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Pike’s in Buffalo reflects this downward trend in prices. (Submitted photo)
Gas prices have been getting noticeably cheaper because of an oil/price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Pike’s in Buffalo reflects this downward trend in prices. (Submitted photo)
It was announced at the Wright County Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 24, that the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Wright County has made a full recovery. As of Tuesday, there were three confirmed cases in the county, with the first case being announced on Friday, March 13. The person was in...
The Hanover City Council on Monday, March 23, extended the mayor-declared local emergency and recognized an operational plan throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The city has shifted to an essential services plan that limits direct person-to-person contact in order to reduce the exposure to staff....
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Montrose City Council on Monday, March 23, declared a community health emergency. The action is a statement that “authorizes city staff to implement the necessary measures of the city’s emergency plan and authorizes the use of community health emergency...
In 59 years of marriage, Eddie Carver (left) has never been separated from his wife, Sandy (right) more than two or three times. Now, with COVID-19, he’s separated from her, for the time being, as she resides at The Glenn. Many families have had to be creative in communication and socializing with their loved ones, like above, where Carver views his wife through the facility window. (Photos courtesy of Kari Duske)
Eddie Carver, of Delano, will be the first to tell you that’s he lived a long time. 85 years, to be exact. He’s seen a lot of things come and go in the world, and he’s learned a lot of lessons. But, he’d never brag about it – he’s just the neighbor next door, who’s “seen a lot of life.” And, a lot...
Tom Bauman
Tom Bauman has been the bearer of good news over his 20 years as Activities Director at Buffalo High School. On Wednesday, March 18, Bauman was on the receiving end of good news, when he was presented a plaque in recognition of being named the 2020 recipient of Minnesota Interscholastic Activities...
With the COVID-19 pandemic still lingering, the chances of extending the Friday, April 3 deadline for spring activities to have no interaction with any other member schools is highly likely. As of Tuesday, March 24, all schools were closed from March 18-27. The Minnesota State High School League...
Buffalo High School senior Katie Horak (above) holds a bouquet of flowers in honor of her college national letter of intent she signed on Friday, Feb. 28 at Revolution Gymnastics in Rogers. Horak will be a Division-I gymnasts next season at the University of Minnesota. (Submitted photo)
Katie Horak elected to skip out on high school gymnastics. It’s a decision she holds with no regrets. While some of the state’s top gymnasts were on display in last February’s high school state tournament at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul, some of the state’s elite talents were fine tuning...
Last week to get out on the ice - check before you go on it. Sunfish and Crappies on Maple Lake, Rock Lake, Granite Lake, Big Swan, Lake Sylvia, Clearwater, Limestone, Indian, Sugar & Lake Marie. Catching them on wax worms, minnows & euro larvae. Fishing for Northerns on Lake Mille Lacs...

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Tom Bauman
Tom Bauman has been the bearer of good news over his 20 years as Activities Director at Buffalo High School. On Wednesday, March 18, Bauman was on the receiving end of good news, when he was...
With the COVID-19 pandemic still lingering, the chances of extending the Friday, April 3 deadline for spring activities to have no interaction with any other member schools is highly likely. As of...
Buffalo High School senior Katie Horak (above) holds a bouquet of flowers in honor of her college national letter of intent she signed on Friday, Feb. 28 at Revolution Gymnastics in Rogers. Horak will be a Division-I gymnasts next season at the University of Minnesota. (Submitted photo)
Katie Horak elected to skip out on high school gymnastics. It’s a decision she holds with no regrets. While some of the state’s top gymnasts were on display in last February’s high school state...
Last week to get out on the ice - check before you go on it. Sunfish and Crappies on Maple Lake, Rock Lake, Granite Lake, Big Swan, Lake Sylvia, Clearwater, Limestone, Indian, Sugar & Lake Marie...
Covid-19
Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the "Click It To Win It" contest is postponed until further notice. Thank you and stay safe!
Auteur Access by Miriam Orr
There is a dramatic and finely-crafted scene in Star Wars Episode III, “Revenge of the Sith,” with Queen Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman). While maintaining a seat in the Galactic Republic as a voice...
Easter
With Easter quickly approaching, and in light of the crisis surrounding COVID-19, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer would like to remind readers to continue social distancing and self-...
Click or tap to view the livestream! https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/features/webcams/eaglecam/index.html With so much uncertainty in the world, it is important to focus on the positive things that...

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