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Anyone who's ever bought fish at their local grocery store knows that skinning a fish is a talent and not a skill everyone has mastered. Some grocery store seafood counter workers can skin a fish with the best of them, while others may mangle the fillet or leave much of the skin on. Shoppers who...
The great outdoors can be an inviting place with plenty of opportunities for adventure. It's also a treasure trove of sights and sounds that can serve as a springboard for a lifelong yearning for knowledge. Children of the 1980s and before may remember long days spent outside with requirements to "...
If asked to describe a typical camping trip, many people would likely share a tale of roughing it in the woods under a starlit sky. Though that might be the traditional way to go camping, a recent trend has inspired its fair share of devotees to embrace a wholly different way to spend a night or...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Japanese beetle trap counts have declined from their peak in mid-July. Image: UMN FruitEdge   UMN entomologists check SWD traps weekly at 4 locations to reveal how populations change throughout the season. Image: UMN FruitEdge      ...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   This update includes suggestions for late summer cover crops, a reminder about postharvest intervals when using pesticides, notes about diseases and insects we've started to see this week, reminders about postharvest handling, and more....
Homeowners should give due consideration to whether or not plants are considered invasive species before introducing new plants on their properties. According to the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, invasive species of plants can lead to the extinction of native plants and animals....
Many homeowners think they have to spend tons of green to get green in their landscape, but that isn't necessarily so. Homeowners can improve their landscapes without digging themselves into financial holes. These strategies can help anyone save some cash and still end up with attractive gardens...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   While the green sweat bee catches the eye, there is another, small bee on the center of the flower as well.   The diversity and abundance of pollinators on the landscape can indicate healthy populations of these critical insects. When...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     The Minnesota Lawn Care Calendar says it’s time to think about lawns! Fall is the best time for almost everything you’ve been waiting to do, so consider all your options and get them on your home calendar. Include only the items your...
National Night Out is held annually to celebrate and build relationships between law enforcement and members of the community. It is celebrated across the United States and residents of Buffalo showed their support for law enforcement and unity with numerous neighborhood get-togethers.  Residents...

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On Monday, July 11, at the Montrose City Council meeting Greg Youmans, of Garfield Street in Montrose, presented plans for a community-oriented event scheduled for Saturday, August 20. He is working...
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a Flood Map Information Open House for communities in Wright County on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The public open house will be...
Miss Buffalo 2021-22 Mackenzie Fladung and 2021-22 Miss Hanover Kiley Irwin are participating in the Minneapolis Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes program during the “Best Days of Summer” celebration. ...
The 151st Wright County Fair begins tomorrow (Wednesday, July 20) and runs through Sunday, July 24. Here is the full schedule by time and date. Tuesday, July 19 •Noon-8 p.m. – General exhibit entries...
Fans of the “Fab Four” and music of the 1950s should mark their calendar to attend Concerts in the Park on Thursday, July 21. The band, A Hard Day’s Night, will be performing at the bandshell in...
The Buffalo Fire Department is hosting a New Firefighter Information Night on Wednesday, July 27, at 7:00 p.m. at the new downtown fire station (215 Central Avenue). This meeting is for anyone...
Mark your calendars, the second annual Local Heroes Event in Monticello will be held from Thursday, August 18 to Saturday, August 20. The event will go from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily at Open Road...
Buffalo Community Theater’s production of “Mamma Mia!” opens this Friday, July 22 at the Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center with a 7:30 p.m. start time. This jukebox musical is based on the...
Jim Anthony, of Buffalo, has lived here since 1999. He was born and raised in Albert Lea, made the move to Buffalo, and has been here ever since. His parents, John and Georgia Komoszewski, are still...
Former St. Michael-Albertville star making impact with Minnesota Aurora FC women’s soccer team   Mackenzie Langdok graduated from St. Michael-Albertville High School in 2017. Fast forward five years...

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