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Buffalo High School’s One Act Play, “The Diviners” received a starred performance in last Saturday’s Mississippi 8 Festival at Big Lake. Performing in this scene is Jennie Mae (Victoria Herda, middle), who converses with her little brother (Emily Kern, left), while C.C. Showers (Patrick Stonecipher...
The City of Buffalo is purchasing nearly $1 million in much-needed equipment. A new fire truck and a new police squad car are now being financed after the Buffalo City Council on Tuesday, January 22, awarded a lease purchase financing agreement to KleinBank, now Old National Bank. The rescue pumper...
When a city or county or state puts out bids for projects or studies, it often goes to the bidder who comes in with the lowest bid. However, sometimes a working relationship with a company or organization can carry a little more weight. At the Jan. 22 meeting of the Wright County Board of...
We all had grand dreams when we were kids.  For some, they dreamed of traveling the far reaches of space as astronauts, while others just wanted to pilot the rocket ship. Others wanted to be cowboys, firemen, or police officers; models, singers, and movie stars being not far behind. Marine...
It was no mystery who last Thursday’s opponent was for the Buffalo boys’ basketball team. Owners of a 12-0 record and No. 2 ranking in Class 3A coming in, Princeton was just one of nine teams in the entire state to own an undefeated record. “Oh yeah, we were looking forward to it,” said Bison...
Ten teams competed in this year’s Buffalo Gymnastics Invitational. Among the 10, half compete in Section 8AA. With the section tourney less than a month away, Buffalo, Brainerd, Elk River, Moorhead, and Sauk Rapids-Rice got a sneak-peek at this year’s competition. Less than seven points separated...
Last Thursday’s 6-0 home win over Rogers was an emotional evening for members of the Buffalo boys’ hockey team, particularly for sophomore forward Jordan Zelenak. Not long after the game’s opening faceoff, Zelenak was one of many who watched in stunned silence, as senior teammate Brett Hanson...
Year one for the Buffalo Coyotes co-op Adapted Floor Hockey team was a learning experience for everyone. Head Coach Ruth Clarke is hoping to build off last year’s highs, which saw the inaugural team finish 3-9 overall. Clarke, and assistant coaches Dale Gilmer and Brooke Ziwicki have already seen...
In 1967, Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke embarked on an adventure in moviemaking history that would capture hearts and audiences far and wide in “Mary Poppins,” which is perhaps one of Disney’s most beloved, live-action musicals. Set in turn of century London, “Mary Poppins” follows Jane and...
Joseph LaFave, 54 Joseph Floyd LaFave, 54, of Buffalo, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, at the Good Samaritan Society of Howard Lake. He was born on October 4, 1964 in Buffalo, the son of Gerald and Judy (Marquette) LaFave. Joe was employed as a carpenter for many years at CCC of Montrose....

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Buffalo City Council met on Monday, September 17 at 7 p.m.  As the end of the year looms closer, planning is underway to address upcoming city financing and levies.  Administrator Merton Auger...
On Tuesday, September 18, Wright County Commissioners heard from Greg Pickard, Veterans Service Officer, regarding the coming grant season for County services. “Service tripled this year from 2017,”...
Buffalo Community Theater is excited to announce the cast of their fall musical comedy: Stephen Sondheim’s “Company.” This talented group of performers from Buffalo and other nearby communities...
Don’t miss out on the 9th Annual Gala Fundraiser for Love INC-Big Woods! It will be held on Sunday, October 7, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo.  The keynote speaker will be...
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has placed Wright County under an emergency quarantine, which went into effect Thursday, September 13, after emerald ash borer (EAB) was found along the...
Delrose Ahlm, 90 Delrose Bertha Ahlm, 90, of Buffalo, passed away September 3. She was born April 25, 1928 in St. Michael, to William and Mary (Otten) Weber. Delrose was raised in Buffalo, and...
In recognition of the 17th anniversary of 9/11, students and faculty at Tatanka Elementary STEM School in Buffalo had a brief gathering outside the school with members of the Buffalo Police...
Three weeks into the season, the Buffalo boys’ soccer team is still searching for its identity.   A 2-2-1 record has been highlighted by some dominant performances, evidenced by Monday night’s...
Week three provided a couple road blocks for the Buffalo girls’ soccer team.   The first detour started last Thursday in Rogers. Goals by Isabelle Smith, Mackenzie Matthies, and Ella Stritesky...
The first home match for the Buffalo volleyball team featured the top-rated squad in Class AA.   For the first two sets of a 3-1 home defeat to No. 1 rated North Branch, the Bison looked like a...

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