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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....
Despite the frustrating snow and chilling temperatures last weekend, the sky over Buffalo Lake was bright with color as enthusiasts of all kinds ventured to Sturges Park for the first-ever Kites on Ice festival. Held last Saturday, Feb. 9, The Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism presented...
In light of the recent snow, the Fobbe family, of Buffalo, is at it again! Continuing the “big snowman” trend, the Fobbe’s made sure this year’s snowman topped the April 2018 13-footer. This snowman is 20 feet tall, and again required a skidsteer, ladder, snowblower, and shovel to construct. The...
A complete job description will now be prepared for a part-time administrative assistant at city hall after the Montrose City Council gave approval for the new position at its meeting on Monday, February 11. The need for the extra help was first discussed at the Management Coordinating Committee...
This year, the Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism introduced the First-Ever “Kites on Ice” Festival, which was held on Buffalo Lake on Saturday, February 9, despite below-zero temps and hefty snow. The event is what the Chamber President Sue Olmscheid hopes will be an annual get-together...
The Buffalo boys’ hockey team killed two birds with one stone following an 8-1 home win last Saturday over arch-rival St. Michael-Albertville. The victory clinched the Bison’s first conference title since 2012-13. It also leapfrogged Buffalo one spot ahead of STMA from fifth place to fourth in the...
School cancellations due to weather means no games and no practices for afternoon and evening activities. For a sport like gymnastics, practice is everything. With weather forcing a number of changes, including a meet against Monticello that was twice rescheduled and eventually cancelled, Buffalo...

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For only the second time in team history, the Buffalo volleyball team advanced to Saturday’s championship bracket in the St. Michael-Albertville Midwest Fall Classic Volleyball Tournament. A pair of...
A 3-1 home loss Monday night to St. Cloud Tech pretty much sealed the Buffalo boys’ soccer team’s playoff fate. Despite a 7-4-2 overall record, the loss to the Tigers dropped the Bison’s section...
Two key section wins in the final week of the regular season helped secure a four seed in this week’s Section 5AA tournament for the Buffalo girls’ tennis squad. A 5-2 road win on Wednesday, Sept. 26...
It was a brisk afternoon at the Buffalo Heights Golf Course on Thursday, Sept. 27 for the annual Buffalo Invitational Cross-Country Meet.  The sun was shining and the teams set up camps in the center...
Even without their top runner, the Bison boys’ cross country team posted a near-perfect score of 20 to win last Thursday’s Buffalo Invitational at Buffalo Heights Golf Course. It marked the seventh...
Buffalo defensive lineman Daunte Mattila (74) runs off the field in jubilation after recovering a fourth-quarter fumble. Matilla and the Bison’s defense shutdown a potent Monticello offense in a 21-7 home win last Friday at Bison Field West. (Photos by Rob LaPlante)
Monticello giveth and Buffalo taketh. With a game plan built to neutralize the hottest passing team in the state, the Magic baited the Bison football team’s offense to run the ball – and they did....
“This isn’t that big of news, is it?” His question may have been mildly serious, but Brad McColley of DRC Inc., Litchfield, is all smiles as he directs his crew to prepare for demolition of the...
Voters in Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose District 877 are being asked to approve an increase in the district’s operating levy. The question will be on the November 6 ballot. The district is seeking the...
In 1964, a dream was born. For decades, True Friends has been a staple name in families with members born with developmental and physical disabilities. By providing an experience that most only dream...
2018 BUFFALO HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING ROYALTY

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