Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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One of the most pressing needs of communities through rural Minnesota is affordable housing. It is a key to attracting new workers and residents. Last August, the City of Benson agreed to work with Cody Nelson of Nelson Properties of Sauk Centre for the construction of 13 duplexes, or 26 units in... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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Alissa Maurer closed out her high school golf career by placing fourth at the State Class A Girls Golf Tournament last Tuesday and Wednesday at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker. Maurer had two rounds of 87 for a 174 total to tie with three other golfers for fourth place. Emily Brandt, of Legacy... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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Two homes in Benson were heavily damaged by fire just a day apart. There were no injuries reported in either fire. Sunday, the home of Breanna Flaten on Sanford Road, a fire that apparently started in the kitchen left it in ashes and extensive smoke throughout the structure. The belongings inside... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
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By Reed Anfinson Publisher Benson’s Family Aquatic Center should be open this Wednesday afternoon for swimming, Director of Public Works Dan Gens told the city council Monday night. In past years, the pool has always opened Memorial Day weekend. However, due to the extensive damage caused... + continue reading

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By Reed Anfinson Publisher COVID-19 is still “hanging around,” Swift County-Benson Health Services Chief Nursing Officer and Co-CEO Melissa McGinty-Thompson told the governing board at its Monday night meeting.  For more on this story, subscribe to the Monitor-News and support... + continue reading
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