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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     Spring is spring-ing around the state. As asparagus grows and gets picked, asparagus beetles are showing up as well. This can be a tricky pest to manage, read on for tips on managing this beetle.   Asparagus beetles feed on spears...
Some of the strongest solar flares on the sun in the past 20 years made for amazing Northern Lights last Friday and Saturday. These beautiful pictures were taken over Abbie Lake last Friday, May 10. See inside for more photos of the Aurora Borealis. (Submitted photos)
Pictured are Buffalo High School seniors Claire Erickson (left) and Aver McCallum (right) who were named the 2024 Hall of Fame Award winners at Monday night’s Academic Excellence Awards night at the Performing Arts Center. See more in the school news section on page 16. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)
The Hanover City Council met on Tuesday, May 7.    JP Brooks Development:  JP Brooks Builders of Maple Grove gave a presentation regarding plans to potentially construct a housing development in Hanover, parts of which include areas in St. Michael.  The number of housing units planned for...
One of the most commonly-recorded documents is a deed transferring title from the current homeowner to a new buyer. Real estate deed solicitation scams are a type of fraud where scammers send homeowners letters that look like official government documents. The letters often ask for money ($89-$120...
Wright County Commissioners recognized the week of May 15th as National Police Week at their regular meeting, Tuesday, May 7. This annual event has recognized the service and sacrifice of U.S. Law Enforcement for the past 62 years. Established by Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special...
Buffalo Community Theater and the BHS Tri-M Music Honor Society will present their 10th Annual “Broadway in Buffalo” this weekend with performances on Saturday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 19, at 2:00 p.m., in the Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center.   The all-star cast will present...
The Buffalo Montrose Hanover School Board held a special meeting on Monday, May 13, at Hanover Elementary. The Board approved the agreement between ISD No. 877 and Education Minnesota-Buffalo. Teachers voted to accept the contract during the week of April 29. Contract highlights include the...
BCT had great auditions last weekend but still need eight-to-ten additional chorus members for such fun numbers as “Get Me to the Church on Time,” and the “Ascot Gavotte,” especially looking to add more male voices.  An additional night to audition will take place on Monday, May 20, in the...
The filing period for five Wright County elected positions will open Tuesday, May 21, and remain open until Tuesday, June 4. The positions up for election are District 2 county commissioner, District 5 county commissioner, and three supervisor positions on the Wright County Soil & Water...

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Exactly four weeks remain before the track and field state tournament takes place June 6-8 at St. Michael-Albertville. Between now and then, still plenty of big meets remain, which included Tuesday’s...
In Buffalo’s annual home match played under the lights last Friday at Buffalo Community Middle School against Monticello, the Bison boys’ tennis team shined bright in a 4-3 victory. Clutch points...
Whether you celebrate your mom, grandmother, being a mom or a mom-like person in your life, Mother’s Day brings family and friends together.  Every family has different traditions that revolve...
Creekside Manor Apartments, developed by Central Minnesota Housing Partnership, is a 55+ senior living community at the corner of Creekside Drive and Settler’s Parkway in Buffalo. CMHP is currently...
This crew took advantage of last Tuesday’s sunny weather to pour concrete sidewalks in front of Buffalo Lake as the Hwy. 25 project continues to progress. (Photo by Tom McDonnell)
Buffalo Community Orchestra (BCO) is excited to offer a second performance of The American Spirit on May 5, in the Saint Michael-Albertville High School Performing Arts Center. Don’t miss your chance...
Matthew Thomas Lyrek made his first court appearance on Monday, April 29, after being shot by a Wright County Sheriff’s Office deputy April 15 in Montrose, as he was being served with an arrest...
The Wright County Historical Society is holding their 4th annual Online Yard Sale Fundraiser. This online-only event started Thursday, May 2, at noon and ends Friday, May 10, at 4:30 p.m. Items may...

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