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On Monday, April 22, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose school district heard from Gary Kawlewski, district Director of Finance and Operations, regarding budget modifications for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years. In the beginning of the year, Kawlewski’s office presented the financial forecast for...
Steven Douglas Cullinan, 49 of Buffalo, was killed in a motor vehicle crash on Highway 55 near Rockford, on Saturday, April 20 at 10:45 a.m. Reports state that Cullinan was traveling eastbound on Highway 55 at C.R. 50 when a westbound semi crossed over the median curb and struck his vehicle head-on...
On Sunday, April 7, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office K9 teams took part in narcotics location trials in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. While competitions, these trials are also certifications in and of themselves. Each year, units go to certify, as well as show proficiency in narcotics and patrol....
Despite the team scores, plenty of positives could be taken home from Tuesday’s track and field invitational at Monticello High School. With a score of 82, Buffalo boys placed fifth out of six teams. Alexandria finished first with 209. The Cardinals also won the girls meet with a score of 232.5....
There is no paid admission to watch a regular season tennis match, but if there was, fans of the Buffalo boys’ tennis team would surely be getting their money’s worth. In four matches the past week, the Bison earned their first conference win in a 5-2 home victory last Thursday over Chisago Lakes,...
Golfing with a full lineup for the first time this season, the Buffalo girls’ golf team finished last Thursday’s Mississippi 8 West meet at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker in familiar territory – first place. After missing two of their top-six varsity golfers in their opening invite over spring...
Every now and then, I clean out my cooking magazines and cookbooks, so my shelves have more room. But the real problem is, I just purchased some new ones. I try to keep the cooking magazines in order, like Spring: April, May, and June; Summer: July, August, and September; Fall: October and...
Malvina Dalbec, 83 Malvina Dorothy Frances (Lange) Dalbec, age 83, of rural Howard Lake passed away on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.  She was born on December 29, 1935 near Watertown, on her family’s farm the daughter of Walter C. & Lydia (Lemmerman) Lange....
It seems like no matter how many days we tick off on the calendar, the majority of them are riddled with bad news. That was precisely my feeling when I got downwind of the news of Notre Dame.  I sat back, entirely awe-struck, at the devastation. While undergoing millions-of-dollars-worth of...

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The Buffalo boys’ hockey team killed two birds with one stone following an 8-1 home win last Saturday over arch-rival St. Michael-Albertville. The victory clinched the Bison’s first conference title...
School cancellations due to weather means no games and no practices for afternoon and evening activities. For a sport like gymnastics, practice is everything. With weather forcing a number of changes...
The Buffalo/Maple Lake girls’ hockey team went the entire regular season allowing three goals or less. So what gave in a 5-3 season-ending defeat in last Saturday’s opening round of the Section 8AA...
Valentine’s Day, what a special day it is. It’s the day you show your love and affection for that special someone in your life; wives and husbands, boyfriends to girlfriends. It’s a day that long-...
Ever since I was a little girl, I have absolutely loved dogs. I was around nine years old when I adopted my first dog, a miniature toy poodle named Spike (it’s hilarious, isn’t it?). He was white and...
Despite the bitter cold temperatures Minnesota has been enduring for the past week, there is still beauty to be found across the state. This photos was taken in Cokato, just off of CR 3. You can see...
Over the next six years, the City of Buffalo will be saving more than $800,000 by refinancing general obligation water and sewer revenue bonds. The Buffalo City Council on Monday, February 4, decided...
Last Saturday, February 2, a special “Above and Beyond the Call of Duty” award was presented to Montrose Firefighter Allen Mortensen,  for helping save Montrose Firefighter Mike Marketon,  Jeanie...
The world of Dr. Seuss is coming to life on stage at Buffalo Community Theater, as the company prepares to open “Seussical,  Jr.” for audiences of all ages.. The plot combines the best-loved Dr....
Keeping the books and minding investments is one of the primary jobs of the auditor’s office in any county or larger city. They are entrusted with taxpayer dollars to allocate the money as budgeted...

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