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The same American Rescue Plan that brought stimulus payments to the general population this spring will infuse Wright County with a proposed $26.8 million and commissioners are trying to figure out how to best use it. Several ideas were thrown on the table at a March 23 Committee of the Whole...
The 66th Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo is scheduled for June 24-26, 2021.  Minnesota’s oldest pro-rodeo is sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA).  All three rodeo performances will include “The Art of Trick Roping, Gun Spinning, and Whip Cracking” by cowboy Rider Kiesner...
In the weeks following the senseless tragedy at our Allina Health Clinic-Buffalo Crossroads of February 9, 2021, we have collectively experienced a range of powerful emotions: grief, disbelief, heartbreak, anger and many more. Our roots in the Buffalo community run deep as a care provider, employer...
When Elaine Morrow, of Buffalo, was a little girl, growing up with three brothers made her wish she could simply “fly like Superman to get away from them!” When she and her family lived in Duluth, her mother would tell her to go play outside and look at the sky, and Morrow would watch the planes...
Plenty of experience returns; Buffalo looks to continue success in Lake Conference   Head Coach Brad Zrust was flirting with retirement at the conclusion of the 2019 varsity softball season. The Bison finished just three outs away that year from making their fifth-consecutive state tournament...
New leaders to step into lineup   Head Coach Peter Robson knows the upcoming lacrosse season will be a major challenge for his Buffalo girls’ squad. Two years removed from the team’s second-consecutive runner-up finish to Maple Grove in the Section 8 finals, Robson knows this year’s squad will be...
Ylitalo showed poise, promise as eighth grader   Golf is one sport that flourished last summer during the pandemic. Head Coach Paul Olson is hoping the extra rounds of golf that people played to either fine tune their skills, or simply a way of getting back to some normalcy throughout the COVID-19...
Last week’s spring break for Buffalo High School meant Head Coach Ben Watkins had to dig deep into his lineup for last Saturday’s first boys tennis competition at Becker. With three regulars not available, Watkins had to insert some junior varsity players into his lineup. The result was a 2-1...

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Monday, April 5 left many people wondering if the spring season had been skipped and winter moved straight into summer. Signs around Buffalo, like the above at CorTrust Bank, showed the temperature...
Wright County Parks & Recreation has announced its spring and summer 2021 events schedule. Most of the events are for the entire family and many are free of charge. To register for any of the...
Wright County Taxpayer Services would like to remind all property owners that first half property taxes for most properties are due May 17, 2021. Payments can be mailed to:  Wright County Taxpayer...
The City of Buffalo will be hosting its annual Spring Clean-Up Days Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Buffalo Civic Center. This event offers the opportunity for...
Spring is filled with so many cool and interesting natural things. The earth is awaking after a long and frozen sleep. Each year, I am surprised when I hear my first frogs’ calling. It always seems...
Schedule will feature some of state’s top teams   The last time the Buffalo baseball team played an official high school varsity game came in the 2019 Section 8AAAA championship game against Rogers...
The University of Wisconsin–Stout Blue Devils will add a hint of purple to its lineup when three members of the 2020-21 Buffalo girls’ soccer team will continue their academic and athletic careers in...
Head Coach Ben Watkins is not afraid to let the players decide who and where fits in his boys tennis lineup. “We like to do some mini-matches the first couple days of practice,” said Watkins, who has...

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