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Given his submitted lineup, a 15th place finish in this year’s Rumble on the Red Wrestling Tournament in Fargo, ND, was something Bison Head Coach Ben Presler could be proud of. Supplying most of Buffalo’s point totals were three wrestlers. Winning the 170-pound weight class with a perfect 4-0...
I know this week was supposed to be a movie review, but the christening of a new year, in a way, demands a redetermination of focus. That in mind, we’ll resume reviewing a movie next week, as I’ll fill this week’s page space with an end of the year muse. Having holidays on a Tuesday can make the...
Academic Honors Knox College, Galesburg, IL The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. Delano - Rachel Ditty. Rockford - Tatiana Topoluk.   Univ. of Jamestown Jamestown, ND (3.5-4.0) The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018...
The year 2018 was a very hectic year. Hopefully, 2019 will be an uplifting year. I plan to have a good year. I’m planning to do more things with my family and friends. I want to smile and laugh more. I pray for each and every one of my recipe friends that you have a blessed year and enjoy your...
Evelyn Abel, 93 Evelyn Lena Abel, age 93, of Albertville, passed away Monday, December 24. She was born May 12, 1925 in Urbank. Evelyn is survived by: her children, Diana Illies of St. Michael, Renee (Paul) Hayden of Benson, Wayne (Patricia) Abel of St. Michael, Rochelle LaRue of St. Joseph; many...
December 13, 2018 This time of year, each day I plan what I need to do. Getting ready for Christmas is a big deal at the Dixon house. Yesterday I baked all day, four different kinds of cookies; two of the kinds needed frosting. I didn’t get the one kind frosted. So, this morning, that was my plan...
By the time many of you will read this, Christmas will have wrapped up like a present with a nice little bow on top. Or, if you’re like me, holiday plans stretch all the way into the New Year for many of us, and you’ve got another few parties on your calendar, yet. I am pleased and encouraged in...
Scholarships South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD Zoe Kunz, a graduate nursing student from Hanover, is the 2018-19 recipient of the John T. Vucurevich Foundation Scholarship for West River Nursing at South Dakota State University. She is the daughter of Tony and Teresa Harrer, and a 2013...
Many times at the conclusion of every year, we sit back and think about the 365 days that seemed to pass in what many will recall as a “blink of an eye.” We’re all another year older, a little bit wiser, and share the promise of another year unfolding before us: 2019. Thinking back to 2018...
January Ordinances from the city code were amended. The parking lot created by the city’s removal of a house behind River Inn was leveled. An alarm system was installed in the new public works facility. Plans were made for a city clean-up day. Changes in the city code on gambling regulations were...

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Last year’s leading scorer for the Buffalo girls’ basketball team is starting to heat up. Averaging just 12.2 points per game through the first four games, Zrust scored a combined 87 points in the...
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...

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