The Drummer

Team success can be measured in great widths when it comes to high school sports. For the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team, the 2018 season was one of the program’s best – academically, emotionally, and performance wise. The Bison won their second consecutive conference title, but first outright with...
Zucchini is very abundant this time of year. It can be used in many different many ways: salad, main dish, snacks and desserts. Zoodles (zucchini noodles) have become very popular. One large zucchini serves 1-2 people; one small-medium zucchini serves one. You also may freeze it for future use....
Carl Carlson, 93 Carl Elroy Carlson, 93, of Cokato Passed away at Cokato Manor on August 19, 2019.  Memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 30, at Albion Evangelical Free Church. Visitation and lunch begins at 11 a.m. at the church on Friday. Interment to take place at Mt....
“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 were exchanged across tables at end-of-summer gatherings among teachers. “It was the first day of...
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 news outlets, channeling the attention of the globe in a literal blaze of glory. If you haven’t heard...
Anniversaries 60th Anniversary Don and Joan Lind, of Buffalo, celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on August 29, 2019. Love and congratulations from your sons and family: Dan (wife Rhonda, grandkids Alyssa and Evan); Jeff (wife Bobbi, grandchild Cole); Todd (wife Aimee, grandkids Dain and...
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 fathead minnow or spinner and crawler is turning a few walleyes on the 15- to 18-foot weed edges of...
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 streets of downtown Buffalo with vendor tents, food, crafts, art, and with enthusiasts. This year’s...
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 good times, including 1,000 registered cars, close to 150 motorcycles, and a crowd somewhere in the...
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 at the firehouse, bounce houses, the lawn tractor pull, and Sunday’s parade and coronation. Above,...

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It was raining on Saturday, August 10 when the 33rd Annual New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run came through Buffalo, as they normally do each year. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., cars arrived in...
Two road projects, Highway 25 South and Emerson Avenue North, will begin at the end of this month after the Montrose City Council approved bids for both projects on Monday, August 12. Highway 25...
The New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run may have been wet, but the turnout was still strong.
Howard Lake starting pitcher Mike Dockendorf handed the Buffalo Bulldogs its first loss of the 2019 amateur baseball season. He was also responsible for their last one. Dockendorf allowed just four...
The record-setting year put together by the Buffalo (Montrose) VFW Post 1901 baseball team finished with a 33-6 overall record. Three of those six losses came against Foley (Sauk Rapids Post 6992),...
A new era. As the Buffalo girls’ tennis team transitions this season into the Lake Conference, coaches and players are preparing themselves for the harsh reality that conference titles and winning...
A new season is upon us, and the signs are clear--and sometimes decorated with balloons and streamers. I see them at almost every intersection: “Garage Sale.” Driveways are crowded with rows of...
On a fluke decision, my family decided to take a day trip up to Duluth on Sunday. Now, we are not the kind of family that just makes three-and-a-half hour drives to the Northshore (or anywhere,...
1 bag coleslaw mix 1 onion, chopped Shredded carrots 3 T. sugar 2 T. vinegar ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper ½ tsp. veg. oil Beef flavored ramen (divided) 3 tsp. sunflower seeds ½ c. slivered almonds  ...
1# Red Grapes 1# Green Grapes (seedless)   Wash and dry completely   Then mix together: 8oz Cream Cheese ½ cup sour cream 1 cup chopped pecans 1 Tsp Vanilla 1 Cup Sugar     Add grapes and refrigerate

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