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Great weather and crowds were present for Buffalo’s first farmers market of the season last Saturday, May 7. Vendors will be selling their market fresh goodies every Saturday through October from 8:00 a.m. to noon across from the former Buffalo Cinema. See inside for more photos. (Photos by Karie...
Pictured are Buffalo High School seniors Antonio Bluiett and Macie Guida who were one of 142 couples/groups introduced at last Saturday’s Grand March at the Performing Arts Center. This year’s prom theme was “Memories Under the Willow Tree.” See more photos in sports and school news section. (Photo...
Wright County’s natural resources are a great source of pride, and there is plenty of it with 4,717 acres of recreational space that includes 32 parks, three campgrounds and miles of biking, hiking, and equine trails.  On Tuesday, May 3, Wright County Commissioners approved an updated master plan...
On April 26, the Wright County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of redistricting Districts 3 and 4, moving all of St. Michael into Commissioner Wetter’s district and moving Albertville to District 3. Despite the voters’ decision two years ago to elect Commissioner Wetter for a four-year term,...
On Monday, May 9, at approximately 4:11 p.m. Wright County deputies were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of County Rd. 12 NW and County Rd. 37 NW in Maple Lake Township. Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Minnesota State Patrol and Maple Lake Fire and Rescue. Evidence...
Two vehicles were involved in an accident on Highway 55 and High Street in Rockford on Sunday, May 8, at approximately 8:23 p.m. A Chevy Suburban was headed westbound, and a Kia Sorento was headed eastbound when the two vehicles collided on the wet road. The Minnesota State Patrol, Wright County...
Wright County Taxpayer Services would like to remind citizens that first-half property taxes are due on or before May 16, 2022.  Wright County Taxpayers can pay their property taxes in several ways. In Person: Our office is located at the new Government Center: 3650 Braddock Ave. NE, Ste. 1400,...
Auditions for Buffalo Community Theater’s production of “Mamma Mia!” are this Friday, May 13, at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 14, at 10:00 a.m. Call backs, if invited, are Sunday, May 15, at 6:00 p.m. BCT is looking for singers, dancers, and actors ages 16 and up. Performers should prepare a song (...
The City of Buffalo has put a watering restriction in place until October 1. Odd-even watering will be in place with watering allowed between 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Even house numbers may water on even-numbered calendar days. Odd house numbers may water on odd-numbered calendar days. These...
On Saturday, May 21, at the Buffalo Civic Center, Lake Ridge and Park View Senior Health and Living in Buffalo will be hosting a Positive Aging Expo from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This event is focused on providing older adults with resources to age well, positively, and healthfully. Vendors, speakers...

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Rockford Township will be holding two clean-up days this year. The first clean-up day is on Saturday, May 21, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The second date is on Saturday, September 10, from 8:00 a.m...
On Saturday, May 21, at Sturges Park in Buffalo, Crossroads Animal Shelter will be hosting a 5K fundraiser with a goal to raise $10,000 to continue developing the surgical suite that will allow...
Val Pederson and Guy Bergstrom, both of Buffalo, will be retiring from their positions in youth ministry at the Buffalo Covenant Church this summer. They each served the Buffalo Covenant Church for...
Bison upset No. 3 ranked St. Michael-Albertville; Pribula’s walk-off homer lifts Wayzata to 8-7 win   Bison Field West is the official home of the Buffalo baseball team. But following an 8-5 road win...
Relay teams make impact at Roseville, Hamline meets   After a two-year absence due to Covid, the state track and field meet once again, will return next month to Hamline University in St. Paul. For...
The record may not show it, but there’s a lot to like through the first half of the season for the Buffalo softball team. After a 3-1 season-opening win over Monticello, the Bison ended a five-game...
The Buffalo boys’ golf team won in Hinckley. No – not a victory at the casino, but a first-place finish at last Friday’s Grand Preview at Hinckley’s Grand National Golf Club. The Bison edged host...
It would be an understatement to say that it has been an interesting few years for the Class of 2022. Due to the pandemic, many soon-to-be grads spent a significant portion of their school years...

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