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Graduations Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA    The following student graduated following the fall 2019 semester.    Monticello -  Ty Kline, BS, Exercise/Sport Studies.    Univ. of Wisconsin La Crosse    The following student graduated following the January 2020 semester.    Albertville -  Robyn...
St. Martin’s Table Honey Whole Wheat Bread
Something a little different this week. We have a recipe that was submitted by Sherri Larson, who writes the “Out of the Blue” column for us periodically. She found she had time to make a loaf of bread from scratch, while staying at home. We would love to hear from you! Recipes, with photo if...
1. Let’s put a bear in our windows facing the sidewalk or street so people walking or out for a drive can go on a bear hunt. 2. If you have not looked into World of Hearts check it out. I would like everyone to place hearts on their windows to show just how strong our community is. Please share...
blog-fruit-vegetable-ipm.extension.umn.edu/2020/03/guidance-for-fruit-and-vegetable.html   Updated 3/25/20   Author Annalisa Hultberg, Extension Educator, on-farm food safety As our state and the nation responds to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are working with fruit and vegetable growers...
Just a few weeks ago, this parking lot at Fitness Evolution would have been packed with cars. Now, because of COVID-19, it’s empty. (Submitted photo)
Just a few weeks ago, this parking lot at Fitness Evolution would have been packed with cars. Now, because of COVID-19, it’s empty. (Submitted photo)
Pike’s in Buffalo reflects this downward trend in prices. (Submitted photo)
Gas prices have been getting noticeably cheaper because of an oil/price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Pike’s in Buffalo reflects this downward trend in prices. (Submitted photo)
It was announced at the Wright County Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 24, that the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Wright County has made a full recovery. As of Tuesday, there were three confirmed cases in the county, with the first case being announced on Friday, March 13. The person was in...
The Hanover City Council on Monday, March 23, extended the mayor-declared local emergency and recognized an operational plan throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The city has shifted to an essential services plan that limits direct person-to-person contact in order to reduce the exposure to staff....
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Montrose City Council on Monday, March 23, declared a community health emergency. The action is a statement that “authorizes city staff to implement the necessary measures of the city’s emergency plan and authorizes the use of community health emergency...
In 59 years of marriage, Eddie Carver (left) has never been separated from his wife, Sandy (right) more than two or three times. Now, with COVID-19, he’s separated from her, for the time being, as she resides at The Glenn. Many families have had to be creative in communication and socializing with their loved ones, like above, where Carver views his wife through the facility window. (Photos courtesy of Kari Duske)
Eddie Carver, of Delano, will be the first to tell you that’s he lived a long time. 85 years, to be exact. He’s seen a lot of things come and go in the world, and he’s learned a lot of lessons. But, he’d never brag about it – he’s just the neighbor next door, who’s “seen a lot of life.” And, a lot...

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How amazing it must have been to see the first, patented clock with hands and a numerical face. After centuries of managing time before a face clock, it must have been a truly fascinating discovery...
Post 270 comes two wins shy of regional tourney After six games and 42 innings of baseball, it was one particular inning that sealed the fate of the Buffalo Post 270 baseball team in last weekend’s...
Brainerd is the site of this year’s 65th annual VFW Baseball State Tournament. For the Buffalo/Wright County VFW Post 1901 baseball team, this year will be its first visit. The Bison VFW team earned...
History has proved that regular-season results don’t mean a thing when it comes to the Region 12C Amateur Baseball Tournament. The first two rounds of this year’s region tourney at Veteran’s Memorial...
If your thing is fast cars, humor, and adrenaline, then this week’s column is right up your metaphorical alley. Buckle up, because we’re about to drift into a movie I’m rather surprised about: Fast...
Asparagus Citrus Salad 2 c. water 1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed & cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces 2 T. orange juice 1 T. olive oil 2 tsp. orange zest 1/4 tsp. lemon-pepper seasoning   In a large...
A few walleyes are being caught early and late each day on live-bait rigs with leeches or crawlers along the deep weedlines on Clearwater Lake and Buffalo Lake. Sunfish action continues to be good on...
Northern pike are being taken in 16 to 20 feet with crankbaits at Clearwater Lake, Lake Sylvia, Granite Lake, and Maple Lake. Largemouth bass are being caught along the weed lines with plastics on...
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) announced yesterday (July 25) that the viburnum leaf beetle (VLB), Pyrrhalta viburni, has been confirmed in Minnesota in Eden Prairie. VLB is an invasive...
Become a Smarter Gardener in 2019: 5 tips for a safe harvest Fresh, ripe tomatoes. Yum! Photo: Gail Hudson, Extension Communications Most people are well aware of basic food safety practices in the...

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