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An official complaint from the Wright County Attorney’s Office showed that, in the early hours of December 29, 2019, the body of Justin Edwin Warnke, 34, of Buffalo, was discovered in Meeker County on a remote, dead-end road. Warnke’s body was transported to Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, where...
With the increasing population and expanding growth, the Buffalo City Council on Monday, January 6, hired John Harnois as the full-time fire chief. Harnois had been serving as part-time, on-call chief for the past ten years. “Thank you for the opportunity,” said Harnois. “It is an honor and...
The highly-controversial First Avenue Lofts, a 60-unit housing unit, is well underway with construction. The apartment building will be located on the corner of First Avenue NW and 3rd Street NW, south and across the street from St. Francis Xavier Church. It will have 60 housing units, with 47 of...
At the beginning of every year, the first thing the members of the Board of Wright County Commissioners do is change chairs. The county board met on Tuesday, Jan. 7, and the initial item on the agenda for this first meeting of 2020 was the reorganization of the board itself, a task mandated by...
Many times, Chaplain Lieutenant Colonel Gregory Jans has shared his story with Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer readers. His is a story of duty, selflessness, and service; having dedicated his career to the United States Air Force as an officer and chaplain. Jans is the Staff Chaplain...
The year 2020 started exactly how 2019 began for the Buffalo girls’ hockey team. A 4-1 New Year’s Day victory over Bloomington Jefferson at TRIA Rink in St. Paul gave the Bison back-to-back championships playing in the Herb Brooks Holiday Classic Silver Bracket (formerly known as the Schwan Cup)....
Some of the best wrestlers in all three classes highlighted last Saturday’s Buffalo Invitational. Unranked, Zumbrota-Mazeppa of Class A was this year’s team champion with 186 total points. Placing second at 151.5 was No. 4 ranked (Class AA) Marshall. Finishing third at 142.5 is defending Section...
Senior guard Brandon Maatz needed 13 points coming into Monday’s rescheduled home game against Chanhassen to become just the seventh Bison boys’ basketball player to achieve 1,000 for his career. Maatz would end the night scoring 22 points, but for part of Monday’s 65-58 home win over Chanhassen,...

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Quick facts Select a plant with requirements that match the light environment in your home or office. Supplemental lighting can make up for a lack of natural sunlight. Plants without sufficient light...
Crockpot Breakfast Casserole Prep Time: 20 min. Cook Time: 8 hrs.   1 dozen eggs (large) 1 c. milk 1 (32 oz.) pkg. frozen hash brown potatoes 1 lb. sausage browned & drained or 1 lb. of bacon,...
It’s another December, and that means another Star Wars movie review! I’ve said before that I’m a big fan of the Star Wars franchise, and that I very much enjoy watching those movies and finding...
On Thursday, Dec. 12, the annual Canadian-Pacific Holiday Train rolled into Buffalo, bringing with it holiday cheer, tunes, and tidings of great joy. Each year, the Holiday Train makes its way from...
On Sunday, Dec. 15, at 10:50 p.m., a Wright County Deputy was conducting a traffic stop on US HWY 12, and during the course of his duties dealing with the vehicle and driver that had been stopped,...
See the Christmas story come to life at the Living Nativity at Buffalo Covenant Church, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 21 and 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. The Living Nativity is an interactive, walk-through event...
The final levy and the 2020 budget for the City of Buffalo has now been set after the Buffalo City Council approved both on Monday, December 16. The proposed levy for 2020 is $8,439,165, an increase...
With 2020 on their minds, the Wright County Board of Commissioners voted during their meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17, to set next year’s annual budget and to establish the county’s total certified...
Whether you’re a classic Christmas carol fan or up for what’s new in music these days, there was fun for everyone to be had last Thursday, when the Canadian-Pacific Holiday Trail rolled into town,...
Opportunity sometimes breeds success. In the case of the Buffalo gymnastics team, the absence of their top all-around gymnast has produced both positive and negative results. The negative is two...

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