The Drummer

Waterfowl hunters continue to shoot divers on big water and there are plenty of geese over fields. Fishing activity has not been the best as of late. Most groups seem to be pretty happy with the number of deer they’ve been seeing this season. There is a fine mixture of bucks and antlerless deer...
The right gear makes all the difference when spending time in the great outdoors. Outdoorsmen spend billions of dollars every year on gear, and that spending reflects outdoor enthusiasts of all experience levels. According to the Outdoor Industry Association, fully engaged outdoors enthusiasts were...
We all know winter can bring hazardous driving conditions and nothing is worse than being unprepared. Vehicle safety is especially important when colder days hit. Follow these safety measures to make the journey through winter easier, safer, and smarter.  Service Battery – Cold temperatures can...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     Trees can experience many stresses during the winter months including lack of water, sunscald, wildlife damage and winter injury. Young trees (one to five years old) should be watered throughout the year, until the soil freezes. ...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Barberry   Your favorite season in Minnesota may depend on what you like to hunt or forage. If you forage for morel mushrooms and ramps, spring might be your favorite season. If you are a deer or game bird hunter, then fall is important...
Katherine Cullinan, 62 Katherine “Kathy” Esther Cullinan, age 62, of St. Michael, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 7, 2020. She was born August 2, 1958, the daughter of Richard and Elva (Zachman) Weber. Kathy graduated from Elk River Senior High with the class...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
  I have something extremely controversial to say, and I know it’s going to get people fired up: the Christmas season does not begin until the day after Thanksgiving. There, I said it. Don’t deck the halls just yet, folks! We still have an important season and holiday to recognize and enjoy. With...
Anniversary   40th Anniversary   Gary and Joanne Swanson, of Buffalo, celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary on November 8, 2020. Congratulations and love from your kids. Above, as the couple is pictured on their wedding day. Below, as they appear today. (P12, D15)  

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Recently, Public Works Director Wayne McCormick closed the compost site in Montrose and opened it only to those residents who signed out a key in advance at city hall. The compost site had been open...
Ever since 1945, when the Buffalo Lions Club was first chartered by civic-minded residents, members have been hard at work, serving others and encouraging the bond of community. As they celebrate...
The Buffalo boys’ cross country team came in as overwhelming favorites to win this year’s Section 2AA championship meet Tuesday, Oct. 13 at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista. Seeded No. 1 out of 17...
Buffalo has no answers for Moorhead’s first-stringers   The hometown fans at Bison Field West have been spoiled the past four seasons watching a left-handed quarterback light up the scoreboard. Last...
The girls tennis season ended against a familiar opponent when Buffalo lost 7-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Wayzata High School. It’s the third time the past four years the Trojans have ended Buffalo’s...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   A rain barrel surrounded by plants can make your landscape both environmentally sound and visually pleasing.   Our home property has...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Bulmers Norman, a European apple variety   This time of year, UMN Extension receives a steady stream of questions about how to identify...
Bass and pike fishing remain strong in less than 12 feet on most lakes. Crappies are being located on Clearwater Lake at 15-20 ft. Walleyes are being caught using minnows, from 15 to 30 ft. on Sugar...

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