The Drummer

The Section 8-4A basketball playoffs start in early March. But judging by last weekend’s atmosphere at Buffalo High School, one would think it started in mid-January. With back-to-back home games against two section opponents, the Bison and their fans left the gym each night with vastly different...
Down 2-0 heading into the third period, most teams would be satisfied with a 2-2 tie – not the Buffalo girls’ hockey team. Third-period goals by Nicole Swartzer and Raegan Wurm helped prevent a loss in last Thursday’s home game against Moorhead. But, according to Head Coach Dave Carothers, a tie...
A little over a month into the season, a handful of wrestlers have stood out for the Bison wrestling team. Among them is junior John Dahlheimer. Dahlheimer posted two wins in last Thursday’s home triangular against Chaska-Chanhassen and Minnetonka. Buffalo went 1-1 in the two duals, opening with a...
Phyllis Glommen, 93 Phyllis Ludeen Glommen was welcomed into heaven by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, December 27, 2019 in Colorado Spring, Colorado. She was 93. Phyllis was born in Fayette County, Ohio on July 24, 1926 to William and Mary Hanley. She was preceded in death by Anton L...
Crappies and sunfish on Buffalo Lake, Rock Lake, Little Maple Lake, Granite, Pleasant, John & Sylvia. 20 to 40 feet of water on minnows and euro larve. Walleyes - Buffalo Lake, Clearwater, Pleasant & Cokato. 18 to 26 feet of water. Norners - catching themon area lakes. 10-16 feet of water...
This recipe was included in a Wright Hennepin bulletin dated, December, 1987. I make them every Christmas and numerous times during the year.  They are the BEST!!!   1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup oil 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla   Mix well and add:   4 cups plus 2 Tbsp. flour 1 tsp...
In our column this week we are listing a few of our favorite slow cooker recipes. Some days can be very busy and leave you very little time to prepare supper. That’s where the slow cooker comes in. Just put your ingredients in a slow cooker and leave it cook, come back later to a delicious ready...
I hear a witch’s cackle, then the unmistakable shrill of a princess in distress. The low drone of the ill-fated dimwit responds to a wolf’s cunning suggestion. A brow-furrowed girl waves her arms in desperation, loudly presenting her impassioned plea to...a wall? I am not on the set of “One Flew...
On January 8, CNN released a news article entitled, “The evolving US justification for killing Iran’s top general,” (Wolf and Stracqualursi). Midway through the article, the authors write, “Killing a terrorist as a security matter is one thing. Killing another country’s general as part of a policy...
Anniversary 60th Anniversary    Bill and Arlys LaPlant, of Buffalo, will be celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Thursday, January 16, 2020.     Congratulations and best wishes for many more years to come, from your loving children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. (P16, D19)  ...

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In our column this week, we are putting together a mixture of recipes we brought in over the past few months, but have not yet used. Roasted Red Pepper and Avocado Soup with Sausages Total Time: 20...
Last week I mentioned that I went and saw the conclusion of the Star Wars saga, “Star Wars Episode IX – Rise of Skywalker.” I saw this movie on Saturday the 21st, early in the morning, though I was...
Perhaps the famous novelist, Nicholas Sparks, wrote it best: “Things changed, people changed, and the world went rolling along right outside the window.” We find ourselves here in Wright County...
After more than six months of work, the Hanover City Council on Tuesday, December 17, approved amendments to the zoning ordinance. “The ordinance now coordinates with the city’s comprehensive plan,”...
Ringing in the holiday season this past weekend was Buffalo Covenant Church, which hosted its annual “Living Nativity” event on Saturday and Sunday. The event drew strong crowds, which came to see...
As Christmas nears with all the sparkling cheer it always brings, it only seems right to spend time thinking on the reason for the season. And, that’s not so difficult to do when the Buffalo Covenant...
1 Riley Habisch Riley Habisch claimed his first-career state championship last March at Xcel Energy Center. Habisch capped a perfect 39-0 season and No. 1 ranking with a 3-0 decision over Mounds View...
It was the usual names on the scoresheet that led the Buffalo boys’ basketball team to a 55-41 road win last Thursday at St. Paul Central. Matt Willert’s 23 points led all scorers. Brandon Maatz...
Despite the final team score, last Friday’s swim/dive meet was a memorable one for Buffalo diver Quincy Kabe. Kabe and the Bison were defeated 107-79 to their arch-rivals from St. Michael-Albertville...

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