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It’s the 20th year of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Holiday Train coming to Buffalo on Wednesday, December 12. This year, the train will be stopping at a different location: 5th street, NE (CR 35, near Culvers), on the west side of the tracks only. The train’s expected time of arrival is 5:45...
The Buffalo City Council on Monday, December 3, held its annual Truth-in-Taxation public hearing. The hearing is for the presentation of how much tax money will be collected and how that money will be spent and for public comment. The proposed levy for 2019 is $8,027,464, an increase of $120,741 or...
Why not shop for the holidays from the comfort of your own home this year? For the seventh year in a row, the Wright County Historical Society presents their annual Online Auction at www.wrighthistory.org.  This year’s auction is now open and runs until Thursday, December 13 at 4:30 p.m. This is...
Last Saturday morning, December 1, fire destroyed an attached garage and all of its contents in Montrose. According to Montrose Fire Chief Kevin Triplett, the Montrose Fire Department was called at 10:25 a.m. for a report of an attached garage fire on Pheasant Ridge Drive in the northeast part of...
The Most Valuable Player of this year’s Bison football team is ready to make a run at his first state championship in wrestling. After setting school rushing records this past fall with 1,380 yards and 18 touchdowns on the gridiron, Habisch has upped both his weight and expectations heading into...
When first glancing at this year’s Buffalo gymnastics team, two glaring things pop out. With 16 gymnasts, numbers increased from last year’s total of 11, something that will prove valuable for the future of the team. But with the graduation of seniors Amanda Montplaisir, Sam Twardy, Rachel Haas,...
It was a bittersweet evening for Buffalo senior guard Jordan Zrust. Needing four points to reach 1,000 in her career, Zrust scored her fourth of 10 points in last Friday’s road game at Moorhead early in the first half. After that, things steadily went from good to bad. With the Bison leading by as...
Dale Barfnecht, 71 Dale George Barfnecht, 71, of Mayer, passed away on Thursday, November 29, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. He was born on June 1, 1947, in Watertown, the son of Walter and Violet (Wandersee) Barfnecht.  Dale was baptized at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Delano by The Rev....
The Buffalo Community Orchestra will perform their annual holiday concert, “Holiday for Orchestra – with Ringers & Singers,” on Saturday, December 8.  The concert will feature the Wright County Chamber Chorus with members of the Buffalo High School Concert Choir, led by Director Michael Walsh...

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The Buffalo High School girls hockey team opened their season with a decisive win in a non-conference game against Orono last Thursday, November 8. Buffalo beat Orono 5 – 1. Coach Dave Carothers said...
The Buffalo High School Theater Department is presenting “The Birds,” an adaptation of Aristophanes’ Greek comedy, updated by Walter Kerr. Performances are this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday,...
With elections (which I can’t talk about right now, lest I say something I’ll regret) well behind us and the snow finally here, it’s safe to say that winter is upon us. The thought echoes, affirmed...
The Wright County Area Chapter of Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. has begun their annual Holiday Project.  Consisting of hand-decorated Christmas stockings, 400 this year, which are then filled...
The Wright County Chamber Chorus will present a program entitled “Bernstein’s Best:  A Salute to Leonard Bernstein” on Sunday, Nov. 11 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth.  The program...
With Veterans Day right around the corner, what better way is there to celebrate those who have served our country than with a good meal? On November 11, Buffalo and Monticello will be honoring vets...
We all anticipated them - the one little thing that, once every few years, brings us all together on the same playing field. They pop out into the community in a wash of red and white, worn proudly...
The polls were busy on Tuesday, November 6, as Wright County community members gathered together at voting stations across the district to cast their votes in the Midterm Election. Buildup to the...
Editor’s Note: This story has been taken from the December 20, 2017 issue of The Fountain Hills Times. Connie McCanless was raised in Buffalo, and graduated with the BHS class of 1942. Connie...
For many, Veterans Day is yet another day on the calendar that we can check off, load up the car, and plan for an extended weekend getaway. It’s a last-ditch effort to break out the grill and...

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