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District 877, Buffalo-Hanover- Montrose Schools, will be holding a referendum vote to increase its general education revenue by $750 per student on Tuesday, November 5. The proposed levy increase would be $22.5 million over five years. Polls will be open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at three combined...
Buffalo Police Reserves were stationed in downtown Buffalo on Saturday, Oct. 26 and kept busy handing out candy to trick-or-treaters from 2 to 4 p.m. They saw a variety of different costumes, worn by children and adults, throughout the afternoon. This inflatable T-Rex was one of their favorites....
We are approximately a year away from millions of Americans heading to the polls to cast their ballots for the President of the United States and thousands of federal, state and local offices. But, for Wright County Auditor/Treasurer Bob Hiivala, even though the election isn’t until Nov. 3, 2020,...
The streets in downtown Buffalo are alive with gaggles of children, dressed in a variety of colorful costumes as they make their way through downtown Buffalo carting treats and bags full of sweets. A yearly event in Buffalo, Merchant Trick or Treating is an activity that many look forward to...
While poking around the garden late this summer, I found an adorable visitor. A small frog, called a gray tree frog (Hyla versicolor) was resting amongst the brightly-colored flowers. This amazing little creature can be found in a wide range of habitats located throughout the eastern half of the...
Buffalo advances to sweet-16 with first 6A victory Just seconds after the game clock hit zeros, senior quarterback Aidan Bouman chucked one of his longest throws of his high school football career. On the receiving end was a fan near a jubilant Bison student section. Bouman’s throw came moments...
Moments after crossing the finish line, nobody would have guessed that Buffalo eighth grader Brooklyn Hart had qualified for her first-career state tournament. Hart’s time of 19:37.5 was fifth best in last Thursday’s Section 2AA Tournament at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista. The top-eight runners...
The first state experience for sisters, Anna and Alaina Lee, was a memorable one. Anna, a sophomore, and Alaina, a freshman, made their Class AA state tournament debut last Thursday at Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Madeline Smith and Jaelyn Orth, both seniors...
Three-peat. For a third-consecutive season, the Section 2AA boys cross country champions hail from Buffalo. With a score of 62, the Bison edged second-place Mankato East by 20 points (82). Chanhassen was third (98) and Worthington fourth (100) in last Thursday’s section tourney at Gale Woods Farm...
Raymond Bergquist, 92 Raymond E. Bergquist, age 92, of Buffalo passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at his residence. He was born on February 26, 1927 in Buffalo, the son of Nels and Lydia (Erickson) Bergquist. Raymond graduated from Buffalo High School in 1945. He honorably served his Country...

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Never let it be said that I, Miriam, have ever not really loved a dog-related film. Aside from the sad ones that end with the cute pups dying, I’m a sucker for a film related to an animal. Those are...
Wright County Area Fishing & Hunting Report Look to Clearwater Lake or Granite Lake with minnows for walleyes 10 to 18 feet. Overall, fishing pressure has been minimal and many boats have been...
October 18, 2019   It will be difficult to fully mulch this many leaves and not cause problems to the turf before going into winter. Collect them and compost off-site.Photo: Jon Trappe, UMN...
October 18, 2019 Oriental bittersweet (Photo: MDA) Fall is an excellent time to be checking your property for noxious weeds and invasive plants, according to Gary Wyatt, UMN Extension educator in...
The Buffalo Community Orchestra will kick-off their 25th Anniversary season with their annual fall concert, “Brass Spectacular.”  BCO’s new Conductor, Hisham Bravo Groover, will also make his debut...
Last Saturday, Oct. 19, was a reminder of how autumn can display its wondrous colors. Division Street in Buffalo was one such example. (Submitted photo)
On Tuesday, Oct. 22, Tatanka Elementary kids were reaching for the stars right along with retired NASA astronaut, Duane “Digger” Carey. Carey visited Tatanka all the way from Colorado Springs, where...
We recall seeing the beautiful stripes of red and white fluttering in the breeze on a summer day, a patch of blue displaying proud stars symbolizing this land, all beneath a beautiful blue canvas of...
Placing 10th out of 12 teams doesn’t seem too appealing for most coaches, but considering the competition, Head Coach Rachel Busch was thrilled with her team’s results in last Saturday’s Class AA...
WEEK 8 FOOTBALL: Buffalo 30, Andover 19 Nobody, not even Buffalo senior quarterback Aidan Bouman, will forget the first-ever football game played at Bison Field West. Bouman’s 209 yards and five...

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