Brad Wilke (right) tries to lay down a bunt for the Kerkhoven Jr. Legion team as Benson catcher Sam Lenarz gets ready to field the ball, which eventually rolled foul.
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The Benson Jr. Legion split a pair of league games last week to put its overall record at 8-4 and league mark at 5-3 for the summer. Benson beat Kerkhoven last Monday night at home, 7-2, and also lost at ACGC last Tuesday, 10-8.  Patrick Minchow and Cole Hedman had four combined hits each... + continue reading
With Isaac Minchow looking on from second base, Benson Legion pitcher Will Enderson unloads a pitch during a game against Kerkhoven last Monday night in Chiefs’ Field.
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The Kerkhoven Legion split a pair of games last week, winning at Benson last Monday night, 7-2, but also falling at Eden Valley-Watkins, Thursday, 6-5. Weston Gjerde and Cade Melin had two hits each during the win over Benson, while Christian Diederich was 2-for-4 with three RBI against EVW... + continue reading
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By Reed Anfinson Publisher Swift County Monitor-News For Benson resident Julie Urke the benefits of working with her dog Smackers in canine a therapy program has been “unreal. It has filled a void in my life that I didn’t even know existed.” If Smackers could talk, he would... + continue reading
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By Reed Anfinson Publisher Swift County Monitor-News Benson’s 89th annual Kid Day officially takes place this Saturday and Sunday, however, activities for the community event are also planned throughout the week. The theme of this year’s Kid Day is “Celebrating Kids... + continue reading
Brad Wilke (right) tries to lay down a bunt for the Kerkhoven Jr. Legion team as Benson catcher Sam Lenarz gets ready to field the ball, which eventually rolled foul.
With Isaac Minchow looking on from second base, Benson Legion pitcher Will Enderson unloads a pitch during a game against Kerkhoven last Monday night in Chiefs’ Field.

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Brad Wilke (right) tries to lay down a bunt for the Kerkhoven Jr. Legion team as Benson catcher Sam Lenarz gets ready to field the ball, which eventually rolled foul.
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