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Tom Bauman
Tom Bauman has been the bearer of good news over his 20 years as Activities Director at Buffalo High School. On Wednesday, March 18, Bauman was on the receiving end of good news, when he was presented a plaque in recognition of being named the 2020 recipient of Minnesota Interscholastic Activities...
With the COVID-19 pandemic still lingering, the chances of extending the Friday, April 3 deadline for spring activities to have no interaction with any other member schools is highly likely. As of Tuesday, March 24, all schools were closed from March 18-27. The Minnesota State High School League...
Buffalo High School senior Katie Horak (above) holds a bouquet of flowers in honor of her college national letter of intent she signed on Friday, Feb. 28 at Revolution Gymnastics in Rogers. Horak will be a Division-I gymnasts next season at the University of Minnesota. (Submitted photo)
Katie Horak elected to skip out on high school gymnastics. It’s a decision she holds with no regrets. While some of the state’s top gymnasts were on display in last February’s high school state tournament at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul, some of the state’s elite talents were fine tuning...
Last week to get out on the ice - check before you go on it. Sunfish and Crappies on Maple Lake, Rock Lake, Granite Lake, Big Swan, Lake Sylvia, Clearwater, Limestone, Indian, Sugar & Lake Marie. Catching them on wax worms, minnows & euro larvae. Fishing for Northerns on Lake Mille Lacs...
LaVelle Dick, 79 LaVelle Mona Dick, age 79, of Monticello, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020 at the Maple Grove Hospital. She was born on March 18, 1940 in Verona, North Dakota to Oscar and Goldea (Weisenhunter) Qualley. LaVelle was united in marriage to Gordon Clair Dick on May 29, 1959 in...
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Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the "Click It To Win It" contest is postponed until further notice. Thank you and stay safe!
Auteur Access by Miriam Orr
There is a dramatic and finely-crafted scene in Star Wars Episode III, “Revenge of the Sith,” with Queen Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman). While maintaining a seat in the Galactic Republic as a voice for her world, Amidala speaks out against the Galactic Republic’s vote to instill a dictator,...
Graduations Southwest Minnesota State University    The following student graduated following the summer 2019 semester.    St. Michael -  Brooke Ann Baune, BS, Exercise Science.    The following students graduated following the fall  2019 semester.    Buffalo -  Dana R. Pearson, BS, Early Childhood...

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With the final days of July finally upon us, we here in Wright County say goodbye, yet again, to another Wright County Fair. Many were glad to see the fair come this year to its original calendar...
Darlene Dixon is retiring. Darlene has been writing the “Kitchen Delights” column in the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer for more than thirty years. Never missing a week, Darlene has...
The 15th annual Hanover Harvest Festival is Saturday, August 3, and will feature many activities for all ages at Settlers Park, Hanover City Hall, the Fire Station area, and the Hanover Elementary...
Over the last few years with the advent of e-cigarettes, the amount of middle school and high school students that have taken up the use of tobacco has spiked. In response to the upsurge in usage and...
After winning four games in four days, the Buffalo American Legion Post 270 baseball team is headed to the state tournament. The team won the Sub State 15 tournament last weekend by beating Cokato,...
(Editor’s Note: Darlene Dixon has graciously agreed to write two additional columns.) I will retire soon!   Oven Crisp Fish 2 lbs. fish fillets 1 c. dry bread crumbs 2 T. Parmesan grated cheese 2...
Dear Wright County Journal-Press patrons, In an effort to bring more variety and value to our readers, we are teaming up with Buffalo resident, Sherri Larson, who will be submitting periodic articles...
One of my favorite times of year is summer, and with summer comes the inevitable promise of fair time. A long-time lover of carnival rides, cheese curds, and livestock presentations, the fair is my...

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