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Wedding Davis-Nootenboom Exchange Vows    Elizabeth (Liza) Rae Davis and Christopher William Nootenboom were married on July 7, 2019, at Silverwood Park in New Brighton.    The bride is the daughter of Julie Surma and John Davis, of Buffalo. The groom is the son of Karen and Bill Nootenboom, of...
Buffalo was busy last Saturday, Oct. 12, with three open house opportunities throughout the community. Buffalo Fire Department and Police Department both opened their doors to the community, despite high winds and snowy weather. Then, starting at 10:30 a.m., Trailblazer Transit held its flag-...
The Buffalo Fire Department Open House was held at the Centennial Firehouse on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to noon, where volunteers served hot pancakes and were on site to provide information on what it means to be a fireman, fire safety, child seat belts, and more.
The Buffalo Police Department hosted its open house on Saturday, Oct. 12, where working dogs from Minnesota Canine Search Rescue and Tracking were on site. Above, Emma Fobbe, of Buffalo, gently thanks working dog Bleu for all his service. (Photo by Miriam Orr)
The Buffalo Community Orchestra is celebrating its 25th year this October with its “Brass Spectacular” concert featuring the BCO Brass section, the BHS Jazz I ensemble, and special guests Bob Baca and Buffalo’s own Joyce Lyons.     The concert schedule of events on Sunday, October 27th: 1 p.m....
For the last couple of years, Wright County has been on a positive roll with getting unexpectedly low bids for projects let out. But, at the Oct. 15 meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, that came to a stop – due largely to the record-setting rainfall that hit the county this year....
At this time of year, everyone seems to be thinking about staying indoors, eating good food and watching a movie. This would be the human version of hibernation. But actual hibernation is much different. The act of hibernation only occurs in warm-blooded animals. Yes, it is true, humans are warm-...
Buffalo stays busy, despite weather, with Trailblazer Transit,  Buffalo Police and Fire Department Open Houses
Week 7: Buffalo 48, Cambridge-Isanti 22 George Larson Field at Cambridge-Isanti High School seems to bring out the best in the Buffalo football team. Last Friday’s week seven showdown was no different. Even with temperatures dropping, the wind whipping, and snow falling, the Bison’s offense still...
Two members of the Buffalo girls’ tennis team will make their first-career state tournament appearance Oct. 24-25 at Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis. Sisters Anna and Alaina Lee punched their ticket with a perfect 5-0 record as the No. 1 seed in this year’s Section 5AA individual tournament...

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It’s a great time of year to admire nature. Last week, I felt sensory overload as I sat in the Wayzata library. Rows of several colors of zinnias perched on the edge of the lawn--their blooms and...
“There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home…” We all remember what is perhaps one of the largest and most well-known cult-classics of them all, “The Wizard of Oz.” From the ruby slippers...
Wright County Area Fishing Report Walleyes are being taken with a jig and minnow on Clearwater Lake, Lake Sylvia, and Big Swan Lake. Overall, angling pressure has dropped off, but those going are...
blog-yard-garden-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/10/university-of-minnesota-extension.html   Jack Tillman and Annie Klodd from UMN check out Keepsake Cidery's orchard in September, 2019. Photo: Annie...
The Buffalo Community Theater’s fall murder mystery “Go Back For Murder” is well into production - just in time for Halloween! One of Agatha Christie’s most intriguing “whodunnits,” “Go Back For...
Written and submitted by Emily Miller Ten-year-old Sarah Miller, of Buffalo, looking to contribute in a meaningful way, chose veterans for which to target her fundraising this year. This became an...
Teen smoking has been a problem in this country for generations. Most smokers started in their teens. Many smokers over the age of 50 remember when the price of a pack of cigarettes was less than $1...
Last Thursday, October 3, Buffalo City Administrator Mert Auger learned that the cooling tower at the Civic Center was leaking R-22 refrigerant. At the council meeting on Monday, October 7, Auger...
For years well beyond count, St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, in Maple Lake, has been striving to make a difference. And, it has a significant impact on a local level, as well as beyond Wright County....
Typically, a No. 1 seed is a heavy favorite when matched against a No. 8 seed in a playoff format. Some would argue that top-seeded Wayzata may have actually been a bit of an underdog prior to last...

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