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Leaf pickup will be available in the city of Buffalo during the week of Nov. 12th, during regular garbage pickup. Different from last year, leaf bags must be compostable bags, otherwise they are unable to be picked up. For questions, please call the city’s Utility Billing department at 763-682-1001.
What originally had been proposed as moving an existing building, has now become tearing down the building and constructing new. The Montrose City Council on Monday, October 29, approved an extension and an amendment to a variance allowing the removal of a building on the corner of Buffalo Avenue...
The Buffalo Rotary works very hard to make Toys for Tots a success, but we could never do it without the help of concerned citizens and business leaders.  Last year, we provided toys to over 220 families with 575 children in the cities of Buffalo and Montrose.   Help us surpass that number this...
The accomplishments and achievements of the students and staff of Buffalo High School are well-known here in Buffalo, Hanover, and Montrose. Buffalo High School is becoming known for its excellence across the state, and is now known in Washington, D.C. Earlier this year, Buffalo High School...
Isaac Basten won his personal duel with Chanhassen’s Nicholas Scheller, and Bison teammate Brett Hanson had a the best seat in the house to witness it. Basten’s time of 15:44.3 in the 5K race edged Scheller’s 15:50.6 to claim this year’s individual section championship last Thursday in the Section...
Heading into her junior season, Alexis O’Malley had high hopes as she was thrust into the role as the No. 1 runner on the Bison girls’ cross country squad. Nagging injuries and illnesses hampered part of her season, but when it mattered most, O’Malley shined the brightest of all Bison runners in...
No fear. That was the attitude head coach Todd Bouman and his Buffalo football squad took coming into last Friday’s Class 6A state tournament playoff game at No. 4 seed Prior Lake. At times, Bouman’s aggressive play calling paid off. But things quickly went from good-to-bad in a pivotal 14-point...
I’ll be the first to say it, without hesitancy – I don’t like winter. I say all the time that if I could afford it, I’d be a snowbird. I am one of those Minnesotans that can just barely get through winter, and slogs through the cold months with layers upon layers beneath a puffy coat, still...
Delores Anderson, 77 Delores Louise Anderson, 77, of Maple Grove, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, at the Maple Grove Hospital. She was born on December 8th, 1940 in Winsted, the daughter of Marvin and Isabelle A. (Remer) Lindenberg. On December 29, 1955, Delores L. Lindenberg and Gerald E....
Music lovers of the community are in for a real treat on Sunday, October 28th, when the Buffalo Community Orchestra performs their annual fall concert, “Open the Season: BCO Plays the Classics.”  Join the orchestra as they kick off their 2018-2019 performance season with a full afternoon of music...

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A week after winning the election for sheriff of Wright County, Sheriff-Elect Sean Deringer made his first appearance in that role before the Wright County Board of Commissioners and wasted little...
At long last, Buffalo has said goodbye to the Park Lane Apartments building on Montrose Blvd. Used for training of emergency personnel throughout 2018, demolition crews arrived on site last week to...
Fifth grade teacher Steve Bratulich was the one who had discovered a carefully-boxed American Flag in a Parkside Elementary closet. Inside the box was a letter describing where the flag had been...
The annual Tree of Hope will be hosted again at the Maple Lake Municipal Airport in Maple Lake, (seven miles west of Buffalo), on Saturday, December 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Since 1990, the Tree of...
It’s that time of year again – the time of turkey, smiles, and good times! Due to the observance of Thanksgiving on November 22, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer will be closed. The...
The month of November is synonymous with cold, the beginning flurries of snow, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and the color orange. You might think that’s funny, but it is true! As the end of October...
The tradition of a roasted or grilled turkey adorns the tables in many homes on Thanksgiving. Not everyone likes turkey, and it’s okay to have chicken, beef or pork. Every year, I share a recipe for...
Six members of the Buffalo High School girls swim team are heading to the state tournament in two relays and two individual events after successes at the Section 8AA tournament last Friday and...
It seems like everything is new for the Buffalo High School Dance Team A new head coach. A new assistant coach. New team captains. Some new dancers. New music. And new choreography. “We see this year...
The Buffalo High School girls hockey team opened their season with a decisive win in a non-conference game against Orono last Thursday, November 8. Buffalo beat Orono 5 – 1. Coach Dave Carothers said...

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