The Drummer

There will be a taco benefit for Bill and Carol Hooper on Nov. 18 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Buffalo Community Center (206 Central Avenue, Buffalo). In August 2016, Bill underwent a triple bypass surgery with a heart valve transplant and a pacemaker/defibrillator. In May of this year, Bill...
Leaf pickup will be available in the city of Buffalo during the week of Nov. 12th, during regular garbage pickup. Different from last year, leaf bags must be compostable bags, otherwise they are unable to be picked up. For questions, please call the city’s Utility Billing department at 763-682-1001.
What originally had been proposed as moving an existing building, has now become tearing down the building and constructing new. The Montrose City Council on Monday, October 29, approved an extension and an amendment to a variance allowing the removal of a building on the corner of Buffalo Avenue...
The Buffalo Rotary works very hard to make Toys for Tots a success, but we could never do it without the help of concerned citizens and business leaders.  Last year, we provided toys to over 220 families with 575 children in the cities of Buffalo and Montrose.   Help us surpass that number this...
The accomplishments and achievements of the students and staff of Buffalo High School are well-known here in Buffalo, Hanover, and Montrose. Buffalo High School is becoming known for its excellence across the state, and is now known in Washington, D.C. Earlier this year, Buffalo High School...
Isaac Basten won his personal duel with Chanhassen’s Nicholas Scheller, and Bison teammate Brett Hanson had a the best seat in the house to witness it. Basten’s time of 15:44.3 in the 5K race edged Scheller’s 15:50.6 to claim this year’s individual section championship last Thursday in the Section...
Heading into her junior season, Alexis O’Malley had high hopes as she was thrust into the role as the No. 1 runner on the Bison girls’ cross country squad. Nagging injuries and illnesses hampered part of her season, but when it mattered most, O’Malley shined the brightest of all Bison runners in...
No fear. That was the attitude head coach Todd Bouman and his Buffalo football squad took coming into last Friday’s Class 6A state tournament playoff game at No. 4 seed Prior Lake. At times, Bouman’s aggressive play calling paid off. But things quickly went from good-to-bad in a pivotal 14-point...
I’ll be the first to say it, without hesitancy – I don’t like winter. I say all the time that if I could afford it, I’d be a snowbird. I am one of those Minnesotans that can just barely get through winter, and slogs through the cold months with layers upon layers beneath a puffy coat, still...
Delores Anderson, 77 Delores Louise Anderson, 77, of Maple Grove, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, at the Maple Grove Hospital. She was born on December 8th, 1940 in Winsted, the daughter of Marvin and Isabelle A. (Remer) Lindenberg. On December 29, 1955, Delores L. Lindenberg and Gerald E....

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Last Saturday, Allina Health was able to help kids through its Eighth-Annual Free Bikes 4 Kidz bike collection event. With the help of 800 volunteers system-wide, the event collected a total of 5,760...
Editor’s note: This report was  taken from Fox 9. On October 8, Fox 9 reported that a former music teacher at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School in Howard Lake, Minnesota has been charged with...
A crash on Highway 12 near Valley View Road and Railroad Avenue in Independence has left one dead. The crash happened Friday, October 5. The victim was identified as 52-year-old Tamera Freiborg, of...
During most of the year, the Wright County emergency management department is preparing for the worst and hoping it doesn’t happen. From potential problems at the Monticello nuclear facility to...
Third in a series   Voters in Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District 877 are being asked on November 6 to approve an increase in the district’s operating levy. The district is seeking the...
Buffalo Mayor and City Council seats In the City of Buffalo, Mayor Teri Lachermeier is running unopposed for a second term. Three candidates are seeking two seats on the Buffalo City Council. They...
Robert J. Hiivala, Wright County Auditor/Treasurer, would like to remind all County property owners that second half property taxes for real estate properties are due October 15, 2018. If, for some...
Both drivers of a head-on collision on Highway 55 in Corcoran were killed on Thursday, October 4, at 6:48 a.m., as KMSP reported. Corcoran Police responded to a crash on the 23000 block of Highway 55...
The Hanover Historical Society would like to invite you to their 8th Annual Kids’ costume and Pumpkin Decorating Contest on October 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at Hanover...
Monticello Rod and Gun Club welcomes public to prepare for the deer hunting season. The range will host its annual rifle sight-in on the weekends of: October 13-14, October 20-21, and October 27-28,...

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