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Welcome to the 2020/2021 EagleCam Season!   https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/features/webcams/eaglecam/index.html   We have two cute, fuzzy eaglets in the nest! The first baby eagle hatched on Friday, March 26 around 1:25 p.m. The second baby eagle hatched on Sunday March 28 around 3:20 p.m. Tune in and...
Individuals looking for a way to incorporate exercise into their lives need look no further than their own feet. Walking offers numerous health benefits to people of all ages, and it's particularly beneficial to fitness novices. Walking can facilitate a transition between inactivity and increased...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Animal-based soil amendments such as composted manure and poultry litter can build the health, tilth, fertility and water hold capacity of your soil. They can also be a great way to use resources you might have on the farm such as manure...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Our series prepping you for the imminent growing season continues.  This week we want to inoculate you with information on common issues and considerations in peas and beans.   Inoculating peas and beans   Peas and beans are legumes. They...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   The timing of straw removal is different every year, based on the weather and soil temperatures. Strawberry growers across Minnesota have already begun straw removal, based on soil temperature readings and new leaf growth under the straw....
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Our warm spring will likely bring an earlier-than-average asparagus spear emergence. Emergence typically starts in mid-late April, depending on location and weather. Can you believe we're almost at asparagus season?  For those using...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Our biweekly crop by crop growing season prep series continues.  This week we dig deeper into root vegetables.  Get your stew mix ready, let’s talk carrots, beets, radishes, and turnips. Image: Howard F. Schwartz, Bugwood.org   The...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Please see this survey request from a team of researchers at University of Minnesota, studying farmers' opinions on genetically modified crops:     Dear specialty crop growers, My name is Marie and I am a researcher at the University of...
Robert Beck, 85 Robert F. Beck, age 85, of Buffalo, died Monday, March 29, 2021. Mass of Christian Burial was held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Maple Lake with Fr. John Meyer as Celebrant. Burial followed at St. Timothy Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was held...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
“I’m doing my part.” These words are paired with photos of people holding up little white cards that show they have received the COVID-19 vaccine. Based on the survival rate, the billions of dollars pharmaceutical companies have paid for damages after being found guilty of fraud, the unknown long-...

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St. Patrick’s Day celebrations were in full swing at the 44th Annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Maple Lake. The day began with the Irish Scamper 5k race in the morning, followed by the Grande...
This year has already proven to be one of growth for the City of Buffalo, as it will be welcoming a new Coborn’s grocery store and Caribou Cabin. Development in the city isn’t slowing down, either,...
Since July 2020, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office has been working on locating a missing adult male by the name of Tony Conley Perry. In December 2020, human remains were located in rural...
On Tuesday, March 9, 15 of Wright County’s 18 townships conducted their elections. Most of the elections were uncontested. Township Supervisors were elected to three-year terms, and Town Treasurers...
As Minnesota makes progress with its efforts to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to those wanting it, Governor Walz announced adjustments to his restrictions on Friday, March 12, which took effect on...
There’s an Irish blessing that says, “May your troubles be less and your blessings be more, and nothing but happiness walk through your door.” Maple Lake’s 44th Annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration...
Non-conference success continues; Bison surge into post-season   It’s no secret, the Buffalo girls’ basketball team has struggled for wins in the two years since leaving the Mississippi 8 Conference...
Lightweights, heavyweights lift Flyers to 48-26 section victory   Despite receiving a No. 4 seed, Head Coach Jeff Granrud knew his Buffalo wrestling team would be facing an uphill battle in this year...
Records were flying at this year’s Section 8AA boys’ swim/dive meet at St. Cloud Tech High School.    Little did Buffalo Head Coach Dan Schirmers know, a school record he once helped set as a member...

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