The Drummer

It was supposed to be a down year – a rebuilding year. The impact lost from the departure of the 2018 senior class brought out the doubters, and rightfully so. Spotty pitching and defense, combined with untimely hits on offense, led to a 1-4 start, and even Head Coach Brad Zrust wondering what type...
There will be plenty of runners wearing Bison purple on the track this weekend at Hamline University – 13 to be exact. Leading Buffalo’s track and field teams was Isaac Basten, who landed on the top of the podium three times in last week’s Section 2AA tournament on Wednesday, May 29 and Friday, May...
I decided to do something goofy last weekend – instead of going out and seeing a film on the big screen, I opted to stay home and rent a movie from my local Redbox. It was definitely nice to be home in pajamas instead of going out and seeing a late movie after a weekend of busy work. I rented “...
On Friday, my daughters, Michele and Mary, came out to Hanover. First, we went to Vergin Sales in Rockford. What a great selection of chairs and sofas they have. It’s nice to pick out the style you like, and then order a different fabric you like. After furniture shopping, we went to several...
Donald Benz, 88 Donald E. Benz, 88, of Norwood Young America (NYA), passed away on May 31, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society nursing home in Howard Lake. He was born September 21, 1930 near Melvin, IL to Albert and Dorothy Benz (Frank). Don moved with his family to Onamia, Minn. in 1946 where he...
Graduations Grove City College, Grove City, PA    The following student graduated following the spring 2019 semester.    Buffalo - Clayton Horn, BS Mechanical Engineering.   Academic Honors Morningside College, Sioux City, IA    Megan C. Griep, of Delano, was named a Dimmitt Scholar in recognition...
Monday, May 27 was the day. All across the country, men and women gathered to remember the memory of fallen loved ones who gave their lives in service to the United States of America, in hope of a better future for us all. Buffalo American Legion Post #270 hosted a Memorial Day service outside of...
On Sunday evening, May 26, a solitary cross stood silently under the American and Prisoner of War flags at the VFW Post #1901 home on Highway 12 in Montrose. Due to the rain on Monday, the annual Memorial Day service was moved inside the Montrose Community Center.  (Photo by Doug Voerding)
Following the November, 2018, defeat of an operating referendum by District 877 voters, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose school board and the administration have been seeking ways to balance the budgets for the next two school years including taking money from the district’s fund balance savings...
With increases in technology and the ability to share information among different governmental units much easier than it used to be, law enforcement has begun banding together on its own to help solve crimes in their regional areas. At the May 28 meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners...

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The skies around Buffalo were busy this past weekend, as the Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering (GMAG) landed at Buffalo Municipal Airport for the first time in the history of the event, put on by...
Four members of Buffalo’s track and field team represented their school as participants in last Friday’s Hamline Elite Meet, which gathers the best qualified athletes from Class A and AA for one...
While members of the Buffalo baseball team vow pitching and defense is the back-bone to their success, the offense hasn’t been too shabby of late, either. In three road games the past week, the Bison...
In one half, Buffalo goalie Maddy Huebner allowed more goals than she did in two previous games. Tied 6-6 at halftime, Huebner made a few adjustments – mostly mentally, and led the Buffalo girls’...
The Buffalo boys’ golf team won the Eagle Match Play Invitational held last Thursday at Oakdale Golf Club in Buffalo Lake. The invite was hosted by New Ulm, which was one of seven Class AA teams...
The Buffalo High School Band Department, led by Director Scott Rabehl, will present its annual Spring Concert on Thursday, May 2 in the BHS Performing Arts Center.  The Freshman Band will open with...
Last night, just before going to bed, I remembered that I needed to put my prescription eye drops into my eyes. Mind you, the house was dark, except for a bedside lamp on, so I head to the living...
I was really excited when I saw the trailer for “Breakthrough” early on in the year. I remember seeing it in the theatre during the previews, and having chills; arms speckled with goosebumps, to...
Distractions. They are all around us in this busy, fast-paced world. More advancements in technology, more demands in the workplace, everything is needed right away - instant gratification at its...
“Frog,” played by Patrick Stoneciphe (left) and “Toad,” played by Emilee Feldman (right) engage in a heartwarming scene in which Frog guides Toad in planting a garden. This is a scene from Buffalo...

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