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Typically, a No. 1 seed is a heavy favorite when matched against a No. 8 seed in a playoff format. Some would argue that top-seeded Wayzata may have actually been a bit of an underdog prior to last Friday’s Section 5AA quarterfinal matchup with eighth-seeded Buffalo. Why? Date back to last Sept. 18...
This spring will mark the beginning of a new era for the Buffalo boys’ lacrosse team. It was announced on Wednesday, Sept. 25 that Chad Hayda will be the team’s new head coach. Hayda replaces Joey Hartfiel, who stepped down after eight seasons with the program, the previous five as head coach....
If there’s one common denominator to a 2-4 season thus far for the Buffalo football team, look no further than the first quarter. In all six games, slow starts have resulted in catch-up football. Last Friday’s game at Monticello was no different, and it started early and often. The Magic’s Sam...
James Gilland Sr., 84 James J. Gilland Sr., age 84, born on June 4, 1935. Our loving, unique, caring husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, went to sleep in death on October 1, 2019. James was preceded in death by: parents, George and Delores; and sons, Keith and Tony. He is survived by:...
3 eggs 1 C. cooking oil 2 C. sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 2 C. zucchini, coarsely shredded 1 C. currants or raisins 1 C. walnuts, finely chopped 1 tsp. salt 1-1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 3 C. flour 2 t. baking soda 1/2 t. baking powder 1 can (8-1/4 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained   Beat eggs, oil,...
I found myself in downtown Minneapolis last Saturday afternoon, parking at the Target Center and trying desperately to figure out where, exactly, I was supposed to be hours before the PBR Minneapolis Invitational, “Unleash the Beast.” I joined thousands of others there, attempting to find my seat...
Anniversary 50th Anniversary    Wayne and Sue Fingalson, of Buffalo, celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Friday, September 27, 2019.    Above, the couple is pictured on their wedding day in 1969; below, pictured in Stillwater during their weekend anniversary celebration with their great...
INGREDIENTS: • 2 lbs. diced Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts • 1 medium white onion • 1 can Bush’s white chili beans (16 oz.) • ¼ cup butter or olive oil • ¼ cup flour • 3 cups chicken broth • ¾ cups light evaporated milk • 1 teaspoon tabasco/hot sauce (optional) • 1 teaspoon ground cumin • 1-1/2...
Wright County Area Fishing & Hunting Report Minnows are now the ticket for walleyes on Clearwater Lake, Lake Sylvia, and Big Swan Lake in 12 to 18 feet. Sunfish action has slowed, but some crappies are being found suspended over 15 to 20 feet at Clearwater, Sylvia, and Sugar Lake. Duck hunters...

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INGREDIENTS: • 2 lbs. diced Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts • 1 medium white onion • 1 can Bush’s white chili beans (16 oz.) • ¼ cup butter or olive oil • ¼ cup flour • 3 cups chicken broth • ¾...
Wright County Area Fishing & Hunting Report Minnows are now the ticket for walleyes on Clearwater Lake, Lake Sylvia, and Big Swan Lake in 12 to 18 feet. Sunfish action has slowed, but some...
During the first week of October 2018, City of Buffalo officials gathered at the lot along Division Street in downtown Buffalo to not only close an old chapter in the city’s history, but also begin a...
Sometimes when it comes to bonding for projects, timing is everything and Wright County has been on a recent hot streak in that regard. In the bond issues for the under-construction Judicial Center...
Highway 12 drivers will see an improved roadway between Montrose and Howard Lake when the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) resurfaces, mill and overlay, the nine miles between Zephyr...
When you think about all of the amazing animals in this world, your mind tends to think about the large, furry critters, such as bears or moose. Yes, there are many crazy, cool critters in this...
The 2019 version of the Buffalo boys’ cross country team is the perfect definition of a team that reloads. With only two returning varsity runners from last year’s state qualifying team, the Bison...
Unlike the boys race, the girls had much stiffer competition with No. 5 ranked Minnetonka competing. The Skippers left no doubt who the field’s top-team was, placing the top-four finishes and five of...
Michael Tweten’s emergence as one of the state’s top receivers hasn’t gone to the senior’s head. Through five games, Tweten ranks first in the state in receptions (46), yards (708), and touchdowns (...

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