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Those who travel Highway 55 between Annandale and Buffalo are encouraged to attend one of three public open houses to learn about a major project that will reconstruct and improve Highway 55 in 2019. Open house attendees will be able to learn about the project’s construction details, planned...
Looking for an evening out with shopping, dinner and live music, and the proceeds all going to a great cause?  Plan to be at the Bravo Strings’ annual Cheesy Italian Dinner fundraiser on Friday, March 22, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Dine on spaghetti or Alfredo, Caesar salad, breadstick, coffee and...
Joshua Moist, 35 of Howard Lake, pled guilty on Monday, March 4 to having fired a 9 mm handgun during a drive-by shooting in May of last year. Moist, a Howard Lake resident, fired a weapon in Delano around 2:25 a.m. on May 1. He fired at least five shots at a vehicle, which victim Joseph Campbell,...
A sunny and delightful 30 degrees ushered the community out to Sturges Park on Saturday, March 9 to participate in this year’s Polar Plunge in benefit of Special Olympics. Over 200 folks took the plunge into icy Buffalo Lake, and raised approximately $49,000 for the cause. The beginning goal for...
The theme was a black out. The result was a knockout. Behind its big crowd and a hot start, the second-seeded Buffalo boys’ basketball team advanced to the Section 8-4A championship game with an 84-71 semifinal victory last Friday over third-seeded Moorhead. With heavy snow in the forecast,...
What a difference a year makes. Buffalo starting point guard Antonio Bluiett was a fan in the stands a year ago when Maple Grove ended the Bison’s season in last year’s Section 8-4A boys’ basketball championship game. This season, the freshman will have another opportunity to see the Crimson in the...
Had someone told you on Dec. 28 that Delano would face Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin in the opening round of the Class A boys hockey state tournament, you likely would have got a few eye rolls. Delano’s 4-3 victory on Dec. 28 over Greenway/N-K at the Hibbing Tournament seemed to change the tide for...
If any of you have worked in customer service-related jobs, you’ve probably heard “The customer is always right!” one time too many. You’ve heard it from your boss, in your company handbook, or from that screaming customer who wants free pizza no matter what you have to say about it (can you tell...
Graduations Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI Erin Aho, of Cokato, graduated Cum Laude with a BSN degree in Nursing following the fall 2018 semester. Darrin Koivisto, of Cokato, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Construction Management following the fall 2018 semester. The...

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The month of November is synonymous with cold, the beginning flurries of snow, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and the color orange. You might think that’s funny, but it is true! As the end of October...
The tradition of a roasted or grilled turkey adorns the tables in many homes on Thanksgiving. Not everyone likes turkey, and it’s okay to have chicken, beef or pork. Every year, I share a recipe for...
Six members of the Buffalo High School girls swim team are heading to the state tournament in two relays and two individual events after successes at the Section 8AA tournament last Friday and...
It seems like everything is new for the Buffalo High School Dance Team A new head coach. A new assistant coach. New team captains. Some new dancers. New music. And new choreography. “We see this year...
The Buffalo High School girls hockey team opened their season with a decisive win in a non-conference game against Orono last Thursday, November 8. Buffalo beat Orono 5 – 1. Coach Dave Carothers said...
The Buffalo High School Theater Department is presenting “The Birds,” an adaptation of Aristophanes’ Greek comedy, updated by Walter Kerr. Performances are this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday,...
With elections (which I can’t talk about right now, lest I say something I’ll regret) well behind us and the snow finally here, it’s safe to say that winter is upon us. The thought echoes, affirmed...
The Wright County Area Chapter of Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. has begun their annual Holiday Project.  Consisting of hand-decorated Christmas stockings, 400 this year, which are then filled...
The Wright County Chamber Chorus will present a program entitled “Bernstein’s Best:  A Salute to Leonard Bernstein” on Sunday, Nov. 11 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth.  The program...
With Veterans Day right around the corner, what better way is there to celebrate those who have served our country than with a good meal? On November 11, Buffalo and Monticello will be honoring vets...

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