The Drummer

It’s a small sample size, but early on, Buffalo Civic Center has proven to be a hostile environment for the road team. In three home games, the Bison are 2-0-1 and have outscored teams 14-3. The lone tie came last Thursday when St. Cloud rallied from a 3-1 deficit for a 3-3 tie. Special teams...
It’s only December, but two key losses have already made a huge impact on February. A 51-43 home defeat last Thursday to Elk River dropped the Bison’s record to 1-3 overall, more importantly, 0-2 in section games. “Of course it hurts. These are section games and we dropped two so far,” said Buffalo...
John Anderson, 85 John A. Anderson, 85, of Albertville, formerly of Maple Lake, died Saturday, December 8, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial was held 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Maple Lake with Fr. John Meyer as celebrant. Burial followed at St. Timothy...
I can imagine there’s a lot of people out there who read my column and think I’m some variety of nuts. And I’m ok with that. I love cashews and almonds! As the holiday season comes around to salute the swiftly departing 2018 year, I listen to the Christmas carols hit the radios like a typhoon. The...
Each year, I participate in at least one, but usually two, Christmas Bird Counts. What is a Christmas Bird Count you say? Well the Christmas Bird Count (CBC) all started a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. Wait, no that is not right, that is a different story. Back in the late 1800’s,...
Being a film enthusiast always comes with that one, inevitable question that I, personally, always hate answering. It comes from someone of every avenue in the business of enjoyment: the genuinely curious, the one-upper, the just-looking-for-a-good-recommendation, or the know-it-all. It’s just a...
As you’re thinking, planning and creating for the special holiday gatherings for your family and friends, I find it’s best to make lists. What day you’re going to do what, maybe, your least favorite jobs first. First, for me, is writing out my Christmas cards. Once the Christmas cards are all...
Christmastime is here, and that calls for some musical celebration! The Buffalo Community Orchestra, along with the Wright County Chamber Chorus and wRight Ringers Community Handbell Ensamble will perform their annual holiday concert, “Holiday for Orchestra – with Ringers & Singers,” on...
On December 15 and 16, see the Christmas story come to life at Buffalo Covenant Church! From 5 to 7 p.m. on both days, there will be a Living Nativity present to take you on an interactive, walk-through journey that is sure to make you smile. Character portrayals of wisemen, shepherds, soldiers,...
It’s the 20th year of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Holiday Train coming to Buffalo on Wednesday, December 12. This year, the train will be stopping at a different location: 5th street, NE (CR 35, near Culvers), on the west side of the tracks only. The train’s expected time of arrival is 5:45...

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It would be interesting to watch a game of “Follow the Leader” these days at a Buffalo boys’ hockey practice. With 20 returning varsity players on this year’s roster, experience shouldn’t be a factor...
After a 3-0 start, the Buffalo girls’ hockey team experienced their first tie and first defeat of the season. In both games, the Bison blew a third-period lead, and both games, they fell victim to a...
This year’s junior class on the Buffalo boys’ basketball team is a big reason for the recent turnaround. After two straight 6-21 seasons, the Bison return four starters off last year’s squad that...
Christmas is coming! At your holiday party, you will want to welcome family and friends in from the cold with steaming mugs of delicious hot drinks.   Merry Mulled Cider 7 c. apple cider or juice 1...
I had every intention of cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year with my mom. However, intentions don’t necessarily translate into definite action, and on the morning of last Thursday, I can say with...
Winter has certainly come knocking in Buffalo, as seen above, where a thin layer of ice has set over Buffalo Lake. While weeks away from proper ice-fishing conditions, the first official ice has made...
After working on the plan for a year-and-a-half, the Hanover City Council approved the city’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan on Wednesday, November 14. The plan came to the council after the Planning...
The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce welcomes in the holiday on December 1 with the annual Deck the Halls event.  Start your day out by shopping local/shopping small.   Keep your independent business...
At the start of the regular Montrose City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 13, Tom Marszalek was sworn in to take the council seat vacated last May by Jill Menard. Marszalek, who was the top vote...
Breweries and taprooms are already allowed in certain zones in Buffalo, but now micro-distilleries will also be permitted. The Buffalo City Council on Monday, November 19, approved an ordinance...

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