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Trimming the budget in W’bago

The Winnebago City Council met on Monday night, Nov. 23, for a special meeting and also to hold a budget workshop. They began the budget discussion with city administrator Jacob Skluzacek updating the council with the latest numbers. “Currently, as we begin tonight, the proposed levy ...

Section Champions!

The Blue Earth Area Buccaneers defeated the Maple River Eagles on Nov. 11, to claim the South Central White District title. The two teams met again on Friday, Nov. 20, with the Section 2AA title on the line. Once again the Bucs came out on top, defeating the Eagles 39-12. It was the second ...

Bucs down Jags in season finale

The Blue Earth Area Buccaneers closed out their COVID-abbreviated season on a winning note with a 3-0 defeat of the Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars in Blue Earth last Thursday, Nov. 19. The scores of the game were 25-21, 25-9 and 25-21. “Our goal was to finish strong ...

Kuechenmeister named Gatorade Coach of the Week

Blue Earth Area’s longtime varsity football head coach Randy Kuechenmeister was announced as the Gatorade Coach of the Week during the Friday, Nov. 13, evening broadcast of WCCO-TV. The Minnesota Vikings and Gatorade have teamed up to honor a different coach each week during the high school ...

COVID puts an end to fall sports

High school and youth sports came to a screeching halt last week with the announcement by Governor Tim Walz on Wednesday night, Nov. 18, that those activities were done beginning 11:59 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 through Friday, Dec. 18. Because of this the Section 2AA football championship game was ...

No. 2 Bucs stomp No. 10 Eagles

The Class AA No. 2- ranked Blue Earth Area Bucs scored 34 points in the first half on their way to a 40-0 triumph over the Class AA No. 10-ranked Maple River Eagles on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Wilson Field in Blue Earth. The Bucs finished the regular season with a perfect 6-0 record while ...

USC scores 42 in triumph over WEM

Finally a big win. After several weeks of scoring just a few points, the United South Central Rebel football team’s offense exploded and defeated the Waterville- Elysian-Morristown Buccaneers 42-6 on a snowy field in Waterville last Wednesday night. The Buccaneers actually scored the ...

Bucs fall in three games to Bluejays

It is bad enough to have to battle COVID-19 to get scheduled volleyball games played. Now, the weather is also causing trouble for area sports teams. After having to postpone a game earlier in the week because of a winter snow storm, the Bucs were able to host the Waseca Bluejays in a Big ...

USC Rebel girls go 1-1 last week

The United South Central Rebels volleyball team traveled to Medford last Thursday night, Nov. 12. The Rebels came away with a loss, falling to the Tigers 3-0. Medford defeated USC by scores of 25-11, 25-12, 25-10. Leading the Rebels was Josie Schumann who had six kills, five digs and six ...

Bucs dominate in win over Arrows

A scoring flurry at the end of the first half gave the Class AA No. 3-ranked Blue Earth Area Buccaneers a 35-0 half time lead over the visiting Pipestone Arrows in their Big South Conference game played at Wilson Field on Friday, Oct. 30. The final tally had BEA winning by the score of ...