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Toothy grins and a mesmerizing orange glow help make jack-o'-lanterns captivating sights come Halloween. Pumpkin carving is an autumn tradition and runs the gamut of simple designs to more intricate artwork worthy of any medium. Although anyone can grab a pumpkin and get started, when done...
In recent months, many people have grown accustomed to hosting small gatherings for holidays and other important events. Even family dinners may have been scaled down as personal health and safety has taken precedence in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. For individuals accustomed to cooking for a...
Just in time for Halloween, hosts who want to put their candymaking skills to the test can offer guests the ultimate sweet treat. Homemade lollipops can be customized to any flavor or color, which makes them easy to match to any Halloween theme. Enjoy this recipe from "300 Best Homemade Candy...
Halloween marks the first stop on the holiday season highway. It is a time of great excitement and fun for young and old, with costumes, tricks and treats brightening up an autumn day. Hard core Halloween enthusiasts may spend hundreds of dollars each year on decor, costumes and other accessories....
MOON DOUGH A fun quarantine activity! 1 cup corn starch and 1/2 cup conditioner makes MOON DOUGH! It’s like play dough and slime combined. Not sticky and super fun to play with. Tons of entertainment for $2 total! Food coloring is optional. Try purple and blue. Then combine them for a tie dye...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Haralson apples ripen late in the season.   It's mid October and gardeners are covering plants and pots with sheets at night to protect them when frost is predicted. Plants can be “nipped” by frost when fat in cells on the outside edges...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Euonymus hedge starting to turn red in the fall   Winged Euonymus or burning bush (Euonymus alatus) has been a popular landscape shrub since it arrived in North America in the mid-1800s. A member of the bittersweet family (Celastraceae), ...
William Anderson, 80 William Arthur Anderson, Bill, age 80, from Buffalo, Minnesota, passed away on October 9, 2020 at his home in Rohnert Park, California. Bill had endured a long struggle with ALS, (Lou Gehrig’s disease,) and passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. Bill is survived by...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
This week, Community Corner is going to serve as a break from the political talk, hate, and negativity being thrown at us. Politics, step aside. It’s time to talk about happy things and bring some joy into our lives. Everyone, meet Brinkley: Brinkley is an Aussiedoodle (Australian Shepherd/Poodle...
Birthday   Hertha Dixon 102nd Birthday   Hertha Dixon, of Buffalo, will be celebrating her 102nd Birthday on Friday, October 30, 2020. To help her celebrate, a birthday card party will take place. Please send greetings to her at: 613 Montrose Blvd. # 113, Buffalo, MN 55313. (P22, D25)  ...

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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   A rain barrel surrounded by plants can make your landscape both environmentally sound and visually pleasing.   Our home property has...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Bulmers Norman, a European apple variety   This time of year, UMN Extension receives a steady stream of questions about how to identify...
Bass and pike fishing remain strong in less than 12 feet on most lakes. Crappies are being located on Clearwater Lake at 15-20 ft. Walleyes are being caught using minnows, from 15 to 30 ft. on Sugar...
Fishing and hunting are popular outdoor activities. Many outdoor enthusiasts engage in angling or hunting so they can have trophies to put up on their walls. Others rely on hunting and fishing for...
When in doubt while holiday shopping, go with a gift card. Gift cards provide a convenient way to ensure people of all ages ultimately get something special. According to a 2016 survey by the gift...
Halloween is a day many people, including adults and children, eagerly anticipate. Steeped in tradition, Halloween is a day that's always good for a scare and, of course, some candy. Many Halloween...
Spiced Apple Chutney
Apples are here, apples are here! Many varieties are ready for picking. Find your favorite apple orchard, or farmers market near you. Whether for eating, canning, or baking, there is sure to be a...
On Saturday, Oct. 3, Schmidt Lake, just off County Road 34 between Buffalo and Hanover, offered a serene reflection of the fall colors that are beginning to paint the trees. The cooler weather has...
In response to recent grain bin accidents resulting in the tragic deaths of area farmers, Hopkins Seed (local Pioneer® Seed Dealer) partnered with Buffalo Fire Chief, John Harnois to facilitate a...

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