Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Two members of the Benson boys basketball team were named to the All-Conference team for 2014-2015.   Named to the WCC South All-Conference team for this season are senior guard Aaron Ahrndt and sophomore guard Layton Connelly. They were joined on the 11-member All-WCC South team by three... + continue reading
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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If a proposal by Gov. Mark Dayton to put an additional tax on railroads is passed Swift County could receive nearly $123,000 annually to address crossings safety issues. The City of Benson would receive more than $27,000 each year while Appleton would get $35,472.  In all, Swift County... + continue reading
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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After seeing a stretch of nine days in the middle of March where high temperatures averaged nearly 60 degrees, including a high of 73 degrees March 15, it seemed the area was well on its way into spring. But winter has made a return visit. Four inches of snow fell Sunday covering ground that had... + continue reading
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Kurt Waldbillig has been hired as the new chief executive officer of Swift County-Benson Hospital following a nationwide search. While his hiring was approved by the hospital’s governing board, Waldbillig is an employee of Rice Memorial Hospital working for SCBH through a management... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 24/03/15
Two members of the Benson boys basketball team were named to the All-Conference team for 2014-2015.   Named to the WCC South All-Conference team for this season are senior guard Aaron Ahrndt and sophomore guard Layton Connelly. They were joined on the 11-member All-WCC South team by three... + continue reading
Tuesday, 24/03/15
If a proposal by Gov. Mark Dayton to put an additional tax on railroads is passed Swift County could receive nearly $123,000 annually to address crossings safety issues. The City of Benson would receive more than $27,000 each year while Appleton would get $35,472.  In all, Swift County... + continue reading
Tuesday, 24/03/15
After seeing a stretch of nine days in the middle of March where high temperatures averaged nearly 60 degrees, including a high of 73 degrees March 15, it seemed the area was well on its way into spring. But winter has made a return visit. Four inches of snow fell Sunday covering ground that had... + continue reading
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