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John Aeshliman, 93 John O. Aeshliman, age 93 of Greenfield, passed away December 20, 2019. He was born on December 8, 1926 in Greenfield, to John H. and Edith (Loeffler) Aeshliman. John was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenfield and remained...
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, cooked & crumbled (or use both) 2 c. cheddar cheese or colby jack, shredded 1/4 tsp. dry mustard...
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 deeper meanings through thematic elements. Star Wars is jam-packed with a lot of morality and...
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 Montreal, Canada, on a mission to combat hunger insecurities in communities in both the United States...
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, the Deputy’s squad car was struck by another vehicle. The collision caused considerable damage to both...
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 with live character portrayals of the wisemen, shepherds, soldiers, angels, Mary, Joseph and Baby...
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 of $411,701 or 5.1 percent over last year. Of that amount, $4,746,708 will be levied for operations...
With 2020 on their minds, the Wright County Board of Commissioners voted during their meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17, to set next year’s annual budget and to establish the county’s total certified taxable levy. Both will be increasing. The total Wright County budget for 2020 is set at $160,944,532....
Whether you’re a classic Christmas carol fan or up for what’s new in music these days, there was fun for everyone to be had last Thursday, when the Canadian-Pacific Holiday Trail rolled into town, bringing with it a mixture of carols, swingin’ country, and classics. Every year, the Canadian-Pacific...
Opportunity sometimes breeds success. In the case of the Buffalo gymnastics team, the absence of their top all-around gymnast has produced both positive and negative results. The negative is two potential wins that resulted in two close defeats. The latest loss came in a 134.425 to 133.40 home meet...

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Most lakes now have 4 to 6 inches of ice, but there are pockets of slush to deal with on some. A few walleyes are coming off Clearwater Lake, Lake Sylvia, Buffalo Lake, and Sugar Lake in 14 to 20...
Photo AThe weather was gorgeous on Saturday, December 7 for the “Deck the Halls” event in Buffalo’s Sturges Park. An annual event during the month of December, there was a strong crowd turnout as...
On Monday, December 9, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose school board met with Gary Kawlewski, Director of Finance and Operations for the district, to discuss Truth and Taxation for 2018. Kawlewski...
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is releasing information pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 244.052 and 253D. This statute authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform communities of a public...
On Thursday, Dec. 5, three Minnesota National Guard soldiers were killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash 16 miles from St. Cloud, near Kimball. The deceased include: Chief Warrant Officer 2 James A...
The great Christmas tree debate continues. Fresh or artificial? That is the question! Unfortunately, this year it doesn’t matter if you choose fresh or artificial. Either way, you are going to pay...
The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce’s “Deck the Halls” event was a smashing success this year, complete with wagon rides, hot cocoa, smiles with Santa, and more.
Senior quarterback Aidan Bouman is used to representing the color purple. Bouman re-wrote nearly every career passing record in his four-year stint at Buffalo. Last Saturday, he had one last chance...
A three-game homestand resulted in a 2-1 record for the Buffalo girls’ hockey team. The homestand began with two pivotal section games against two northern powers. Buffalo opened with a 4-0 defeat...
The spotlight dropped on the mat for the first time this season for the Buffalo wrestling team. The Bison kicked off the 2019-20 season with a dual against a familiar opponent in Rogers. Last Friday’...

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