The Drummer

A favorable schedule couldn’t have come at a better time for a slumping Buffalo Bulldogs team. The past week, the Bulldogs posted a 3-0 record over a five-day stretch against the North Star League’s bottom two teams. It started with a 10-0 home win on Wednesday, June 26 against the last-place...
The Buffalo and North Branch Coaches vs. Cancer boys’ basketball game last Feb. 28 raised a grand total of $5,571.77. Money was raised by selling t-shirts, a silent auction, TV raffle, halftime game, and free will donations.  Members of the Bison Backcourt Club (BBC) said this fundraiser was a real...
Can you think of one food that is served in most homes at least two times a week? Yes, it’s pizza. You heat it, and eat it; eat it when it’s hot, eat it when it’s cold; reheat it for a snack. Most people buy pizzas in the grocery stores; what a variety you can find. Yet, the best is when you make...
Earl Dixon, 88 Earl Arthur Dixon, age 88 of Buffalo, passed away June 28, 2019 at Park View Care Center of Buffalo.  Earl was born the son of George and Beatrice (Hafften) Dixon on August 2, 1930 in Buffalo. He attended the country school on County Road #34 and then Rockford High School. On May 16...
On my commute into work, there is an American flag which flies proudly in the lawn of a dairy farmer, not far from my home. Right on the corner, I see it proudly wave. My heart never fails to swell with patriotism as it fades out of sight in my rear-view mirror. However, I noticed on Monday...
Engagement Rakke-Prince Miss Kristin Rakke and Mr. William Prince will be united in marriage this August 2019, at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church in Buffalo. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ellwin and Nancy Rakke, of Bemidji.  The groom-to-be is the son of William and Frances Prince, of Florence...
Look for bigger largemouth bass,sunfish, and crappies on the 10-14 foot weedlines of Clearwater Lake, Pleasant Lake, Sugar Lake, Lake Sylvia, and Maple Lake. Walleyes are being taken with leeches or nightcrawlers on the 12-16 foot weed edges of Buffalo Lake, Clearwater, and Cokato Lake. If using...
A few walleyes are being taken with leeches and minnows on Buffalo Lake, Cokato Lake, and Clearwater Lake in 8 to 15 feet. Sunfish and bass continue to be found along the shorelines and docks of most lakes in less than 6 feet. Look to the 10- to 15-foot weedlines of Lake Sylvia, Sugar Lake,...
The 2019 Buffalo PRCA Championship Rodeo came and left last weekend, kicking off on Wednesday, June 19 with a free family night and ending on Saturday, June 22. Weather conditions kept many home on Thursday night, but on Friday and Saturday the stands were packed with strong crowds, great rides,...
The District 877 School Board on Monday, June 24, adopted the 2019-2020 budget and discussed the recent survey that asked district voters about their opinions concerning a future operating levy referendum. The district conducted a mail survey to learn how much support there would be for an...

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