Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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By Kent Thiesse Farm Management Analyst & Vice President MinnStar Bank Lake Crystal The corn crop in southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa was planted in very rapid fashion during the last half of April, as nearly ideal soil conditions existed in most areas. Crop experts have estimated that... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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The KMS softball is having an impressive season, even by its lofty standards.  The Saints won five more games last week, continuing its streak of double-digit scoring this year and continuing its unbeaten season in 2015. The Saints opened up the week with a 16-5, 20-4 doubleheader sweep of... + continue reading
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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District 777 voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to decide whether or not an $18.7 million building project will move forward. Bonds to be financed by a tax levy would pay for the construction over a 20-year period. The project involves building a new wing on the Benson High School to... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Three more Swift County turkey farms have been hit by the avian influenza bringing the total to five. In all, the county turkey losses have climbed to 529,400.  Final numbers were confirmed Tuesday morning. The third reported farm hit by the disease in Swift County was reported April 29,... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 06/05/15
By Kent Thiesse Farm Management Analyst & Vice President MinnStar Bank Lake Crystal The corn crop in southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa was planted in very rapid fashion during the last half of April, as nearly ideal soil conditions existed in most areas. Crop experts have estimated that... + continue reading
Wednesday, 06/05/15
The KMS softball is having an impressive season, even by its lofty standards.  The Saints won five more games last week, continuing its streak of double-digit scoring this year and continuing its unbeaten season in 2015. The Saints opened up the week with a 16-5, 20-4 doubleheader sweep of... + continue reading
Tuesday, 05/05/15
District 777 voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to decide whether or not an $18.7 million building project will move forward. Bonds to be financed by a tax levy would pay for the construction over a 20-year period. The project involves building a new wing on the Benson High School to... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 06/05/15
The Benson-KMS boys and girls track and field teams hosted the Benson Invitational last Tuesday on the local oval.  Morris Area dominated the girls meet by 60 points over runner-up Montevideo (... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 21/04/15
On May 12, Benson Public Schools is seeking voter approval of an $18.7 million building bond. The project meets the four priority needs that were identified by the school board through staff, student... + continue reading
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by Hege Herfindahl The Terror of Others Globally, it seems 2015 is off to a frightening beginning with terror and mass murder. Last week, I wrote about how we all felt outrage and sorrow over the... + continue reading

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