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Monday, May 18 was the first day Minnesotans could make non-essential trips since Governor Tim Walz first implemented the Stay-at-Home order on March 27. Pictured above are people who made their way to the shore of Schmidt Lake off County Rd. 34 just east of Buffalo to do some outdoor fishing. The...
The doors to Buffalo City Center are now back open to the public, as are many businesses. City Administrator Laureen Bodin explained the reopening plan to the Buffalo City Council at its regular meeting on Monday, May 18. Protective shields have been added, and the floors have been marked for...
Amanda Krinke and Oluwadamilola Omole were named Buffalo High School’s 2020 Hall of Fame Award winners. The announcement came on Wednesday, May 13 on a virtual call from BHS Principal Mark Mischke. The Academic Excellence Awards ceremony was originally scheduled for Monday, May 11, but was canceled...
The Wright County Board on Tuesday, May 19, approved a preparedness plan and a face covering policy for county employees, as the county prepares to reopen county offices. The preparedness plan addresses several issues internally including hygiene and respiratory etiquette, social distancing,...
As the days and weeks have passed, many things have changed in everyone’s day-to-day lives. The guidance and recommendations around COVID-19 can seem like a moving target. Wright County Public Health acknowledges that struggle and will continue to share the latest information to empower you and...
“It’s wonderful to be recognized,” said Amelia Neaton. “We are a small farm doing great things.” Nick Neaton said, “We are a different kind of farm, a small farm that operates differently than the traditional Wright County farm. This is an opportunity for us to showcase our farm, to showcase our...
If sports return this summer, this year’s St. Cloud Rox baseball team will have a St. Michael flavor to it. Jack Kelly and Will Anderson were both first-year teammates this past spring for the Gopher baseball squad. Anderson is a true freshman. Kelly is a junior transfer from Northwestern of the...
While the high school and American Legion baseball leagues canceled their 2020 spring/summer season, the Minnesota Baseball Association has made a pitch to keep their season alive. MBA sent two letters in early May to Governor Tim Walz and State Legislators making a plea to keep the amateur...
Noah VanderKooi (front) and Tyler Bruder (left)  of the Buffalo boys’ lacrosse team celebrate one of VanderKooi’s three goals in a thrilling 7-5 road win on April 25, 2014 at Providence Academy. The Bison trailed the Lions 5-2 midway through the fourth quarter, before VanderKooi and the Bison...

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Three Wright County clinics are now sites for COVID-19 testing. Testing at all three clinics will be collected at curbside. Allina Health Buffalo Crossroads Clinic, 755 Crossroads Campus Drive,...
The Hanover City Council at its regular meeting, held virtually on Tuesday, May 5, passed a resolution urging Governor Tim Walz to allow businesses to reopen. That resolution reads, in part: “Whereas...
Buffalo American Legion Post 270, Wright County VFW Post 1901 in Montrose, and Waverly American Legion Post 395 are all planning small ceremonies for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, due to the COVID-19...
“In today’s world,” said filmmaker Brandon Ferdig, “we often forget that everyday life, the ordinary, is no longer ordinary, but extraordinary.” “I wanted to capture a unique slice-of-life,” added...
It was announced on Saturday, May 9 that American Legion Baseball in the state of Minnesota will be canceled. The announcement came a short time after Wisconsin had announced its cancellation of...
BUFFALO BOYS GOLF '11 CONFERENCE RUNNER-UP '11 SECTION RUNNER-UP ALL-CONFERENCE: Bollant & Holtan STATE QUALIFIERS: Bollant, Holtan & Lubben
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Monday, May 25 is Memorial Day, a day when many enjoy a backyard barbeque, or picnic in the park. If you have a recipe that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you! Recipes, with...
Are you finding yourself homeschooling and in need of a fun science lesson? Do you need an activity to keep the kids busy for 30 minutes? Need a last-minute Mother's Day gift? Want to brighten the...

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