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Husband and wife, Herb (Hubert) Vassar (85), and Sharon Vassar (83) were found deceased after an explosion destroyed their home in Hopkins on Wednesday, July 27. Their son, Craig Vassar, of Buffalo, shared some fond memories of his parents and their connection to Wright County. Craig’s mother,...
Hanover royalty candidates announced   The Hanover Harvest Festival in Hanover is coming up on Saturday, August 6. The festival is a one-day community event with fun activities for families and people of all ages. The day begins with the 5K run at Hanover Fire Hall with registration at 7:00 a.m....
Rockford River Days Celebration is happening Friday-Sunday, Aug. 12-14, at Rockford Riverside Park. Some of the special events include: Friday and Saturday night Tent Dance, Jump City Inflatables, Annandale Paintball, Friday Turkey Sandwiches, Friday “Floats by the Float” with the Rockford...
The body of Daniel Bzdok, 62, of Buffalo, was found with a gunshot wound to the back of the head in his cabin in Aitkin County on Wednesday, July 27. The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Wright County Sheriff’s Office with the missing person case of Daniel Bzdok, which was reported on...
On July 1, the State of Minnesota put a law into effect that allows adults, 21 years of age or older, to buy and consume food and/or beverages with five or less milligrams of hemp-derived THC per serving, no more than 50 milligrams per package. At the August 1st Buffalo City Council meeting, this...

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Mikes capture team’s first legion state championship   The St. Michael Mikes Post 567 Senior American Legion baseball team went a perfect 6-0 to win the 2022 Division-I Senior Legion state title. The...
Lakers rally for ex-player injured in accident; Saints rally for 13-11 win   Last Friday’s home game at Irish Stadium in Maple Lake was Fan Appreciation Night for the Laker baseball team....
The Buffalo Bulldogs are more than happy to flip the calendar from July to August. A pair of non-league losses the past weekend to Princeton and Champlin closed the books on the 2022 regular season....
This week, our recipe focus is on more of the bountiful fresh produce available in your gardens, area vegetable stands or Farmers Markets. Let us know if there is something you would like us to put...
This year, the Wright County Fair in Howard Lake saw some rain and lightning on Saturday, July 23. Despite the stormy weather, people still showed up to enjoy the fair festivities with their...
On Tuesday, July 19, around 2:37 p.m. the Annandale Police Department and emergency responders, including the Annandale Fire Department and Allina EMS ambulance were dispatched to the Allina Clinic...
On Wednesday, July 20, there was a motor vehicle accident on Highway 55 and Main Street in Rockford. The Minnesota State Patrol, Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Rockford Fire Department, and Allina...
Wright County was given a clean opinion on its yearly audit, which is the best rank it could get.  A representative from Clifton Larson Allen reported the company had no difficulties in performing...

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