The Drummer

Wright County Area Fishing & Hunting Report 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,...
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...
Students made their way from the bus to school Tuesday morning during the first day of school at Hanover Elementary. All elementary students, along with incoming sixth graders at Buffalo Community Middle School and freshmen at Buffalo High School, had their first day on Sept. 3. All other middle...
The Buffalo Hospital Foundation is again hosting the Street Party of Hope in downtown Buffalo, Minn. This annual event elevates cancer awareness and raises money for Buffalo Hospital Foundation’s Community Cancer Care Fund, which provides financial support to individuals who have found their cancer...
On Saturday, September 7, Classics by the Lake cruises into Buffalo once again! Parking down at Sturges Park, this event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free for spectators and show car owners. The show determines the top 75 cars and awards trophies, among them being Spectator’s Award and...

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A couple with strong ties to Buffalo was found shot to death in their Long Prairie home last Wednesday, August 21.  The bodies of Barry Bennett, 63, and his wife Carol, 63, were discovered by a...
On Wednesday, August 21, around 10 p.m., Ian Lee Rogers, 17, of Monticello, was hit and killed while riding his bike south of Monticello on Highway 25 near Kjellberg Court. He was a senior, class of...
Residents of Second Street in Buffalo have been enduring street construction for most of the summer. Buffalo residents might wonder what’s taking the City so long to complete the Second Street...
Most any time there is a major project undertaken by a city, a county or the state, there are ceremonies that tend to follow to immortalize the moment for posterity. At the Aug. 27 meeting of the...
August 23, 2019 – The sun is powering a new learning tool in Buffalo. An educational solar array provided by the city’s wholesale electric supplier, the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA), is...
Cross country runners had the chance to get their feet wet by participating in the 10th Annual Northwoods Invitational last Friday at Northwoods Park in Brooklyn Park. The invite features a two-mile...
It’s no secret, last year’s record performance on offense by the Buffalo football team will be hard to match. Eight of 11 starters from that team have graduated – four of which are playing college...
Team success can be measured in great widths when it comes to high school sports. For the Buffalo girls’ swim/dive team, the 2018 season was one of the program’s best – academically, emotionally, and...
Zucchini is very abundant this time of year. It can be used in many different many ways: salad, main dish, snacks and desserts. Zoodles (zucchini noodles) have become very popular. One large...

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