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Monday, May 25 is Memorial Day, a day when many enjoy a backyard barbeque, or picnic in the park. If you have a recipe that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you! Recipes, with photo (and a short story/history), if available, can be submitted to ads@the drummer.com. Patriotic...
Are you finding yourself homeschooling and in need of a fun science lesson? Do you need an activity to keep the kids busy for 30 minutes? Need a last-minute Mother's Day gift? Want to brighten the neighbor’s day? We have an easy at home gardening activity for kids!    Simply take 4 disposable cups...
Ask Extension: We've got Answers for Your Lawn Care Questions! May 04, 2020 Photo: Gail Hudson, UMN Extension Communications It happens every year...things start greening up, and you notice everything that's not so great about your lawn--especially compared to the neighbors! Our "Ask Extension"...
Smart Garden 2020: What you can do in early May May 04, 2020 Photo: Gail Hudson, UMN Extension Communcations   At last! The weather is turning spring-like in much of the state and we can finally be out in our yards and gardens. It's always exciting to see new and old favorite plants coming up and...
City of Buffalo Parks and Rec Department wants you to enjoy our parks, trails, and open spaces, but recommends taking precautions: Avoid frequent contact items like Playgrounds, Benches, Picnic Tables, Grills, Musical Instruments, etc.  Equipment is NOT sanitized in any City owned parks. This is a...

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  blog-yard-garden-news.extension.umn.edu/2020/04/troubleshooting-seedling-problems.html   Gardeners across Minnesota have been starting seedlings at home. While we hope your seedlings are healthy...
blog-yard-garden-news.extension.umn.edu/2020/04/smart-garden-2020-armchair-learning.html   Crocus blooming in Mary Meyer's lawn--an early nectar and pollen source for pollinators.Photo: Mary Meyer,...
The first sign of some return to normalcy took place at most local and statewide golf courses on Saturday, April 18. Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order on Friday, April 17, to open golf...
When it comes to the coronavirus, the Wright County Sheriff’s Department in Buffalo is reporting the county jail is taking all the necessary measures to keep inmates and employees safe. “We currently...
The front door to Buffalo Floral and Landscaping, 114 Central Avenue in Buffalo, has been locked since March 23, but the business continues through phone and online orders. “We’ve had to rearrange...
In response to the economic slowdown resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the Board of Wright County Commissioners voted to reduce penalties for property owners who might end up paying their...
Alpine skiers probably don’t associate the gently undulating terrain of rural Wright County in Minnesota with their sport. There are more than 100 lakes in the county, but there are no downhill ski...
JULIA CARLSON Women's Wrestling University of Jamestown, Jamestown, ND
The coronavirus may prevent social gatherings, but the “Stay-at-Home” order currently in place throughout the state didn’t stop high school seniors from still celebrating. With distance learning in...

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