The Drummer

I remember the first multiple-page report I wrote in school. The report was to be a biography of a living person, and needed to be handwritten, with a cover page, pictures, and reference index. Being home-schooled, my mother expected a certain level of research, and I was required to have four...
Anniversary 40th Anniversary    Nyles and Helane Gentz, of Buffalo, celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary on November 9, 2019.    Happy 40th Wedding Anniversary! God bless and keep you both. We Love You! Love, Your Family.    Above, the couple is pictured on their wedding day; below, as they...
By a vote of 4233 to 3030, voters in the District 877 Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose on Tuesday, November 5, approved a referendum that will raise the general education operating revenue by $750 per student. The results, reported on the District 877 website, show: • Buffalo combined polling place: 1996...
You may not have seen it out at Buffalo High School on Monday, but if you did, you probably recognized the presence of the Buffalo Fire Department, Buffalo Police, Wright County Sher-iff’s Office, and Allina EMS parked outside the school’s entrance. As many families of Buffalo High schoolers knew,...
For the last several years, Wright County has made a concerted effort to clear its tax rolls of hundreds of small stubs of property too small to be developed that were part of the housing boom that weren’t included in individual homeowner properties. At the Nov. 5 meeting of the Wright County Board...
Chris West smiles brightly at you as she makes her way into your office, settling herself into a chair across from yours. The change in weather has prompted warm boots and a light jacket, which she shrugs off and rests across her lap. At her feet is a bag, primly sitting. Inside are the contents of...
Penalties, miscues prove costly in 48-13 playoff loss​ The season ended like it started for the Buffalo football team. Led by senior quarterback Cole Stenstrom, No. 8 ranked Mound View ended Buffalo’s season with a 48-13 home victory last Friday in round two of the Class 6A state tournament....
Cross Country is a sport that takes stamina, speed, and mental toughness. Buffalo senior Nick Oak displayed all of the above in last Saturday’s Class AA boys state meet at St. Olaf College in Northfield. Oak’s time of 15:47.5 placed sixth overall, earning him his first-career all-state (top-25)...
  November 01, 2019 As horticulture experts, we're always looking for new plants to talk about. And at this time of year when the national award winning perennials are announced, there's always a bit of excitement about it! Four hardy perennials were recently awarded national recognition. All of...

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Editor’s Note: This story has been taken from the December 20, 2017 issue of The Fountain Hills Times. Connie McCanless was raised in Buffalo, and graduated with the BHS class of 1942. Connie...
For many, Veterans Day is yet another day on the calendar that we can check off, load up the car, and plan for an extended weekend getaway. It’s a last-ditch effort to break out the grill and...
The last high school race for five seniors on this year’s Buffalo boys’ cross country team ended with mixed emotions. With a score of 210, the Bison placed seventh in last Saturday’s Class AA state...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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