The Drummer

When a city or county or state puts out bids for projects or studies, it often goes to the bidder who comes in with the lowest bid. However, sometimes a working relationship with a company or organization can carry a little more weight. At the Jan. 22 meeting of the Wright County Board of...
We all had grand dreams when we were kids.  For some, they dreamed of traveling the far reaches of space as astronauts, while others just wanted to pilot the rocket ship. Others wanted to be cowboys, firemen, or police officers; models, singers, and movie stars being not far behind. Marine...
It was no mystery who last Thursday’s opponent was for the Buffalo boys’ basketball team. Owners of a 12-0 record and No. 2 ranking in Class 3A coming in, Princeton was just one of nine teams in the entire state to own an undefeated record. “Oh yeah, we were looking forward to it,” said Bison...
Ten teams competed in this year’s Buffalo Gymnastics Invitational. Among the 10, half compete in Section 8AA. With the section tourney less than a month away, Buffalo, Brainerd, Elk River, Moorhead, and Sauk Rapids-Rice got a sneak-peek at this year’s competition. Less than seven points separated...
Last Thursday’s 6-0 home win over Rogers was an emotional evening for members of the Buffalo boys’ hockey team, particularly for sophomore forward Jordan Zelenak. Not long after the game’s opening faceoff, Zelenak was one of many who watched in stunned silence, as senior teammate Brett Hanson...
Year one for the Buffalo Coyotes co-op Adapted Floor Hockey team was a learning experience for everyone. Head Coach Ruth Clarke is hoping to build off last year’s highs, which saw the inaugural team finish 3-9 overall. Clarke, and assistant coaches Dale Gilmer and Brooke Ziwicki have already seen...
In 1967, Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke embarked on an adventure in moviemaking history that would capture hearts and audiences far and wide in “Mary Poppins,” which is perhaps one of Disney’s most beloved, live-action musicals. Set in turn of century London, “Mary Poppins” follows Jane and...
Joseph LaFave, 54 Joseph Floyd LaFave, 54, of Buffalo, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, at the Good Samaritan Society of Howard Lake. He was born on October 4, 1964 in Buffalo, the son of Gerald and Judy (Marquette) LaFave. Joe was employed as a carpenter for many years at CCC of Montrose....
I think the four squirrels that live in my front yard, think they are birds. I had a bird feeder hanging from a hook on the side of a tree. The squirrels were out there eating all the time. My son moved the feeder onto a plant hanger. We thought that way they won’t be able to climb the metal pole...
Graduations Iowa State University, Ames, IA The following students graduated following the fall 2018 semester. Buffalo - Jordyn Prince, BS, Journalism and Mass Communication. St. Michael - Nathan McDonald, BS, Industrial Engineering; Ashley Stecker, BS, Marketing and Management.   Academic Honors...

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