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Small businesses continue to be the backbone of the North American business community. According to the career resource Zippia, there are 33.2 million small businesses in the United States. Those organizations employ around 62 million people. The financial wellness company Fortunly says that small...
In recent years, many a motorist has noticed how much more glare they encounter on the road at night than they used to. The headlights that are now standard in many vehicles can be a catch-22. Drivers of vehicles equipped with LED lights often find the road in front of them is much more illuminated...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Rabbits browsing can kill branches by chewing through the cambium layer in bark resulting in girdling.   We’ve been encouraging Minnesota gardeners to get ready for winter by watering plants up until freeze, using fallen leaves as mulch...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     Cutting loose   October 7: The day had arrived at last. After spending 17 weeks in the cozy pumpkin patch, Seymour the giant pumpkin was cut loose from its vine. Along with the many Arb visitors looking on, we held our breath as Arb...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Day-neutral strawberries can produce at least 1 pound of fruit per plant in the late summer and fall.   Q: I have been growing day-neutral strawberries for three years now in a small 4 x 8-foot bed. I am quite pleased with growing them as...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   In 2012, during Kathleen Doran-Norton’s tenure on the Bridgewater Township Board in Rice County, a rainstorm took place so unrelenting that it was called a “once in 200 years” storm. But it happened again the next year. And the year after...
Barbara Collins, 74 Barbara Ann Collins, age 74, of Buffalo, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at The Buffalo Hospital. She was born on September 26, 1948, in St. Cloud, the daughter of Elwood and Shirley (Starry) Heberling. Barbara Ann Heberling and Gary Elwood Collins were joined in...
According to Forbes Magazine, charitable giving increases during the holiday season from Thanksgiving to New Years. The holidays seem to inspire people to spread kindness and help those in need. It is amazing to see how many people give to charities, donate, participate in toy drives, and...
The holiday season is upon us. Over the next few weeks, we will be providing you with recipes for your upcoming gatherings. Let us know if there is something you would like us to put in our column, or if you have a recipe to share, please submit to ads@thedrummer.com. Peppermint White Russian...
ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20 You have an energy to release this week, Aries. But you are not sure if the world is ready for you. Don't expect the same reaction from everyone when you interact.   TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21 Something in your life that seems ordinary on the surface can turn into something that...

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The Hanover City Council has been considering their best options moving forward regarding recycling services for the city. Hanover has had a contract with Republic Services (previously Randy’s), but...
In honor of our veterans, a full-page Veterans Day tribute will be featured in this week’s Journal-Press. This tribute includes a list of local businesses showing their appreciation and respect for...
With Thanksgiving coming up soon, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer has conducted its annual drawing with this year being three grocery store $35 gift cards, just in time for the...
Wright County Horticultural Society will host Tari Fern at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 14, at the Buffalo Covenant Church, 1601 Hwy 25 N, Buffalo.  This event is free and open to the public.   Tari...
Deck the Halls will be held on Saturday, December 3, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Sturges Park- 401 Lake Blvd. S, Buffalo. Santa will be arriving by firetruck. There will be horse-drawn wagon rides,...
Bailey DesMarais, 14, of Monticello, has been riding horses since she was three years old. She lives on a farm with her parents, Katie, and Jake, and two younger brothers, Cullen, and Davin. “I’ve...
Surging numbers has program on rise; Wurm shines as fifth-year standout There is no question, ever since losing its co-op with Delano at the end of the 2015-16 season, the Buffalo girls’ hockey team...
Individual success outweights team success at St. Olaf After a year of surprises and continued success, the Buffalo boys’ cross country team walked away from last Saturday’s Class AAA state cross...
  In 2018, numbers were so low that the Watertown-Mayer football team nearly folded. Thoughts of joining a struggling Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted co-op was in the works. Both teams finished 0-9 that...

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