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Sunfish, largemouth bass and norther pike remain active on the 12 to 15 foot weelines of Clearwater Lake, Sugar Lake, Lake Sylvia, French Lake, Pleasant Lake and Maple Lake. Some big bass are being taken with topwater baits in shallow water early and late each day as well. Walleye and crappie...
Hi All- My family has chosen to be apart of our community by visiting all the local neighborhood parks (19) that Buffalo has to offer.  Our family loves to be outside and enjoy the area and community if very important to us. So we took a journey each week to spend about 30-60 mins at each park and...
On Friday, August 9, Buffalo Fire Department evacuated around 10 buildings in downtown Buffalo following a reported gas line break. Construction of the Havenwood complex on First Street South was halted when a gas line broke in the afternoon. BFD was present on site to evacuate downtown businesses...
When August rolls around, you know it’s time for Buffalo’s very own Arts and Craft Fair, which happens on Saturday, August 17 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This year will welcome 160 vendors, which is the most the festival has seen in the last several years! Among them will be some new food vendors as...
It was raining on Saturday, August 10 when the 33rd Annual New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run came through Buffalo, as they normally do each year. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., cars arrived in town from County Road 35 around Buffalo Lake, making their way to the high school’s parking lot. The...
Two road projects, Highway 25 South and Emerson Avenue North, will begin at the end of this month after the Montrose City Council approved bids for both projects on Monday, August 12. Highway 25 South, between U.S. Highway 12 and 7th Street South, is a joint project with the city and the Minnesota...
The New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run may have been wet, but the turnout was still strong.
Howard Lake starting pitcher Mike Dockendorf handed the Buffalo Bulldogs its first loss of the 2019 amateur baseball season. He was also responsible for their last one. Dockendorf allowed just four hits over nine shutout innings to lead the No. 3 seeded Orphans to a 4-0 victory over No. 4 seed...
The record-setting year put together by the Buffalo (Montrose) VFW Post 1901 baseball team finished with a 33-6 overall record. Three of those six losses came against Foley (Sauk Rapids Post 6992), including two in last weekend’s VFW state tournament in Brainerd, which ended in a 6-2 defeat in...

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Rodeo clown brings experience to 65th annual Buffalo Rodeo
I remember when I went to school. Some of us walked, some rode a mule, to that one-room school upon a hill. Our one teacher had 40 scholars. Her monthly wages was 60 dollars. She taught eight grades...
I don’t know about you, but I can’t remember the day I told my parents about my lifelong dream to own horses.  I was so young, I probably didn’t even know how to spell “horses” properly, much less...
Buffalo Days is almost here! Beginning the day at 7:30 a.m. will be the Fly-In Breakfast and Car Show on June 9.  Come enjoy a tasty hot breakfast at the airport, while watching planes take off and...
It’s no secret that Minnesota has seen quite a bit of moisture already this year. With a mid-April blizzard leaving the water table across the state at a higher-than-usual level, coupled with almost...
In the middle of May, John Uecker, chairman of the Albion Township Board, sat around fewer people that could comprise a standard jury. Their goal was to get enough signatures on a petition to stop...
“I prayed for love one lonely night; a prayer sincere, serene. An hour later as I stood in line,  I turned and faced a dream. As eyes met and hands touched, my thanks I sent to One above; For in that...
Leading by one stroke after 18 holes, the Buffalo boys’ golf team finished second to Alexandria in last week’s Section 8-3A tournament at Headwaters Country Club in Park Rapids. The Bison’s total of...
If one word best describes this year’s Section 8-4A baseball tournament, it likely would be “crazy.” If one word best describes the first three games of the same tournament for Buffalo, it too, would...
It was supposed to be a down year – a rebuilding year. The impact lost from the departure of the 2018 senior class brought out the doubters, and rightfully so. Spotty pitching and defense, combined...

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