The Drummer

Goals came early in periods. They came late in periods. They came on power plays. They came shorthanded. In one of the more dominant performances of the season, the Buffalo boys’ hockey team earned a convincing 7-0 home win last Saturday over No. 10 ranked (Class A) Monticello. More importantly for...
Free throws can often be an overlooked part of a basketball game. For the Buffalo girls, clutch free throws down the stretch was the difference between a win and a loss in last Thursday’s 57-53 home victory over Big Lake. Leading 52-51 with under a minute remaining, Reese Wishart and Jordan Zrust...
Ask most players and coaches in any sport, and most will tell you it’s good to have a short memory. For returning members of this year’s Buffalo boys’ basketball team, their memory bank prior to Tuesday night’s home game with St. Michael-Albertville dated back to Feb. 23 of last year. “It was a 30-...
Evan Krasnow is not your typical eighth grader. As a first-year varsity swimmer from the co-op school of Maple Lake, Krasnow has already burst on the scene as one of Buffalo’s top scorers. In Buffalo’s latest meet, a 96-78 home win last Thursday over Princeton, Krasnow had a hand in 12 of his team’...
It’s a relatively quiet Thursday afternoon inside Personal Touche Hair Design; one customer is quietly sitting by with foils working to color her hair, another is settling in for a quick trim. The phone isn’t ringing, none of the TVs are running – there is a magnificent aura of tranquility and...
Because of industry and economic realities, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer are making changes to the weekly production routine. Since the 1920’s, this company has handled all printing and circulation in house. This system worked well for all those many years, but now we need to...
Here we are entering into a new year, 2019. Last year was the fastest year ever. It went by so quickly. I’m excited for a new year, and yet, I feel overwhelmed to what the year will be like. Maybe the fear comes from feeling like the years are passing by way too quickly. At my age, I better do the...
I’ve mentioned before that if I were pressed to choose a western to watch, it’d be a Clint Eastwood one – specifically, The Outlaw Josey Wales. What that says about me as a person, I haven’t quite figured out yet. Anyway, back to my point – with a renown acting and directing repertoire, it’s no...
Academic Honors Benedictine College Atchison, KS (3.5-4.0) The following student was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. St. Michael - Emily Ruhland.   Univ. of Wisconsin Superior (3.5-4.0) The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. Albertville...
Alfred Betcher, 94 Alfred I. Betcher, 94, of Buffalo, passed away December 30, 2018. He was born in Minneapolis, on November 16, 1924, the son of Frederick William Betcher and Loretta Marie Mechenick. He was baptized at St. Steven’s Catholic Church and confirmed at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in...

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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...
In recognition of the 17th anniversary of 9/11, students and faculty at Tatanka Elementary STEM School in Buffalo had a brief gathering outside the school with members of the Buffalo Police...
Three weeks into the season, the Buffalo boys’ soccer team is still searching for its identity.   A 2-2-1 record has been highlighted by some dominant performances, evidenced by Monday night’s...
Week three provided a couple road blocks for the Buffalo girls’ soccer team.   The first detour started last Thursday in Rogers. Goals by Isabelle Smith, Mackenzie Matthies, and Ella Stritesky...
The first home match for the Buffalo volleyball team featured the top-rated squad in Class AA.   For the first two sets of a 3-1 home defeat to No. 1 rated North Branch, the Bison looked like a...

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