The Drummer

The wheels of justice can grind slow at times, but, after more than three-and-a-half years, Wright County finally got reimbursed for being forced to defend itself in court. On Feb. 4, 2016, the-Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto filed a lawsuit against the State Legislature, including Becker,...
The 38th Annual Montrose Days summer celebration is coming, August 16-18. Join community members as they gather together to make memories and celebrate everything that Montrose is! On Friday, August 16, bingo will be from 4 to 8 p.m. The car show will begin at 5 p.m. on Center Avenue. There will be...
On Monday, August 5, severe storms moved through Watertown and Delano around lunchtime. Hail as large as baseballs was reported in that area. Andrea and Tim Reiss, who live between Delano and Watertown, posted this photo of three-inch-plus hail. Damage to the Reiss residence included the roof,...
How amazing it must have been to see the first, patented clock with hands and a numerical face. After centuries of managing time before a face clock, it must have been a truly fascinating discovery.  Before, man measured the art of keeping time in other, more trivial ways.  The sundial, perhaps the...
Post 270 comes two wins shy of regional tourney After six games and 42 innings of baseball, it was one particular inning that sealed the fate of the Buffalo Post 270 baseball team in last weekend’s American Legion State Baseball Tournament. After losing 8-1 to Edina in the opening game of the...
Brainerd is the site of this year’s 65th annual VFW Baseball State Tournament. For the Buffalo/Wright County VFW Post 1901 baseball team, this year will be its first visit. The Bison VFW team earned one of 10 spots into this year’s state tourney after posting a perfect 3-0 record in the District 6...
History has proved that regular-season results don’t mean a thing when it comes to the Region 12C Amateur Baseball Tournament. The first two rounds of this year’s region tourney at Veteran’s Memorial Field in Hutchinson was another example of the parity of the North Star League. The two biggest...
If your thing is fast cars, humor, and adrenaline, then this week’s column is right up your metaphorical alley. Buckle up, because we’re about to drift into a movie I’m rather surprised about: Fast and Furious’ “Hobbs and Shaw.” I’ve never been too keen on the Fast and Furious film franchise,...
Reunions BHS Class of 1962   The BHS Class of 1962 will be celebrating their annual reunion on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at Huikko’s Bowling and Entertainment Center, 1207 Hwy. 25. N., Buffalo. Social hour begins at 11:00 a.m. Lunch at 12:00 p.m. No reservation necessary, just come and have fun...
Florence Cardinal, 100 Florence Elizabeth (Babatz) Cardinal, 100, passed away peacefully with family by her side at her home on Saturday, August 3, 2019. She was born on June 2, 1919  on a farm in Watertown,  the daughter of John & Mary (Ceryes) Babatz. She graduated from Montrose High School...

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In 2015, Head Coach Mike Beilke of the Buffalo varsity baseball team elected to manage his VFW squad in the summer league, instead of the American Legion team. The move seems to have paid dividends...
Incoming senior Tony Dahl suffered a major knee injury that will cost him his upcoming football and basketball seasons at Buffalo High School. The injury happened during the Breakdown USA Summer...
Damien Biegert
Brainerd is a destination hot spot over the July 4th holiday weekend. Among the hottest spots came on the baseball field, where the red-hot bats of the Buffalo American Legion Post 270 baseball team...
I have this amazing little cookbook, it’s called “Sweets,” small batch desserts. You’re craving something sweet and just can’t stop thinking about it. Normal-size desserts are usually in a 9x13 inch...
The character of Spider-Man on the silver screen has been a topic of deliberation for many years, since the first live-action film in the early 2000s, featuring Tobey Maguire as your friendly,...
Rehearsals are well underway for Buffalo Community Theater’s “The Music Man” but, for some members of the production staff and cast, it’s as though they’ve done this before… because they have. In...
Kelly Zitzloff is not an unfamiliar face in Wright County. A Buffalo High School graduate and long-time resident, she has spent her life growing up in the community, as have her folks, who now reside...
The Wright County Fair is always packed with a variety of entertainment for the whole family.  The 2019 Wright County Fair, running from July 24-28 will continue that tradition in a big way. The...
Excerpt by Miriam Orr For weeks, those men gathered in Philedelphia on the day of July 4, 1776 sat in deliberation of revolution.  I don’t think a man in Independance Hall could fathom what the...
The Buffalo American Legion Post 270 baseball team hit a bit of a speedbump the past two weeks in its summer schedule. After a 6-0 start, the Bison (9-3) have since gone 3-3, which included recent...

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