The Drummer

After skipping last year’s St. Cloud Invite, this year’s return trip to St. Cloud Country Club may have the Buffalo boys’ golf team eager to make a return trip. Depth again was the key, as five Bison golfers finished with scores in the 70s. Buffalo’s team score of 308 was second only to Alexandria’...
The Buffalo boys’ tennis team will retire from the Mississippi 8 as conference champions. The Bison (9-1 M8) clinched the title outright with a 6-1 road win last Thursday at St. Francis. After losing 4-3 to Cambridge-Isanti in the first conference match of the season, Buffalo went on to win nine-...
With overall numbers dipping a bit this spring season for the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League, numbers for Buffalo High School’s Trapshooting Team (BHSTT) are at an all-time high.  “We are 74 members strong and 15 coaches,” said Sally Stevens, who begins year six, along with husband...
Hope all Mothers had a wonderful Mother’s Day with their families. I’m going to be at my daughter’s home in Wisconsin. She and her husband have a hobby farm. I’ll get to see all the animals. They have two donkeys, and I don’t know how many goats. They had four goats that had babies. They are the...
James Bonk, 74 James Edward “Jim” Bonk, age 74, of Buffalo passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was born on March 10, 1945 in Buffalo the son of Ruben & Millie (Perisian) Bonk. Jim attended Buffalo High School and was in the class of 1963. He...
My mother and I couldn’t believe what we were hearing from the pharmacy clerk, who had spent the last few consecutive minutes looking up medication prices on her database. In a shockwave of information, she’d informed us that the antibiotics we’d been prescribed had almost tripled in price, even...
Anniversary 40th Anniversary    Art and Tammy Otten, of Buffalo, recently celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary on April 28, 2019.     Congratulations! We are so proud of you. Love, Dale, Jessica, Austin, Michelle, Megan and Justin    Above the couple is pictured on their wedding day.  Below...
On Saturday, May 11, the Buffalo Community Orchestra will offer their annual Mother’s Day weekend concert, “Music in Full Bloom.”  The orchestra will perform “Beethoven’s Violin Concert in D Major, Op 61,” with special guest violinist, Sabrina Tabby.  The orchestra will also perform “Appalachian...
The reconstruction of Douglas Drive and Phase Three of the Southeast Area infrastructure improvements has now begun with the Buffalo City Council awarding the low bid at its meeting on Monday, May 6. The low bid of $2,893,514 for the combined projects was from La Tour Construction of Maple Lake....
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as the annual Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week that includes it as Peace Officers Week. Twenty years later, construction began on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C., a permanent...

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I’m happy it’s Spring. The birds are chirping away, they are happy. The migrating birds are all back. Even people who we call “snowbirds” are returning. I love Minnesota for the seasons we have. I...
As I slowed to stop at the intersection one day while driving home, I noticed a farmer had his tractor out and about. The sight wasn’t encouraging at all – his rig was stuck, and he was looking...
Flood waters from the South Fork of the Crow River in Delano and from the Crow River in Rockford and Hanover are receding. The National Weather Service in Minnesota estimated that on Sunday, March 31...
For the last several months, the Wright County Board of Commissioners has danced around the issue of whether or not the county is going to invest in building a new Government Center. At the April 2...
More than a year ago, the Buffalo City Council authorized a study of the city’s housing market and how the city’s goals and policies best suit the community’s short-term and long-term residential...
Upcoming performances are this week: April 5, 6, 7 and 12, 13, 14 The play, which takes place largely on a lovely Southern veranda will transport you away from the winter that won’t go away, to a...
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain   Perhaps one of the greatest authors in the history of literature, Mark Twain’s...
It was 2015 when Buffalo last won the conference title in boys golf. Since then, the Bison have watched St. Michael-Albertville hoist the Mississippi 8 championship trophy the past three years. With...
A tale of two records. Judging by last season’s results, an 8-13 overall record may look like a down year for the Buffalo boys’ tennis team, which included a 7-0 loss to top-seed Wayzata in the...
There are two-sport athletes, and then there is Tianna Kosek. The Buffalo High School senior will be recognized on Wednesday, April 10 at the BHS gymnasium when she joins some fellow classmates to...

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