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Look for bigger largemouth bass,sunfish, and crappies on the 10-14 foot weedlines of Clearwater Lake, Pleasant Lake, Sugar Lake, Lake Sylvia, and Maple Lake. Walleyes are being taken with leeches or nightcrawlers on the 12-16 foot weed edges of Buffalo Lake, Clearwater, and Cokato Lake. If using...
Wright County Area Fising Report A few walleyes are being taken with leeches and minnows on Buffalo Lake, Cokato Lake, and Clearwater Lake in 8 to 15 feet. Sunfish and bass continue to be found along the shorelines and docks of most lakes in less than 6 feet. Look to the 10- to 15-foot weedlines of...
The 2019 Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo came and left last weekend, kicking off on Wednesday, June 19 with a free family night and ending on Saturday, June 22. Weather conditions kept many home on Thursday night, but on Friday and Saturday the stands were packed with strong crowds, great rides,...
The District 877 School Board on Monday, June 24, adopted the 2019-2020 budget and discussed the recent survey that asked district voters about their opinions concerning a future operating levy referendum. The district conducted a mail survey to learn how much support there would be for an...
The University of Minnesota’s Farm Family Recognition Program has existed for over 30 years and honors farm families from throughout Minnesota for their contributions to the agriculture industry and their local communities. The Wright County Extension Committee selects the Wright County Farm Family...
A week earlier at the meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, by a 3-1 vote, the requirement of an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for an asphalt plant operation in Silver Creek Township was approved. A week later, at the June 25 meeting of the board – the fourth time the item came...
Imagine, for a moment, the stillness of a cool morning. The sun begins to crest the horizon in a display of enchanting color, the hope of a fresh start promising, and near. Nature around you rises to the occasion of a new day, awakening as sunlight begins to unfold. Not many of us take the moment...
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, particularly in last Thursday’s opening-night performance, which drew an estimated crowd of 500 people,...
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 recently completed his eighth year as Rodeo Announcer at the 65th Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo, held...
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 championship Sunday into a no-go. It marked the first time in tournament history that a single champion...

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As the carnival pulls away, leaving Sturges Park and Buffalo Lake’s beach oddly empty, we say goodbye to yet another successful Buffalo Days celebration. The city has returned to its usual busyness,...
It took three trips before the Wright County Board of Commissioners, but for residents of Silver Creek Township, they struck a victory as the county board voted 3-1 at its June 18 meeting to require...
The Buffalo City Council on Monday, June 17, expected to discuss and approve the Planned Unit Development (PUD) and the final plat for a 60-unit apartment building at 204 – 1st Avenue NW, the old St...
Last year, Tate Schwagler of Mandan, North Dakota, held on strong during the bareback riding competition on the opening day of the PRCA Buffalo Rodeo. This year’s rodeo celebrates 65 years, and is...
I’ve been spending a lot of time out on my boat photographing loons, grebes, pelicans and other birds this spring. So, it was fun when I came across something else that was just as photogenic, but...
Festivities finish strong with fireworks, the Grande Parade, and the 2019-20 Coronation  
Carter Vogt has become one of the North Star League’s most reliable pitchers in recent years playing for the Buffalo Bulldogs. For Vogt, one of his secrets to success is following a simple philosophy...
John Russett was in eighth grade when he first stepped foot on Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids. Russett had just finishing his eighth grade school year. Older brother Tom was a sophomore for...
Sofia Morin summed up her performance best when asked about her two-day score of 165 at last week’s Class 3A girls’ state golf tournament at Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids. “My short game fell a little...
There were plenty of eye-opening results from this year’s State Trap Shooting Championships June 10-18 at Alexandria Shooting Park. With over 330 teams and 8,300 student-athletes, Buffalo’s score of...

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