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The Wright County Historical Society (WCHS) is gearing up for the annual Festival of Lights. This year’s festival opens on Thursday, December 1, and runs through Friday, January 6, 2023. This year’s competition will feature local historical organizations. There is no admission charge to view the...
Along with the many other things we should be thankful for, some of the lowest gas prices in the state is on the list. (Photo by Tom McDonnell)
At the Nov. 15 Wright County Board meeting, a recent vacancy in the County finance department led to a discussion about a spendy new software system called ERP that went live in November.  The purpose of the new system was to increase efficiency and position the County for the future, according to...
The 17th annual Caroling at the Historic Bridge event is fast approaching! Mark your calendars for Friday, December 2, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The event takes place at the historic pedestrian bridge in Hanover. New this year are llamas that will be mingling with the crowd throughout the evening. As...
On Saturday December 3, start your Buffalo holiday festivities with BCAC’s “Breakfast with Santa,” from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at Applebee’s in Buffalo at 1006 MN-55 W.  The event is a fundraiser and awareness-raiser for BCAC, a grassroots citizen group advocating for the building of a Community and Arts...
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (BTYR) Buffalo would like to provide Holiday meals to veterans and/or military families, who are Buffalo residents. If you know a Buffalo veteran, a military family, or you are a veteran who would like to receive a Holiday meal, please provide a name, address, and phone...

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At this time of year, stalking through the forest with my camera in hand in search of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is one of my favorite activities. The crunching of leaves under my...
Shroyer places fourth in breaststroke; individual champions emerge from Delano, Monticello, STMA   Seniors Hayley Crosland and Brianna Shroyer represented the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team in this...
Valli, Roethke lead roster loaded with experience; Buffalo aiming for two seed   Team goals for this year’s Buffalo boys’ hockey team go beyond just what’s played on the ice. A 10-16 record was...
Losses to CP/CR, Moorhead drop Buffalo to 0-4; Corbin has team’s only two goals   Buffalo girls’ hockey Head Coach Ryan Huddy knows success will not come overnight. An 0-4 start to the season is no...
There’s plenty of excitement floating in the air surrounding this year’s Buffalo girls’ basketball team. With six seniors no longer on the roster, the Bison will turn to new leaders, and fresh-young...
Holiday lights are now everywhere come the holiday season. Private homeowners tend to hang the holiday lights outside their homes around Thanksgiving weekend and keep them up through New Year's Day....
Small businesses continue to be the backbone of the North American business community. According to the career resource Zippia, there are 33.2 million small businesses in the United States. Those...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     Cutting loose   October 7: The day had arrived at last. After spending 17 weeks in the cozy pumpkin patch, Seymour the giant pumpkin was...

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