The Drummer

At a time when access to information has become more immediate and more often transmitted through technology, libraries have become something of an endangered species around the country. But, not in Wright County, which is a member of the Great River Regional Library. The GRRL is based out of St....
On Tuesday, September 3, the Buffalo City Council met to discuss topics related to Tax Increment Financing for a proposed Whirltronics expansion, as well as improvement plans for the proposed Bentfield Mills Recreation Area. With no public forum concerns heard for the night, the Buffalo City...
It’s a bright, breezy, beautiful Thursday afternoon, as you weave your way down the twisting backgrounds outside of Waverly’s city limits. Fields of corn sway in the wind, as a canvas of open, blue sky sports pristine clouds rolling by overhead. The only sound is that of tires biting gravel, the...
In the beginning, it was the left arm of Buffalo quarterback Aidan Bouman that received all the hype. In the end, it was the left arm of Alexandria quarterback Matthew Carlsen that did most the damage. Fresh off his record-setting junior year, Bouman and the Buffalo offense was the talk of the town...
Runners on the Buffalo girls’ cross country team are used to running in a tight pack – just not towards the front of it. Buffalo’s score of 60 was tops among 11 teams in last Friday’s Maple Lake Invite at Ney Park. Leading the way was eighth grader Brooklyn Hart, who nearly broke sub-20 minutes in...
For the opening meet of the girls’ swim/dive season, Buffalo Head Coach Rachel Busch had the opportunity to multitask. The first lesson was the strengths of her own team. With several new faces making their varsity debut, Busch relied heavily on last year’s top scorers to win eight of 12 events in...
Underdogs. That is usually the word associated with each opponent the Edina girls’ tennis team faces. The Hornets are the 2-time defending Class AA state champions, and outside of Mahtomedi’s championship in 2016, Edina has won 21 of the past 22 state titles, and own 33 total since 1981. A much-...

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“Are you having the nightmares yet? Have you been able to sleep?” I’ve heard these haunting questions often lately. No, they were not said in some medical or mental health treatment setting. They...
I feel, that years from now, we’re going to look back on this month and say, “Where were you when the Amazon was burning?” It seems this month, the world’s largest rainforest has sprung up across...
Wright County Area Fishing Report Look for sunfish and some suspended crappies on the 10- to 15-foot weed lines of Clearwater Lake, Maple Lake, Sugar Lake, Lake Sylvia, and Pleasant Lake. A jig and...
Wright County was buzzing last weekend, as three of the area’s major events came to area communities on Saturday, August 17. One of which was the Buffalo Arts and Crafts Festival, which flooded the...
Last Saturday, Wright County also welcomed the Maple Lake Gear-Head Get Together Swap Meet and Car Show, which is one of the city’s largest events throughout the year. This year’s was jam-packed with...
Another Montrose Days has come and gone for the community, with lots of smiles and memories made along the way. This year’s festivities came to town August 16-18, including Saturday’s pork chop feed...
In the 1970s, the Wright County Board of Commissioners approved a zoning ordinance in townships allowing the placement of temporary mobile homes on farm properties dealing with medical hardships. The...
KSTP 5 released an article stating that a 29-year-old Buffalo, Minnesota man was sentenced Tuesday, August 20 for the production of child pornography, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s...
The third Saturday in August seems to be a coveted date for events around Wright County, as this year three of the area’s most well-attended events landed a calendar date of Saturday, August 17....
Legs are an important tool for any successful soccer program. For Head Coach Sarah Rodenwald, two important set of legs will be missing from this year’s Buffalo girls’ soccer team. Senior forward...

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