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On Tuesday, February 5, the Hanover City Council considered the preliminary plat for Hanover Cove, a major development on the east side of River Road NE and south of 8th Street NE, the former Duininck gravel pit. After lengthy discussion followed by a brief recess, land owner Jason Duininck and...
Sometimes, you just never know where life will take you. You start your life off young and full of starry-eyed innocence; a bit naïve, but filled with confidence and hope for a better tomorrow. Whether you’re taking your first steps onto a college campus, into the lobby of a new job, or into a new...
The Buffalo wrestling squad was this year’s lone bracket buster in the Section 5-3A team tournament last Friday at St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West. With three of the top-four seeds advancing to the semifinals, it was No. 6 seed Buffalo pulling off the only seeded upset in the...
Last Saturday’s Section 8AA gymnastics meet in Brainerd got off to a rough start for Buffalo sophomore Madi Peters. After falling on one of her twist landings, Peters finished the routine in 16th place with a score of 8.975. Even with the setback, Peters was still able to garner enough points to...
Buffalo Head Coach Josh Ortmann breathed a sigh of relief prior to last Friday’s key showdown against St. Michael-Albertville. Trailing STMA by one and a half games for first place in the Mississippi 8 boys basketball standings, Ortmann’s squad closed the deficit to a half game with a 63-47 road...
What a difference a year makes. One year removed from suffering a season-ending loss to St. Michael-Albertville in the Section 8AA quarterfinals, this year’s Buffalo boys’ hockey team turned the tables with a 4-0 section quarterfinal home win Tuesday night over the Knights. The victory completed a...
Over the weekend I revisited a 2011 film that captivated the world almost a decade ago. Nominated for Academy Awards, Oscars, Golden Globes and BAFTA’s, War Horse went on to win 17 titles for itself. If you haven’t seen it, I highly suggest you do – it’ll captivate you from beginning to end. There’...
Graduations Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point The following student graduated following the fall 2018 semester. Buffalo - Cody Lehn, BS, Geoscience.   Univ. of Wisconsin Whitewater The following student graduated following the fall 2018 semester. St. Michael - Dexi Zheng, Doctor of Business...
I’m sure the folks that wanted snow must be happy now. Plenty to enjoy snowmobiling, skiing, skating, all those wonderful winter activities. My daughter is taking 80 children down to Buck Hill in Lakeville. They snowboard and ski, later she serves them hot chocolate and cookies. Sure hope...
Hattie Arnold, 89 Hattie G. Arnold, 89, of Monticello, passed away at 1:35 a.m. on Monday, February 18 at CentraCare Nursing Home after rehabilitation following knee replacement surgery. Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 23, at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 413 E....

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On November 6, voters in Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District 877 are being asked to approve an increase in the district’s operating levy. The district is seeking the additional funds to help...
At this time of year, you can’t help but to think about pumpkins. It is a strange plant, with a huge fruit growing on a flimsy vine. Let’s take a look at this interesting plant. The pumpkin is the...
There was little doubt as to who would win this year’s conference title for both the boys and girls cross country teams. Coming into Tuesday’s finals meet at Princeton Golf Course, the Buffalo boys...
Believe it or not, sushi is what drives the Buffalo offense these days – ask senior tackle Hunter Poncius. In a promise set out at the beginning of the season, junior quarterback Aidan Bouman...
In a matter of four days, the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team did something it has never accomplished in team history – twice. Making its first-ever appearance in the Class AA State True Team Meet,...
Looking to piggy back off last year’s success, three of four submitted players for Buffalo advanced past the first round in Monday’s Section 5AA Individual Tennis Tournament at Reed-Sweatt in...
The curtain goes up this Friday in Discovery Auditorium for Buffalo Community Theater’s fall production of “Company.” The musical comedy is based on a set of short stories by George Furth about...
For a great while, Gary Mattson Park has boasted a picturesque spot to look out over Buffalo Lake, as well as downtown. However, it was overcast with a light sprinkling of rain when Mayor Teri...
Last Saturday, Allina Health was able to help kids through its Eighth-Annual Free Bikes 4 Kidz bike collection event. With the help of 800 volunteers system-wide, the event collected a total of 5,760...

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