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To conclude 2019, here is a review of some of Montrose’s most significant events.   January Tom Marszalek and Kirby Moynagh are sworn in after being elected to the Montrose City Council in November, 2018. The council approved changes in the park land dedication ordinance, allowing flexibility for...
As another year unfolds before us, here’s a look at some of Hanover’s significant events in 2019.   January Jim Zajicek and Ken Warpula took their seats on the Hanover City Council after winning re-election in November, 2019. The council approved the annual appointments including Vice-Mayor: Ken...
Beginning with this issue of the Wright County Journal-Press, the price of a single copy paper will be $1.25. It has been 17 years since we last raised the price. Over that time, inflation has averaged around 1.5 to 2%. We regret having to make this increase, but all goods and services cost more...
Hopefully, you have survived another holiday season, and now snow blankets the woods and farms throughout most of the country. Winter is here and the white-tailed breeding season, called the rut, has come to an end for another year. However, the big white-tailed bucks are still wandering the woods...
Head Coach Josh Ortmann had the best seat in the house to watch his school record of 1,404 career points fall. With 6:27 remaining in last Friday’s 77-52 home win for the Buffalo boys’ basketball team over Brainerd, senior Matthew Willert connected for his sixth three-point basket of the game. His...
The Buffalo boys’ basketball team has been treated with some good home cooking the past few seasons over the Christmas break. This year was no different. Hosting the third annual Buffalo Invitational, the Bison improved to 6-0 lifetime at the invite with a pair of home wins last weekend over...
The Buffalo boys’ hockey team skated to one win and two losses in this year’s Hilltopper Holiday Classic at Mars Lakeview Arena in Duluth. The weekend started strong, with the Bison posting a lopsided 7-1 victory last Thursday over the host Duluth Marshall Hilltoppers. Tyler Braccini’s hat trick...
In our column this week, we are putting together a mixture of recipes we brought in over the past few months, but have not yet used. Roasted Red Pepper and Avocado Soup with Sausages Total Time: 20 min. Yield: 3-4 servings   3-4 roasted red peppers, roughly chopped (jarred in water kind. but you...
Last week I mentioned that I went and saw the conclusion of the Star Wars saga, “Star Wars Episode IX – Rise of Skywalker.” I saw this movie on Saturday the 21st, early in the morning, though I was supposed to see it with my brother and a close friend the night before. It wasn’t meant to be,...
Graduations Minnesota State Univ., Mankato    (Editor’s Note: Minnesota State University - Mankato mistakenly sent the incorrect student list a few weeks ago. The following is the correct information for fall grads. They apologize for the error.)    Ryan Cisewski, of Annandale, graduated Magna Cum...

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It was the usual names on the scoresheet that led the Buffalo boys’ basketball team to a 55-41 road win last Thursday at St. Paul Central. Matt Willert’s 23 points led all scorers. Brandon Maatz...
Despite the final team score, last Friday’s swim/dive meet was a memorable one for Buffalo diver Quincy Kabe. Kabe and the Bison were defeated 107-79 to their arch-rivals from St. Michael-Albertville...
Quick facts Select a plant with requirements that match the light environment in your home or office. Supplemental lighting can make up for a lack of natural sunlight. Plants without sufficient light...
Crockpot Breakfast Casserole Prep Time: 20 min. Cook Time: 8 hrs.   1 dozen eggs (large) 1 c. milk 1 (32 oz.) pkg. frozen hash brown potatoes 1 lb. sausage browned & drained or 1 lb. of bacon,...
It’s another December, and that means another Star Wars movie review! I’ve said before that I’m a big fan of the Star Wars franchise, and that I very much enjoy watching those movies and finding...
On Thursday, Dec. 12, the annual Canadian-Pacific Holiday Train rolled into Buffalo, bringing with it holiday cheer, tunes, and tidings of great joy. Each year, the Holiday Train makes its way from...
On Sunday, Dec. 15, at 10:50 p.m., a Wright County Deputy was conducting a traffic stop on US HWY 12, and during the course of his duties dealing with the vehicle and driver that had been stopped,...
See the Christmas story come to life at the Living Nativity at Buffalo Covenant Church, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 21 and 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. The Living Nativity is an interactive, walk-through event...
The final levy and the 2020 budget for the City of Buffalo has now been set after the Buffalo City Council approved both on Monday, December 16. The proposed levy for 2020 is $8,439,165, an increase...

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