All three of Buffalo County’s weekly newspapers—the Mondovi Herald-News, Buffalo County Journal and the Cochrane-Fountain City Recorder—will merge into one newspaper, the Buffalo County News, starting Aug. 6.
by Beth Kraft    After a 130-year press run as the Mondovi Herald-News, the newspaper will be changing its masthead to the Buffalo County News starting next week to reflect a merger of the county’s...
All three of Buffalo County’s weekly newspapers—the Mondovi Herald-News, Buffalo County Journal and the Cochrane-Fountain City Recorder—will merge into one newspaper, the Buffalo County News, starting Aug. 6.
A facility on N. Eau Claire St. in Mondovi is one of seven area group homes and CBRFs operated by Garlick’s. Owner Mary Jo LaBair says another round of rate cuts handed down by Inclusa on April 1 will make it difficult for the business to make ends meet.
by Beth Kraft    Frustrations with forced financial realities continue for many who own and operate group homes and community based residential facilities (CBRFs) for people with varying degrees and...
A facility on N. Eau Claire St. in Mondovi is one of seven area group homes and CBRFs operated by Garlick’s. Owner Mary Jo LaBair says another round of rate cuts handed down by Inclusa on April 1 will make it difficult for the business to make ends meet.
Members of a new group, Hope 4 U, founded in Sept. 2018, are working to raise awareness about suicide and mental health to better connect people to key resources and life-saving information. A Suicide Awareness Walk is set for Sept. 7 in Cochrane.
  by Beth Kraft   Members of a Buffalo County group have had enough. They feel there are too many local people wrestling with thoughts of self-harm and mental health issues who can’t get the help or...
Members of a new group, Hope 4 U, founded in Sept. 2018, are working to raise awareness about suicide and mental health to better connect people to key resources and life-saving information. A Suicide Awareness Walk is set for Sept. 7 in Cochrane.
A huge feedlot shed just north of Hwy. Z off Hovey Valley Road owned by Scott Werlein was flattened by the storm.
  by Beth Kraft   A brief, yet strong, storm on the Fourth of July swept down County Road Z in the area southeast of Mondovi known as Bennett Valley, leaving a haphazard path of destruction. Large...
A huge feedlot shed just north of Hwy. Z off Hovey Valley Road owned by Scott Werlein was flattened by the storm.
Firefighters sprayed water on the wreckage to knock down dust and douse any hot spots as a backhoe exposed the interior of Leebo’s Bar & Grill in downtown Gilmanton. Due to the nature of the fire early Thursday, June 6, authorities said the building had to be torn down.
  by Beth Kraft   In less than 12 hours, Leebo’s Bar and Grill—one of the original buildings in downtown Gilmanton—was gone. An early-morning fire on Thursday, June 6, scrambled multiple fire...
Firefighters sprayed water on the wreckage to knock down dust and douse any hot spots as a backhoe exposed the interior of Leebo’s Bar & Grill in downtown Gilmanton. Due to the nature of the fire early Thursday, June 6, authorities said the building had to be torn down.
All three of Buffalo County’s weekly newspapers—the Mondovi Herald-News, Buffalo County Journal and the Cochrane-Fountain City Recorder—will merge into one newspaper, the Buffalo County News, starting Aug. 6.
A facility on N. Eau Claire St. in Mondovi is one of seven area group homes and CBRFs operated by Garlick’s. Owner Mary Jo LaBair says another round of rate cuts handed down by Inclusa on April 1 will make it difficult for the business to make ends meet.
Members of a new group, Hope 4 U, founded in Sept. 2018, are working to raise awareness about suicide and mental health to better connect people to key resources and life-saving information. A Suicide Awareness Walk is set for Sept. 7 in Cochrane.
A huge feedlot shed just north of Hwy. Z off Hovey Valley Road owned by Scott Werlein was flattened by the storm.
Firefighters sprayed water on the wreckage to knock down dust and douse any hot spots as a backhoe exposed the interior of Leebo’s Bar & Grill in downtown Gilmanton. Due to the nature of the fire early Thursday, June 6, authorities said the building had to be torn down.

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Freshman Aubrey Lasher safely stole third base. E-S scored four runs against the Indees, but wound up falling 14-4.
  by Jenna Zingshiem, student writer   The Eleva-Strum softball team faced several Dairyland Conference schools over the past week, resulting in some highs and lows for the Cardinals. The girls...
Mondovi High School sophomores Dustin Dziekan (left) and Connor Mahlum (right) recently qualified to advance to the National Power Lifting Championship in Orlando, Florida, set to take place April 1-3.
  Two Mondovi High School sophomores, Dustin Dziekan and Connor Mahlum, will travel to Orlando, Florida, this weekend, April 1-3, to compete in the National Power Lifting Championship. Both youths...
Mondovi High School senior Collin Evans prepared to take a shot as his team, the Minnesota Junior Rolling Timberwolves, visited Mondovi for a demonstration event Jan. 16. As Evans and his squad prep for the upcoming national tournament, the latest NWBA rankings place the T’Wolves at No. 1 in the nation in the varsity division.
  Mondovi’s Collin Evans and his wheelchair basketball team, the Minnesota Junior Rolling Timberwolves, recently overtook the No. 1 position in the country as the March National Wheelchair Basketball...
Collin Laursen
  Collin Laursen of Mondovi was amongst several University of Wisconsin-Stout football players to be recognized at the team’s recent banquet. Laursen, a 2011 Mondovi High School graduate, was...
Senior Blake Purdy ducked between Colfax defenders on his way to the rim. Purdy led Mondovi with 22 points, but it wasn’t enough to boost the Buffaloes to a win over the Vikings.
  by Maria Jans, student writer, and Beth Kraft   The Mondovi boys basketball team faced off against the Colfax Vikings in the regional semifinals at home on Friday, March 4. The Buffaloes had lost...
Senior Mathew Higley dropped in a runner in the lane in the second half for a pair of his team-high 15 points as the Cards topped the Indees 58-45 in the regional quarterfinals.
  by Jenna Zingshiem, student writer, and Beth Kraft   The Eleva-Strum Cardinals played Independence in the regional quarterfinals on Tuesday, March 1. The Cardinals didn’t have their best shooting...
  by Derric Gray, student writer   On Tuesday, March 1, the Gilmanton boys basketball team traveled to Royall for a clash of the Panthers in the regional quarterfinals. Royall drew the No. 5 seed and...
Senior Mathew Higley went in for a layup late in the game, scoring a pair of his team-high 16 points.
  by Jenna Zingshiem, student writer, and Beth Kraft   Coming off a pair of wins last week, including a huge moral victory by two points over Blair-Taylor at Saturday’s Dairyland Conference Playoffs...
Freshman Avery Hoepner brought the ball up the floor against Gilmanton’s Derric Gray. Hoepner got the start at point guard for Mondovi, helping the Buffaloes to a 70-55 win in non-conference action at Gilmanton.
  by Maria Jans, student writer, and Beth Kraft   The Buffaloes played their last games of the regular season last week, coming away with a non-conference win at Gilmanton and a Dunn-St. Croix...
Senior Nick Urness took a shot from beyond the arc. He finished with 14 points for the Panthers, who won the fourth-place game against Lincoln, 63-51.
  by Nick Urness, student writer   With WIAA tournament play starting up this week, the Gilmanton boys basketball team entered the postseason coming off two wins, one at the Dairyland Conference...

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