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The concerns of most 16-year-old teenagers might involve thoughts around buying their first car, obtaining a driver’s license, and just beginning to think about college applications while juggling a social life, after-school activities, and good grades. Of all things, city government and the...
The celebration wasn’t anything special, but the accomplishment was. With a team score of 1,066, the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team placed second to Maple Grove’s 1,252 points at last Saturday’s Section 8AA True Team meet in Elk River. St. Michael-Albertville was third at 1,040. The top team from...
For one week, high school football’s version of “The Greatest Show on Turf” turned into the “Greatest Show on Wet Grass.” Even the damp-misty field at Cambridge-Isanti couldn’t slow down the high-flying offense of Buffalo. One week after Monticello grounded Buffalo’s lethal passing attack, junior...
One minor tweak to the lineup proved to be a major difference in Buffalo’s 4-3 home win last Thursday over Delano in the quarterfinal round of the Section 5AA girls’ tennis tournament. Just five days prior to Thursday’s showdown, the same two teams faced each other with the same results and same...
One weekend after finishing eighth in the 32-team STMA Tourney, the Buffalo volleyball squad placed 13th out of 15 teams in last Saturday’s Hopkins Tournament. The Bison were bumped to the lower bracket after suffering a pair of 2-0 opening-round losses to Mankato West (25-20, 26-24) and...
The Buffalo City Council met on Monday, October 1, at 7 p.m. to discuss future planning and updates for the city.  While there were many projects and reports that were well received, the discussion during the open forum presented challenging material and frustration to a specific issue: the...
The name and face might be familiar to folks in the Buffalo area, but one might have trouble recalling the exact reason for Nick Lostetter’s rise to the surface of one’s mind. If you’re a theater-goer, then you may remember him as a youth in Buffalo Community Theater’s summer shows where he acted...
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 Brent Stromme, a local pastor, writer, speaker and entrepreneur. Cornerstone Café in Monticello will...
Buffalo’s Coborn’s building was a pile of bricks on Tuesday, October 2, after beginning destruction on Tuesday, September 25. The building’s demolition has been discussed among city officials for a long while, and the announcement of the site’s redevelopment came in February. The site is slated to...
Progress on the new Justice Center is well underway, according to Alan Wilczek, Facility Services Director for Wright County. “As of now, things are going well and are on schedule,” Wilczek stated. As the prime months for construction are coming to a close across the state, Wilczek shared that the...

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The first dual meet of the season for the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team was a mismatch on paper. It also ended up being a mismatch in the pool.   Thursday’s dual featured last year’s co-...
Sports Editor    Last Friday’s football game at St. Francis ended how it began.   A 45-yard touchdown reception by Wyatt Schroeder with 1:04 remaining in the fourth quarter helped propel...
Competition was fast and furious the past week for the Buffalo girls’ tennis squad.   With seven matches in seven days, the Bison posted a 4-3 record – two of the three defeats coming against...
Every trip I take to Alaska is special. When it comes to wilderness and wildlife, Alaska is the real deal. This year’s trip was no exception. Moose are often what I spend my time searching for, but...
                             
Tuesday, September 11 marks 17 years since the tragedy of the Twin Towers in New York City. Since then, Americans across the country pay tribute to the lives lost in the wreckage of the incident, as...
On Tuesday, September 11, Wright County Commissioner Christine Husom welcomed Teri Law, Activities Coordinator of Lake Ridge Manor, who addressed the County Board regarding a proposed resolution to...
Montrose residents Jay Alan Johnson and Sheila Ann Johnson have each been charged with six counts of felony tax fraud. The charge descriptions against the two state that the Johnsons “…did...
Around 6 a.m. on Wednesday September 5, a Wright County Patrol Deputy attempted to stop a silver Chevrolet Express van for a traffic violation on School Boulevard near Fenning Avenue NE in the City...
Each year, Buffalo Hospital Foundation hosts the Street Party of Hope in Downtown Buffalo, MN.  This annual event, formerly called the Pink Street Party, elevates cancer awareness and raises money...

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