Monday, November 10, 2014
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For Monday evening expect decreasing clouds with strong winds. Temperatures steady or falling.   Winds NNW at 25 to 30 mph.  Temps at 6 p.m. were about 12 degrees above in Benson. Today the Swift County Sheriff advised no travel after an accident by Kerkhoven caused a slow-up in traffic... + 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
For Monday evening expect decreasing clouds with strong winds. Temperatures steady or falling.   Winds NNW at 25 to 30 mph.  Temps at 6 p.m. were about 12 degrees above in Benson. Today the Swift County Sheriff advised no travel after an accident by Kerkhoven caused a slow-up in traffic... + 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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