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The reviews are in and audiences are loving “Savannah Sipping Society!” Don’t miss the final weekend of Buffalo Community Theater’s  “The Savannah Sipping Society.”  This hilarious comedy, which takes place on a lovely Southern verandah, will warm you up with laughter and charm. Audiences had a...
On April 6, at the Maple Lake American Legion, three girls from Howard Lake were crowned as the 2019-20 Wright County Dairy Princesses. From left to right are: Princesses Bethany Kozitka, Elizabeth Ahrens, and Bailly Mucciacciaro. Princesses will also be able to compete for the Princess Kay of the...
For more than 30 years, the Wright County Board of Commissioners have met four Tuesdays a month and, in some form – whether via VHS tape, DVD video or live streaming – has been broadcast to residents of the county. But, this year, the county has reduced the number of regularly scheduled board...
The 877 Scholarship Foundation 25th Annual Pork Chop Feed, which was scheduled  for Thursday, April 11, has been postponed. Due to the forecasted storm, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday April 18, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the BCMS Mall. Special anniversary scholarship drawing will take...
A new developer has stepped forward, interested in purchasing the Preserve of Montrose development, currently owned by the city. To accommodate the developer, the Montrose City Council on Monday, April 8, granted an option agreement that gives the sole right to purchase the property until October 9...
Driving down a dirt road in the dark, I pull over and put my truck in park. The engine falls silent. It is pitch black outside. The moon had already set, leaving the sky dark and dotted with about a billion twinkling stars. Slowly, I gathered up my cameras, tripods, flash cards and extra batteries...
By Rob LaPlanteWhile Buffalo High School prepares for next year’s transformation from the Mississippi 8 to the Lake Conference, only one school sport will be changing sections. The latest MSHSL board of directors meeting on April 4 revealed the newly updated section assignments for the upcoming...
Make no mistake about it, last year was a magical season for the Buffalo girls’ lacrosse team. While their playoff run ended one game short of qualifying for the program’s first-ever state tournament, the team still enjoyed a historic year, setting a team record in wins (13-2 overall), tying for...
This year’s Buffalo boys’ lacrosse team is not lacking in talent. The Bison return five of their top-six leading scorers from last year’s team that finished 8-5 overall. Senior Egan Mills, along with juniors Devin Huebner and Tyler Braccini return after posting all-conference honors. Mills led the...
It took 24 games for last year’s Buffalo softball team to suffer its fourth defeat. It took one week for this year’s squad to reach that same total in a 1-4 start. While this year’s team has some of the same nucleus  still intact, most everybody in the lineup is experiencing a new role, including...

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As I slowed to stop at the intersection one day while driving home, I noticed a farmer had his tractor out and about. The sight wasn’t encouraging at all – his rig was stuck, and he was looking...
Flood waters from the South Fork of the Crow River in Delano and from the Crow River in Rockford and Hanover are receding. The National Weather Service in Minnesota estimated that on Sunday, March 31...
For the last several months, the Wright County Board of Commissioners has danced around the issue of whether or not the county is going to invest in building a new Government Center. At the April 2...
More than a year ago, the Buffalo City Council authorized a study of the city’s housing market and how the city’s goals and policies best suit the community’s short-term and long-term residential...
Upcoming performances are this week: April 5, 6, 7 and 12, 13, 14 The play, which takes place largely on a lovely Southern veranda will transport you away from the winter that won’t go away, to a...
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain   Perhaps one of the greatest authors in the history of literature, Mark Twain’s...
It was 2015 when Buffalo last won the conference title in boys golf. Since then, the Bison have watched St. Michael-Albertville hoist the Mississippi 8 championship trophy the past three years. With...
A tale of two records. Judging by last season’s results, an 8-13 overall record may look like a down year for the Buffalo boys’ tennis team, which included a 7-0 loss to top-seed Wayzata in the...
There are two-sport athletes, and then there is Tianna Kosek. The Buffalo High School senior will be recognized on Wednesday, April 10 at the BHS gymnasium when she joins some fellow classmates to...
What are some of your favorite Easter memories? For most of us, the details we remember most, are the ones that revolve around the people we were with. Maybe your family sat together at the early...

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