The 2013 KRWC Buffalo Days Medallion has been found!
Congratulations to the Vega family of Buffalo!
The medallion was found at the base of the "Dead End" sign along the frontage road that leads to Minnesota Mattress Outlet and the Buffalo Country Store...just off Highway 55 in Buffalo. The sign is located across the street from the Subway building.
Congratulations 2013 Buffalo Days Royalty!
Miss Buffalo - Maddi Yates
Princess - Gabrielle Thompson *(also awarded Community Service Award) Princess - Kailey Johnson
Miss Congeniality - Courtney Daniels
Buffalo Days Button Winning Numbers
$500 Grand Prize - 815, $100 - 1053, $100 - 249, $50 - 450, $50 - 594, $50 - 972
Call the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce at (763) 682-4902 to make arrangements for payment.
Local News Headlines
Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
State Senator John Pederson Becomes 3rd Republican to Enter Race for 6th District Congressional Seat
A third Republican, and the second candidate with ties to Wright County has officially entered the race for the 6th District U-S House seat. The St. Cloud Times reports that John Pederson, a GOP State Senator from St. Cloud, made it official this week that he is seeking the Republican nomination for the seat that is currently held by Congresswoman Michele Bachmann...more
Driver Seriously Injured in Tuesday Evening Crash Near Monticello
A driver was seriously injured Tuesday evening in a single vehicle crash on Interstate 94 near Monticello...more
New Cokato City Council Member Sworn-in
The Cokato City Council has a new member. The Dassel-Cokato Enterprise Dispatch reports that longtime Cokato resident Dennis Hendrickson was sworn-in at a recent meeting...more
Buffalo Rodeo Kick-off Tonight
The kick-off to the 59th annual Buffalo Championship Rodeo gets underway tonight in Buffalo. The cowboy pork chop feed and Mutton Bustin' trials are open to the public, with serving from 5 to 7:30 PM, and Mutton Bustin' to follow, all at the rodeo grounds...more
Common Ground Found on Farm Bill by Uncommon Allies
After already winning approval in the Senate, the U-S House is expected to take up the Farm Bill this week. Some groups that aren't usually on the same side of very many issues are finding that they are in agreement on what they would like to see included in the final version of the federal farm legislation...more
Hands-Free Devices Not Necessarily the Answer for Drivers
Drivers who use hands-free technology such as voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel may not be driving that much safer than someone who is illegally texting or emailing from a manual phone...more
State Economist Tom Stinson Stepping Down
State economist Doctor Tom Stinson is stepping down after 26 years in that position. Stinson's term of service is the longest for any state economist in Minnesota history...more
Camps Courage and Friendship Receive Grant From Wright-Hennepin
Camps of Courage and Friendship recently received grant funding of just over 12 thousand 700 dollars to help cover installation costs of energy efficient innovations at their facility in Maple Lake...more
Sivarajah Not Concerned About Less Name Recognition in GOP 6th District Congressional Race
The latest Republican to join the race for the U-S House in Minnesota's 6th Congressional District, Anoka County Commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah says she's not concerned that she's not exactly a household name just yet...more
MnSCU Tuition Freeze Announced
The University of Minnesota isn't the only higher education system freezing in-state tuition. Minnesota state colleges and universities are implementing a tuition freeze for the next two academic years...more
MnDOT Reminds Residents About Unauthorized Sign and Object Placement
Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation are reminding residents to be cautious about placements of unauthorized signs and other objects in state highway road rights of way...more