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The Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 39th annual Art and Craft festival on Saturday, August 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The festival takes place in the streets of downtown Buffalo. Over 100 art and craft vendors exhibit their unique hand -crafted merchandise and products....
At approximately 12:52 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, deputies from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 12000 block of 72nd Court NE in the City of Otsego. Reports indicated a man was having mental health challenges and had threatened physical harm to his family and himself.  Upon arrival,...
The Hanover City Council discussed and ended up passing a moratorium on hemp-derived THC edible sales at their meeting on Thursday, August 4. The council discussed the moratorium at length before coming to a final decision. Council member Mike Amery gave some background on the topic before the...
The Blessing Closet will have its Quarterly Distribution of FREE clothing for children and their parents at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo on Saturday, August 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Distribution is open to all families without any appointments, restrictions, qualifications, or...
Be sure to stop by Sturges Park in Buffalo at 7:00 p.m. this Thursday, August 11, for the next Concert in the Park. This week features a band hailing from Minneapolis, The Crown Jewels – A Tribute to Queen. This live tribute band (no backing instrumental or vocal tracks) performs all the greatest...
Primary elections were held across Minnesota Tuesday, August 9. Numerous state and national offices, along with two Wright County Commission seats, were on the ballot. In District 1, Tina Diedrick received the most votes, with 1,054. Terry Strege was second with 735, and Michael Holmstrom Jr....
Are you a resident of the City of Buffalo and looking to get involved in your community? Positions up for election this year are Mayor and two City Councilmembers. Candidates looking for more detailed information can visit this link: https://ci.buffalo.mn.us/187/Candidate-Information. Filing period...
The 36th Annual New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run will be in Buffalo on Saturday, August 13. The Car Run will have a lunch stop at the Buffalo American Legion Post 270 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There are five total rest stops on Saturday. The car run is a 120-mile tour of the Minnesota...
The Buffalo Covenant Church held a dedication to the new Promise Park on Sunday, August 7. Many church members and members of the community attended to hear about the new playground and enjoy the amenities. There was also free ice cream provided by What’s the Scoop?. This event was held in...
Bluiett latest Bison football player to go D-I; multi-talented star named WCJP’s top-male athlete   His senior year, Antonio Bluiett wore No. 5 on the playing field. Off the field, the No. 1 could have easily been attached to his name. Bluiett concluded his senior season in 2021-22 as an All-...

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Veterans step up in three blowout wins   After a mid-season hiccup, the Buffalo Bulldogs amateur baseball team heads into the final two weekends of the regular season firing on all cylinders. The...
Crows look to stay for good; post wins over Orphans, Larks   There are many goals for interim manager Kevin Engebretson for this year’s Rockford Crows. As a first-year Class C amateur baseball...
The seeds and bracket for this year’s Sub-State 15 post-season tournament were revealed with three games left in the regular season for the Buffalo American Senior Legion Post 270 baseball team. At...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Hot weather can cause tomato flowers to wither and become brittle, falling off the plant easily.   It has been a hot few weeks in...
The area gardens are producing well. Beets, salad greens, cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, sweet corn and more. Here are a few recipes using items fresh from the garden. Let us know if there is...
The 2022 Wright County Fair begins next week on Wednesday, July 20, to Sunday, July 24. This is the 151st annual celebration at the fairgrounds in Howard Lake. A list of events has been announced....
Buffalo Community Theater (BCT) is preparing for their upcoming production of Mamma Mia! This jukebox musical is based on the music of ABBA, a Swedish pop/disco group active in the 70s. The musical...
The Wright County Board of Commissioners met the day after the Fourth of July holiday (Tuesday, July 5) for an unusually short, regularly scheduled meeting.  In just over 30 minutes, they established...

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