + 1 cup marinara sauce, divided ½ tablespoon dried Italian seasoning 2 tablespoons fresh...
Northern pike are being taken in 16 to 20 feet with crankbaits at Clearwater Lake, Lake Sylvia, Granite Lake, and Maple Lake. Largemouth bass are being caught along the weed lines with plastics on most lakes and a few walleyes are coming off Big Swan Lake, Clearwater, and Sugar Lake in 18 to 26...

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The Buffalo boys’ swim/dive team took its first step towards defending its conference title, whom they shared it with a year ago with St. Michael-Albertville. In doing so, the Bison defeated...
It’s pretty rare that I get to review a movie before it hits theatres, but I suppose that’s what happens when you’re fortunate enough for advanced screenings. Me, being one of those fortunate souls...
On December 8, the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce seized the opportunity to snap some beautiful pictures of the frost, which visted Buffalo early Saturday morning. Pictured above is Fourth Avenue NW,...
On December 15 and 16, see the Christmas story come to life at Buffalo Covenant Church! From 5 to 7 p.m., there will be a Living Nativity present to take you on an interactive, walk-through journey...
For the last five years, the Wright County Board of Commissioners have argued the merits of having a county coordinator or a county administrator. It appeared as though the matter was going to be...
On Monday, December 10, the Montrose City Council approved adding $112,664 to the city’s tax levy, a ten percent increase over last year. The 2019 budget, which determines the tax levy, shows some...
“Everything happens for a reason.” At first acknowledgment, it seems passive and thoughtless; a convenient answer to get oneself off the hook of the sticky and difficult conversation. However, when...
Every year at this time, I tell myself I’m not going to bake so many cookies. I enjoy giving my cookies to loved ones. When I give to others, I feel the warmth that comes from demonstrating my...
After traveling nearly 500 miles in two days, the offense finally awoke during the third period of last Saturday’s road game at Moorhead. After being shutout 3-0 the prior evening in Roseau, the...
Five Bison wrestlers reached the podium in last Saturday’s Ethan Herman Memorial Tournament last Saturday at Chanhassen High School. Among the five, three stood at the top. Despite wrestling with six...

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