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Athletes are at risk of injury any time they step onto a field or court or into another competitive arena. Adults competing in sports may recognize that risk, but children often do not, which can make it difficult for young athletes to cope with injuries that prevent them from playing their...
The year 2020 is one few people will soon forget. Life changed dramatically and perhaps forever in 2020, when the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 forced billions of people across the globe to make sacrifices in an effort to prevent the spread of the potentially deadly virus. The...
  Midsummer is when we start to see all kinds of problems in cucurbit crops. This article provides a brief overview of potential problems and interventions that growers can address at this point in the season. Disease pressure While there are whole host of pathogens that affect cucurbits this time...
    Face shield Photo Credit: Dezeen.com   The CDC, the WHO, the Minnesota Department of Health and all major public health organizations recommend that all Americans wear face coverings while in public to slow transmission of the COVID-19 illness. Face coverings work by blocking droplets that...
David Borrell, 77 David J. Borrell, age 77, of Maple Lake, died Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at his home in Corinna Township after living with leukemia for eight years. Memorial and Graveside Services were held 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 20, 2020 at Mt. Hermon Lutheran Cemetery in Albion Township, Annandale...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
In 2018, Rachel Hollis shot up to stardom with the publication of her book “Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be.” This book became wildly popular within the Christian women community; I was even on the launch team for it....
Anniversary 50th Anniversary Gary and RaVae Megaw, of Buffalo, will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on July 25, 2020. They will be celebrating with their family. Congratulations Mom and Dad. We love you! Love, your family. (P23, D26)   Graduations   Southwest Minnesota State...
Strawberry Limeade
Lots of fresh produce can be found at the area Farmers Markets and produce stands, along with many other locally produced items, such as  maple syrup and honey. Here are a few recipes utilizing those fresh goodies. If you have a favorite summertime recipe that you would like to share, we would...

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With the 2020 fishing opener set to being on Saturday, May 9, there will be one notable fishing line missing from this year’s opener. It was announced on April 1 that the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing...
The year 2015 was the beginning of a run of four-straight trips to the state tournament for the Buffalo Bison softball team. Leading the charge was the freshman class in 2015, spearheaded by the...
The season opener for the North Star League Amateur Baseball season was supposed to begin Sunday, May 3. With the league still on hold, players – past and present, spent the weekend discussing the...
Secret Detox Drink (A Natural Drink)
If you have a 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 ads@the drummer.com. Secret...
Quick facts These nine flowers attracted the most pollinators in a study of more than 30 annual flower varieties. Annual flowers are not hardy in Minnesota and must be replanted each year. Annual...
Riding a bicycle is not only a great way to help the planet by reducing vehicle emissions, but it's also an ideal physical activity. According to Harvard University, biking at a moderate speed of 12...
Asymptomatic is a word that has become all too common these days due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The definition of asymptomatic is one who presents no symptoms of a disease. But research has shown that...
The Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board on Monday, April 27, hired Jeanna Miller as the new Parkside Elementary School principal. Miller replaces Michelle Robinson who recently retired. Miller...

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