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Wright County Public Health has created a program to provide COVID-19 testing to any uninsured or underinsured Wright County resident, free of charge. Adults and children are eligible. Those who are eligible are encouraged to apply. The application is posted on Wright County Public Health’s website...
Fact: Patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients with any other disease.    In October (Breast Cancer Awareness Month) the American Red Cross is calling on you to remind the public that blood and platelet donors are needed to help ensure blood is on the shelves for breast cancer...
Recently, Public Works Director Wayne McCormick closed the compost site in Montrose and opened it only to those residents who signed out a key in advance at city hall. The compost site had been open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. On Monday, October 12, the council, by consensus, reopened the...
Ever since 1945, when the Buffalo Lions Club was first chartered by civic-minded residents, members have been hard at work, serving others and encouraging the bond of community. As they celebrate their 75th anniversary this October, Lion member Jerry Burke shared the many ways the Lions Club has...
The Buffalo boys’ cross country team came in as overwhelming favorites to win this year’s Section 2AA championship meet Tuesday, Oct. 13 at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista. Seeded No. 1 out of 17 teams, the No. 7 ranked Bison didn’t disappoint. A team score of 45 was 73 points lower than second...
Buffalo has no answers for Moorhead’s first-stringers   The hometown fans at Bison Field West have been spoiled the past four seasons watching a left-handed quarterback light up the scoreboard. Last Friday’s season opener was dominated by another lefty, only this time it was the visitor’s score...
The girls tennis season ended against a familiar opponent when Buffalo lost 7-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Wayzata High School. It’s the third time the past four years the Trojans have ended Buffalo’s season in the Section 5AA team tourney. It’s the second time this season the Bison were defeated by...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   A rain barrel surrounded by plants can make your landscape both environmentally sound and visually pleasing.   Our home property has served as my outdoor laboratory for landscape projects, constructing features and growing all sorts of...

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The public comment portion of the Sept. 28 BHM School Board meeting on Monday night gave teachers from the elementary, middle, and high schools the opportunity to share their experiences of the first...
The Wright County Compost and Recycling Facility will be providing additional public drop-off hours during the months of October and November through Tuesday, Nov. 24. The hours available for public...
  Within the last few years, social media has grown from being a platform to connect with friends and family to a platform for businesses to share their products and grow a following. This especially...
Buffalo snaps long shutout, losing streak with 2-2 tie at Monticello; Unlikely heroes step up   Moments after the Buffalo boys’ soccer team celebrated its long-awaited first goal of the 2020 season,...
Volleyball player makes most of free time by joining diving team   Sophomore Lauren Studnicka is used to diving, but generally the landing is much harder than the pool water she’s taken on this fall...
  Senior night will be one that 11 members on the Buffalo girls’ soccer team will never forget, especially for Lexi Boyd. Boyd scored two goals and assisted on another, leading the Bison to a 3-1...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     With autumn officially here, gardeners start planting spring-blooming bulbs like tulips, daffodils, crocus, grape hyacinth, snowdrops and...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Minnehaha apple with cross-section from the National Fruit Collection (1951-024)   One hundred years ago, in 1920, the University of...

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