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The Jan. 3 Buffalo City Council felt some tension as the Johnsonville flagpole matter held the focus of the meeting. Johnsonville LLC’s (802 Bradshaw Avenue) appeal was reviewed by the council. City Attorney Susan Dege presented the legal information regarding the violation. City ordinances showed...
Since a strategic planning seminar in March of 2019, Wright County Commissioners and staff have been working on a way to create a better, more flexible work environment for County employees. They took a step in that direction on Tuesday, Dec. 28 at their regular meeting by approving the...
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is releasing information to the community pursuant to Minnesota Statute 244.052 regarding a Level 3 Predatory Offender. Matthew John Overson Has relocated to (Wright County) and is being temporarily housed at the Wright County Jail. He is being actively supervised...
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office as well as Agencies across Minnesota and the country have seen an increase in catalytic converter thefts. The converters are often stolen and recycled for money because of the precious metals they contain. The repair after being victimized is very costly. This is...
The Wright County License Center has announced that it has opened appointment slots for the period of Jan. 18-28 for driver’s license renewals. Appointments can be made for other transactions like license tabs and title transfers, but those can be handled any time during normal business hours (8 a....
Starting January 1st, 2022, any found cats or dogs that have no identifying tags or owner information will be brought to Monticello Animal Control- 203 Chelsea Road Monticello. A fee will be collected at BPD prior to the release of the animal. First offense is $35, Second offense is $70 and three...
With Kites on Ice happening Saturday, Feb. 12, be a part of the whole day and play in a cornhole tournament on the ice!  Each team of two is just $40 and receives a free mug filled with their beverage of choice and a chance to win up to $200.  “It’s great competitive fun and so awesome to see all...
On Monday, Jan. 10 from 4:00p.m.- 5:00p.m. boxes of fresh produce and dairy products will be available for drive through pickup on a first-come, first-serve basis at the following locations: St. Thomas Catholic Church in Corcoran, Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Delano, Our Father’s Lutheran in...
The Waverly Knights of Columbus are hosting Pancake Breakfast on Jan. 16 from 8:00a.m.- 11:00a.m. The event will be hosted at the Waverly KC Hall- 301 5th Street N, Waverly. Pancakes (regular and blueberry) will be served along with french toast, sausage, eggs, coffee, milk, and juice. Takeout will...
Wright County Public Health has released its weekly COVID-19 dashboard for the period of Dec. 23-29. Due to a technical issue, the dashboard on the county website is unable to be updated. The problem is being worked on and may be fixed by later today. Over the past week, there were 521 new...

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"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" has been recorded by many artists over the years. It was written in the 1940s by composers Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane. The song was featured in the movie "...
Area lakes have 2 to 6 inches of ice and anglers have started walking out on most of them. To catch a few sunfish and crappies, try Lake John and Sugar Lake at a depth of 10-15 ft. On Cedar Lake,...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     African violets (Saintpaulia ionanatha) grow from shady, mossy rock crevices.   By now, our outdoor gardens are under a blanket of snow...
Ringing in the New Year with family and friends? Here are a few tasty recipes to add to the festivities. If you have a recipe to share, please submit to ads@thedrummer.com.   Champagne Jelly Flutes...
The new Buffalo Fire House Station 1 should be completed in February of 2022. Look inside this week’s issue on page 9 for more photos and information on the new fire station.
The 15th Annual Festival of Trees is a sight to see and is open through Friday, Jan. 7. This exhibit is interactive with a scavenger hunt throughout the entire experience. This exhibit is free to the...
On Monday, Dec. 13 a fatal car crash occurred on Highway 55 about 1,000 ft west of Highway 25 in Buffalo. Three vehicles were involved in the accident, including: 2006 Pontiac G6, 2016 Chevrolet...
Throughout the course of this pandemic, scientific experts have continuously warned that COVID-19 variants will continue to emerge until we are able to suppress the ability of the virus to circulate...
On December 13, 2021, at approximately 2:44 p.m., Stearns County Deputies received information that the St. Cloud Police Department was responding to the report of shooting that had just occurred. ...

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