The Drummer

Kelly Zitzloff is not an unfamiliar face in Wright County. A Buffalo High School graduate and long-time resident, she has spent her life growing up in the community, as have her folks, who now reside in Maple Lake. While not unfamiliar, life in Wright County wasn’t always so great for Zitzloff, as...
The Wright County Fair is always packed with a variety of entertainment for the whole family.  The 2019 Wright County Fair, running from July 24-28 will continue that tradition in a big way. The regional powerhouse band, “Them Pesky Kids” will be on an outdoor stage on the west end of the...
Excerpt by Miriam Orr For weeks, those men gathered in Philedelphia on the day of July 4, 1776 sat in deliberation of revolution.  I don’t think a man in Independance Hall could fathom what the signing of such a document would do to the future of their great land. Perhaps they had visions of...
The Buffalo American Legion Post 270 baseball team hit a bit of a speedbump the past two weeks in its summer schedule. After a 6-0 start, the Bison (9-3) have since gone 3-3, which included recent defeats of 3-1 on June 24 at home to Little Falls, and 4-2 road defeat last Thursday to Cold Spring. “...
A favorable schedule couldn’t have come at a better time for a slumping Buffalo Bulldogs team. The past week, the Bulldogs posted a 3-0 record over a five-day stretch against the North Star League’s bottom two teams. It started with a 10-0 home win on Wednesday, June 26 against the last-place...
The Buffalo and North Branch Coaches vs. Cancer boys’ basketball game last Feb. 28 raised a grand total of $5,571.77. Money was raised by selling t-shirts, a silent auction, TV raffle, halftime game, and free will donations.  Members of the Bison Backcourt Club (BBC) said this fundraiser was a real...
Can you think of one food that is served in most homes at least two times a week? Yes, it’s pizza. You heat it, and eat it; eat it when it’s hot, eat it when it’s cold; reheat it for a snack. Most people buy pizzas in the grocery stores; what a variety you can find. Yet, the best is when you make...
Earl Dixon, 88 Earl Arthur Dixon, age 88 of Buffalo, passed away June 28, 2019 at Park View Care Center of Buffalo.  Earl was born the son of George and Beatrice (Hafften) Dixon on August 2, 1930 in Buffalo. He attended the country school on County Road #34 and then Rockford High School. On May 16...
On my commute into work, there is an American flag which flies proudly in the lawn of a dairy farmer, not far from my home. Right on the corner, I see it proudly wave. My heart never fails to swell with patriotism as it fades out of sight in my rear-view mirror. However, I noticed on Monday...
Engagement Rakke-Prince Miss Kristin Rakke and Mr. William Prince will be united in marriage this August 2019, at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church in Buffalo. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ellwin and Nancy Rakke, of Bemidji.  The groom-to-be is the son of William and Frances Prince, of Florence...

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Davie Kimm isn’t from Buffalo, but his voice has become a familiar sound to rodeo fans over recent seasons as announcer of the Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo. A former saddle bronc rider, Kimm...
The Hinckley Invitational Baseball Tournament can often be as unpredictable as the Minnesota weather – this year was no different. Wet and soggy conditions at Brennan Field in Hinckley turned...
The team scores didn’t exactly add up the way they had hoped to, but for two shooters from the Buffalo High School Trapshooting Team, individual ones did. Senior Riley Goeb and freshman Austin Sands...
I was just a year old when Pixar revolutionized the film industry with the first “Toy Story,” which would rocket animation to new heights back in 1993. Computer animation was just beginning to pick...
University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Waseca, MN 56093-452135838-120th Street 507-835-3620 Fax: 507-835-3622 http...
Ingredients: ½ cup butter, melted 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 bag (8oz) toffee bits (1 ½ cups) Roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough 1 bag (12 oz) semi sweet chocolate chips (2...
  What to do Best time to do it Okay time to do it Cut back perennials March, April and November   Start summer vegetable seeds indoors Mid March through mid April   Direct seed spring...
Quick tips Select plants that will thrive in existing soil type, light, and space. Collect and use rainwater to water plants. Water evergreens until the ground freezes. Water in early morning to...

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