Monday, November 10, 2014
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Temperatures will remain below 20 degrees until Friday, November 21, when they will be in the low 20''s above zero. Strong winds are again expected Wednesday, with wind chills expected near 6 below zero. Saturday and Sunday are expected to be in the 30s.     + continue reading
Friday, November 7, 2014
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As part of an extensive renovation and expansion project at Benson Public Schools, the board of education is proposing to construct a new gymnasium on the north side of the school. That new gym will be needed as the district turns what was the old junior high auditorium into a facility dedicated... + continue reading
Friday, November 7, 2014
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Author Aurora Whittet grew up in Benson “as a wild red-haired child in Minnesota dreaming up stories for her friends to read.” Now with the release of her second novel, she is reaching a far wider audience and providing her readers with a strong message about taking on the challenges in... + continue reading
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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Voters went to the polls tuesday in Benson and throughout the state to cast ballots for local and statewide candidates. As of 3:30 p.m. there were nearly 500 voters recorded from Benson and Benson Township. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ELECTION RESULTS: Swift County Sheriff   ... + continue reading

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Monday, 10/11/14
Temperatures will remain below 20 degrees until Friday, November 21, when they will be in the low 20''s above zero. Strong winds are again expected Wednesday, with wind chills expected near 6 below zero. Saturday and Sunday are expected to be in the 30s.     + continue reading
Friday, 07/11/14
As part of an extensive renovation and expansion project at Benson Public Schools, the board of education is proposing to construct a new gymnasium on the north side of the school. That new gym will be needed as the district turns what was the old junior high auditorium into a facility dedicated... + continue reading
Friday, 07/11/14
Author Aurora Whittet grew up in Benson “as a wild red-haired child in Minnesota dreaming up stories for her friends to read.” Now with the release of her second novel, she is reaching a far wider audience and providing her readers with a strong message about taking on the challenges in... + continue reading
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Wednesday, 22/10/14
This year’s State 4-H Horse Show participants from Swift County included Halle Walsh, Matthew Wieber, Jordan Erickson, Larissa Overlie, Codi Payne, Thomas Saterbak and Kali Geyer.  Jessica... + continue reading

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