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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, November 15, 16, and 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Buffalo High School. “The Birds”...
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 with all the Christmas decorations popping up all over department stores, trying to give Thanksgiving...
Laura Bauer, 78 Laura Mae (Priebe) Bauer, 78, of Port Charlotte, Fla. and formerly of Zimmerman, passed away on November 7, after a long battle with COPD.     She was born Jan 1, 1940 to Harriet and William Priebe in Emmons. She graduated from Rosemount High School in 1957. On October 20, 1962 she...
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 with a dozen homemade cookies, hand-written cards, and other donated goodies, such as granola bars,...
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 which will be at the Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo beginning at 7:30 p.m., will include many of the...
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 with meals in both cities!  The Buffalo American Legion will be hosting their first annual Veterans...
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 on the person of men and women alike, all across the nation. “I VOTED” stickers were a common sight...
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 Midterms has been a hot one - for weeks, candidates have debated and promoted their campaigns across...
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 McCanless of Fountain Hills, Arizona, has a new-found freedom. After more than 70 years she finds that she...
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 selection of occasion-worthy meats for an end-of-the-season cookout in front of the game, another workday...

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Both drivers of a head-on collision on Highway 55 in Corcoran were killed on Thursday, October 4, at 6:48 a.m., as KMSP reported. Corcoran Police responded to a crash on the 23000 block of Highway 55...
The Hanover Historical Society would like to invite you to their 8th Annual Kids’ costume and Pumpkin Decorating Contest on October 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at Hanover...
Monticello Rod and Gun Club welcomes public to prepare for the deer hunting season. The range will host its annual rifle sight-in on the weekends of: October 13-14, October 20-21, and October 27-28,...
Annual open house events are taking place at both the Buffalo Police Station and the Buffalo Fire Department’s Centennial Fire Station this Saturday, Oct. 13. The Buffalo Police Department Open House...
The celebration wasn’t anything special, but the accomplishment was. With a team score of 1,066, the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team placed second to Maple Grove’s 1,252 points at last Saturday’s...
For one week, high school football’s version of “The Greatest Show on Turf” turned into the “Greatest Show on Wet Grass.” Even the damp-misty field at Cambridge-Isanti couldn’t slow down the high-...
One minor tweak to the lineup proved to be a major difference in Buffalo’s 4-3 home win last Thursday over Delano in the quarterfinal round of the Section 5AA girls’ tennis tournament. Just five days...
One weekend after finishing eighth in the 32-team STMA Tourney, the Buffalo volleyball squad placed 13th out of 15 teams in last Saturday’s Hopkins Tournament. The Bison were bumped to the lower...
The name and face might be familiar to folks in the Buffalo area, but one might have trouble recalling the exact reason for Nick Lostetter’s rise to the surface of one’s mind. If you’re a theater-...
Buffalo’s Coborn’s building was a pile of bricks on Tuesday, October 2, after beginning destruction on Tuesday, September 25. The building’s demolition has been discussed among city officials for a...

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