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A member of the Drummer Staff made one of Darlene Dixon’s recipes featured in the July 7 issue of the Drummer: Lemon Crisp Cookies. The cookies are very light, and great for summer! Lemon Crisp Cookies 1 lemon cake mix 1 c. crisp rice cereal ½ c. butter, melted 1 egg, beaten 1 tsp. lemon zest   In...
Buffalo High School Drum Majors from The HERD Marching Band return to their post after the placement of a purple wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Sunday, July 7. Pictured walking up the steps are: front row, from left, Drum Major Victoria Herda...
These two youngsters appear to have it all figured out, a new way to get more candy during the 130th annual Annandale Fourth of July parade on Thursday, July 4. Many of those in the parade distributing candy tried their best to score a basket. See more photos of the Annandale parade inside this...
On Monday, July 8, the Buffalo Planning Commission, on a 6-1 vote, decided to recommend a Planned Unit Development (PUD) with specific conditions for the First Avenue Lofts, an apartment building proposed for the corner of 3rd Street NW and 1st Avenue NW. The location is the former St. Francis...
For years, the Wright County Sheriff’s Department has tried to reconcile the prices it charges cities for service contract hours dedicated to those municipalities. At the July 2 meeting, in an attempt to closer bridge that gap, the Wright County Board of Commissioners approved city contract rates...
Before the State of Minnesota began in 1858, there were settlers seeking to establish pre-emption claims on land, or to purchase Military Bounty Warrants from land agents. Before the Village of Waverly began in 1869, there were the townships of Marysville and Woodland, in Wright county, Minnesota....
In 2015, Head Coach Mike Beilke of the Buffalo varsity baseball team elected to manage his VFW squad in the summer league, instead of the American Legion team. The move seems to have paid dividends at all ends. The varsity team finished the spring season 16-9 overall, and came two wins away from...
Incoming senior Tony Dahl suffered a major knee injury that will cost him his upcoming football and basketball seasons at Buffalo High School. The injury happened during the Breakdown USA Summer Series Basketball Tournament last Sunday in Bloomington. Buffalo was playing Eden Prairie in Sunday’s...
Damien Biegert
Brainerd is a destination hot spot over the July 4th holiday weekend. Among the hottest spots came on the baseball field, where the red-hot bats of the Buffalo American Legion Post 270 baseball team posted a 4-1 record and third-place finish in last weekend’s Brainerd Tournament. Buffalo opened...

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Damien Biegert
Brainerd is a destination hot spot over the July 4th holiday weekend. Among the hottest spots came on the baseball field, where the red-hot bats of the Buffalo American Legion Post 270 baseball team...
I have this amazing little cookbook, it’s called “Sweets,” small batch desserts. You’re craving something sweet and just can’t stop thinking about it. Normal-size desserts are usually in a 9x13 inch...
The character of Spider-Man on the silver screen has been a topic of deliberation for many years, since the first live-action film in the early 2000s, featuring Tobey Maguire as your friendly,...
Rehearsals are well underway for Buffalo Community Theater’s “The Music Man” but, for some members of the production staff and cast, it’s as though they’ve done this before… because they have. In...
Kelly Zitzloff is not an unfamiliar face in Wright County. A Buffalo High School graduate and long-time resident, she has spent her life growing up in the community, as have her folks, who now reside...
The Wright County Fair is always packed with a variety of entertainment for the whole family.  The 2019 Wright County Fair, running from July 24-28 will continue that tradition in a big way. The...
Excerpt by Miriam Orr For weeks, those men gathered in Philedelphia on the day of July 4, 1776 sat in deliberation of revolution.  I don’t think a man in Independance Hall could fathom what the...
The Buffalo American Legion Post 270 baseball team hit a bit of a speedbump the past two weeks in its summer schedule. After a 6-0 start, the Bison (9-3) have since gone 3-3, which included recent...
A favorable schedule couldn’t have come at a better time for a slumping Buffalo Bulldogs team. The past week, the Bulldogs posted a 3-0 record over a five-day stretch against the North Star League’s...
The Buffalo and North Branch Coaches vs. Cancer boys’ basketball game last Feb. 28 raised a grand total of $5,571.77. Money was raised by selling t-shirts, a silent auction, TV raffle, halftime game...

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