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Last week to get out on the ice - check before you go on it. Sunfish and Crappies on Maple Lake, Rock Lake, Granite Lake, Big Swan, Lake Sylvia, Clearwater, Limestone, Indian, Sugar & Lake Marie. Catching them on wax worms, minnows & euro larvae. Fishing for Northerns on Lake Mille Lacs...
LaVelle Dick, 79 LaVelle Mona Dick, age 79, of Monticello, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020 at the Maple Grove Hospital. She was born on March 18, 1940 in Verona, North Dakota to Oscar and Goldea (Weisenhunter) Qualley. LaVelle was united in marriage to Gordon Clair Dick on May 29, 1959 in...
Covid-19
Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the "Click It To Win It" contest is postponed until further notice. Thank you and stay safe!
Auteur Access by Miriam Orr
There is a dramatic and finely-crafted scene in Star Wars Episode III, “Revenge of the Sith,” with Queen Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman). While maintaining a seat in the Galactic Republic as a voice for her world, Amidala speaks out against the Galactic Republic’s vote to instill a dictator,...
Graduations Southwest Minnesota State University    The following student graduated following the summer 2019 semester.    St. Michael -  Brooke Ann Baune, BS, Exercise Science.    The following students graduated following the fall  2019 semester.    Buffalo -  Dana R. Pearson, BS, Early Childhood...
Easter
With Easter quickly approaching, and in light of the crisis surrounding COVID-19, the Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer would like to remind readers to continue social distancing and self-quarantine practices throughout the holiday season. We wish you a happy Easter, and good health in...
Click or tap to view the livestream! https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/features/webcams/eaglecam/index.html With so much uncertainty in the world, it is important to focus on the positive things that happen every day.  Nature is a place where we can still depend on finding beauty, serenity and joy. ...
COVID-19 has negatively impacted many parts of society. One such area is food. By mid-afternoon on Sunday, it was hard to find bread on the shelves at any of the grocery stores around Buffalo. Cub Foods was no exception. (Submitted photo)
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed the first COVID-19 case in Wright County, a person in their 80’s. The individual has a history of out of state travel. The individual started to feel ill upon their return and was hospitalized but is feeling well. The individual will be...

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Class size doesn’t always tell the entire story, especially in the sport of wrestling. One week after losing to two smaller schools in the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Triangular, the Buffalo...
About halfway through the second period of last Thursday’s home game between the Buffalo boys’ hockey team against Edina, the chant “Daddy’s Money” could be heard from the Bison student section....
Wins are hard to come by when facing the defending Class AA girls hockey state champion Edina Hornets. Edina’s lone blemish on its schedule came in the season opener, a 1-0 road loss at No. 2 ranked...
Have you ever had that feeling where you think you’re the black sheep? I’ve had that, this week. Over the weekend my family and I saw the new “Dolittle” movie, starring Robert Downey Jr. as one of...
Last week we had slow cooker recipes. This week we are cooking with electric pressure cookers, which have become very popular.     Pressure-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip 1 lb. boneless skinless...
On Tuesday, January 14, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office opened its doors wide in honor of Monticello’s social-services organization, Rivers of Hope (ROH). As their website states, Rivers of Hope...
In a press release issued by Bellmont Partners, it was announced that the City of Howard Lake Fire and Rescue/Ambulance Chief Daryl “Taddy” Drusch died in the early morning hours of January 13, at...
Buffalo Community Theater’s winter production of “Disney’s Mulan, Jr.” is two weeks into rehearsals, and already signs of ancient China are beginning to emerge on the Discovery stage.  Based on the...
For some of us, we do not discover our passions in our youth. Instead, our passions find us in maturity, most often when we aren’t necessarily searching for them. Then, once we discover them, we hold...
The latest addition to this year’s Border Battle lineup turned out to be the runaway winner at last Saturday’s five-team Buffalo Invitational. Chaska-Chanhassen (CC) participated in its first Border...

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