The Drummer

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce welcomes in the holiday on December 1 with the annual Deck the Halls event.  Start your day out by shopping local/shopping small.   Keep your independent business owners thriving in our community.   There will be carolers and costumed Christmas characters visiting...
Earlier this year, Wright County commissioned a Classification-Compensation Study (also known as Class-Comp) to set the salary range for county employees. The thesis of a Class-Comp Study is to classify each job in county government and assign it a position value based on a point system that will...
On Monday, November 26, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board heard from Gary Kawlewski, Director of Finance and Operations for District #877, regarding enrollment projections for 2019-20. Kawlewski stated during the meeting that the projections for enrollment set the tone for the district’s...
Every now and then, nature comes up with a rare or unusual condition. I ran across one of these and had a chance to spend some time photographing it -- a young white-tailed deer with a genetic condition called piebald. Piebaldism is a rare genetic abnormality, which can express in a wide variety of...
It would be interesting to watch a game of “Follow the Leader” these days at a Buffalo boys’ hockey practice. With 20 returning varsity players on this year’s roster, experience shouldn’t be a factor. Among the 20, seven will be seen wearing letters on the fronts of their jerseys.  “The kids vote...
After a 3-0 start, the Buffalo girls’ hockey team experienced their first tie and first defeat of the season. In both games, the Bison blew a third-period lead, and both games, they fell victim to a hot goaltender. In a 3-3 tie Nov. 20 at Rogers, twice Buffalo came back from one-goal deficits, only...
This year’s junior class on the Buffalo boys’ basketball team is a big reason for the recent turnaround. After two straight 6-21 seasons, the Bison return four starters off last year’s squad that posted the team’s first winning record (15-14 overall) since the state qualifying team in 2013-14 went...
Christmas is coming! At your holiday party, you will want to welcome family and friends in from the cold with steaming mugs of delicious hot drinks.   Merry Mulled Cider 7 c. apple cider or juice 1 c. cranberry juice 3 T. brown sugar 1-2 cinnamon sticks 2/3 c. orange juice   In a Dutch oven kettle...
Spencer Charlesworth, 17 Spencer Ben Charlesworth, 17, of St. Michael, died November 19. He was born February 8, 2001 in Provo, Utah to Ben and Amelia Charlesworth. He was a senior at STMA High School where he excelled academically and was a member of the varsity cross country team. He was also...
I had every intention of cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year with my mom. However, intentions don’t necessarily translate into definite action, and on the morning of last Thursday, I can say with some embarrassment that this sleeping beauty didn’t get herself out of bed until well after 9:30 a.m...

Pages

   Buffalo High School homecoming candidates were announced at a special assembly on Monday, September 17. Above are, front row from left, homecoming queen candidates Kwynn Kalamaha, Audrey Green,...
Buffalo running back Riley Habisch (23) rushed for 156 yards on 20 carries and scored two touchdowns in a wild 80-70 home loss to Elk River last Friday. The 150 combined points set a new state record...
Members of the community were invited to dress up in symbolic colors, such as pink for breast cancer, for the event.  Vendors provided a variety of goods and services on September 13, as downtown Buffalo hosted the rebranded “Street Party of Hope,” formerlly “Pink Street Party.” See more photos inside this week’s edition. (Photo by Arynn Maznio)
On Thursday, September 13, the streets of downtown Buffalo were alive with the sounds of laughter and music, as members of the community came together to offer support and encouragement for those...
The Hanover City Council on Tuesday, September 18, gave preliminary approval to a six percent or $102,202 increase in the certified levy for 2019. However, the tax rate of 44.7 percent is less than...
Buffalo City Council met on Monday, September 17 at 7 p.m.  As the end of the year looms closer, planning is underway to address upcoming city financing and levies.  Administrator Merton Auger...
On Tuesday, September 18, Wright County Commissioners heard from Greg Pickard, Veterans Service Officer, regarding the coming grant season for County services. “Service tripled this year from 2017,”...
Buffalo Community Theater is excited to announce the cast of their fall musical comedy: Stephen Sondheim’s “Company.” This talented group of performers from Buffalo and other nearby communities...
Don’t miss out on the 9th Annual Gala Fundraiser for Love INC-Big Woods! It will be held on Sunday, October 7, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo.  The keynote speaker will be...
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has placed Wright County under an emergency quarantine, which went into effect Thursday, September 13, after emerald ash borer (EAB) was found along the...
Delrose Ahlm, 90 Delrose Bertha Ahlm, 90, of Buffalo, passed away September 3. She was born April 25, 1928 in St. Michael, to William and Mary (Otten) Weber. Delrose was raised in Buffalo, and...

Pages

Special Sections

 
 

The Drummer and The Wright County Journal Press

PO Box 159
108 Central Ave.
Buffalo MN 55313

www.thedrummer.com

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Breaking News feed