The Drummer

There was nice weather and a good turn-out for Saturday's opening day at the Farmer's Market in downtown Buffalo. It was nice seeing so many people out and about during these difficult times.
Two street projects, a ground-breaking event, and the swearing in of a new City Administrator were among the main items on the agenda during a virtual Buffalo City Council meeting on Monday, May 4. Mayor Teri Lachermeier led off the meeting with the swearing in of former Assistant City...
This amazing photo, taken by Anita Bazan, of Buffalo, is titled “A Blue Heart of Hope over Buffalo Lake.” It was taken on Tuesday, April 28, after a day of rain.
Sensing a probable need to extend the county’s coronavirus-related regulations out at least a couple of more weeks, the members of the Wright County Board of Commissioners spent a few minutes at their regular board meeting on Tuesday getting updates and thinking about the month ahead.  Specifically...
Common Hydrangea Types   Bigleaf (Hydrangea macrophylla) This is the most common type, featuring the classic mophead bloom (also known as lacecap) is reminiscent of Cape Cod’s signature plant. With blooms of blue, pink, purple, and more, these classic hydrangea flowers bring color to areas with...
Sometimes good things happen when you least expect it. At least that was the case for Buffalo High School senior Nick Oak. Oak was one of 10 high school students nominated and voted as the 2020 Powerade Athletes of the Year, sponsored by Viking Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Voting ended April 18 and...
With the 2020 fishing opener set to being on Saturday, May 9, there will be one notable fishing line missing from this year’s opener. It was announced on April 1 that the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener has been postponed to 2021. The 73rd annual event was previously slated to be held May 7-10...
The year 2015 was the beginning of a run of four-straight trips to the state tournament for the Buffalo Bison softball team. Leading the charge was the freshman class in 2015, spearheaded by the emergence of Emily Hansen (above), who currently is a sophomore on the University of Minnesota softball...
The season opener for the North Star League Amateur Baseball season was supposed to begin Sunday, May 3. With the league still on hold, players – past and present, spent the weekend discussing the recent announcement of the league’s All-Decade team. A total of 28 players who played from 2010-2019...

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Carrot Cake Pancakes
Are you getting bored with preparing and eating the same old meals? Below are a variety of recipes, from breakfast to snack to dessert. If you have a new (or new to you) recipe that you have tried...
Buffalo Rotary is in the midst of a 2,500 mask-sewing campaign for our local health care workers.  The first 500 were delivered to Stellis Clinic, on Monday, April 6.  The masks are two-ply cotton...
The coronavirus dominated discussions at the regular meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning, with topics ranging from how to handle the fast-approaching summer camping...
Residents and employees at two local care centers are doing their part to help “flatten the curve.”          As of Tuesday, April 7, Campus Administrators at Cassia – Park View Care Center and The...
Mark Mischke
Distance learning began for most schools in Minnesota on Monday, March 30. But for Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose students, their first day was Monday, April 6. With BHM students on spring break from March...
Most young girls dream of tiaras, ballgowns, glitter, and Prince Charming as they twirl their way through the living room, singing songs and dreaming of the life of a princess. However, very few of...
The year 2020 will go down in history as the year of the spread of the coronavirus. It will also be remembered for the historic moments from five student-athletes at Buffalo High School. Prior to the...
Calvin Wishart
For Calvin Wishart, a star player from the 2018 Class 3A state championship Delano boys’ basketball team, his drive home from Georgia Southern University last weekend had plenty of mixed emotions....

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