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As reported by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office website, the Sheriff’s Office is committed to keeping the community safe and informed. Minnesota law provides the opportunity for the Sheriff’s Office to provide its community with the kind of information it needs to make good decisions with regard...
 “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” – James 1:27, NIV Bible.   There are two principles to be found above in the Biblical record of James – first, to visit orphans and...
Cal James remembers well his team’s amazing run in last summer’s American Legion Baseball State Tournament. James was one of the catalysts in leading Buffalo Post 270 one game from reaching the state’s final four. “We have a core group of seniors that really took the summer results we had last year...
What a difference a week makes. Just six days after coming off an emotional high of winning the Section 5-3A title, the Monticello boys’ basketball team felt the other end of the spectrum when they were defeated twice in this year’s state tournament. On top of the two losses, Head Coach Jason...
There was no power outage at the softball field last season for the four-time defending Section 8-4A champs. Looking to make it five straight trips to state, this year’s Buffalo squad knows the odds are stacked against them, after losing arguably the best senior class in program history. One year...
When my children were small, it was fun to make homemade Easter candies and treats, then hide them before they ate them all. Coloring eggs with the children was also another fun project. My favorite was to make rolled out sugar cookies with a cream cheese frosting and decorated with cute sprinkles...
Who gets to decide when life begins? Really, sit back and ask yourself that question – what constitutes the title of “being alive?” What ramifications and qualifications do you have to meet to be alive? Who gets to choose those classifications? Who gets to say when something is alive? I ask...
College Bound Univ. of Minnesota Morris The following area residents have been accepted to and have chosen to attend the University of Minnesota Morris in the fall of 2019: Buffalo - Daleney Teske, recipient of the Achievement Scholarship, renewable up to four years. Cokato - Noah Jenkins.
Bernett Kasper, 86 Mass of Christian Burial was at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019 at Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church in Becker for Bernett “Bernie” A. Kasper, age 86, who passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Rev. Michael Kellogg officiated and burial was in the parish cemetery....
Irene Hudek (left), this year’s Maple Lake Grande Day Parade Grand Marshal, waves enthusiastically to crowds gathered for festivities on Saturday. Close behind was Commodore Lynn Kissock. Ambassadors Susie Rieber (low left) and Lilly Workman (high right) standing tall during the parade for the last...

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We all had grand dreams when we were kids.  For some, they dreamed of traveling the far reaches of space as astronauts, while others just wanted to pilot the rocket ship. Others wanted to be cowboys...
It was no mystery who last Thursday’s opponent was for the Buffalo boys’ basketball team. Owners of a 12-0 record and No. 2 ranking in Class 3A coming in, Princeton was just one of nine teams in the...
Ten teams competed in this year’s Buffalo Gymnastics Invitational. Among the 10, half compete in Section 8AA. With the section tourney less than a month away, Buffalo, Brainerd, Elk River, Moorhead,...
Last Thursday’s 6-0 home win over Rogers was an emotional evening for members of the Buffalo boys’ hockey team, particularly for sophomore forward Jordan Zelenak. Not long after the game’s opening...
Year one for the Buffalo Coyotes co-op Adapted Floor Hockey team was a learning experience for everyone. Head Coach Ruth Clarke is hoping to build off last year’s highs, which saw the inaugural team...
In 1967, Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke embarked on an adventure in moviemaking history that would capture hearts and audiences far and wide in “Mary Poppins,” which is perhaps one of Disney’s most...
I think the four squirrels that live in my front yard, think they are birds. I had a bird feeder hanging from a hook on the side of a tree. The squirrels were out there eating all the time. My son...
Whether or not you attended a Christmas service at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in December, you may have heard of the church’s most recent accomplishment: a completed renovation of their...
For years, Wright County has debated the merits of operating county government with a county coordinator as opposed to a county administrator. At the Jan. 15th meeting of the Wright County Board, the...
In preparation for future developments coming to the city, the Montrose City Council on Monday, January 14, approved several changes to the park land dedication ordinance. The changes allow...

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