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City Administrator Laureen Bodin swore in Council Member Jameson Wakefield at the Buffalo City Council meeting held on the evening of Tuesday, January 17. This meeting was also Bodin’s last as City Administrator as her official retirement date was January 20. Brad Dahl and Mayor Teri Lachermeier...
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 adjacent to Montissippi Park in Monticello on January 16. Tilbury made his initial court appearance and...
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 meeting, county commissioners approved moving on to phase 2 of the project, which includes...
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 natural disasters, such as tornadoes, windstorms, severe winter storms, flooding, drought, and...
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 Strong was organized by members of the community to bring healing to Buffalo after the tragic...
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 provided for children while supplies last. There will be dog sled rides, Fishing Klinic for Kids, Chopper...
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 rinks and warming houses with be closed until weather allows City of Buffalo crews to clean and...

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Strike excels on balance beam, floor exercise   The state tournament in any sport is the ultimate goal. For some, it’s a dream, for others, it’s a reality. Senior Audrey Strike is hoping her dream...
Bison post season’s first Lake Conference win over Royals; depth proves big in winning Spring Lake Park Invitational   The Buffalo boys’ swim/dive team beat the home team at its own school in last...
Buffalo falls 5-1 at Wayzata; rally for 4-2 win at STMA   Recent meetings between the Buffalo boys’ hockey team and Wayzata have resulted in either blowout losses or heart-breaking defeats.  The...
Bison improve to 8-0   A 9-0 run in high school basketball can often be a small momentum swing. In last Friday’s road game at Waconia, it was the turning point. In a game where points on offense were...
Is it a hot dish? Is it a casserole? Whatever you like to call them, they are usually a staple in most families during these snowy and cold months. Bake up your favorite ‘dish’ or try a new one. Let...
Kids and parents enjoyed Buffalo Heights sliding hill last Saturday, and with fresh snow on Tues. and Wed., more fun to come! (Photo by Tom McDonnell)
This year was Wright County Frontline Outreach’s 2nd annual Christmas Giving program.  Every year, we take nominations for families that could use some extra help during the holidays or may not be...
Wright County would like to thank County Commissioners Mark Daleiden, Christine Husom and Mary Wetter for their service to the residents of Wright County. Daleiden, Husom and Wetter had their last...

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