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Physical activity has long been known to increase a person's chances of living healthy well past retirement. The benefits of physical activity are numerous and include everything from a lower risk for overweight and obesity to improved mental health. Physical activity also has been linked to a...
Welcoming a pet of any kind into a home can be a lesson in love as well as one in responsibility. Pet owners must take various steps to ensure the safety and well-being of a companion animal, and that includes providing for that animal while on vacation. How long pets can remain at home alone...
Few things can top a day at the beach on a warm day. The sunshine is out in full force and crashing waves beckon when it is time to cool off. While there is much fun to be had at the beach, some dangers lurk as well. Though rip tides or jellyfish may come to mind, the beach itself, namely the sand...
Getaways come in many forms. A getaway can be restful and relaxing whether it involves a journey to a small island thousands of miles from home or a favorite campsite that's just a few hours away by car. As the world gradually emerges from a pandemic that put travel on the back burner for billions...
On Monday, May 31, American Legion posts, VFW members, and the public joined together to honor and remember the men and women who gave their lives while defending our freedom. In Buffalo, the American Legion Post 270 hosted an indoor service, with Chaplain Gary Johnson offering a prayer and...
Gino Pahl, a one-year-old from Buffalo, has spent the past two weeks in Children’s Hospital, fighting for his life after contracting a rare disease from a tick bite. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is a tickborne disease that the CDC has shared is rare in Minnesota, with as little as three to...
Wright County Commissioners and Sheriff Sean Deringer recognized Sergeant Dave Anderson on his retirement and welcomed newly-promoted staff at the Tuesday, May 25 Wright County Board meeting. Sergeant Anderson officially retires Friday, June 4 after more than 28 years with the sheriff’s department...
Buffalo Days is just around the corner! The celebration will be held June 13-20, with each day offering fun activities, including a carnival, parade, movie in the park, medallion hunt, and more. Advance carnival wristband vouchers are available for purchase at Cub Foods, and a variety of local...
The Buffalo Adult Day Center will be hosting their Annual Rummage and Bake Sale June 23-25 and are looking for donations to the sale. When getting rid of stuff from the yard, garage, or house please think of us! This year it will be held down at the Day Center’s yard and patio, located at 613...

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The tradition of a roasted or grilled turkey adorns the tables in many homes on Thanksgiving. Not everyone likes turkey, and it’s okay to have chicken, beef or pork. Every year, I share a recipe for...
Six members of the Buffalo High School girls swim team are heading to the state tournament in two relays and two individual events after successes at the Section 8AA tournament last Friday and...
It seems like everything is new for the Buffalo High School Dance Team A new head coach. A new assistant coach. New team captains. Some new dancers. New music. And new choreography. “We see this year...
The Buffalo High School girls hockey team opened their season with a decisive win in a non-conference game against Orono last Thursday, November 8. Buffalo beat Orono 5 – 1. Coach Dave Carothers said...
The Buffalo High School Theater Department is presenting “The Birds,” an adaptation of Aristophanes’ Greek comedy, updated by Walter Kerr. Performances are this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday,...
With elections (which I can’t talk about right now, lest I say something I’ll regret) well behind us and the snow finally here, it’s safe to say that winter is upon us. The thought echoes, affirmed...
The Wright County Area Chapter of Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. has begun their annual Holiday Project.  Consisting of hand-decorated Christmas stockings, 400 this year, which are then filled...
The Wright County Chamber Chorus will present a program entitled “Bernstein’s Best:  A Salute to Leonard Bernstein” on Sunday, Nov. 11 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth.  The program...
With Veterans Day right around the corner, what better way is there to celebrate those who have served our country than with a good meal? On November 11, Buffalo and Monticello will be honoring vets...
We all anticipated them - the one little thing that, once every few years, brings us all together on the same playing field. They pop out into the community in a wash of red and white, worn proudly...

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