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Vacations are a great way to escape the daily grind and relax while making memories. According to a recent survey from Nationwide Travel Insurance, U.S. consumers are optimistic about travel plans throughout 2024. Ninety-one percent said they have plans to travel domestically, and 50 percent had...
The season hums along with growers harvesting, planting, and managing a variety of pests. Read on for information about deciding what to replant as fields dry out, aster yellows, and the trinity of vine crops insect pests. General Notes Most of Minnesota is on deck for the hottest sustained...
Former Minnesota Viking center, and Super Bowl Champion with the Baltimore Ravens, Matt Birk, served as grand marshal during the annual Independence Day Parade on July 4 in Delano. Cloudy skies and drizzle didn’t stop parade goers from lining River Street to catch a view of the 116 floats during...
Buffalo Community Theater’s summer show is “My Fair Lady.” Evening performances are scheduled for July 19, 20, 24, 25, and 26 at 7:30 p.m., at BHS PAC: Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center (877 Bison Blvd., Buffalo). Matinee showings will be held on Sunday, July 21, and Saturday, July 27, at...
The Wright County Fair, located in Howard Lake, will begin on Wednesday, July 24, and end on Sunday, July 28. Admission for adults 18 and up is $5, kids’ admission is free for those under 18, and parking is $5. Grandstand events require additional ticket purchases. The fair will feature the Torres...
The Wright County Health and Human Services (HHS) Child Passenger Safety Program received a boost in its efforts to keep young children safe while traveling on the roads. At the Tuesday, July 2, Wright County Board of Commissioners meeting, HHS Director Jami Goodrum shared that the organization...
Excerpt taken from KSTP Eyewitness News   Authorities are investigating a crash in Big Lake that left two teens dead and one seriously injured on the morning of Saturday, July 6. According to a Minnesota State Patrol incident report, an officer with the Big Lake Police Department was going south on...
The Hanover City Council met on Tuesday, July 2. Harvest Festival chair, Jackie Heinz, addressed the council to discuss the signing of a fireworks permit. Harvest Festival fireworks will be located at Settlers Park. Council approved the permit and also discussed various options for mosquito control...
The annual Monticello Riverfest celebration begins Friday, July 12, and goes through Sunday, July 14. Event locations include: Monticello High School, Ellison Park, Monticello Community Center, Pioneer Park, and more. Riverfest kicks off with fun activities and events at Pioneer Park from 5:00 to 8...
The second concert for Buffalo’s Concerts in the Park will be held this Thursday, July 11. Concerts are held each Thursday through August 29, in Sturges Park at the Bandshell and begin at 7:00 p.m. Mitchell Hall and the Tennessee Trio, a Johnny Cash tribute, will be performing live on Thursday. The...

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Crowning of the new 2024-25 Buffalo Royalty took place on the final day of Buffalo Days, Sunday, June 16. From left to right are Princess Laura Ryder, Miss Buffalo Carley Kill, and Princess Gwyn...
The 70th annual Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo kicks off with the first of three performances starting Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m. Pictured is a cowboy (name not available) from last year’s rodeo...
The Buffalo City Council met this past Monday, June 17, and received updates on revenue bonding needs and fiber upgrades to continue expanding and improving the city’s fiber network. Prior to these...
A 44-year-old Monticello man, Derrick Ray Sartwell, was killed in a crash Tuesday evening, June 11, involving a semi-trailer truck on Highway 10 in Becker. Sartwell suffered fatal injuries after his...
At 12:46 p.m. Friday, June 14, an accident occurred at the intersection of Hwy. 24 and 179th Street NW in Clearwater Township near the Kwik Trip station that resulted in two fatalities. A Chevy...
A segment of County Highway 35 will be closed effective immediately between Calder Avenue NE and Dague Avenue NE in Buffalo. A detour will be posted using Calder Avenue NE, County Highway 34 and...
Buffalo’s Concerts in the Park series is back for 2024, with the first performance scheduled for Thursday, June 27. Concerts are held each Thursday evening from June 27- August 29, except July 4, in...
Officials with the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce have announced the winning numbers from this year’s sale of Buffalo Days buttons. The $300 winning button is #901, the $150 button number is #1047, and...
Wednesday, June 19, marked the return of the free program Summer Reading and Fun in the Park. The program runs each Wednesday through August 21, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the park next to Buffalo...
In lieu of the regular history meeting on June 18, the Buffalo Historical Society will be hosting an Ice Cream Social on Saturday, June 29, to celebrate the life of Jack McAllister.  This event aims...

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