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Carl Carlson, 93 Carl Elroy Carlson, 93, of Cokato Passed away at Cokato Manor on August 19, 2019.  Memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 30, at Albion Evangelical Free Church. Visitation and lunch begins at 11 a.m. at the church on Friday. Interment to take place at Mt....
“Are you having the nightmares yet? Have you been able to sleep?” I’ve heard these haunting questions often lately. No, they were not said in some medical or mental health treatment setting. They were exchanged across tables at end-of-summer gatherings among teachers. “It was the first day of...
I feel, that years from now, we’re going to look back on this month and say, “Where were you when the Amazon was burning?” It seems this month, the world’s largest rainforest has sprung up across news outlets, channeling the attention of the globe in a literal blaze of glory. If you haven’t heard...
Anniversaries 60th Anniversary Don and Joan Lind, of Buffalo, celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on August 29, 2019. Love and congratulations from your sons and family: Dan (wife Rhonda, grandkids Alyssa and Evan); Jeff (wife Bobbi, grandchild Cole); Todd (wife Aimee, grandkids Dain and...
Look for sunfish and some suspended crappies on the 10- to 15-foot weed lines of Clearwater Lake, Maple Lake, Sugar Lake, Lake Sylvia, and Pleasant Lake. A jig and fathead minnow or spinner and crawler is turning a few walleyes on the 15- to 18-foot weed edges of Cokato Lake, Clearwater, and...
Wright County was buzzing last weekend, as three of the area’s major events came to area communities on Saturday, August 17. One of which was the Buffalo Arts and Crafts Festival, which flooded the streets of downtown Buffalo with vendor tents, food, crafts, art, and with enthusiasts. This year’s...
Last Saturday, Wright County also welcomed the Maple Lake Gear-Head Get Together Swap Meet and Car Show, which is one of the city’s largest events throughout the year. This year’s was jam-packed with good times, including 1,000 registered cars, close to 150 motorcycles, and a crowd somewhere in the...
Another Montrose Days has come and gone for the community, with lots of smiles and memories made along the way. This year’s festivities came to town August 16-18, including Saturday’s pork chop feed at the firehouse, bounce houses, the lawn tractor pull, and Sunday’s parade and coronation. Above,...
In the 1970s, the Wright County Board of Commissioners approved a zoning ordinance in townships allowing the placement of temporary mobile homes on farm properties dealing with medical hardships. The ordinance was designed to allow a family to care for an ailing relative or to have an elderly...
KSTP 5 released an article stating that a 29-year-old Buffalo, Minnesota man was sentenced Tuesday, August 20 for the production of child pornography, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.         The release said Zachary Witry was sentenced to nearly 40 years (472 months) in...

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Fans who attended this weekend’s 65th Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo were treated to a good old fashioned mud bath. Heavy rain leading into last weekend made for extremely sloppy grounds,...
Davie Kimm isn’t from Buffalo, but his voice has become a familiar sound to rodeo fans over recent seasons as announcer of the Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo. A former saddle bronc rider, Kimm...
The Hinckley Invitational Baseball Tournament can often be as unpredictable as the Minnesota weather – this year was no different. Wet and soggy conditions at Brennan Field in Hinckley turned...
The team scores didn’t exactly add up the way they had hoped to, but for two shooters from the Buffalo High School Trapshooting Team, individual ones did. Senior Riley Goeb and freshman Austin Sands...
I was just a year old when Pixar revolutionized the film industry with the first “Toy Story,” which would rocket animation to new heights back in 1993. Computer animation was just beginning to pick...
University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Waseca, MN 56093-452135838-120th Street 507-835-3620 Fax: 507-835-3622 http...
Ingredients: ½ cup butter, melted 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 bag (8oz) toffee bits (1 ½ cups) Roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough 1 bag (12 oz) semi sweet chocolate chips (2...
  What to do Best time to do it Okay time to do it Cut back perennials March, April and November   Start summer vegetable seeds indoors Mid March through mid April   Direct seed spring...
Quick tips Select plants that will thrive in existing soil type, light, and space. Collect and use rainwater to water plants. Water evergreens until the ground freezes. Water in early morning to...

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