The Drummer

What a difference a year makes. One year removed from suffering a season-ending loss to St. Michael-Albertville in the Section 8AA quarterfinals, this year’s Buffalo boys’ hockey team turned the tables with a 4-0 section quarterfinal home win Tuesday night over the Knights. The victory completed a...
Over the weekend I revisited a 2011 film that captivated the world almost a decade ago. Nominated for Academy Awards, Oscars, Golden Globes and BAFTA’s, War Horse went on to win 17 titles for itself. If you haven’t seen it, I highly suggest you do – it’ll captivate you from beginning to end. There’...
Graduations Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point The following student graduated following the fall 2018 semester. Buffalo - Cody Lehn, BS, Geoscience.   Univ. of Wisconsin Whitewater The following student graduated following the fall 2018 semester. St. Michael - Dexi Zheng, Doctor of Business...
I’m sure the folks that wanted snow must be happy now. Plenty to enjoy snowmobiling, skiing, skating, all those wonderful winter activities. My daughter is taking 80 children down to Buck Hill in Lakeville. They snowboard and ski, later she serves them hot chocolate and cookies. Sure hope...
Hattie Arnold, 89 Hattie G. Arnold, 89, of Monticello, passed away at 1:35 a.m. on Monday, February 18 at CentraCare Nursing Home after rehabilitation following knee replacement surgery. Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 23, at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 413 E....
Despite the frustrating snow and chilling temperatures last weekend, the sky over Buffalo Lake was bright with color as enthusiasts of all kinds ventured to Sturges Park for the first-ever Kites on Ice festival. Held last Saturday, Feb. 9, The Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism presented...
In light of the recent snow, the Fobbe family, of Buffalo, is at it again! Continuing the “big snowman” trend, the Fobbe’s made sure this year’s snowman topped the April 2018 13-footer. This snowman is 20 feet tall, and again required a skidsteer, ladder, snowblower, and shovel to construct. The...
A complete job description will now be prepared for a part-time administrative assistant at city hall after the Montrose City Council gave approval for the new position at its meeting on Monday, February 11. The need for the extra help was first discussed at the Management Coordinating Committee...
This year, the Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism introduced the First-Ever “Kites on Ice” Festival, which was held on Buffalo Lake on Saturday, February 9, despite below-zero temps and hefty snow. The event is what the Chamber President Sue Olmscheid hopes will be an annual get-together...
The Buffalo boys’ hockey team killed two birds with one stone following an 8-1 home win last Saturday over arch-rival St. Michael-Albertville. The victory clinched the Bison’s first conference title since 2012-13. It also leapfrogged Buffalo one spot ahead of STMA from fifth place to fourth in the...

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Keeping the books and minding investments is one of the primary jobs of the auditor’s office in any county or larger city. They are entrusted with taxpayer dollars to allocate the money as budgeted...
For some of us, it feels as if it were just yesterday; where time seems to stand still in the magic moments just before “I do,” as two individuals make the commitment to become one and spend their...
Anyone else sick of the Patriots winning the sparkly Lombardi trophy? Like the many millions of Americans who are actually quite tired of seeing the Patriots go to the Super Bowl, I was rooting for...
North Wright County (NWC) junior forward Sydney Lemke scored twice, including the game-winning goal in a 3-2 overtime road win last Dec. 11 at Buffalo. In Tuesday’s rematch, it was Lemke again doing...
Buffalo and St. Cloud Tech have played some memorable basketball games in years past. Most notable, the classic five-overtime thriller in the 2014 section championship game that Buffalo won 83-75....
Milestones came in all shapes and sizes at last Friday’s wrestling quadrangular at Totino-Grace High School. The host Eagles posted a perfect 3-0 record, which included a 51-18 victory over Buffalo....
The Buffalo Dance Team saved its best for last. Unfortunately for the Bison, their best came among some of the state’s best in last Saturday’s Section 2-3A Tournament at Edina High School. Wayzata,...
Valentine’s Day, what a special day it is. It’s the day you show your love and affection for that special someone in you life; wives and husbands, boyfriends to girlfriends. It’s a day that long-...
Snow removal was commonplace across the state earlier this week, evidenced by workers in downtown Buffalo hauling snow away. Sunday’s snowfall brought with it chilling temperatures for the week, a...
Richard “Dick” Sonstegard was named Minnesota Fair person of the year recently at the Minnesota Federation of County Fairs annual conference and convention on January 19, in Bloomington Minnesota. ...

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