The Drummer

This year’s roster features a lot of returning faces for the Bison girls’ hockey team – 14 to be exact. Ironically, the biggest turnover comes from atop. Gone is head coach Mark Nordvall. Replacing Nordvall is Dave Carothers, who spent the past couple years balancing his time between the boys and...
Add the girls’ cross country team to the list of recent champions at St. Michael-Albertville High School. With a score of 70, the Knights edged favored and defending state champion Wayzata’s 75 in last Saturday’s Class AA state tournament at St. Olaf in Northfield. The title wasn’t a huge upset....
Kathleen Braun, 87 Kathleen M. Braun, 87, of Annandale, died Thursday, November 1, at the Annandale Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 10, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Annandale with Fr. John Meyer as Celebrant. Private burial will be held at St....
By now, everyone who reads my column should know that I’m a pretty major movie enthusiast – if that’s a surprise to you, or this is your first time reading the column, this is both your welcoming and your warning. Take it as you will. And also, bear with me folks – maintaining a pretty icky cold...
Election Day is this coming Tuesday, Nov. 6.  Across the state, Minnesotans will gather to elect officials at legislative and local levels; making their voices heard in regard to the coming years of leadership. But voters will also be making decisions on representatives in Congress, state officials...
Stephen Braun of Buffalo is Minnesota’s newest lottery millionaire. On the morning of Thursday, October 25, he discovered that the Gopher 5 ticket he had purchased at from Buffalo Holiday or the Oct. 24 drawing matched all five numbers drawn to win the $1.8 million jackpot. “I couldn’t believe it,...
The last time the State of Minnesota launched something dealing with licensing was in the summer of 2017 with the MNLARS (Minnesota Licensing and Registration System) program. MNLARS, which dealt with the registration of vehicle titles, tabs and licenses under one uniform umbrella, was an...
There will be a taco benefit for Bill and Carol Hooper on Nov. 18 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Buffalo Community Center (206 Central Avenue, Buffalo). In August 2016, Bill underwent a triple bypass surgery with a heart valve transplant and a pacemaker/defibrillator. In May of this year, Bill...
Leaf pickup will be available in the city of Buffalo during the week of Nov. 12th, during regular garbage pickup. Different from last year, leaf bags must be compostable bags, otherwise they are unable to be picked up. For questions, please call the city’s Utility Billing department at 763-682-1001.
What originally had been proposed as moving an existing building, has now become tearing down the building and constructing new. The Montrose City Council on Monday, October 29, approved an extension and an amendment to a variance allowing the removal of a building on the corner of Buffalo Avenue...

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A crash on Highway 12 near Valley View Road and Railroad Avenue in Independence has left one dead. The crash happened Friday, October 5. The victim was identified as 52-year-old Tamera Freiborg, of...
During most of the year, the Wright County emergency management department is preparing for the worst and hoping it doesn’t happen. From potential problems at the Monticello nuclear facility to...
Third in a series   Voters in Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District 877 are being asked on November 6 to approve an increase in the district’s operating levy. The district is seeking the...
Buffalo Mayor and City Council seats In the City of Buffalo, Mayor Teri Lachermeier is running unopposed for a second term. Three candidates are seeking two seats on the Buffalo City Council. They...
Robert J. Hiivala, Wright County Auditor/Treasurer, would like to remind all County property owners that second half property taxes for real estate properties are due October 15, 2018. If, for some...
Both drivers of a head-on collision on Highway 55 in Corcoran were killed on Thursday, October 4, at 6:48 a.m., as KMSP reported. Corcoran Police responded to a crash on the 23000 block of Highway 55...
The Hanover Historical Society would like to invite you to their 8th Annual Kids’ costume and Pumpkin Decorating Contest on October 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at Hanover...
Monticello Rod and Gun Club welcomes public to prepare for the deer hunting season. The range will host its annual rifle sight-in on the weekends of: October 13-14, October 20-21, and October 27-28,...
Annual open house events are taking place at both the Buffalo Police Station and the Buffalo Fire Department’s Centennial Fire Station this Saturday, Oct. 13. The Buffalo Police Department Open House...
The concerns of most 16-year-old teenagers might involve thoughts around buying their first car, obtaining a driver’s license, and just beginning to think about college applications while juggling a...

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