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The world we live in has changed considerably in recent years with the advancements in technology that have dramatically altered how people network and communicate with one another. Unfortunately, at times, that can put lives in danger. At the Oct. 23 meeting of the Wright County Board of...
In District 29A and 29B, there are two candidates in each, facing off for the position of Minnesota state representative. District 29 state senator Bruce Anderson is not up for re-election this year. In 29A, incumbent Republican Joe McDonald of Delano is being challenged by Democrat Renee...
Two of the three candidates for Buffalo City Council and the one candidate for mayor answered a series of questions at a Meet the Candidates forum on Tuesday, October 23, at Buffalo City Center. The three candidates on the November 6 ballot for two council seats are incumbents Eric Anderson and...
Wilderness tales – we see them all the time in Hollywood. Whether it’s someone scaling a treacherous mountain trail in tormenting elements, or the beginnings of a thriller film, it makes no difference. There’s something about the wilderness that takes our attention and seizes it in an iron grip. We...
A streak spanning over a decade came to an end following the Buffalo football team’s 41-20 road win on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Rogers. The Bison victory snapped an 8-game losing skid to the Royals, dating back to a 35-28 home win on Oct. 5, 2007. While Buffalo got the so-called proverbial monkey off...
With 11 teams in Section 5-3A for volleyball, the top-five seeds were waiting for three more teams to join them in this Thursday’s quarterfinal round. Seventh-seed Buffalo (10-16) was one of the three to advance following Tuesday night’s 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-20) home win over No. 10 seed Coon...
Blake Bundrock, 21 Blake Michael Bundrock, 21, of Howard Lake, passed away on Friday, October 19, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was born on April 5, 1997 in Fridley, Minnesota. Blake was employed in the construction trades. He had a passion for rap music! He wrote and performed...
When “First Man,” starring Ryan Gosling, was announced late last year as a film that would rocket onto screens in 2018, I was more than excited. Space films are always super engaging and very, very thrilling – and if they’re based on a true story? You know it’ll be amazing then! Swiftly falling in...
It was a brisk, sunny morning on Saturday, October 13 for the Buffalo Police and Fire Departments’ open house events.  The city of Buffalo community was invited to the fire department (east of town on Atlas Avenue NE) and the downtown police station from 9:00am-noon for a delicious pancake...
The non-partisan county commissioner positions in the District One and District Three are up for election this year. DISTRICT ONE   Name: Christine Husom Position you are seeking: District One Wright County Board 1. Tell us about yourself. You could include your age, family, part of the city where...

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A week after winning the election for sheriff of Wright County, Sheriff-Elect Sean Deringer made his first appearance in that role before the Wright County Board of Commissioners and wasted little...
At long last, Buffalo has said goodbye to the Park Lane Apartments building on Montrose Blvd. Used for training of emergency personnel throughout 2018, demolition crews arrived on site last week to...
Fifth grade teacher Steve Bratulich was the one who had discovered a carefully-boxed American Flag in a Parkside Elementary closet. Inside the box was a letter describing where the flag had been...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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