The Drummer

It wasn’t 150, but last Friday’s rematch between the Buffalo and Elk River football teams still provided the capacity crowd at Bison Field West plenty of thrills. In a game that featured nearly half the offense than last year’s epic 80-70 battle, Friday’s game still wasn’t lacking in explosive...
Rarely, does the visiting team use the crowd to its advantage. But that’s what happened in last Thursday’s 3-1 road victory for the Buffalo volleyball squad at Orono. With a student section that doubled in size over the home squad’s, Buffalo used the energy from its vocal crowd as fuel. “It was a...
Head Coach Scott Larsen shared a quick chuckle when told the schedule eases up following last Thursday’s 7-0 home loss to No. 2 ranked Minnetonka. It marked the second straight defeat for the Bison, who had eight days to prepare for the Skippers following their previous 7-0 home loss on Aug. 26...
A jig and minnow or spinners and crawlers are producing a few walleyes on Clearwater Lake in 10 to 15 feet and Big Swan Lake in 15 to 22 feet. Look for suspended crappies and sunfish near the bottom along the 10 to 15 foot weed lines of Clearwater, Lake Sylvia, Sugar Lake, Maple Lake, and Granite...
By the time many of you sit to read this column for the week, I’ll be well on my way to a much-needed vacation. I take off for Missouri this Thursday night, as my family and I having been invited to a family reunion on my mother’s side. A nerve-wracking thought, really, because I haven’t met many...
Anniversary 60th Anniversary Jack and Jean Hutchinson, of Buffalo, will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Congratulations and love from their children Ken, Deb, Terry, Diane, and Bob, their grandchildren, and their great-grandchildren. Above, the couple is...
Freezing Tomatoes When tomatoes are in full force, the value of capturing the taste of summer through canning cannot be denied. Canning tomatoes is a great way to preserve the harvest for year-round use. But canning is also time consuming and requires some investment in the tools of the craft....
Antoinette Anderson, 71 Antoinette Louise “Toni” Steckler Anderson left us all on September 2, 2019. A memorial of her life and sharing of memories was held Saturday September 7, 2019 at The Peterson Chapel in St. Michael, at 2:00 p.m. Memorial gifts will be donated to CMT research in Toni’s name...

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Canna lilies, dahlias, glads or gladiolas, and tuberous begonias are just a few of the beautiful bulbs we plant in the spring for summer beauty. They are not true bulbs but a collection of rhizomes,...
The skies around Buffalo were busy this past weekend, as the Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering (GMAG) landed at Buffalo Municipal Airport for the first time in the history of the event, put on by...
Four members of Buffalo’s track and field team represented their school as participants in last Friday’s Hamline Elite Meet, which gathers the best qualified athletes from Class A and AA for one...
While members of the Buffalo baseball team vow pitching and defense is the back-bone to their success, the offense hasn’t been too shabby of late, either. In three road games the past week, the Bison...
In one half, Buffalo goalie Maddy Huebner allowed more goals than she did in two previous games. Tied 6-6 at halftime, Huebner made a few adjustments – mostly mentally, and led the Buffalo girls’...
The Buffalo boys’ golf team won the Eagle Match Play Invitational held last Thursday at Oakdale Golf Club in Buffalo Lake. The invite was hosted by New Ulm, which was one of seven Class AA teams...
The Buffalo High School Band Department, led by Director Scott Rabehl, will present its annual Spring Concert on Thursday, May 2 in the BHS Performing Arts Center.  The Freshman Band will open with...
Last night, just before going to bed, I remembered that I needed to put my prescription eye drops into my eyes. Mind you, the house was dark, except for a bedside lamp on, so I head to the living...
I was really excited when I saw the trailer for “Breakthrough” early on in the year. I remember seeing it in the theatre during the previews, and having chills; arms speckled with goosebumps, to...
Distractions. They are all around us in this busy, fast-paced world. More advancements in technology, more demands in the workplace, everything is needed right away - instant gratification at its...

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