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Darlene Dehmer, 86 Darlene Alma (Dixon) Dehmer, born May 25, 1933, passed away October 14, 2019, after a brief illness. Darlene was born in Hanover on her parent’s farm, Robert and Alma Dixon. Darlene attended seven years of grade school in District 49 and 8th grade went to District 122 in Hanover...
Here are a few recipe ideas to treat your guests with.   Raisinets® Spiders 1/3 c. peanut butter 20 round crackers 80 thin pretzel sticks 20 Nestlé® Raisinets®   Spread about 2 teaspoons peanut butter over top of 10 crackers. Press 8 pretzels into peanut butter, arranging 4 on each side to...
It’s a great time of year to admire nature. Last week, I felt sensory overload as I sat in the Wayzata library. Rows of several colors of zinnias perched on the edge of the lawn--their blooms and stems stretched upward in triumph, so vibrant with the backdrop of the bay. Tall grasses swayed with...
“There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home…” We all remember what is perhaps one of the largest and most well-known cult-classics of them all, “The Wizard of Oz.” From the ruby slippers, to the Yellow Brick Road, to the gaggling cackles of the Wicked Witch of the West, it stands to...
Anniversary 50th Anniversary    Harry and Marlene Welter, of St. Michael, will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary with an Open House on Sunday, October 27, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the St. Michael City Hall, 11800 Town Center Dr., in St. Michael. The couple was married on...
Walleyes are being taken with a jig and minnow on Clearwater Lake, Lake Sylvia, and Big Swan Lake. Overall, angling pressure has dropped off, but those going are catching walleyes. Duck numbers have gone up since last week and hunters report more mallards and wigeon in the area along with some...
blog-yard-garden-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/10/university-of-minnesota-extension.html   Jack Tillman and Annie Klodd from UMN check out Keepsake Cidery's orchard in September, 2019. Photo: Annie Klodd. University of Minnesota Extension Educator Annie Klodd, in collaboration with researchers in...
The Buffalo Community Theater’s fall murder mystery “Go Back For Murder” is well into production - just in time for Halloween! One of Agatha Christie’s most intriguing “whodunnits,” “Go Back For Murder”  is an unusual take on the traditional murder mystery, where the action of the play slips from...

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At long last, Buffalo has said goodbye to the Park Lane Apartments building on Montrose Blvd. Used for training of emergency personnel throughout 2018, demolition crews arrived on site last week to...
Fifth grade teacher Steve Bratulich was the one who had discovered a carefully-boxed American Flag in a Parkside Elementary closet. Inside the box was a letter describing where the flag had been...
The annual Tree of Hope will be hosted again at the Maple Lake Municipal Airport in Maple Lake, (seven miles west of Buffalo), on Saturday, December 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Since 1990, the Tree of...
It’s that time of year again – the time of turkey, smiles, and good times! Due to the observance of Thanksgiving on November 22, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer will be closed. The...
The month of November is synonymous with cold, the beginning flurries of snow, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and the color orange. You might think that’s funny, but it is true! As the end of October...
The tradition of a roasted or grilled turkey adorns the tables in many homes on Thanksgiving. Not everyone likes turkey, and it’s okay to have chicken, beef or pork. Every year, I share a recipe for...
Six members of the Buffalo High School girls swim team are heading to the state tournament in two relays and two individual events after successes at the Section 8AA tournament last Friday and...
It seems like everything is new for the Buffalo High School Dance Team A new head coach. A new assistant coach. New team captains. Some new dancers. New music. And new choreography. “We see this year...
The Buffalo High School girls hockey team opened their season with a decisive win in a non-conference game against Orono last Thursday, November 8. Buffalo beat Orono 5 – 1. Coach Dave Carothers said...
The Buffalo High School Theater Department is presenting “The Birds,” an adaptation of Aristophanes’ Greek comedy, updated by Walter Kerr. Performances are this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday,...

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