The Drummer

The third Saturday in August seems to be a coveted date for events around Wright County, as this year three of the area’s most well-attended events landed a calendar date of Saturday, August 17. While the weather was on the warmer side, skies were clear and bright for the third Saturday of August,...
Legs are an important tool for any successful soccer program. For Head Coach Sarah Rodenwald, two important set of legs will be missing from this year’s Buffalo girls’ soccer team. Senior forward Hannah Hemlbrecht and junior defender Kaylee Moser will watch this year from the sidelines due to...
Many players sported name tags the opening week of practice for the Buffalo girls’ volleyball team. With the departure of seven seniors, and one incoming junior who transferred schools, this year’s Bison squad has a lot of fresh faces roaming the floor. “It’s going to be difficult learning to play...
Senior contributions were a big part of last season’s success for the Buffalo boys’ soccer team. Among the six departed seniors, three of them produced over half of the Bison’s offense. Brian Miller, Ryan Nelson, and Conor Smrz combined to score 22 of the team’s 41 total goals. Miller’s 11 goals...
Last season was a magical ride for the Buffalo boys’ cross country team. Led by all-state runner Isaac Basten, the Bison rode their senior-heavy lineup all the way to a Mississippi 8 championship, a Section 2AA championship, and seventh-place finish in last year’s Class AA state meet at St. Olaf...
*Disclaimer- It is a community park, meaning their isn’t public parking (unless room on the streets) and Buffalo uses an Adopt-A-Park program to keep the parks maintained (See Park and Rec Page for more information).   Our next journey was to Solbakken/Griffing Meadows Park right across from the...
1 lg. carton cottage cheese 1 lg. carton frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 lg. pkg. peach gelatin 1 can of peaches, diced   Mix all together and chill for at least one hour before serving.
https://blog-yard-garden-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/07/bagging-your-grass-clippings-lets-clear.html Do you believe that if you collect clippings from a weedy lawn, it will cut down on the number of weeds next year? What about bagging clippings to cut down on the amount of thatch in your turf? Get...

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As the carnival pulls away, leaving Sturges Park and Buffalo Lake’s beach oddly empty, we say goodbye to yet another successful Buffalo Days celebration. The city has returned to its usual busyness,...
It took three trips before the Wright County Board of Commissioners, but for residents of Silver Creek Township, they struck a victory as the county board voted 3-1 at its June 18 meeting to require...
The Buffalo City Council on Monday, June 17, expected to discuss and approve the Planned Unit Development (PUD) and the final plat for a 60-unit apartment building at 204 – 1st Avenue NW, the old St...
Last year, Tate Schwagler of Mandan, North Dakota, held on strong during the bareback riding competition on the opening day of the PRCA Buffalo Rodeo. This year’s rodeo celebrates 65 years, and is...
I’ve been spending a lot of time out on my boat photographing loons, grebes, pelicans and other birds this spring. So, it was fun when I came across something else that was just as photogenic, but...
Festivities finish strong with fireworks, the Grande Parade, and the 2019-20 Coronation  
Carter Vogt has become one of the North Star League’s most reliable pitchers in recent years playing for the Buffalo Bulldogs. For Vogt, one of his secrets to success is following a simple philosophy...
John Russett was in eighth grade when he first stepped foot on Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids. Russett had just finishing his eighth grade school year. Older brother Tom was a sophomore for...
Sofia Morin summed up her performance best when asked about her two-day score of 165 at last week’s Class 3A girls’ state golf tournament at Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids. “My short game fell a little...

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