The Drummer

At this time of year, you can’t help but to think about pumpkins. It is a strange plant, with a huge fruit growing on a flimsy vine. Let’s take a look at this interesting plant. The pumpkin is the oldest-known cultivated plant in the New World. Native peoples started growing pumpkins for food over...
There was little doubt as to who would win this year’s conference title for both the boys and girls cross country teams. Coming into Tuesday’s finals meet at Princeton Golf Course, the Buffalo boys had won the past two Mississippi 8 championships. Not to be outdone, the St. Michael-Albertville...
Believe it or not, sushi is what drives the Buffalo offense these days – ask senior tackle Hunter Poncius. In a promise set out at the beginning of the season, junior quarterback Aidan Bouman promised his offensive line that he would buy a sushi dinner at the local Sakura for each game he isn’t...
In a matter of four days, the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team did something it has never accomplished in team history – twice. Making its first-ever appearance in the Class AA State True Team Meet, Buffalo placed ninth out of 12 qualifying schools with a score of 948.5. Minnetonka (2,509) was this...
Looking to piggy back off last year’s success, three of four submitted players for Buffalo advanced past the first round in Monday’s Section 5AA Individual Tennis Tournament at Reed-Sweatt in Minneapolis. Freshman Anna Lee and junior Vanessa Blanchet each came in as seeded singles players on a...
Reading some “Letters to the Editor” this week regarding the school district’s referendum has made me really ponder our education system and has raised some thoughts in my head that may or may not be widely accepted – or, as my brother would say, “politically correct,” with fingers doing the “air...
The curtain goes up this Friday in Discovery Auditorium for Buffalo Community Theater’s fall production of “Company.” The musical comedy is based on a set of short stories by George Furth about married couples in 1970’s New York City. The music is written by Stephen Sondheim, whose first foray into...
For a great while, Gary Mattson Park has boasted a picturesque spot to look out over Buffalo Lake, as well as downtown. However, it was overcast with a light sprinkling of rain when Mayor Teri Lachermeier met Parks and Recreation Director Lee Ryan, along with Parks Advisory Board members Victor...
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 bikes! In Buffalo, 177 bikes were collected, thanks to wonderful volunteers who braved the cold,...

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In recognition of the 17th anniversary of 9/11, students and faculty at Tatanka Elementary STEM School in Buffalo had a brief gathering outside the school with members of the Buffalo Police...
Three weeks into the season, the Buffalo boys’ soccer team is still searching for its identity.   A 2-2-1 record has been highlighted by some dominant performances, evidenced by Monday night’s...
Week three provided a couple road blocks for the Buffalo girls’ soccer team.   The first detour started last Thursday in Rogers. Goals by Isabelle Smith, Mackenzie Matthies, and Ella Stritesky...
The first home match for the Buffalo volleyball team featured the top-rated squad in Class AA.   For the first two sets of a 3-1 home defeat to No. 1 rated North Branch, the Bison looked like a...
The first dual meet of the season for the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team was a mismatch on paper. It also ended up being a mismatch in the pool.   Thursday’s dual featured last year’s co-...
Sports Editor    Last Friday’s football game at St. Francis ended how it began.   A 45-yard touchdown reception by Wyatt Schroeder with 1:04 remaining in the fourth quarter helped propel...
Competition was fast and furious the past week for the Buffalo girls’ tennis squad.   With seven matches in seven days, the Bison posted a 4-3 record – two of the three defeats coming against...
Every trip I take to Alaska is special. When it comes to wilderness and wildlife, Alaska is the real deal. This year’s trip was no exception. Moose are often what I spend my time searching for, but...
                             
Tuesday, September 11 marks 17 years since the tragedy of the Twin Towers in New York City. Since then, Americans across the country pay tribute to the lives lost in the wreckage of the incident, as...

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