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The 33rd anniversary New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run is Saturday, August 10, with the cars rolling into the Buffalo High School parking lot, beginning at 11:30 a.m. and staying until 1 p.m.  Once again, the Wright County Car Club will be hosting the event on the north side of the school...
On Saturday afternoon, August 3, at the 15th Annual Hanover Harvest Festival, Kiley Irwin, above left, was crowned the new Miss Hanover. New Princess Madelyn Thompson, right, will join Irwin in representing the city at a variety of parades and events over the next year. Irwin was sponsored by...
The wheels of justice can grind slow at times, but, after more than three-and-a-half years, Wright County finally got reimbursed for being forced to defend itself in court. On Feb. 4, 2016, the-Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto filed a lawsuit against the State Legislature, including Becker,...
The 38th Annual Montrose Days summer celebration is coming, August 16-18. Join community members as they gather together to make memories and celebrate everything that Montrose is! On Friday, August 16, bingo will be from 4 to 8 p.m. The car show will begin at 5 p.m. on Center Avenue. There will be...
On Monday, August 5, severe storms moved through Watertown and Delano around lunchtime. Hail as large as baseballs was reported in that area. Andrea and Tim Reiss, who live between Delano and Watertown, posted this photo of three-inch-plus hail. Damage to the Reiss residence included the roof,...
How amazing it must have been to see the first, patented clock with hands and a numerical face. After centuries of managing time before a face clock, it must have been a truly fascinating discovery.  Before, man measured the art of keeping time in other, more trivial ways.  The sundial, perhaps the...
Post 270 comes two wins shy of regional tourney After six games and 42 innings of baseball, it was one particular inning that sealed the fate of the Buffalo Post 270 baseball team in last weekend’s American Legion State Baseball Tournament. After losing 8-1 to Edina in the opening game of the...
Brainerd is the site of this year’s 65th annual VFW Baseball State Tournament. For the Buffalo/Wright County VFW Post 1901 baseball team, this year will be its first visit. The Bison VFW team earned one of 10 spots into this year’s state tourney after posting a perfect 3-0 record in the District 6...
History has proved that regular-season results don’t mean a thing when it comes to the Region 12C Amateur Baseball Tournament. The first two rounds of this year’s region tourney at Veteran’s Memorial Field in Hutchinson was another example of the parity of the North Star League. The two biggest...

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Senior Mackenzie Pawelk was a game-time decision prior to last Thursday’s Section 8-4A softball playoff game at No. 1 seed Elk River. Feeling less than 100-percent health-wise, the Buffalo senior...
Playing in their final regular-season home game of their high school careers, the Buffalo girls’ lacrosse team made sure their 10 seniors went out in style. A 16-10 victory last Thursday over Rogers...
This year’s track and field conference finals on Wednesday, May 22 at Princeton High School saw several familiar faces repeat as conference champions. It also saw a new boys team champion emerge. On...
Every year I tell myself I’m not going to purchase so many flowers. I go to some of my favorite nurseries, and I go crazy. Oh, it has so many beautiful hanging flower baskets, and, of course, I have...
In the early years before our last Monday in May became known as Memorial Day, there was a time set aside at the end of this month to recognize the losses of the Civil War. Behind both sides of that...
The Buffalo City Council on Monday, May 20, approved the sale of $7.15 million and the refinancing of $4.675 million in general obligation bonds. “I know you have some really good news for us,” said...
For many people across the country, Memorial Day is a time to kick back, relax, and not worry about going into work - maybe a day to spend out on the lake, or go on a weekend trip, or even just bar-...
Buffalo High School Principal Mark Mischke spoke to the crowd during the 34th Annual Academic Awards Luncheon, which took place Wednesday, May 15 at the Buffalo Evangelical Free Church. A total of 52...
Officers of the Buffalo Police Department took their turn during a 24-hour standing of the guard at MN’s Peace Officers Memorial located on the south lawn of the State Capitol leading up to the...
Buffalo Days is getting closer and closer! While Buffalo Days is an annual event, things do tend to change as the years come and go – and, this year is no exception. New this year, the grande parade...

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