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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...
The Wright County Area Blue Star Mothers are hosting a Post-Covid craft/vendor event! The event will be held on Saturday, May 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Buffalo American Legion (301 10th Avenue S). It’s time to get out and see somebody. The proceeds from this event will help to fund our...
(Editor’s Note: Stan Tekiela will be speaking at the Active Generations: A Positive Aging Expo on Saturday, May 21, at 10 a.m. The expo will be held at the Buffalo Civic Center, 1306 County Road 134, in Buffalo.)   I am fascinated by the diversity of mother nature. This was abundantly clear to me...
Long-awaited home game results in 4-2 win over Hopkins; win streak snapped at four versus Edina   Nine games into the spring season, the Buffalo softball team finally got a home game. The result was a 4-2 victory on Wednesday, May 4, over Hopkins. The Bison’s schedule was road heavy to start, but...
Bison post shutout wins over Delano, Monticello, STMA   Rivalry week turned into dominant week for the Buffalo boys’ tennis team. With three-straight home matchups against neighboring schools, the Bison posted identical 7-0 victories over St. Michael-Albertville, Monticello, and Delano. All three...
Bison girls place third at home; boys place second   The sun made an appearance, as did plenty of smiles and personal records, at this year’s Bison Track and Field Invitational held Tuesday, May 3, at Bison Field East. The invite featured six teams from Buffalo, Irondale, Monticello, North Branch,...
With temperatures heating up, scores are going down for the Buffalo boys’ golf team. The Bison carded the lowest team score for the fifth time in eight meets with three first-place finishes this past week. Wild Marsh Golf Club was the site of last Thursday’s dual meet with Buffalo hosting Bemidji,...

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Mother's Day has felt a little less than normal over the last couple of years. The COVID-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of many Mother's Day gatherings in 2020, and while things felt more...
Warm weather and extra hours of sunlight spark flowering trees and plants to bloom anew. This is the time of year when the air is sweet with the aroma of blossoms and the familiar hum of insects can...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   April has been colder and wetter than usual, which has gardeners feeling restless. While it’s not too early to complete a few garden tasks...
Planning a spring salad luncheon? Here are some tasty salad and dessert recipes for you to try. Let us know if there is something you would like us to put in our column, or if you have a recipe to...
Representatives from the City of Buffalo, the Buffalo Chamber, and more, spoke to attendees of the State of the City lunch event on Tuesday, April 26. Speakers highlighted the present and future of...
On April 30, the Buffalo Community Orchestra will take the stage for their spring concert, “BCO Spotlight.” BCO Concertmaster, Emily Scicchitano, will perform the violin solo from Beethoven’s “...
At the BHM School Board meeting on Monday, April 25 budget adjustments were presented to and discussed with the board. Director of Finance and Operations Ryan Tangen presented the information to the...
At the Tuesday, April 26, meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, the board continued a public hearing concerning the potential redistricting of two county commissioner districts – a...
On Easter Sunday, April 17, 61-year-old William F. Haire, of Buffalo, died of a gunshot wound near 3:00 p.m. He was shot in the abdomen after an altercation with another driver near County Road 30...
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced a closure piece to its I-94 project in Wright County coming next week. The closures will be in the St. Michael-Albertville portion of the...

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