The Drummer

Ask most players and coaches in any sport, and most will tell you it’s good to have a short memory. For returning members of this year’s Buffalo boys’ basketball team, their memory bank prior to Tuesday night’s home game with St. Michael-Albertville dated back to Feb. 23 of last year. “It was a 30-...
Evan Krasnow is not your typical eighth grader. As a first-year varsity swimmer from the co-op school of Maple Lake, Krasnow has already burst on the scene as one of Buffalo’s top scorers. In Buffalo’s latest meet, a 96-78 home win last Thursday over Princeton, Krasnow had a hand in 12 of his team’...
It’s a relatively quiet Thursday afternoon inside Personal Touche Hair Design; one customer is quietly sitting by with foils working to color her hair, another is settling in for a quick trim. The phone isn’t ringing, none of the TVs are running – there is a magnificent aura of tranquility and...
Because of industry and economic realities, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer are making changes to the weekly production routine. Since the 1920’s, this company has handled all printing and circulation in house. This system worked well for all those many years, but now we need to...
Here we are entering into a new year, 2019. Last year was the fastest year ever. It went by so quickly. I’m excited for a new year, and yet, I feel overwhelmed to what the year will be like. Maybe the fear comes from feeling like the years are passing by way too quickly. At my age, I better do the...
I’ve mentioned before that if I were pressed to choose a western to watch, it’d be a Clint Eastwood one – specifically, The Outlaw Josey Wales. What that says about me as a person, I haven’t quite figured out yet. Anyway, back to my point – with a renown acting and directing repertoire, it’s no...
Academic Honors Benedictine College Atchison, KS (3.5-4.0) The following student was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. St. Michael - Emily Ruhland.   Univ. of Wisconsin Superior (3.5-4.0) The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. Albertville...
Alfred Betcher, 94 Alfred I. Betcher, 94, of Buffalo, passed away December 30, 2018. He was born in Minneapolis, on November 16, 1924, the son of Frederick William Betcher and Loretta Marie Mechenick. He was baptized at St. Steven’s Catholic Church and confirmed at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in...

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It’s a relatively quiet Thursday afternoon inside Personal Touche Hair Design; one customer is quietly sitting by with foils working to color her hair, another is settling in for a quick trim. The...
Because of industry and economic realities, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer are making changes to the weekly production routine. Since the 1920’s, this company has handled all...
I’ve mentioned before that if I were pressed to choose a western to watch, it’d be a Clint Eastwood one – specifically, The Outlaw Josey Wales. What that says about me as a person, I haven’t quite...
After a less-than-white Christmas, snow arrived on the scene across the state, just in time to ring in the New Year. Minnesota was expected to drop 40 degrees in 24 hours on Monday, December 31,...
For the most part, 2018 was a year the Wright County Board of Commissioners is glad to see over. In early summer, it became apparent to them that the county’s budget and levy were going to need to...
The Star Tribune reported on January 1 that 19-year -old Noah Johnson, of Big Lake, was killed after his vehicle spun into another vehicle’s path just northwest of the Twin Cities. The other motorist...
If you’re a Buffalonian, or are around the area, you might be familiar with Buffalo’s Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau – or, you might be one of many who just don’t really get what a Chamber...
In past years, the Schwan’s Cup has been anything but tasty for the Buffalo girls’ hockey team. Owners of a 3-6 record the past three years at the annual holiday tournament at the Schwan’s Super Rink...

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