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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Candidate Forum for Mayor and City Council Candidates!

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Candidate Forum Details

The candidate forum consists of questions to all candidates with a time limit for responses. The forum will be produced and played live on cable channel 180 and will be videotaped and available for playback on channel 180 and on the...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Fall Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing - Spotlight

What to Expect

A progress map will be published on a daily basis until the flushing si complete. Hydrant flushing (PDF) is done in the spring and fall to ensure that hydrants are in working order for fire protection and to remove mineral deposits that may ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Buffalo Community Plan Survey!

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Community Feedback is Requested

The draft of the Buffalo Community Plan is built around several key goals that were developed during earlier community engagement processes. Please review the image below depicting potential areas of growth and investment, a...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Buffalo Police Department Open House

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2022 Open House

The Buffalo Police Department will be holding our annual Open House (PDF)on Saturday, October 8, 2022 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This open house is a great time to meet Chief Budke and other officers, see police squads on display and tour th...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Family Fun Oktoberfest Party

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Event Details

  • Music - The Mellow Nights Band (Polka Music)
  • Bingo - Themed bingo from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Food - Pretzels, Brats, Root Beer Floats


Please RSVP to our Facebook event or call us (763.682.6036) to reserve your spot at the old fire station.

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Career Exploration & Job Fair

Job Fair Spotlight

Fall Career Exploration & Job Fair (PDF) at the Buffalo High School which is sponsored by the Wright County WorkForce on Monday, October 10, 2022.  The job fair consists of an afternoon session for Buffalo High School students from 1:00 pm - ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022


Adopt a Storm Drain - Spotlight

Sweep Up! - Rake Up! - Pick Up!

Storm drains in Buffalo drain to storm ponds, ditches, and ultimately, lakes and rivers in Wright County. Buffalo's new Adopt a Drain program (developed by Hamline University) asks residents to Adopt-a-Drain in thei...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

City of Buffalo General Election Candidates Set

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Filing for the 2022 elections closed on August 16, 2022.  Several candidates have filed for city office. Mayor (two-year term) and two council seats (four-year terms) are up for election on November 8, 2022.


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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Lawns to Legumes Grant Assistance

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How to Apply for Grant

Minnesota residents are eligible to apply for Lawns to Legumes cost-share funding of up to $350 to create pollinator habitat in their yards. The application period is open until Jan. 18, 2023, and applicants will be chosen and notifi...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

MN DNR Drought Concerns!

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Minnesota DNR Responds to Deepening Drought Conditions

As drought conditions continue and deepen in parts of the state, the Minnesota DNR is carefully monitoring the situation and taking steps outlined in the Minnesota Statewide Drought Plan (PDF).


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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Rise of Global Energy Costs Impacts BMU Electric PCA Rate

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Our Buffalo Municipal Utilities (BMU) purchases wholesale power from our 12- member agency  Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA). This includes a diverse generation purchasing portfolio.  It also purchases power from other s...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

No WIPES Should be Flushed!

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Sewer Line Maintenance

We all need to do our part to keep our sewer system from backing up, clogging, and causing damage.  The Water Reclamation Department follows a 3 year cycle for cleaning our sewer lines.  

 Ways to keep the s...

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