Wednesday, June 19, 2019
2019 Buffalo Days Royalty
Miss Buffalo: Josephine Imes
Princesses: Elizabeth Votava Isabella Vega
2019 Buffalo Days Button Winning Numbers
$500 - 817
$100 - 919 and 587
$50 - 818, 273 and 653
Congratulations winners! Stop by the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce office to claim the prizes!
Buffalo Days Medallion Found!
Tonya Vega found the medallion Saturday along the base of a chain link fence at Lions Park. Congratulations! Thanks to all who took part in the fun of the medallion hunt!
Minnesota Ranks 4th in New Child Well-Being Report
Minnesota ranks fourth among states for overall child well-being, improving in economic well-being and education rankings from 2018. That's according to the 30th edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation...more
Local Dairy Industry Showcased Saturday "Breakfast on the Farm"
June Dairy Month continues here in Wright County with a popular event that has turned into a yearly part of dairy month activities. Saturday, the Wright and Carver County chapters of the American Dairy Association and Midwest Dairy will present the 10th annual "Breakfast on the Farm"...more
Two Injured in Pickup vs. Mini Van Crash in Cokato Township
Two people were injured Tuesday morning in a two vehicle traffic crash in southwestern Wright County...more
Family Fun Night Tonight (Wednesday) at Buffalo Rodeo Grounds
The 65th Annual Buffalo Rodeo begins with a Family Fun Night tonight at the rodeo grounds. Family Fun Night will feature a dinner available for a free will donation or a donation of non-perishable food items for the area food shelf...more
Despite Lower Fire Death Numbers, State Fire Marshal Says Even One is Too Many
Minnesota saw a sizable drop in fire deaths last year with 37 fire fatalities...more
Minnesota State Week to Offer Up-Close Look Multiple Campuses, Offerings
Minnesota State will be offering campus tours next week at all 30 state colleges and seven universities. It's part of the inaugural "Minnesota State Week."...more
Final Plea for Waverly History Items
Waverly's 150 planning committee is asking for your help with a giant "show and tell" Waverly history exhibit to be featured next month during Waverly Days...more
Winning Buffalo Days Button Numbers
The winning numbers have been released for the 2019 Buffalo Days buttons...more
Sen. Smith Re-Introduces Bill to Knock Down Prescription Drug Costs
U.S. Senator Tina Smith recently re-introduced a comprehensive bill that includes a number of initiatives to help bring down the cost of prescription drugs...more
One Injured in Friday Afternoon Crash on I-94 in Monticello Township
One person was injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle traffic crash on I-94 in Monticello Township...more
Weather Stays Dry for Most Buffalo Days Events
The weather co-operated for the most part over the weekend, and big crowds enjoyed the festivities for Buffalo Days 2019...more
Howard Lake Good Neighbor Days, Buffalo Rodeo, Breakfast on the Farm Next-up on the Summer Celebration Calendar
As one summer celebration ends, even more are on the horizon. With the wrap-up of Buffalo Days 2019 on Sunday, Wright County now looks forward to the 65th Annual Buffalo Rodeo, and Howard Lake's Good Neighbor Days Celebration which get underway later this week...more
These stories and more follow the Westwood One and MNN network news in our Wright County News at 6:10, 7:10, & 8:10 AM and 12:10, 4:10, 5:10, & 6:10 PM on AM 1360 / KRWC.