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Harvey Field, 91 Harvey James Field, age 91, of Delano passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.  Harvey was born January 9, 1928 in Madison, Wisconsin to Edward and Ruth (O’Donnell) Field. He grew up and attended high school in Rice Lake, WI. Harvey served in the United States Army and was...
When the temperature is just around 80 degrees with no humidity, that’s the weather I like. I’ve had three major projects on my to-do list, and I just finished the last one. What a great feeling. I’m going to reward myself by going shopping to my two favorite stores. Because I don’t drive anymore...
If you’re anything like yours truly, you do not shy away from sitting yourself down to enjoy a fun, animated film – especially if that film is about pets, or animals in general. Such was my situation last weekend, when I saw “The Secret Life of Pets 2.” Hesitant to give the franchise another...
Anniversary 60th Anniversary    Robert and Annette Lord, of Buffalo, will be celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary on June 20, 2019. Congratulations on your 60 years of wedded bliss! Love from your family, Tracy, Suzy, Roger, Taylor, and Claire.    Above, the couple is pictured on their...
Senior Carter Stein, right, receives his diploma from District 877 school board member Amanda Reineck at the Buffalo High School graduation ceremony last Friday, June 7, in the Buffalo High School gym. There were 471 graduates in the Class of 2019. (Photo by Doug Voerding)
For the last month and a half, the future of the $54 million Wright County Government Center has been held up as a petition to require a reverse referendum was collected and submitted following the county board’s April 30 vote to approve bonding for the project. However, all that changed at the...
The day may have been overcast, but spirits in Buffalo were high on Sunday, June 9 as the city kicked off its annual Buffalo Days event. A tradition in Buffalo for generations, Buffalo Days continues this week through June 16. During this time, citizens can connect with their community by coming...
City celebration is off to a great start with Fly-In Breakfast, Car Show, and Dog Expo 
The matchup was the same. The location was the same. The result was the same. But a 9-8 victory for top-seeded Maple Grove over No. 2 seed Buffalo in the Section 8 girls’ lacrosse championship game on Wednesday, June 5 at Osseo felt much different than last year’s 9-6 defeat. Despite coming into...
Through most of seven laps of his 3200-meter run in last Friday’s Class AA state meet at Hamline University in St. Paul, Buffalo senior Isaac Basten had a front-row view of Roseville’s Acer Iverson’s back. In fact, for a good chunk of the race, Basten had a good view of a few backs. “My big...

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I decided to do something goofy last weekend – instead of going out and seeing a film on the big screen, I opted to stay home and rent a movie from my local Redbox. It was definitely nice to be home...
On Friday, my daughters, Michele and Mary, came out to Hanover. First, we went to Vergin Sales in Rockford. What a great selection of chairs and sofas they have. It’s nice to pick out the style you...
Monday, May 27 was the day. All across the country, men and women gathered to remember the memory of fallen loved ones who gave their lives in service to the United States of America, in hope of a...
On Sunday evening, May 26, a solitary cross stood silently under the American and Prisoner of War flags at the VFW Post #1901 home on Highway 12 in Montrose. Due to the rain on Monday, the annual...
Following the November, 2018, defeat of an operating referendum by District 877 voters, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose school board and the administration have been seeking ways to balance the budgets...
With increases in technology and the ability to share information among different governmental units much easier than it used to be, law enforcement has begun banding together on its own to help...
Sunday, June 9 will be the day that kicks off Buffalo Days events this year! First will be the  Fly In Breakfast and Car Show!  Come enjoy a tasty hot breakfast at the airport while watching planes...
“The cries of the wounded had much diminished now, and as we staggered down the road, the reason was only too apparent, for the water was right over the tops of the shell-holes.”  — Captain Edwin...
The Buffalo Triathlon is back in 2019. After a one-year absence, the popular Graniteman Events triathlon is making its return on Sunday, June 2 to Sturges Park and Buffalo Lake. This mark the 15th...
Senior Mackenzie Pawelk was a game-time decision prior to last Thursday’s Section 8-4A softball playoff game at No. 1 seed Elk River. Feeling less than 100-percent health-wise, the Buffalo senior...

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