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The Polar Plunge came to Buffalo Lake on Saturday, March 11. Approximately 339 people took the plunge into the freezing lake to raise money towards Special Olympics. Buffalo had a fundraising goal of $80,000 this year, and according to the Polar Plunge website, $75,762 was raised! Many individuals...
The Maple Lake annual Grande Day Parade was well attended on Saturday, March 11, despite the snowy weather. People from the area came to enjoy the cherished tradition of celebrating Irish heritage. Mayor Lynn Kissock wore a reverse-retro-edition green Minnesota Wild jersey with the name “The Mayor...
The Wright County Board gave a letter of support and use of their lobbyist to the Wright Technical Center to help in their pursuit of $9.5 million in State funds at its most recent meeting.  The Wright Technical Center in Buffalo is seeking $9.5 million as appropriated from the bond proceeds fund...
The Christus Chorus from Concordia University, St. Paul will be in concert on Friday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Sanctuary as part of their 2023 Annual Holy Week Tour.  The church is located at 302 2nd St. NE in Buffalo. Under the direction of Dr. David Mennicke, the 23...
On Tuesday, March 7, the Hanover City Council discussed the CSAH (County State Aid Highway) 19 project proposed by Wright County. They also received some feedback from residents during the citizen’s forum on the matter. Multiple citizens had concerns about the layout of the project, budget, payment...
Broadway in Buffalo Auditions will be held on Friday, March 17, between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 18, between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. at the Buffalo High School Auditorium (877 Bison Blvd., Buffalo). To sign up for auditions visit: https://www.theaterforms.com/audition/notice/bct/...
Your local Menards home improvement store is serving as a drop site for a local food pantry through the month of March. We’re excited to participate in this wonderful opportunity while lending a helping hand to the community! Menards offers a wide variety of non-perishable food items that can be...

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Every Wednesday in March from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church (1200 MN-25, Buffalo), experts will be speaking during a series titled “ReLENTless Pursuit of Your Teens Heart.” It is open to...
The 2023 Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign will run from Monday, February 27, to Sunday, April 9. Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is the largest grassroots food and fund drive in the state and...
Although central Minnesota is covered in snow, it is springtime at the library! Locally Growin’, the fundraising campaign at Great River Regional Library (GRRL), runs Wednesday, March 1, through...
The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is one of those animals that is common, yet not commonly seen. As you know, I spend more than the average time in the outdoors all year long capturing images of wildlife...
Strike places seventh at state on balance beam; impossible becomes possible for Dehmer on floor   Buffalo junior Kaylee Dehmer summed up her first state gymnastics meet experience by dissecting the...
Senior guard becomes ninth player in program history to achieve milestone   After dropping back-to-back games for the first time this season, Head Coach Josh Ortmann didn’t know what to expect when...
Bison second at sections; five swimmers, five events advance   Head Coach Dan Schirmers elected for his team to commute both days rather than stay in a hotel for the two-day Section 8AA boys’ swim/...
When the handshake line took place at the conclusion of a Section 8AA quarterfinal boys’ hockey game between Buffalo and Elk River, the line leading to the two referees and one linesman at center ice...

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