The Drummer

If any of you have worked in customer service-related jobs, you’ve probably heard “The customer is always right!” one time too many. You’ve heard it from your boss, in your company handbook, or from that screaming customer who wants free pizza no matter what you have to say about it (can you tell...
Graduations Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI Erin Aho, of Cokato, graduated Cum Laude with a BSN degree in Nursing following the fall 2018 semester. Darrin Koivisto, of Cokato, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Construction Management following the fall 2018 semester. The...
Springtime plans are in the making. For some families, it’s planning for a wedding. Today’s weddings are so elaborate, and so very expensive. I don’t know how the expenses are shared with both sets of parents. Years ago, like when I got married, the bride’s parents paid for everything except for...
Marlin Borscheid, 81 Marlin Dale Borscheid, 81, of Forest Lake, passed away on Friday, March 8, at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming, Minnesota. He was born in Buffalo, to William and Emma (Schmedeke) Borscheid on April 14th, 1937. Marlin was baptized on June 30, 1937 by The Reverend W. C....
Groundbreaking for a new senior living apartment building downtown could come sometime this spring or early summer. The Buffalo City Council on Monday, March 4, approved the final plat for Havenwood, which will be located on Division Street East, on the north half of the former Coborn’s parking lot...
A teenager from Delano was killed in a crash involving a semi on Highway 12 in Independence on Saturday, March 2. Lakeshore Weekly News reported that Marleena Anna Dieterich, 18, was driving eastbound on Highway 12 when her vehicle lost control due to icy conditions around 9 a.m. She crossed the...
Buffalo senior Riley Habisch celebrates his 170-pound Class AAA state championship following his 3-0 decision over Mounds View’s Chase Dressel in last Saturday’s title match at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Habisch ended the season with a perfect 39-0 record. For more state wrestling coverage,...
At this point in the year, most of us are ready for sunshine, blue skies, and at the very least, a week where we don’t have to dig ourselves out of a parking spot. While everyone anticipates winter and looks forward to a white Christmas, sledding, and other snow activities, the fun is soon short-...
If there was any dispute who this year’s top high school wrestler was at 170 pounds, Buffalo senior Riley Habisch ended the debate. Ranked No. 1 in his weight class from the opening day, Habisch put the finishing touches of his high school wrestling career with a 3-0 decision over No. 3 seed Chase...
History was made when junior Quincy Kabe registered an eighth-place finish in last weekend’s Class AA state diving meet at the Aquatic Center in Minneapolis. Sitting in ninth place after eight dives in last Thursday’s preliminary and semifinal rounds, Kabe knew he had work to do if he wanted to...

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All season, the Buffalo wrestling squad has relied heavily on its three-headed monster. Freshman Owen Herbst, sophomore Ryan Scherber, and senior Riley Habisch have provided Buffalo with stability in...
Top-two is the goal for most swimmers and relay teams when they compete in the section meet, but for last Friday’s preliminary round, a fourth-place finish was the goal for members of the Buffalo 200...
Some folks love the snow, others don’t like this much snow. To me, it reminds me of years ago, when we had high banks of snow. We have not had this much snow for years. I love it, it’s so white and...
It was a true wonder when Warner Bros. Animation Group (WAG), along with a number of other assisting units, announced its extraordinary Lego Movie in 2014. Winning 73 awards since its release, Lego’...
Cold?  Wet?  Catching the flu?  Horton the Elephant feels the same way, but that won’t stop him from saving the Whos.  All he needs is one, good friend—Gertrude McFuzz—by his side. Invite your...
The Buffalo Community Orchestra will perform their annual March concert, “Rhapsody!” on Saturday, March 2.  They will travel to the Cokato area for a special repeat performance on Sunday, March 10. ...
While the thought of spring for most Wright County residents has been more in the theoretical realm with each subsequent school closure announcement, but, hard as it is to believe, spring will arrive...
On Tuesday, February 5, the Hanover City Council considered the preliminary plat for Hanover Cove, a major development on the east side of River Road NE and south of 8th Street NE, the former...
Sometimes, you just never know where life will take you. You start your life off young and full of starry-eyed innocence; a bit naïve, but filled with confidence and hope for a better tomorrow....
The Buffalo wrestling squad was this year’s lone bracket buster in the Section 5-3A team tournament last Friday at St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West. With three of the top-four seeds...

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