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John Anderson, 85 John A. Anderson, 85, of Albertville, formerly of Maple Lake, died Saturday, December 8, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial was held 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Maple Lake with Fr. John Meyer as celebrant. Burial followed at St. Timothy...
I can imagine there’s a lot of people out there who read my column and think I’m some variety of nuts. And I’m ok with that. I love cashews and almonds! As the holiday season comes around to salute the swiftly departing 2018 year, I listen to the Christmas carols hit the radios like a typhoon. The...
Each year, I participate in at least one, but usually two, Christmas Bird Counts. What is a Christmas Bird Count you say? Well the Christmas Bird Count (CBC) all started a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. Wait, no that is not right, that is a different story. Back in the late 1800’s,...
Being a film enthusiast always comes with that one, inevitable question that I, personally, always hate answering. It comes from someone of every avenue in the business of enjoyment: the genuinely curious, the one-upper, the just-looking-for-a-good-recommendation, or the know-it-all. It’s just a...
As you’re thinking, planning and creating for the special holiday gatherings for your family and friends, I find it’s best to make lists. What day you’re going to do what, maybe, your least favorite jobs first. First, for me, is writing out my Christmas cards. Once the Christmas cards are all...
Christmastime is here, and that calls for some musical celebration! The Buffalo Community Orchestra, along with the Wright County Chamber Chorus and wRight Ringers Community Handbell Ensamble will perform their annual holiday concert, “Holiday for Orchestra – with Ringers & Singers,” on...
On December 15 and 16, see the Christmas story come to life at Buffalo Covenant Church! From 5 to 7 p.m. on both days, there will be a Living Nativity present to take you on an interactive, walk-through journey that is sure to make you smile. Character portrayals of wisemen, shepherds, soldiers,...
It’s the 20th year of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Holiday Train coming to Buffalo on Wednesday, December 12. This year, the train will be stopping at a different location: 5th street, NE (CR 35, near Culvers), on the west side of the tracks only. The train’s expected time of arrival is 5:45...
The Buffalo City Council on Monday, December 3, held its annual Truth-in-Taxation public hearing. The hearing is for the presentation of how much tax money will be collected and how that money will be spent and for public comment. The proposed levy for 2019 is $8,027,464, an increase of $120,741 or...
Why not shop for the holidays from the comfort of your own home this year? For the seventh year in a row, the Wright County Historical Society presents their annual Online Auction at www.wrighthistory.org.  This year’s auction is now open and runs until Thursday, December 13 at 4:30 p.m. This is...

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The Hanover City Council on Tuesday, September 18, gave preliminary approval to a six percent or $102,202 increase in the certified levy for 2019. However, the tax rate of 44.7 percent is less than...
Buffalo City Council met on Monday, September 17 at 7 p.m.  As the end of the year looms closer, planning is underway to address upcoming city financing and levies.  Administrator Merton Auger...
On Tuesday, September 18, Wright County Commissioners heard from Greg Pickard, Veterans Service Officer, regarding the coming grant season for County services. “Service tripled this year from 2017,”...
Buffalo Community Theater is excited to announce the cast of their fall musical comedy: Stephen Sondheim’s “Company.” This talented group of performers from Buffalo and other nearby communities...
Don’t miss out on the 9th Annual Gala Fundraiser for Love INC-Big Woods! It will be held on Sunday, October 7, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo.  The keynote speaker will be...
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has placed Wright County under an emergency quarantine, which went into effect Thursday, September 13, after emerald ash borer (EAB) was found along the...
Delrose Ahlm, 90 Delrose Bertha Ahlm, 90, of Buffalo, passed away September 3. She was born April 25, 1928 in St. Michael, to William and Mary (Otten) Weber. Delrose was raised in Buffalo, and...
In recognition of the 17th anniversary of 9/11, students and faculty at Tatanka Elementary STEM School in Buffalo had a brief gathering outside the school with members of the Buffalo Police...
Three weeks into the season, the Buffalo boys’ soccer team is still searching for its identity.   A 2-2-1 record has been highlighted by some dominant performances, evidenced by Monday night’s...
Week three provided a couple road blocks for the Buffalo girls’ soccer team.   The first detour started last Thursday in Rogers. Goals by Isabelle Smith, Mackenzie Matthies, and Ella Stritesky...

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