The Drummer

Many of us deliberately seek out hobbies that will occupy our time, hoping that we enjoy them enough to keep at them. However, most times, hobbies are a passing interest, often pushed to the back burner when we become bored, confused, challenged, repetitive, or our time is too invested. But, then...
Buffalo’s top-scoring line put on an offensive show in a 9-1 road win last Thursday at Hopkins. Jordan Zelenak, Tyler Braccini, and Jake Braccini combined for six goals and 14 total points in the win. The victory was the team’s first in the 2020 calendar year. More importantly, it ended Buffalo’s...
Injuries are always a factor in sports. For Buffalo gymnast Madi Peters, she’s battling through two of her own. “I hurt my ankle our last home meet,” explained Peters. Peters was seen limping a bit at Buffalo’s most recent meet, a 136.60 to 134.975 home win last Friday over Wayzata. Despite the...
The Buffalo boys’ basketball team once again dug itself a hole, but led by their scoring leader, they were able to dig itself out of it. Trailing 33-27 at halftime, senior forward Matthew Willert scored 25 of his 31 points in the second half, including a 10-foot jumper with 1.2 second remaining,...
Crappies and Sunfish on Buffalo Lake, Rock Lake, Little Maple Lake, Granite, Pleasant, John & Sylvia. 20 to 40 feet of water on minnows and Euro Larvae. Walleyes - Buffalo Lake, Clearwater, Pleasant & Cokato. 18 to 26 feet of water. Northerns - catching them on area lakes. 10-16 feet of...
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. We have put together a few dishes for that romatic dinner at home.     Potato Gnocchi with Pork Ragù  2 lb. medium-size russet potatoes (about 3) 1/3 c. all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled, plus more for working 1 large egg, lightly beaten Kosher...
You may know by now that this column is on a rotation of reviewing film one week, and then focuses on something another week. I reserved this right for myself for two reasons: first, to give myself some freedom as to what topics I write about, and second, to give me a break from spending time at...
Graduations Minnesota State Community and Technical College    The following students graduated following the fall 2019 semester.    Monticello -  Carlie Bondhus, Cosmetology; Leah Dahnert, Liberal Arts and Sciences.   Academic Honors Minnesota State Community and Technical College (4.0)    The...
Darlene Beightol, 81 Darlene Kay (Keller) Beightol, age 81, of Rockford, passed away peacefully on January 27, 2020. She was born on February 26, 1938 in Esterville, Iowa to Louis and Evelyn (Green) Keller, and eventually she and her family moved to Webster City, Iowa where she grew up. Darlene was...
It would seem that Minnesotans have survived the miniature “polar vortex” that hit late last week, bringing frigid winds and snow accumulation to many states that call the Midwest home. Wright County saw mixed amounts of snowfall throughout the weekend, but everyone experienced the chill, where...

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blog-fruit-vegetable-ipm.extension.umn.edu/2019/10/potatoes-post-harvest-disorders-and.html From hollow heart to soft rot to freeze damage, we've seen a whole host of potato issues this fall. This...
Buffalo Community Theatre’s fall mystery, “Go Back for Murder,” gives its final three performances this weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 1, 2, and 3. Curtain opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday...
District 877, Buffalo-Hanover- Montrose Schools, will be holding a referendum vote to increase its general education revenue by $750 per student on Tuesday, November 5. The proposed levy increase...
Buffalo Police Reserves were stationed in downtown Buffalo on Saturday, Oct. 26 and kept busy handing out candy to trick-or-treaters from 2 to 4 p.m. They saw a variety of different costumes, worn by...
We are approximately a year away from millions of Americans heading to the polls to cast their ballots for the President of the United States and thousands of federal, state and local offices. But,...
The streets in downtown Buffalo are alive with gaggles of children, dressed in a variety of colorful costumes as they make their way through downtown Buffalo carting treats and bags full of sweets. A...
While poking around the garden late this summer, I found an adorable visitor. A small frog, called a gray tree frog (Hyla versicolor) was resting amongst the brightly-colored flowers. This amazing...
Buffalo advances to sweet-16 with first 6A victory Just seconds after the game clock hit zeros, senior quarterback Aidan Bouman chucked one of his longest throws of his high school football career....
Moments after crossing the finish line, nobody would have guessed that Buffalo eighth grader Brooklyn Hart had qualified for her first-career state tournament. Hart’s time of 19:37.5 was fifth best...

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