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Harv Graczyk, 67, was a youth hockey coach for STMA for more than 30 years. He recently passed away from a traumatic brain injury sustained while coaching on Nov. 26. The Star Tribune reports that Graczyk was wearing the U.S.A. Hockey-standard helmet, which is required of all coaches. Graczyk...
The 12th Annual Festival of Trees is now on display at the Wright County Heritage Center on Highway 25, just north of Buffalo, during regular center hours. Special hours are this Sunday, December 23, and Monday, Christmas Eve, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Viewing continues next week, Wednesday through...
The 2019 levy for the City of Buffalo will be $8,027,464, an increase of $120,741 or 1.5 percent over last year. The Buffalo City Council set the levy, as well as adopted the city budget, on Monday, December 17. The final levy did not change from the proposed levy presented to the public in the...
One of the sad realities of the modern world is that data breaches take place all the time. It seems a month can’t go by that you don’t hear about a retail store or restaurant experiencing a data breach that gives outsiders access to personal information like credit card numbers. But, when it’s a...
I love the rule breaking critters of the world. You know, the ones that don’t follow the rules that we people put forth for the animal kingdom. A good example of this is the Virginia Opossum, which doesn’t reproduce in the standard mammalian way. It’s a marsupial that raises its young in a pouch...
Each year, the Canadian-Pacific Holiday Train makes its way from Montreal, Canada into the U.S. on a voyage against hunger in local communities. Marking the 20th Anniversary of the event, CP helped  Buffalo Food shelf raise $1,414 in monetary funds, with a food total of 1,630 pounds this year....
Treyton Welch’s final high school football game came with the North All-Stars in last Saturday’s 3rd Annual Minnesota Football Showcase at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The North squad lost to the South 33-12, but for Welch, the all-star week was an experience he will never forget. “It’s really a...
They say practice makes perfect. According to head coach Martha Driscoll-Nelson, the gymnastics practices between their first win Dec. 6 at St. Michael-Albertville and last Thursday’s 135.375 to 135.10 home win over Rogers, was a direct result of a good week of practice. “We had a much more focused...
Last year’s leading scorer for the Buffalo girls’ basketball team is starting to heat up. Averaging just 12.2 points per game through the first four games, Zrust scored a combined 87 points in the Bison’s current three-game winning streak, which included a career-high 41 points in last Friday’s 67-...
The Buffalo boys’ swim/dive team took its first step towards defending its conference title, whom they shared it with a year ago with St. Michael-Albertville. In doing so, the Bison defeated Monticello 97.5 to 87.5 in last Thursday’s first conference dual meet for both teams in Monticello. It...

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A 3-1 home loss Monday night to St. Cloud Tech pretty much sealed the Buffalo boys’ soccer team’s playoff fate. Despite a 7-4-2 overall record, the loss to the Tigers dropped the Bison’s section...
Two key section wins in the final week of the regular season helped secure a four seed in this week’s Section 5AA tournament for the Buffalo girls’ tennis squad. A 5-2 road win on Wednesday, Sept. 26...
It was a brisk afternoon at the Buffalo Heights Golf Course on Thursday, Sept. 27 for the annual Buffalo Invitational Cross-Country Meet.  The sun was shining and the teams set up camps in the center...
Even without their top runner, the Bison boys’ cross country team posted a near-perfect score of 20 to win last Thursday’s Buffalo Invitational at Buffalo Heights Golf Course. It marked the seventh...
Buffalo defensive lineman Daunte Mattila (74) runs off the field in jubilation after recovering a fourth-quarter fumble. Matilla and the Bison’s defense shutdown a potent Monticello offense in a 21-7 home win last Friday at Bison Field West. (Photos by Rob LaPlante)
Monticello giveth and Buffalo taketh. With a game plan built to neutralize the hottest passing team in the state, the Magic baited the Bison football team’s offense to run the ball – and they did....
“This isn’t that big of news, is it?” His question may have been mildly serious, but Brad McColley of DRC Inc., Litchfield, is all smiles as he directs his crew to prepare for demolition of the...
Voters in Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose District 877 are being asked to approve an increase in the district’s operating levy. The question will be on the November 6 ballot. The district is seeking the...
In 1964, a dream was born. For decades, True Friends has been a staple name in families with members born with developmental and physical disabilities. By providing an experience that most only dream...
2018 BUFFALO HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING ROYALTY
Better known for her skill in the hockey rink, Jada Habisch proved she can flourish on the soccer field as well. The junior midfielder registered all three goals to lead the Buffalo girls’ soccer...

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