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On Monday, February 25, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board met to discuss Capital Facilities and Long-Term Facility Maintenance (LTFM) requests for the 2019-20 fiscal year. These requests have been compiled through meetings with building principals, engineers from various disciplines,...
Micronesia in the South Pacific is a long way from Buffalo, Minnesota, nearly 6400 miles and 38 hours in the air. But that is where Buffalo attorney Richard Hermes is going after receiving a life-time appointment to the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). There, Hermes will...
It wasn’t her best meet of the season, but sophomore Madi Peters still was able to come away from last Saturday’s Class AA individual state gymnastics meet at the Maturi Pavilion in Minneapolis as the 21st best in all-around.  Peters’ score of 36.10 was about a half point below her season average....
Buffalo’s first defeat in nearly two months was a costly one. Looking to advance to its first-ever section championship game, the Buffalo boys’ hockey team suffered a 3-0 road defeat in last Thursday’s Section 8AA semifinals at No. 1 seed Moorhead. It was the first time the No. 19 ranked Bison (17-...
All season, the Buffalo wrestling squad has relied heavily on its three-headed monster. Freshman Owen Herbst, sophomore Ryan Scherber, and senior Riley Habisch have provided Buffalo with stability in the lightweights, middleweights, and heavyweights. The three came into last Saturday’s individual...
Top-two is the goal for most swimmers and relay teams when they compete in the section meet, but for last Friday’s preliminary round, a fourth-place finish was the goal for members of the Buffalo 200 freestyle relay. “After the first day, we wanted to finish fourth in that event,” said Buffalo Head...
Some folks love the snow, others don’t like this much snow. To me, it reminds me of years ago, when we had high banks of snow. We have not had this much snow for years. I love it, it’s so white and pretty. The pine trees had snow tucked in each branch. Snowmobile people, ski people, are having...
Kenneth Beaupre, 32 Kenneth Kyle Beaupre, 32, of Rockford, passed away on Thursday, February 21. He was born on August 7, 1986 in Minneapolis, the son of Kenneth Beaupre and LeAnn (Dahl) Waldvogel. Kenneth was preceded in death by: his father, Kenneth Beaupre; grandfather, Leo Dahl; his uncle,...
It was a true wonder when Warner Bros. Animation Group (WAG), along with a number of other assisting units, announced its extraordinary Lego Movie in 2014. Winning 73 awards since its release, Lego’s film franchise has captured the hearts of millions, one colorful brick at a time. Then, in 2017,...
Graduations St. Cloud State University MacKenzie Borders, of Annandale, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS degree in SPED: Academic & Behavioral Strategist following the fall 2018 semester. Diana Geisinger, of Annandale, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS degree in Chemical Dependency and...

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Harv Graczyk, 67, was a youth hockey coach for STMA for more than 30 years. He recently passed away from a traumatic brain injury sustained while coaching on Nov. 26. The Star Tribune reports that...
The 12th Annual Festival of Trees is now on display at the Wright County Heritage Center on Highway 25, just north of Buffalo, during regular center hours. Special hours are this Sunday, December 23...
The 2019 levy for the City of Buffalo will be $8,027,464, an increase of $120,741 or 1.5 percent over last year. The Buffalo City Council set the levy, as well as adopted the city budget, on Monday,...
One of the sad realities of the modern world is that data breaches take place all the time. It seems a month can’t go by that you don’t hear about a retail store or restaurant experiencing a data...
I love the rule breaking critters of the world. You know, the ones that don’t follow the rules that we people put forth for the animal kingdom. A good example of this is the Virginia Opossum, which...
Each year, the Canadian-Pacific Holiday Train makes its way from Montreal, Canada into the U.S. on a voyage against hunger in local communities. Marking the 20th Anniversary of the event, CP helped ...
Treyton Welch’s final high school football game came with the North All-Stars in last Saturday’s 3rd Annual Minnesota Football Showcase at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The North squad lost to the...
They say practice makes perfect. According to head coach Martha Driscoll-Nelson, the gymnastics practices between their first win Dec. 6 at St. Michael-Albertville and last Thursday’s 135.375 to 135....
Last year’s leading scorer for the Buffalo girls’ basketball team is starting to heat up. Averaging just 12.2 points per game through the first four games, Zrust scored a combined 87 points in the...
The Buffalo boys’ swim/dive team took its first step towards defending its conference title, whom they shared it with a year ago with St. Michael-Albertville. In doing so, the Bison defeated...

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