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Editor’s note: This report was  taken from Fox 9. On October 8, Fox 9 reported that a former music teacher at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School in Howard Lake, Minnesota has been charged with criminal sexual conduct after he allegedly engaged in inappropriate behavior with a 15-year-old...
A crash on Highway 12 near Valley View Road and Railroad Avenue in Independence has left one dead. The crash happened Friday, October 5. The victim was identified as 52-year-old Tamera Freiborg, of Bloomington. Minnesota State Troopers stated to WCCO that a westbound vehicle crossed over the center...
During most of the year, the Wright County emergency management department is preparing for the worst and hoping it doesn’t happen. From potential problems at the Monticello nuclear facility to preparing in the event of a terrorist act or being on hand in the event of catastrophic weather, the...
Third in a series   Voters in Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District 877 are being asked on November 6 to approve an increase in the district’s operating levy. The district is seeking the additional funds to help reduce class sizes, address school safety through personnel and infrastructure,...
Buffalo Mayor and City Council seats In the City of Buffalo, Mayor Teri Lachermeier is running unopposed for a second term. Three candidates are seeking two seats on the Buffalo City Council. They are incumbent Eric Anderson, incumbent Scott Enter, and Jameson Wakefield. All positions are non-...
Robert J. Hiivala, Wright County Auditor/Treasurer, would like to remind all County property owners that second half property taxes for real estate properties are due October 15, 2018. If, for some reason, you cannot locate your 2018 property tax statement and would like to get an additional copy,...
Both drivers of a head-on collision on Highway 55 in Corcoran were killed on Thursday, October 4, at 6:48 a.m., as KMSP reported. Corcoran Police responded to a crash on the 23000 block of Highway 55, located near the border of Corcoran and Medina. Both drivers, Richard Mueller, 70 of Rockford, and...
The Hanover Historical Society would like to invite you to their 8th Annual Kids’ costume and Pumpkin Decorating Contest on October 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at Hanover Settler’s Park (11230 5th St NE). Prizes are to be awarded in multiple age groups for best pumpkins and...
Monticello Rod and Gun Club welcomes public to prepare for the deer hunting season. The range will host its annual rifle sight-in on the weekends of: October 13-14, October 20-21, and October 27-28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The facilities offer 25yd, 50yd and 100yd range.  There will...
Annual open house events are taking place at both the Buffalo Police Station and the Buffalo Fire Department’s Centennial Fire Station this Saturday, Oct. 13. The Buffalo Police Department Open House from 9 a.m. to noon features: free donuts and coffee, tours of the building and opportunities to...

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Buffalo City Council met on Monday, September 17 at 7 p.m.  As the end of the year looms closer, planning is underway to address upcoming city financing and levies.  Administrator Merton Auger...
On Tuesday, September 18, Wright County Commissioners heard from Greg Pickard, Veterans Service Officer, regarding the coming grant season for County services. “Service tripled this year from 2017,”...
Buffalo Community Theater is excited to announce the cast of their fall musical comedy: Stephen Sondheim’s “Company.” This talented group of performers from Buffalo and other nearby communities...
Don’t miss out on the 9th Annual Gala Fundraiser for Love INC-Big Woods! It will be held on Sunday, October 7, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo.  The keynote speaker will be...
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has placed Wright County under an emergency quarantine, which went into effect Thursday, September 13, after emerald ash borer (EAB) was found along the...
Delrose Ahlm, 90 Delrose Bertha Ahlm, 90, of Buffalo, passed away September 3. She was born April 25, 1928 in St. Michael, to William and Mary (Otten) Weber. Delrose was raised in Buffalo, and...
In recognition of the 17th anniversary of 9/11, students and faculty at Tatanka Elementary STEM School in Buffalo had a brief gathering outside the school with members of the Buffalo Police...
Three weeks into the season, the Buffalo boys’ soccer team is still searching for its identity.   A 2-2-1 record has been highlighted by some dominant performances, evidenced by Monday night’s...
Week three provided a couple road blocks for the Buffalo girls’ soccer team.   The first detour started last Thursday in Rogers. Goals by Isabelle Smith, Mackenzie Matthies, and Ella Stritesky...
The first home match for the Buffalo volleyball team featured the top-rated squad in Class AA.   For the first two sets of a 3-1 home defeat to No. 1 rated North Branch, the Bison looked like a...

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