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Wow, the snow banks keep getting higher and higher. Hopefully, the snow will melt slowly. If it melts quickly, flooding could be a real problem. Have you ever gone to some wooded area on St. Patrick’s Day, searching for a four-leaf clover? This year, I don’t think they will be peeking out of the...
Kenneth Beaupre, 32 Kenneth Kyle Beaupre, 32, of Rockford, passed away on Thursday, February 21. He was born on August 7, 1986 in Minneapolis, the son of Kenneth Beaupre and LeAnn (Dahl) Waldvogel. Kenneth was preceded in death by: his father, Kenneth Beaupre; grandfather, Leo Dahl; his uncle,...
Stop! Before you go any further, know that today, we’re going to talk about something really rough. Consider this your fair warning – I don’t want any letters to the editor about how I didn’t prepare you for a tragic topic. We’re going to talk about it: suicide. Yes, that’s right – suicide. A few...
Graduations Bethel University The following student graduated following the fall 2018 semester. Monticello - Emily Safar, BA, K-6 Elementary Education, daughter of Steven and Peggy Safar.   Univ. of Wisconsin Madison The following students graduated following the fall 2018 semester. Annandale -...
The Buffalo Community Orchestra will feature Matt Harikian, pianist, during their concerts on March 2 and March 10.  Harikian, a native of Fresno, California, will join the BCO for “Rhapsody in Blue.”  Harikian holds a Master’s degree in Piano Performance from the University of Minnesota, and he is...
DeShawn McCabe, 20, was fatally shot and killed outside an apartment complex in Crystal, Minnesota on Feb. 15, around 7:45 p.m. The person of interest has been identified as the shooter, though a name has not been released to the public. WCCO reported that the death of McCabe, a 2016 graduate of...
We’ve all been thinking the same thing: When is spring going to get here? Between wondering if the groundhog got it right and how we’re going to dig out from beneath the seemingly never-ending blanket of snow, it stands to say that it’s been a rough February. Rough, especially, since we didn’t have...
The issue of the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in Minnesota lakes has been a hot-button issue as the spread of zebra mussels and starry stonewort have infested some lakes to the point of no return to water quality. Who is responsible for attempting to stop that spread has been a hot...
On Monday, February 25, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board met to discuss Capital Facilities and Long-Term Facility Maintenance (LTFM) requests for the 2019-20 fiscal year. These requests have been compiled through meetings with building principals, engineers from various disciplines,...
Micronesia in the South Pacific is a long way from Buffalo, Minnesota, nearly 6400 miles and 38 hours in the air. But that is where Buffalo attorney Richard Hermes is going after receiving a life-time appointment to the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). There, Hermes will...

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The Buffalo Community Orchestra will feature Matt Harikian, pianist, during their concerts on March 2 and March 10.  Harikian, a native of Fresno, California, will join the BCO for “Rhapsody in Blue...
DeShawn McCabe, 20, was fatally shot and killed outside an apartment complex in Crystal, Minnesota on Feb. 15, around 7:45 p.m. The person of interest has been identified as the shooter, though a...
We’ve all been thinking the same thing: When is spring going to get here? Between wondering if the groundhog got it right and how we’re going to dig out from beneath the seemingly never-ending...
The issue of the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in Minnesota lakes has been a hot-button issue as the spread of zebra mussels and starry stonewort have infested some lakes to the point of...
On Monday, February 25, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board met to discuss Capital Facilities and Long-Term Facility Maintenance (LTFM) requests for the 2019-20 fiscal year. These requests have...
Micronesia in the South Pacific is a long way from Buffalo, Minnesota, nearly 6400 miles and 38 hours in the air. But that is where Buffalo attorney Richard Hermes is going after receiving a life-...
It wasn’t her best meet of the season, but sophomore Madi Peters still was able to come away from last Saturday’s Class AA individual state gymnastics meet at the Maturi Pavilion in Minneapolis as...
Buffalo’s first defeat in nearly two months was a costly one. Looking to advance to its first-ever section championship game, the Buffalo boys’ hockey team suffered a 3-0 road defeat in last Thursday...
All season, the Buffalo wrestling squad has relied heavily on its three-headed monster. Freshman Owen Herbst, sophomore Ryan Scherber, and senior Riley Habisch have provided Buffalo with stability in...
Top-two is the goal for most swimmers and relay teams when they compete in the section meet, but for last Friday’s preliminary round, a fourth-place finish was the goal for members of the Buffalo 200...

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