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Richard Arne, 87 Richard O. Arne, age 87, of Delano passed away on September 21, 2019.   Dick was born in Benson, in 1931 to Oscar G. and Florence J. Arne. He worked as a jeweler in Delano and then in their home. He also was a long-time dairy manager at Holmquist’s grocery store in Buffalo. He...
The following instructions will show you how to prepare fresh pumpkin for pumpkin pies, pancakes, bread and other uses. To Prepare Fresh Pumpkin: Cut a pumpkin in half and then into fourths. Use a large spoon or scoop to remove the seeds, and set aside (pumpkin seeds are edible and nutritious too...
I am writing this column in one of my favorite places--a library. I hear the beeps of computers as books are checked in and out, the flipping pages of newspapers and magazines, the book cart being rolled down the stacks, the children’s storyteller (delighting of 20+ kids), and the library staff...
I’ve spoken before about my appreciation for the many talents of Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone. From “Rocky” to “Rambo: First Blood,” Stallone’s acting career has, in many cases, set the bar exceptionally high for not only others willing to tackle the profession as actors, but for those who...
Anniversaries 60th Anniversary    Gary D. and Marlene Johnson, of Buffalo, will be celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Thursday, October 3, 2019. They will be celebrating with family and friends.    Above, the couple is pictured on their wedding day; below, as they appear today. (P3, D6...
Wright County Area Fishing Report A jig and minnow or crankbaits are producing walleyes in 10 to 18 feet on Big Swan Lake, Clearwater Lake, and Lake Sylvia. Look for sunfish and crappies in 15 to 20 feet on Sylvia, while northern pike and largemouth bass remain active on the 12 to 16 foot weed...
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...

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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...
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...
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...
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...
RECIPE COURTESY OF TRISHA YEARWOOD From: Food Network Magazine   Ingredients 1 1/2 teaspoons lime zest (from about 1 lime) 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (from about 3 limes) 1 tablespoon sugar Freshly...
Wright County Area Fishing Report A few walleyes are being taken with minnows on Clearwater Lake and Lake Sylvia from the weed lines out to 24 feet. Sunfish are also going on Sylvia and Clearwater in...
Beet Pickles 1 lb. small beets (about 7) 1/2 c. white vinegar 1/4 c. sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black peppercorns 2 bay leaves   Leave tap root and 1 inch off stems on beets. Scrub well. Place...
September is almost over; can you believe it!? It always seems like the fall season comes and goes far too quickly. I can’t believe the month is already almost over, and we’re facing October, when...

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