The Drummer

Head coach Dave Knutsen knows his Bison boys’ cross country squad ranks among the best in the state. He also knows his team is far from being the best.   Buffalo’s score of 106 in last Thursday’s Bauman-Rovn Invitational at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista ranked third behind Eden Prairie’s 70...
Every trip I take to Alaska is special. When it comes to wilderness and wildlife, Alaska is the real deal. This year’s trip was no exception. Moose are often what I spend my time searching for, but this year, I concentrated on bears: Grizzly bears to be more specific.    We have three types...
                             
Tuesday, September 11 marks 17 years since the tragedy of the Twin Towers in New York City. Since then, Americans across the country pay tribute to the lives lost in the wreckage of the incident, as well as those who sacrificed their lives. Here, the Fire Department honors those who lost their...
On Tuesday, September 11, Wright County Commissioner Christine Husom welcomed Teri Law, Activities Coordinator of Lake Ridge Manor, who addressed the County Board regarding a proposed resolution to name the week of September 9-15 as Assisted Living Week in the area.    Law stated that...
Montrose residents Jay Alan Johnson and Sheila Ann Johnson have each been charged with six counts of felony tax fraud. The charge descriptions against the two state that the Johnsons “…did unlawfully and willfully attempt to evade or defeat tax law by failing to pay, collect and remit tax when...
Around 6 a.m. on Wednesday September 5, a Wright County Patrol Deputy attempted to stop a silver Chevrolet Express van for a traffic violation on School Boulevard near Fenning Avenue NE in the City of Monticello.    The vehicle fled from the deputy and a short pursuit was initiated.  During...
Each year, Buffalo Hospital Foundation hosts the Street Party of Hope in Downtown Buffalo, MN.  This annual event, formerly called the Pink Street Party, elevates cancer awareness and raises money for Buffalo Hospital Foundation’s Community Cancer Care Fund, which provides financial support to...
This week’s issue of the Journal-Press includes a Wright County 4-H Champions special section.  With the help of the Extension Service, we have put together several pages so you can see the accomplishments of the 4-H members, who have devoted their time and efforts throughout the year....

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The Wright County Area Chapter of Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. has begun their annual Holiday Project.  Consisting of hand-decorated Christmas stockings, 400 this year, which are then filled...
The Wright County Chamber Chorus will present a program entitled “Bernstein’s Best:  A Salute to Leonard Bernstein” on Sunday, Nov. 11 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth.  The program...
With Veterans Day right around the corner, what better way is there to celebrate those who have served our country than with a good meal? On November 11, Buffalo and Monticello will be honoring vets...
We all anticipated them - the one little thing that, once every few years, brings us all together on the same playing field. They pop out into the community in a wash of red and white, worn proudly...
The polls were busy on Tuesday, November 6, as Wright County community members gathered together at voting stations across the district to cast their votes in the Midterm Election. Buildup to the...
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...

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