The Drummer

For the most part, 2018 was a year the Wright County Board of Commissioners is glad to see over. In early summer, it became apparent to them that the county’s budget and levy were going to need to take an unprecedented spike – a levy increase of 17.3 percent – and the decision was made to swallow...
The Star Tribune reported on January 1 that 19-year -old Noah Johnson, of Big Lake, was killed after his vehicle spun into another vehicle’s path just northwest of the Twin Cities. The other motorist included 41-year-old Tamra Korbel of Buffalo, and her passenger, 12-year old Davianna Keller, who...
If you’re a Buffalonian, or are around the area, you might be familiar with Buffalo’s Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau – or, you might be one of many who just don’t really get what a Chamber entity is, or what its role is within a community. Regardless of who you are, there’s a group for you...
In past years, the Schwan’s Cup has been anything but tasty for the Buffalo girls’ hockey team. Owners of a 3-6 record the past three years at the annual holiday tournament at the Schwan’s Super Rink in Blaine, Buffalo came into this year’s tourney with a different mindset. “I didn’t expect...
This year’s Buffalo Basketball Invitational turned into Wright County bragging rights. With snowy weather forcing Pipestone to decline its invitation, the invite came down to a triangular between Buffalo, Annandale, and Monticello. Buffalo ended the invite a perfect 2-0. Monticello was 1-1, and...
Given his submitted lineup, a 15th place finish in this year’s Rumble on the Red Wrestling Tournament in Fargo, ND, was something Bison Head Coach Ben Presler could be proud of. Supplying most of Buffalo’s point totals were three wrestlers. Winning the 170-pound weight class with a perfect 4-0...
I know this week was supposed to be a movie review, but the christening of a new year, in a way, demands a redetermination of focus. That in mind, we’ll resume reviewing a movie next week, as I’ll fill this week’s page space with an end of the year muse. Having holidays on a Tuesday can make the...
Academic Honors Knox College, Galesburg, IL The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. Delano - Rachel Ditty. Rockford - Tatiana Topoluk.   Univ. of Jamestown Jamestown, ND (3.5-4.0) The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018...
The year 2018 was a very hectic year. Hopefully, 2019 will be an uplifting year. I plan to have a good year. I’m planning to do more things with my family and friends. I want to smile and laugh more. I pray for each and every one of my recipe friends that you have a blessed year and enjoy your...
Evelyn Abel, 93 Evelyn Lena Abel, age 93, of Albertville, passed away Monday, December 24. She was born May 12, 1925 in Urbank. Evelyn is survived by: her children, Diana Illies of St. Michael, Renee (Paul) Hayden of Benson, Wayne (Patricia) Abel of St. Michael, Rochelle LaRue of St. Joseph; many...

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