The Drummer

  You've likely all seen the images of what grocery store shelves would look like without pollinators. While many fruit and vegetable crops require pollinators to set fruit, cucumbers, melons, squash, and other plants in the cucurbit family have one of the most complex pollination systems of any...
  While early July means different things to different people, if you are an apple grower, it reminds you that this is the beginning of apple maggot season in Minnesota. This pest spends the winter as pupae in the soil and begins to emerge as adults starting about July 1. Why are they are pests?...
Robert Besky, 84 Robert “Bob” Besky, age 84, of Buffalo, entered eternal rest on June 17, 2020.  Bob was born Aug. 31, 1935, to Nicholas and Leah (Wittkowski) Besky in St. Paul. He served his county four years in the U.S. Army. Bob married Roselyn “Rose Bud” Rudolph Nov. 29, 1958, and this union...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
I want to dedicate the column this week to all of our local small businesses. The situation they have been facing for months now could not have been anticipated, and I cannot imagine the sleepless nights and tough decisions they’ve made to do everything they can to keep their dreams alive....
Anniversary 65th Anniversary Happy 65th Anniversary Doug and Mary Quady, of Buffalo, on June 25, 2020. Congratulations, Mom and Dad! We love you! (P25, D28)   Graduations Iowa State University, Ames, IA    Trey Green, of Buffalo, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS degree in Aerospace Engineering...
Strawberry-Lemonade Punch
The Fourth of July is coming up fast. Here are a few recipes for your celebration of our country’s independence. If you have a favorite summertime recipe that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you! Recipes, with photo (and a short story/history), if available, can be submitted to...
Like a handful of holidays that came before it, Father's Day in 2020 will be different than in years past. Due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, much of the world continues to live under some degree of stay-at-home restrictions. Those guidelines will influence how people can...

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The stadium lights outside St. Michael-Albertville High School shine bright above the dome, where the STMA stadium complex sits.
The stadium lights outside St. Michael-Albertville High School shine bright above the dome, where the STMA stadium complex sits. The lights turned on Monday, April 13 night for 20 minutes and 20...
Carrot Cake Pancakes
Are you getting bored with preparing and eating the same old meals? Below are a variety of recipes, from breakfast to snack to dessert. If you have a new (or new to you) recipe that you have tried...
Buffalo Rotary is in the midst of a 2,500 mask-sewing campaign for our local health care workers.  The first 500 were delivered to Stellis Clinic, on Monday, April 6.  The masks are two-ply cotton...
The coronavirus dominated discussions at the regular meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning, with topics ranging from how to handle the fast-approaching summer camping...
Residents and employees at two local care centers are doing their part to help “flatten the curve.”          As of Tuesday, April 7, Campus Administrators at Cassia – Park View Care Center and The...
Mark Mischke
Distance learning began for most schools in Minnesota on Monday, March 30. But for Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose students, their first day was Monday, April 6. With BHM students on spring break from March...
Most young girls dream of tiaras, ballgowns, glitter, and Prince Charming as they twirl their way through the living room, singing songs and dreaming of the life of a princess. However, very few of...
The year 2020 will go down in history as the year of the spread of the coronavirus. It will also be remembered for the historic moments from five student-athletes at Buffalo High School. Prior to the...

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