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Mae Campion, 92 Mae Loretta Campion, age 92, of Buffalo, MN and Sun Lakes, AZ, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2020. Mae was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, James P. Campion, and her infant son, Loren John Campion. Mae is survived by her adoring children, Susan Lake [Cliff], James M...
Ginger-Peach Soda
Here are a few more tasty recipes for a Memorial Day barbeque or picnic. If you have a recipe that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you! Recipes, with photo (and a short story/history), if available, can be submitted to ads@thedrummer.com. Ginger-Peach Soda 1 c. sugar 2 T....
Ramps emerging in early April, one of the first woodland plants.Photo: Shane Bugeja     Growing up in Iowa, I remember the first green thing I would see after three (maybe four) snowy months was wild ramps (Allium tricoccum). We were fortunate to have a significant part of the backyard in...
Winter is a time when you assume you get a respite from the insects of summer. While that is true most of the time, you may still cross paths with a few insects. A variety of insects use buildings to hide in when it gets cold and can be seen walking around your home even in the dead of winter. One...

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Smart Garden 2020: What you can do in early May May 04, 2020 Photo: Gail Hudson, UMN Extension Communcations   At last! The weather is turning spring-like in much of the state and we can finally be...
City of Buffalo Parks and Rec Department wants you to enjoy our parks, trails, and open spaces, but recommends taking precautions: Avoid frequent contact items like Playgrounds, Benches, Picnic...
There was nice weather and a good turn-out for Saturday's opening day at the Farmer's Market in downtown Buffalo. It was nice seeing so many people out and about during these difficult times.
Two street projects, a ground-breaking event, and the swearing in of a new City Administrator were among the main items on the agenda during a virtual Buffalo City Council meeting on Monday, May 4....
This amazing photo, taken by Anita Bazan, of Buffalo, is titled “A Blue Heart of Hope over Buffalo Lake.” It was taken on Tuesday, April 28, after a day of rain.
Sensing a probable need to extend the county’s coronavirus-related regulations out at least a couple of more weeks, the members of the Wright County Board of Commissioners spent a few minutes at...
Common Hydrangea Types   Bigleaf (Hydrangea macrophylla) This is the most common type, featuring the classic mophead bloom (also known as lacecap) is reminiscent of Cape Cod’s signature plant. With...
Sometimes good things happen when you least expect it. At least that was the case for Buffalo High School senior Nick Oak. Oak was one of 10 high school students nominated and voted as the 2020...
With the 2020 fishing opener set to being on Saturday, May 9, there will be one notable fishing line missing from this year’s opener. It was announced on April 1 that the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing...
The year 2015 was the beginning of a run of four-straight trips to the state tournament for the Buffalo Bison softball team. Leading the charge was the freshman class in 2015, spearheaded by the...

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