The Drummer

During the first week of October 2018, City of Buffalo officials gathered at the lot along Division Street in downtown Buffalo to not only close an old chapter in the city’s history, but also begin a new. Buffalo said goodbye to the long-standing Coborn’s building, and welcomed the Havenwood senior...
Sometimes when it comes to bonding for projects, timing is everything and Wright County has been on a recent hot streak in that regard. In the bond issues for the under-construction Judicial Center and the pending Government Center and Tactical Training Center, Wright County consistently got final...
Highway 12 drivers will see an improved roadway between Montrose and Howard Lake when the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) resurfaces, mill and overlay, the nine miles between Zephyr Avenue on the east side of Montrose and 13th Avenue SW on the west side of Howard Lake. At an open...
When you think about all of the amazing animals in this world, your mind tends to think about the large, furry critters, such as bears or moose. Yes, there are many crazy, cool critters in this world. In fact, there are about 5,000 mammals in the world. But, at this time of year, when I think...
The 2019 version of the Buffalo boys’ cross country team is the perfect definition of a team that reloads. With only two returning varsity runners from last year’s state qualifying team, the Bison have relied heavily on a heavy dose of last year’s conference champions from the junior varsity squad...
Unlike the boys race, the girls had much stiffer competition with No. 5 ranked Minnetonka competing. The Skippers left no doubt who the field’s top-team was, placing the top-four finishes and five of the top nine for a first-place total of 19. Monticello was runner-up at 82. Buffalo finished fourth...
Michael Tweten’s emergence as one of the state’s top receivers hasn’t gone to the senior’s head. Through five games, Tweten ranks first in the state in receptions (46), yards (708), and touchdowns (11). Nine of those catches, 139 of the yards, and two of the touchdowns came in last Friday’s 20-16...

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The following instructions will show you how to prepare fresh pumpkin for pumpkin pies, pancakes, bread and other uses. To Prepare Fresh Pumpkin: Cut a pumpkin in half and then into fourths. Use a...
I am writing this column in one of my favorite places--a library. I hear the beeps of computers as books are checked in and out, the flipping pages of newspapers and magazines, the book cart being...
I’ve spoken before about my appreciation for the many talents of Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone. From “Rocky” to “Rambo: First Blood,” Stallone’s acting career has, in many cases, set the bar...
Wright County Area Fishing Report A jig and minnow or crankbaits are producing walleyes in 10 to 18 feet on Big Swan Lake, Clearwater Lake, and Lake Sylvia. Look for sunfish and crappies in 15 to 20...
September 06, 2019 Squash blossom. Photo: Natalie Hoidal, UMN Extension We’ve heard multiple reports of pumpkin and squash plants not producing well this year. Some plants have no fruit at all, and...
September 20, 2019 Harvesting and labeling pumpkins for a variety trial at Rod's Berry Farm in Cambridge, MN. Photo: Annie Klodd It's the most wonderful time of the year - pumpkin time! You can buy...
Highway 25 from the roundabout at Settlers Parkway south to Highway 12 near Montrose has been closed to all but local traffic for the past six weeks. The project is reconstructing seven miles of road...
The District 877 School Board on Monday, September 23, adopted the 2020 preliminary levy and heard the results of a study evaluating the change in the start time at Buffalo High School (BHS). The...
The Wright Soil and Water Conservation District has named Forsman Farms Outstanding Conservationists for 2019. David and Peter Forsman, of Forsman Farms, are fourth generation Wright County farmers....
Work is continuing on state Highway 25, south of U.S. Highway 12 in Montrose. Last year, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) resurfaced Highway 25 from Montrose to Watertown, except for...

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