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Had someone told you on Dec. 28 that Delano would face Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin in the opening round of the Class A boys hockey state tournament, you likely would have got a few eye rolls. Delano’s 4-3 victory on Dec. 28 over Greenway/N-K at the Hibbing Tournament seemed to change the tide for...
If any of you have worked in customer service-related jobs, you’ve probably heard “The customer is always right!” one time too many. You’ve heard it from your boss, in your company handbook, or from that screaming customer who wants free pizza no matter what you have to say about it (can you tell...
Graduations Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI Erin Aho, of Cokato, graduated Cum Laude with a BSN degree in Nursing following the fall 2018 semester. Darrin Koivisto, of Cokato, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Construction Management following the fall 2018 semester. The...
Springtime plans are in the making. For some families, it’s planning for a wedding. Today’s weddings are so elaborate, and so very expensive. I don’t know how the expenses are shared with both sets of parents. Years ago, like when I got married, the bride’s parents paid for everything except for...
Marlin Borscheid, 81 Marlin Dale Borscheid, 81, of Forest Lake, passed away on Friday, March 8, at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming, Minnesota. He was born in Buffalo, to William and Emma (Schmedeke) Borscheid on April 14th, 1937. Marlin was baptized on June 30, 1937 by The Reverend W. C....
Groundbreaking for a new senior living apartment building downtown could come sometime this spring or early summer. The Buffalo City Council on Monday, March 4, approved the final plat for Havenwood, which will be located on Division Street East, on the north half of the former Coborn’s parking lot...
A teenager from Delano was killed in a crash involving a semi on Highway 12 in Independence on Saturday, March 2. Lakeshore Weekly News reported that Marleena Anna Dieterich, 18, was driving eastbound on Highway 12 when her vehicle lost control due to icy conditions around 9 a.m. She crossed the...
Buffalo senior Riley Habisch celebrates his 170-pound Class AAA state championship following his 3-0 decision over Mounds View’s Chase Dressel in last Saturday’s title match at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Habisch ended the season with a perfect 39-0 record. For more state wrestling coverage,...
At this point in the year, most of us are ready for sunshine, blue skies, and at the very least, a week where we don’t have to dig ourselves out of a parking spot. While everyone anticipates winter and looks forward to a white Christmas, sledding, and other snow activities, the fun is soon short-...
If there was any dispute who this year’s top high school wrestler was at 170 pounds, Buffalo senior Riley Habisch ended the debate. Ranked No. 1 in his weight class from the opening day, Habisch put the finishing touches of his high school wrestling career with a 3-0 decision over No. 3 seed Chase...

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After a less-than-white Christmas, snow arrived on the scene across the state, just in time to ring in the New Year. Minnesota was expected to drop 40 degrees in 24 hours on Monday, December 31,...
For the most part, 2018 was a year the Wright County Board of Commissioners is glad to see over. In early summer, it became apparent to them that the county’s budget and levy were going to need to...
The Star Tribune reported on January 1 that 19-year -old Noah Johnson, of Big Lake, was killed after his vehicle spun into another vehicle’s path just northwest of the Twin Cities. The other motorist...
If you’re a Buffalonian, or are around the area, you might be familiar with Buffalo’s Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau – or, you might be one of many who just don’t really get what a Chamber...
In past years, the Schwan’s Cup has been anything but tasty for the Buffalo girls’ hockey team. Owners of a 3-6 record the past three years at the annual holiday tournament at the Schwan’s Super Rink...
This year’s Buffalo Basketball Invitational turned into Wright County bragging rights. With snowy weather forcing Pipestone to decline its invitation, the invite came down to a triangular between...
Given his submitted lineup, a 15th place finish in this year’s Rumble on the Red Wrestling Tournament in Fargo, ND, was something Bison Head Coach Ben Presler could be proud of. Supplying most of...
I know this week was supposed to be a movie review, but the christening of a new year, in a way, demands a redetermination of focus. That in mind, we’ll resume reviewing a movie next week, as I’ll...
By the time many of you will read this, Christmas will have wrapped up like a present with a nice little bow on top. Or, if you’re like me, holiday plans stretch all the way into the New Year for...
Many times at the conclusion of every year, we sit back and think about the 365 days that seemed to pass in what many will recall as a “blink of an eye.” We’re all another year older, a little bit...

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