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The annual Tree of Hope will be hosted again at the Maple Lake Municipal Airport in Maple Lake, (seven miles west of Buffalo), on Saturday, December 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Since 1990, the Tree of Hope has been delivering toys to children hospitalized over the holidays in Minnesota, and the number...
It’s that time of year again – the time of turkey, smiles, and good times! Due to the observance of Thanksgiving on November 22, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer will be closed. The Press schedule is moved up to Nov. 20. Due to the schedule change, we are asking that early news and...
The month of November is synonymous with cold, the beginning flurries of snow, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and the color orange. You might think that’s funny, but it is true! As the end of October rolls around and the wrappings of Halloween candy begin to flutter away in the chilling breeze, that...
The tradition of a roasted or grilled turkey adorns the tables in many homes on Thanksgiving. Not everyone likes turkey, and it’s okay to have chicken, beef or pork. Every year, I share a recipe for turkey. This year, I have a great, festive chicken recipe, with wild rice on the side. If you don’t...
Six members of the Buffalo High School girls swim team are heading to the state tournament in two relays and two individual events after successes at the Section 8AA tournament last Friday and Saturday, November 9 and 10. The state qualifiers in the 200 Yard Medley Relay are Kolby Schendel, Brianna...
It seems like everything is new for the Buffalo High School Dance Team A new head coach. A new assistant coach. New team captains. Some new dancers. New music. And new choreography. “We see this year as a fresh start,” said Co-Captain Julia Carter. “We are a bigger team, and we are working to find...
The Buffalo High School girls hockey team opened their season with a decisive win in a non-conference game against Orono last Thursday, November 8. Buffalo beat Orono 5 – 1. Coach Dave Carothers said, “The girls played well. In practice, we stressed playing with speed and keeping the other team...
The Buffalo High School Theater Department is presenting “The Birds,” an adaptation of Aristophanes’ Greek comedy, updated by Walter Kerr. Performances are this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 15, 16, and 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Buffalo High School. “The Birds”...
With elections (which I can’t talk about right now, lest I say something I’ll regret) well behind us and the snow finally here, it’s safe to say that winter is upon us. The thought echoes, affirmed with all the Christmas decorations popping up all over department stores, trying to give Thanksgiving...
Laura Bauer, 78 Laura Mae (Priebe) Bauer, 78, of Port Charlotte, Fla. and formerly of Zimmerman, passed away on November 7, after a long battle with COPD.     She was born Jan 1, 1940 to Harriet and William Priebe in Emmons. She graduated from Rosemount High School in 1957. On October 20, 1962 she...

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It was a brisk afternoon at the Buffalo Heights Golf Course on Thursday, Sept. 27 for the annual Buffalo Invitational Cross-Country Meet.  The sun was shining and the teams set up camps in the center...
Even without their top runner, the Bison boys’ cross country team posted a near-perfect score of 20 to win last Thursday’s Buffalo Invitational at Buffalo Heights Golf Course. It marked the seventh...
Buffalo defensive lineman Daunte Mattila (74) runs off the field in jubilation after recovering a fourth-quarter fumble. Matilla and the Bison’s defense shutdown a potent Monticello offense in a 21-7 home win last Friday at Bison Field West. (Photos by Rob LaPlante)
Monticello giveth and Buffalo taketh. With a game plan built to neutralize the hottest passing team in the state, the Magic baited the Bison football team’s offense to run the ball – and they did....
“This isn’t that big of news, is it?” His question may have been mildly serious, but Brad McColley of DRC Inc., Litchfield, is all smiles as he directs his crew to prepare for demolition of the...
Voters in Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose District 877 are being asked to approve an increase in the district’s operating levy. The question will be on the November 6 ballot. The district is seeking the...
In 1964, a dream was born. For decades, True Friends has been a staple name in families with members born with developmental and physical disabilities. By providing an experience that most only dream...
2018 BUFFALO HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING ROYALTY
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...

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