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While the thought of spring for most Wright County residents has been more in the theoretical realm with each subsequent school closure announcement, but, hard as it is to believe, spring will arrive in Minnesota and drivers will likely notice a change when driving around the county. Wright County...
On Tuesday, February 5, the Hanover City Council considered the preliminary plat for Hanover Cove, a major development on the east side of River Road NE and south of 8th Street NE, the former Duininck gravel pit. After lengthy discussion followed by a brief recess, land owner Jason Duininck and...
Sometimes, you just never know where life will take you. You start your life off young and full of starry-eyed innocence; a bit naïve, but filled with confidence and hope for a better tomorrow. Whether you’re taking your first steps onto a college campus, into the lobby of a new job, or into a new...
The Buffalo wrestling squad was this year’s lone bracket buster in the Section 5-3A team tournament last Friday at St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West. With three of the top-four seeds advancing to the semifinals, it was No. 6 seed Buffalo pulling off the only seeded upset in the...
Last Saturday’s Section 8AA gymnastics meet in Brainerd got off to a rough start for Buffalo sophomore Madi Peters. After falling on one of her twist landings, Peters finished the routine in 16th place with a score of 8.975. Even with the setback, Peters was still able to garner enough points to...
Buffalo Head Coach Josh Ortmann breathed a sigh of relief prior to last Friday’s key showdown against St. Michael-Albertville. Trailing STMA by one and a half games for first place in the Mississippi 8 boys basketball standings, Ortmann’s squad closed the deficit to a half game with a 63-47 road...
What a difference a year makes. One year removed from suffering a season-ending loss to St. Michael-Albertville in the Section 8AA quarterfinals, this year’s Buffalo boys’ hockey team turned the tables with a 4-0 section quarterfinal home win Tuesday night over the Knights. The victory completed a...
Over the weekend I revisited a 2011 film that captivated the world almost a decade ago. Nominated for Academy Awards, Oscars, Golden Globes and BAFTA’s, War Horse went on to win 17 titles for itself. If you haven’t seen it, I highly suggest you do – it’ll captivate you from beginning to end. There’...
Graduations Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point The following student graduated following the fall 2018 semester. Buffalo - Cody Lehn, BS, Geoscience.   Univ. of Wisconsin Whitewater The following student graduated following the fall 2018 semester. St. Michael - Dexi Zheng, Doctor of Business...
I’m sure the folks that wanted snow must be happy now. Plenty to enjoy snowmobiling, skiing, skating, all those wonderful winter activities. My daughter is taking 80 children down to Buck Hill in Lakeville. They snowboard and ski, later she serves them hot chocolate and cookies. Sure hope...

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What a difference a year makes. One year removed from suffering a season-ending loss to St. Michael-Albertville in the Section 8AA quarterfinals, this year’s Buffalo boys’ hockey team turned the...
Over the weekend I revisited a 2011 film that captivated the world almost a decade ago. Nominated for Academy Awards, Oscars, Golden Globes and BAFTA’s, War Horse went on to win 17 titles for itself...
I’m sure the folks that wanted snow must be happy now. Plenty to enjoy snowmobiling, skiing, skating, all those wonderful winter activities. My daughter is taking 80 children down to Buck Hill in...
Despite the frustrating snow and chilling temperatures last weekend, the sky over Buffalo Lake was bright with color as enthusiasts of all kinds ventured to Sturges Park for the first-ever Kites on...
In light of the recent snow, the Fobbe family, of Buffalo, is at it again! Continuing the “big snowman” trend, the Fobbe’s made sure this year’s snowman topped the April 2018 13-footer. This snowman...
A complete job description will now be prepared for a part-time administrative assistant at city hall after the Montrose City Council gave approval for the new position at its meeting on Monday,...
This year, the Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism introduced the First-Ever “Kites on Ice” Festival, which was held on Buffalo Lake on Saturday, February 9, despite below-zero temps and...
The Buffalo boys’ hockey team killed two birds with one stone following an 8-1 home win last Saturday over arch-rival St. Michael-Albertville. The victory clinched the Bison’s first conference title...
School cancellations due to weather means no games and no practices for afternoon and evening activities. For a sport like gymnastics, practice is everything. With weather forcing a number of changes...
The Buffalo/Maple Lake girls’ hockey team went the entire regular season allowing three goals or less. So what gave in a 5-3 season-ending defeat in last Saturday’s opening round of the Section 8AA...

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