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Week three provided a couple road blocks for the Buffalo girls’ soccer team.   The first detour started last Thursday in Rogers. Goals by Isabelle Smith, Mackenzie Matthies, and Ella Stritesky lifted the Royals to a 3-0 home win over the Bison.   It was the first time in five games the...
The first home match for the Buffalo volleyball team featured the top-rated squad in Class AA.   For the first two sets of a 3-1 home defeat to No. 1 rated North Branch, the Bison looked like a team that was overwhelmed, losing by lopsided scores of 25-15 and 25-12.    Rallying behind...
The first dual meet of the season for the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team was a mismatch on paper. It also ended up being a mismatch in the pool.   Thursday’s dual featured last year’s co-conference champion in Buffalo (4-0-1), against last-place Princeton (0-5).   A 117-61 home win last...
Sports Editor    Last Friday’s football game at St. Francis ended how it began.   A 45-yard touchdown reception by Wyatt Schroeder with 1:04 remaining in the fourth quarter helped propel the Fighting Saints to a dramatic 29-28 come-from-behind victory over visiting Buffalo.   ...
Competition was fast and furious the past week for the Buffalo girls’ tennis squad.   With seven matches in seven days, the Bison posted a 4-3 record – two of the three defeats coming against ranked teams in last Saturday’s Rosemount Invitational. The other defeat came in a 4-3 home loss on...
Head coach Dave Knutsen knows his Bison boys’ cross country squad ranks among the best in the state. He also knows his team is far from being the best.   Buffalo’s score of 106 in last Thursday’s Bauman-Rovn Invitational at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista ranked third behind Eden Prairie’s 70...
Every trip I take to Alaska is special. When it comes to wilderness and wildlife, Alaska is the real deal. This year’s trip was no exception. Moose are often what I spend my time searching for, but this year, I concentrated on bears: Grizzly bears to be more specific.    We have three types...
                             
Tuesday, September 11 marks 17 years since the tragedy of the Twin Towers in New York City. Since then, Americans across the country pay tribute to the lives lost in the wreckage of the incident, as well as those who sacrificed their lives. Here, the Fire Department honors those who lost their...
On Tuesday, September 11, Wright County Commissioner Christine Husom welcomed Teri Law, Activities Coordinator of Lake Ridge Manor, who addressed the County Board regarding a proposed resolution to name the week of September 9-15 as Assisted Living Week in the area.    Law stated that...

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A week after winning the election for sheriff of Wright County, Sheriff-Elect Sean Deringer made his first appearance in that role before the Wright County Board of Commissioners and wasted little...
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...

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