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Sofia Morin summed up her performance best when asked about her two-day score of 165 at last week’s Class 3A girls’ state golf tournament at Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids. “My short game fell a little short,” said Morin, who shot an opening-round score of 81 on June 11. She followed that up with an...
There were plenty of eye-opening results from this year’s State Trap Shooting Championships June 10-18 at Alexandria Shooting Park. With over 330 teams and 8,300 student-athletes, Buffalo’s score of 479 qualified them for this Friday’s MSHSL state tournament on June 21 at Minneapolis Gun Club in...
Harvey Field, 91 Harvey James Field, age 91, of Delano passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.  Harvey was born January 9, 1928 in Madison, Wisconsin to Edward and Ruth (O’Donnell) Field. He grew up and attended high school in Rice Lake, WI. Harvey served in the United States Army and was...
When the temperature is just around 80 degrees with no humidity, that’s the weather I like. I’ve had three major projects on my to-do list, and I just finished the last one. What a great feeling. I’m going to reward myself by going shopping to my two favorite stores. Because I don’t drive anymore...
If you’re anything like yours truly, you do not shy away from sitting yourself down to enjoy a fun, animated film – especially if that film is about pets, or animals in general. Such was my situation last weekend, when I saw “The Secret Life of Pets 2.” Hesitant to give the franchise another...
Anniversary 60th Anniversary    Robert and Annette Lord, of Buffalo, will be celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary on June 20, 2019. Congratulations on your 60 years of wedded bliss! Love from your family, Tracy, Suzy, Roger, Taylor, and Claire.    Above, the couple is pictured on their...
Senior Carter Stein, right, receives his diploma from District 877 school board member Amanda Reineck at the Buffalo High School graduation ceremony last Friday, June 7, in the Buffalo High School gym. There were 471 graduates in the Class of 2019. (Photo by Doug Voerding)
For the last month and a half, the future of the $54 million Wright County Government Center has been held up as a petition to require a reverse referendum was collected and submitted following the county board’s April 30 vote to approve bonding for the project. However, all that changed at the...
The day may have been overcast, but spirits in Buffalo were high on Sunday, June 9 as the city kicked off its annual Buffalo Days event. A tradition in Buffalo for generations, Buffalo Days continues this week through June 16. During this time, citizens can connect with their community by coming...
City celebration is off to a great start with Fly-In Breakfast, Car Show, and Dog Expo 

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A sunny and delightful 30 degrees ushered the community out to Sturges Park on Saturday, March 9 to participate in this year’s Polar Plunge in benefit of Special Olympics. Over 200 folks took the...
The theme was a black out. The result was a knockout. Behind its big crowd and a hot start, the second-seeded Buffalo boys’ basketball team advanced to the Section 8-4A championship game with an 84-...
What a difference a year makes. Buffalo starting point guard Antonio Bluiett was a fan in the stands a year ago when Maple Grove ended the Bison’s season in last year’s Section 8-4A boys’ basketball...
Had someone told you on Dec. 28 that Delano would face Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin in the opening round of the Class A boys hockey state tournament, you likely would have got a few eye rolls. Delano’s...
If any of you have worked in customer service-related jobs, you’ve probably heard “The customer is always right!” one time too many. You’ve heard it from your boss, in your company handbook, or from...
Springtime plans are in the making. For some families, it’s planning for a wedding. Today’s weddings are so elaborate, and so very expensive. I don’t know how the expenses are shared with both sets...
Groundbreaking for a new senior living apartment building downtown could come sometime this spring or early summer. The Buffalo City Council on Monday, March 4, approved the final plat for Havenwood...
A teenager from Delano was killed in a crash involving a semi on Highway 12 in Independence on Saturday, March 2. Lakeshore Weekly News reported that Marleena Anna Dieterich, 18, was driving...
Buffalo senior Riley Habisch celebrates his 170-pound Class AAA state championship following his 3-0 decision over Mounds View’s Chase Dressel in last Saturday’s title match at Xcel Energy Center in...

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