The Drummer

I’m looking forward to Spring, and I’m sure everyone is. Now we have to pray that the snow doesn’t melt too fast, because then people will get water in their basements and flooding could be a problem. Every day, you can watch the snow banks reducing in size. Maple syrup time: I wonder if they will...
Jeanette Holm, 78 Jeanette Mary Holm, age 78, of Cokato, passed away on March 12, 2019. She was born on March 28, 1940 in Redwood Falls, where her father was working on road construction. Her parents Keith and Margaret Hafften however soon settled on a farm in Buffalo. Jeanette graduated from...
A sunny and delightful 30 degrees ushered the community out to Sturges Park on Saturday, March 9 to participate in this year’s Polar Plunge in benefit of Special Olympics. Over 200 folks took the plunge into icy Buffalo Lake, and raised approximately $49,000 for the cause. The beginning goal for...
Those who travel Highway 55 between Annandale and Buffalo are encouraged to attend one of three public open houses to learn about a major project that will reconstruct and improve Highway 55 in 2019. Open house attendees will be able to learn about the project’s construction details, planned...
Looking for an evening out with shopping, dinner and live music, and the proceeds all going to a great cause?  Plan to be at the Bravo Strings’ annual Cheesy Italian Dinner fundraiser on Friday, March 22, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Dine on spaghetti or Alfredo, Caesar salad, breadstick, coffee and...
Joshua Moist, 35 of Howard Lake, pled guilty on Monday, March 4 to having fired a 9 mm handgun during a drive-by shooting in May of last year. Moist, a Howard Lake resident, fired a weapon in Delano around 2:25 a.m. on May 1. He fired at least five shots at a vehicle, which victim Joseph Campbell,...
A sunny and delightful 30 degrees ushered the community out to Sturges Park on Saturday, March 9 to participate in this year’s Polar Plunge in benefit of Special Olympics. Over 200 folks took the plunge into icy Buffalo Lake, and raised approximately $49,000 for the cause. The beginning goal for...
The theme was a black out. The result was a knockout. Behind its big crowd and a hot start, the second-seeded Buffalo boys’ basketball team advanced to the Section 8-4A championship game with an 84-71 semifinal victory last Friday over third-seeded Moorhead. With heavy snow in the forecast,...
What a difference a year makes. Buffalo starting point guard Antonio Bluiett was a fan in the stands a year ago when Maple Grove ended the Bison’s season in last year’s Section 8-4A boys’ basketball championship game. This season, the freshman will have another opportunity to see the Crimson in the...

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John Hayden, Assistant Principal at Buffalo Community Middle School, has been named the 2018-19 recipient of  the Minnesota Assistant Principal of the Year Award, and is now eligible to be considered...
Re-elected Mayor Teri Lachermeier, and incumbent council members Scott Enter and Eric Anderson were sworn in during the first Buffalo City Council meeting of 2019 Monday night at the City Center....
There have been several occasions in which the Wright County Board Room has been filled with spectators there to attend events happening by the county board of commissioners. But, perhaps never has...
Goals came early in periods. They came late in periods. They came on power plays. They came shorthanded. In one of the more dominant performances of the season, the Buffalo boys’ hockey team earned a...
Free throws can often be an overlooked part of a basketball game. For the Buffalo girls, clutch free throws down the stretch was the difference between a win and a loss in last Thursday’s 57-53 home...
Ask most players and coaches in any sport, and most will tell you it’s good to have a short memory. For returning members of this year’s Buffalo boys’ basketball team, their memory bank prior to...
Evan Krasnow is not your typical eighth grader. As a first-year varsity swimmer from the co-op school of Maple Lake, Krasnow has already burst on the scene as one of Buffalo’s top scorers. In Buffalo...
It’s a relatively quiet Thursday afternoon inside Personal Touche Hair Design; one customer is quietly sitting by with foils working to color her hair, another is settling in for a quick trim. The...
Because of industry and economic realities, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer are making changes to the weekly production routine. Since the 1920’s, this company has handled all...
I’ve mentioned before that if I were pressed to choose a western to watch, it’d be a Clint Eastwood one – specifically, The Outlaw Josey Wales. What that says about me as a person, I haven’t quite...

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