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Reunions BHS Class of 1961 The BHS Class of 1961 will be celebrating their annual reunion on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Huikko’s Bowling and Entertainment Center, 1207 Hwy. 25. N., Buffalo. Social hour begins at 11:00 a.m. Lunch at 12:30 p.m. No invitations will be sent. Please pass it on. (...
Lake Stella and Big Swan Lake started giving up walleyes on crawlers or minnors in 15 to 24 feet. Sunfish and crappies are going on the weed lines of Maple Lake, Clearwater Lake, Granite Lake, and Lake Sylvia. Bass and northern pike are hitting on most lakes in the weeds in less than 15 feet. Few...
Wild Thyme (Thymus serpyllum) Wild or creeping thyme, Thymus serpyllum, is an easy to grow ground cover plant that is attractive to bees and is now recommended for low maintenance or bee lawns. Although related to cooking thyme, wild thyme has low culinary value, is hardy in USDA Zone 4 and grows...
1 box rotini 2 c. cooked chicken 1 cup dried cranberries ½ c. yellow onion (or to taste, I use less) 4 stalks celery, chopped 1 cup slivered almonds, toasted   Dressing: 2 c. mayonnaise ¼ c. powdered sugar 2 T. vinegar 2 T. water 2 T. poppy seeds 2 tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper     Cook pasta according...
A couple with strong ties to Buffalo was found shot to death in their Long Prairie home last Wednesday, August 21.  The bodies of Barry Bennett, 63, and his wife Carol, 63, were discovered by a neighbor when attempts to contact them went unanswered.  According to the criminal complaint, Barry and...
On Wednesday, August 21, around 10 p.m., Ian Lee Rogers, 17, of Monticello, was hit and killed while riding his bike south of Monticello on Highway 25 near Kjellberg Court. He was a senior, class of 2020, at Monticello High School Rogers was northbound on Highway 25 when he was struck in the left...

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Some days I spend most of my time looking for something I mis-placed, or searching for a certain recipe I know I just saw in one of my cookbooks, laying right on my desk. Sometimes I find this great...
“Dumbo” has long been one of my favorite Disney films; it’s one that my family has watched many times. I’ve shed a lot of tears over Dumbo’s “Baby Mine” scene, where he cries big sad tears as he...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...

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