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September 06, 2019 Squash blossom. Photo: Natalie Hoidal, UMN Extension We’ve heard multiple reports of pumpkin and squash plants not producing well this year. Some plants have no fruit at all, and others produced fewer fruit than usual. If this happened in your garden, there are a few...
September 20, 2019 Harvesting and labeling pumpkins for a variety trial at Rod's Berry Farm in Cambridge, MN. Photo: Annie Klodd It's the most wonderful time of the year - pumpkin time! You can buy your 2019 pumpkins or winter squash directly from a local farmer via a roadside pumpkin stand, or ...
Highway 25 from the roundabout at Settlers Parkway south to Highway 12 near Montrose has been closed to all but local traffic for the past six weeks. The project is reconstructing seven miles of road surface including shoulders and turn lanes, repairing or replacing 20 underground drainage pipes...
The District 877 School Board on Monday, September 23, adopted the 2020 preliminary levy and heard the results of a study evaluating the change in the start time at Buffalo High School (BHS). The preliminary levy was set at the maximum, allowing the district to make adjustments before the final...
The Wright Soil and Water Conservation District has named Forsman Farms Outstanding Conservationists for 2019. David and Peter Forsman, of Forsman Farms, are fourth generation Wright County farmers. With 3.1 million laying hens and farming 1,000 acres in Minnesota and Iowa, Forsmans’ have come a...
Work is continuing on state Highway 25, south of U.S. Highway 12 in Montrose. Last year, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) resurfaced Highway 25 from Montrose to Watertown, except for the half-mile stretch from Highway 12 to 7th Street South. Now, the City of Montrose is replacing the...
There is perhaps no other thing that can sweep us away to another world of memories and emotion than music. It carries us to far off places we could only hope to see, and it brings our memory to places of remembrance. We feel things just as powerfully as we did in the past under the caress of music...
The Buffalo girls’ tennis team made a little history with its 4-3 home win Wednesday, Sept. 18 over Wayzata. Thanks to a marathon win at No. 1 singles by sophomore Anna Lee, the Bison became the school’s first sports team to win a conference head-to-head matchup since joining the new Lake...
It was a night of Royal celebration – literally. With a capacity crowd gathered last Friday at Bison Field West for Buffalo High School’s homecoming football game, it was the visiting team from Rogers stealing the spotlight in a 42-14 victory for the Royals. While the final scoreboard was lopsided...
Only four swimmers make up a relay team, but if there were six, Buffalo’s 200-medley relay would still be one of the state’s best. Through five meets and one invite, Buffalo’s “A” relay team in the 200 medley has come out on top. Two of those meets included the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked squads in the...

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