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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   With their long season and spreading growth habit, pumpkins often present a weed control challenge.  Here are some important factors and considerations when working to manage weeds in pumpkins and winter squash.    Waterhemp in a pumpkin...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Gardening in small spaces requires you to maximize the space you have and keep potential problems under control. Here we review the top things to consider when gardening small.   Choose your plants wisely   Compact pepper plants and...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   We recently purchased a new house and discovered we have a plant called knotweed taking over the backyard. We have tried digging it out, but are still unable to get rid of it. What should we do? We understand that it is an invasive plant...
Elyce Arvidson, 84 Elyce Arvidson, age 84, of Golden Valley, passed away peacefully April 1, 2021. She was born to J. Eberhart and Elsa (Froid) Lundquist in rural Buffalo, MN October 24, 1936. Following graduation from Monticello High School she graduated from Augsburg College. She married Marvin...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
“I’ve been waiting for this my whole life!” How many times have you said this in your lifetime, this year, or even today? I don’t think there’s anything wrong with looking forward to achieving our goals and seeing our dreams come true, but we’re in such a hurry to see those fulfilled that we aren’...
Engagement   Rossin-Hannu   Tom and Char McDonnell, of Buffalo, and Tom and Laurie Rossin, of Eagan, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Philip Timothy Rossin to Shantelle Mary Hannu, daughter of Daniel and Loretta Hannu, of Kentucky. Philip is a 2009 graduate of BHS and received...
This week we put together some springtime recipes, hoping it will bring a warming change to our weather. All can be considered “one dish meals,” and prepared in under an hour (except for the cake). If you have a favorite dish, that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you! Recipes,...

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We would like to take the time to alert the community of the persistence of scams of all sorts that continue to occur not only in Wright County but all over the country. We hope people are more aware...
A question was raised at the most recent Wright County Board of Commissioners meeting, Tuesday, March 23, that is hoped will bring about some change in how folks in the gravel industry view their...
The annual 877 Scholarship Foundation Pork Chop Dinner is scheduled for Thursday, April 15 from 4:30-7 p.m.  This year’s dinner will be served curbside only at the Buffalo Community Middle School to...
In Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the maple syrup season is roughly during the months of March and April, when temperatures during the day are above freezing,...
Kimball Area Cubs claimed the school’s first athletic championship following a 49-21 victory on Saturday, March 27 over Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie in the Class A title match of the...
Herbst places third at state   Owen Herbst ended the regular season ranked No. 3 in his weight class. When this year’s two-week state tournament concluded last weekend at St. Michael-Albertville High...
STMA community rallies to host this year’s state meet   Even in the wacky, unpredictable world we’re currently living in, the Minnesota State High School League still found a way to crown three teams...
Pranks and jokes are on full display come April 1st. That's when the world celebrates April Fool's Day, a date on the calendar that began when certain countries, particularly France, switched from...

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