The Drummer

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, Tatanka Elementary kids were reaching for the stars right along with retired NASA astronaut, Duane “Digger” Carey. Carey visited Tatanka all the way from Colorado Springs, where he and his wife, Cheryl, reside. Born in St. Paul, he is a graduate of the University of Minnesota,...
We recall seeing the beautiful stripes of red and white fluttering in the breeze on a summer day, a patch of blue displaying proud stars symbolizing this land, all beneath a beautiful blue canvas of sky. All around, people stand in respect  as  the great American flag’s past, hands over hearts and...
Placing 10th out of 12 teams doesn’t seem too appealing for most coaches, but considering the competition, Head Coach Rachel Busch was thrilled with her team’s results in last Saturday’s Class AA Girls Swimming and Diving True Team State Meet at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center in Minneapolis....
WEEK 8 FOOTBALL: Buffalo 30, Andover 19 Nobody, not even Buffalo senior quarterback Aidan Bouman, will forget the first-ever football game played at Bison Field West. Bouman’s 209 yards and five passing touchdowns in a 47-20 victory Sept. 2, 2016 of his freshman year will forever go down as one of...
Buffalo freshman Alaina Lee and older sister Anna, a sophomore, will make their state tournament debut this Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Class AA Doubles Tournament at Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis. The Lees qualified for state after claiming their first-career Section 5AA championship the...
What appeared to be a quick three-set win in the making, turned into the longest match of the season -- point wise, for the Buffalo volleyball squad. After jumping out to a 2-0 lead, the No. 7 seeded Bison were forced to go the distance in a 3-2 home win Tuesday over No. 10 seed Park Center in the...
Shirley Battig, 84 Our beautiful mom, grandma, great-grandma, sister and friend, Shirley Jane (Jenson) (Cramer) Battig, age 84, of Buffalo, flew into the arms of Jesus on Friday, October 18, 2019, at The Oasis, Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo. She was born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1934 in...
Walley action has picked up a bit with minnows on Clearwater Lake, Big Swan Lake, Lake Sylvia, and Granite Lake in 10 to 20 feet. Panfish, bass and northern pike reports have been limited as most anglers are chasing walleyes. Duck and goose hunting has been good with a few more divers showing up...
White Chicken Chili 2 lbs. diced boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 medium white onion 1 can Bush’s white chili beans (16 oz.) ¼ cup butter or olive oil ¼ cup flour 3 cups chicken broth ¾ cups light evaporated milk 1 teaspoon tabasco/hot sauce (optional) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1-1/2 teaspoons...
My first summer having horses has certainly been an adventure, one which has driven me to spend more time outside not only doing chores, but also learning the landscape of my family’s property, which comes with the territory of large animal ownership. That said, we had absolutely no idea that our...

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These two youngsters appear to have it all figured out, a new way to get more candy during the 130th annual Annandale Fourth of July parade on Thursday, July 4. Many of those in the parade...
On Monday, July 8, the Buffalo Planning Commission, on a 6-1 vote, decided to recommend a Planned Unit Development (PUD) with specific conditions for the First Avenue Lofts, an apartment building...
For years, the Wright County Sheriff’s Department has tried to reconcile the prices it charges cities for service contract hours dedicated to those municipalities. At the July 2 meeting, in an...
Before the State of Minnesota began in 1858, there were settlers seeking to establish pre-emption claims on land, or to purchase Military Bounty Warrants from land agents. Before the Village of...
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...

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