The Drummer

By now, everyone who reads my column should know that I’m a pretty major movie enthusiast – if that’s a surprise to you, or this is your first time reading the column, this is both your welcoming and your warning. Take it as you will. And also, bear with me folks – maintaining a pretty icky cold...
Election Day is this coming Tuesday, Nov. 6.  Across the state, Minnesotans will gather to elect officials at legislative and local levels; making their voices heard in regard to the coming years of leadership. But voters will also be making decisions on representatives in Congress, state officials...
Stephen Braun of Buffalo is Minnesota’s newest lottery millionaire. On the morning of Thursday, October 25, he discovered that the Gopher 5 ticket he had purchased at from Buffalo Holiday or the Oct. 24 drawing matched all five numbers drawn to win the $1.8 million jackpot. “I couldn’t believe it,...
The last time the State of Minnesota launched something dealing with licensing was in the summer of 2017 with the MNLARS (Minnesota Licensing and Registration System) program. MNLARS, which dealt with the registration of vehicle titles, tabs and licenses under one uniform umbrella, was an...
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...

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Better known for her skill in the hockey rink, Jada Habisch proved she can flourish on the soccer field as well. The junior midfielder registered all three goals to lead the Buffalo girls’ soccer...
Twenty points. Buffalo’s 98-86 road win last Thursday at Monticello was decided by 20 key points. With a differential of two points between finishing first and second in individual events and four in...
Every autumn, for over 30 years, I have been making a trek to northern Minnesota’s Hawk Ridge to see the annual raptor migration. For those who are not familiar with this tiny spot on a map along the...
Photo A Pictured are the 2018 Buffalo High School Homecoming female candidates that were announced during an assembly on Monday in the main gym. The Royalty will be announced at 7:30 p.m. on Monday,...
Buffalo and Elk River put up numbers last Friday that some high school basketball coaches would even be proud of. Combining to set a state record of 150 combined points, it was the Elks and their...
Street Party of Hope lights up the night on September 13 to honor those affected by cancer      
   Buffalo High School homecoming candidates were announced at a special assembly on Monday, September 17. Above are, front row from left, homecoming queen candidates Kwynn Kalamaha, Audrey Green,...
Buffalo running back Riley Habisch (23) rushed for 156 yards on 20 carries and scored two touchdowns in a wild 80-70 home loss to Elk River last Friday. The 150 combined points set a new state record...
Members of the community were invited to dress up in symbolic colors, such as pink for breast cancer, for the event.  Vendors provided a variety of goods and services on September 13, as downtown Buffalo hosted the rebranded “Street Party of Hope,” formerlly “Pink Street Party.” See more photos inside this week’s edition. (Photo by Arynn Maznio)
On Thursday, September 13, the streets of downtown Buffalo were alive with the sounds of laughter and music, as members of the community came together to offer support and encouragement for those...
The Hanover City Council on Tuesday, September 18, gave preliminary approval to a six percent or $102,202 increase in the certified levy for 2019. However, the tax rate of 44.7 percent is less than...

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