The Drummer

For some of us, it feels as if it were just yesterday; where time seems to stand still in the magic moments just before “I do,” as two individuals make the commitment to become one and spend their lives in service to one another. You can remember it, can’t you? The delightful moment of fitting into...
Anyone else sick of the Patriots winning the sparkly Lombardi trophy? Like the many millions of Americans who are actually quite tired of seeing the Patriots go to the Super Bowl, I was rooting for the Rams on Sunday during the LIII. I even watched the last playoff game, where I rooted for any...
North Wright County (NWC) junior forward Sydney Lemke scored twice, including the game-winning goal in a 3-2 overtime road win last Dec. 11 at Buffalo. In Tuesday’s rematch, it was Lemke again doing the damage in a 3-1 home win at STMA Arena. The victory clinched the second straight Mississippi 8...
Buffalo and St. Cloud Tech have played some memorable basketball games in years past. Most notable, the classic five-overtime thriller in the 2014 section championship game that Buffalo won 83-75. Three seasons later, it was the Tigers turn to end the Bison’s season in a 65-56 overtime win in the...
Milestones came in all shapes and sizes at last Friday’s wrestling quadrangular at Totino-Grace High School. The host Eagles posted a perfect 3-0 record, which included a 51-18 victory over Buffalo. The Bison went 1-2 on the night, opening with a 42-28 loss to Orono, and concluding with a 54-27...
The Buffalo Dance Team saved its best for last. Unfortunately for the Bison, their best came among some of the state’s best in last Saturday’s Section 2-3A Tournament at Edina High School. Wayzata, the defending state champion in Jazz, placed first in this year’s section tourney with a rank score...
Michael Bialke, 67 Michael (Mike) Severyn Bialke passed away peacefully surrounded by family on January 21. He was born on April 22, 1951 in Minneapolis.  Mike was a local professional painter in Buffalo for 30+ years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mike is survived by: his mother, Ceceila Bialke...
Valentine’s Day, what a special day it is. It’s the day you show your love and affection for that special someone in you life; wives and husbands, boyfriends to girlfriends. It’s a day that long-stem roses are popular. Maybe a heart-shaped box of candy, and jewelry, Valentine cards with a special...
Birthday Leona Henson 80th Birthday Open House Leona Henson, of Buffalo, will be celebrating her 80th Birthday with an Open House on Saturday, February 16, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Rockford Township Hall, 3039 Dague Ave. SE, Buffalo, MN 55313. No gifts, please. (P7, D10)  ...
Snow removal was commonplace across the state earlier this week, evidenced by workers in downtown Buffalo hauling snow away. Sunday’s snowfall brought with it chilling temperatures for the week, a byproduct of artic blasts from both Alaska and Canada. Minnesota was right in the middle of it, with...

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The first experience playing in St. Michael-Albertville’s new hockey arena was a memorable one for Buffalo and its fans. Jake Braccini’s goal with 1:44 remaining in overtime gave the Bison a dramatic...
It was an all-around good performance in Buffalo’s first gymnastics meet following the holiday break. Led by top scores on vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise, Buffalo improved to 3-...
Buffalo senior wrestler Erin Bersie couldn’t stop crying following her 152-pound matchup in last Thursday’s 42-34 home defeat to Big Lake. Trailing in her match 9-0 to Big Lake’s Lance Christensen,...
If you ask anyone who knows anything about yours truly, they’d probably give you one of three answers: firstly, that I’ve got a loud and colorful personality; two, that I am 100% in love with Jesus;...
Years ago, especially in winter time, I would make chicken pot pies. My grown children still ask, “When are you going to make some of those delicious chicken pot pies?” They were delicious, but a...
Because of industry and economic realities, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer are making changes to the weekly production routine. Since the 1920’s, this company has handled all...
John Hayden, Assistant Principal at Buffalo Community Middle School, has been named the 2018-19 recipient of  the Minnesota Assistant Principal of the Year Award, and is now eligible to be considered...
Re-elected Mayor Teri Lachermeier, and incumbent council members Scott Enter and Eric Anderson were sworn in during the first Buffalo City Council meeting of 2019 Monday night at the City Center....
There have been several occasions in which the Wright County Board Room has been filled with spectators there to attend events happening by the county board of commissioners. But, perhaps never has...
Goals came early in periods. They came late in periods. They came on power plays. They came shorthanded. In one of the more dominant performances of the season, the Buffalo boys’ hockey team earned a...

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