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The Blessing Closet will be having a Valentine’s Day celebration at the next distribution to be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 1200 Hwy 25 S., Buffalo, on Saturday, February 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  We have partnered with the Buffalo Food Shelf who will provide a food distribution box...
Fishing Klinics for Kids will be at Kites on Ice on Buffalo Lake, Saturday February 11, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. They’ll offer tips and teach kids how to fish. They’ll also have $10 raffle tickets to support their programs. Prizes include a FLX - 30Vexilar Pro Pack, lithium battery, a 8 1/2” K...
Join us for the 6th annual Meal Packaging event at St Francis Xavier School on Saturday, February 4. The activity is similar to Feed My Starving Children meal packaging but available locally. The event is a great service opportunity for families, groups, individuals, and those who need service...
10-year-old from Watkins getting his wish after three years   The Make-a-Wish Foundation hosted a Star Wars photo opportunity event at Lakeview Antiques and Collectables in Buffalo on Saturday, January 28. The event was hosted for 10-year-old, Teyton Mesenbrink, of Watkins. Teyton attends school at...
Bison shock No. 2 Wayzata, No. 7 Rogers; Hockey Day Minnesota memorable for senior forward   One day after the Buffalo boys’ swim/dive team posted its first win in program history over Wayzata, the Bison boys’ hockey team did the same, and then some. Senior forward Max Zook’s goal 3 minutes, 40...
Krasnow brings facial hair, all-around skills to pool; Buffalo swims past state power Wayzata   Evan Krasnow has stood out in more ways than one as a member of the Buffalo boys’ swim/dive team. Krasnow joined the team as an eighth grader from the co-op school of Maple Lake. Over his career, Krasnow...
NWC makes it 14 straight wins over conference rivals   What makes a good rivalry? Some argue that one team has to beat the other. For others, it comes down to a history of intense regular season and playoff matchups. When sizing up the North Wright County girls’ hockey team’s recent matchups with...
Struggles continue for new-look squad   When recapping the past week for the Buffalo girls’ basketball team, Head Coach Barb Metcalf started by listing off a series of players. “We recently started naming players of the game,” Metcalf said. In three games the past week, Buffalo had four different...

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Wright County Attorney Brian Lutes charged Dillon Lawrence Tilbury with attempted 2nd degree intentional murder and 1st degree assault for the shooting incident that occurred at the compost site...
Wright County Parks and Recreation is one step closer to starting renovations on the popular campground and recreation area at Schroeder Park near Annandale.  On Tuesday, Jan. 17, at their regular...
Wright County has completed an updated draft of its Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) and is now seeking public feedback. Like all Minnesota counties, Wright County is vulnerable to a variety of potential...
Buffalo Strong Week is coming up, it will be held from February 6-10. Buffalo Strong Week is about “Connecting through a Caring Community,” Buffalo Strong Day is recognized on February 9. The Buffalo...
The annual Kites on Ice Festival hosted by the Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce will be held on Saturday, February 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This is a free event, and free kites will be...
Outdoor skating and hockey rinks in Buffalo are closed until further notice. With the warm temperatures, rain, and recent high use, the ice is not safe for skaters at this time. Lights will be off at...
The Montrose Lions Club is hosting a pancake and French toast breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Montrose Community Center, 200 Center Ave. S. Breakfast includes all-...
Remembering 2022 at the Buffalo Community Center   The Buffalo Community Center (BCC) had a great year in 2022. Adam Leiferman became the new Community Center Manager in January. He and Assistant...
Blowout win at Eden Prairie lands Buffalo in rankings; Bison post statement win over Moorhead   Head Coach Josh Ortmann is used to his Buffalo boys’ basketball team flying under the radar when it...
Bison bringing their best against the best; Skippers defeat Buffalo, win True Team   Head Coach Dan Schirmers refers to Edina, Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, and Wayzata as the “Big Four.” The “Big Four...

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