Dan Enderson, Kory Johnson, Ben Wilcox, Terri Collins, Jerry Peterson, Ron Laycock, Kurt Waldbillig, Donna Force, Tom Anderson, Marlys Boone, Mark Frank, and Bob Hoberg help break ground for Scandi Haven Village last Wednesday. They represented hospital staff, board of governors, the City of Benson, Scofield Place, and the Sonsteng Foundation.
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Assisted living-memory care facility already has more people interested than beds available Ground was broken last Wednesday afternoon for Scandi Haven Village, a 46-unit assisted living facility with 18 units dedicated to memory care. It will be constructed south of Scofield Place and east... + continue reading
Built in 1984-85, the Swift County Law Enforcement Center and Jail closely matches the historic courthouse. The LEC would be torn down with a two-story, 35,000-square-foot building replacing it., An architect’s drawing of how the new facility would be placed.
Friday, April 13, 2018
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Jail, sheriff, county attorney, 6W Corrections, human services under one roof If the Swift County Board of Commissioners goes ahead with building a new multi-agency building on the west side of the courthouse, there are several ways in which it can pay for it. All of its options call for... + continue reading
Swift County-Benson Health Services CEO Kurt Waldbillig listens to U.S. 7th District Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-Detroit Lakes, talk about trying to get things done in Washington, D.C., that protects rural hospitals and communities. Peterson was in town March 28 to meet with local leaders and businesses.
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You think Washington, D.C., looks bad on television and in the news reports you read – it is actually much, much worse, U.S. 7th District Rep. Collin Peterson said during a trip to Benson last Wednesday. Extreme positions on both sides are leading to nothing getting done in Congress,... + continue reading
Kayla (Svor) Carlson (back row, far left), a 2004 Benson High School graduate and daughter of Steve and Gail Svor, spoke to members of the Benson softball recently during a team-building event.
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Kayla (Svor) Carlson (back row, far left), a 2004 Benson High School graduate and daughter of Steve and Gail Svor, spoke to members of the Benson softball recently during a team-building event.  She spent time with the players, discussing goal setting and teamwork, being flexible with what you... + continue reading
Dan Enderson, Kory Johnson, Ben Wilcox, Terri Collins, Jerry Peterson, Ron Laycock, Kurt Waldbillig, Donna Force, Tom Anderson, Marlys Boone, Mark Frank, and Bob Hoberg help break ground for Scandi Haven Village last Wednesday. They represented hospital staff, board of governors, the City of Benson, Scofield Place, and the Sonsteng Foundation.
Built in 1984-85, the Swift County Law Enforcement Center and Jail closely matches the historic courthouse. The LEC would be torn down with a two-story, 35,000-square-foot building replacing it., An architect’s drawing of how the new facility would be placed.
Swift County-Benson Health Services CEO Kurt Waldbillig listens to U.S. 7th District Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-Detroit Lakes, talk about trying to get things done in Washington, D.C., that protects rural hospitals and communities. Peterson was in town March 28 to meet with local leaders and businesses.
Kayla (Svor) Carlson (back row, far left), a 2004 Benson High School graduate and daughter of Steve and Gail Svor, spoke to members of the Benson softball recently during a team-building event.

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Built in 1984-85, the Swift County Law Enforcement Center and Jail closely matches the historic courthouse. The LEC would be torn down with a two-story, 35,000-square-foot building replacing it., An architect’s drawing of how the new facility would be placed.
Friday, 13/04/18
Jail, sheriff, county attorney, 6W Corrections, human services under one roof If the Swift County Board of Commissioners goes ahead with building a new multi-agency building on the west side of the courthouse, there are several ways in which it can pay for it. All of its options call for... + continue reading
Ground will be broken next Wednesday for construction of a new assisted living-memory care facility next to Swift County-Benson Health Services. It should be open for business by February 2019.
Friday, 30/03/18
Swift County-Benson Health Services (SCBHS) will break ground Wednesday, April 4, at 10:30 a.m. for its new assisted living and memory care facility. To be constructed just south of Scofield Place and east of the clinic and hospital, Scandi Haven Village will be a 46-unit assisted living facility... + continue reading
Sticky notes stating good things about BHS and its challenges were sorted into categories at a Feb. 19 meeting attended by parents, grandparents, coaches, teachers, and interested District 777 residents. The primary objective of the meeting was to look for ways to improve the competitiveness of the high school’s athletic programs.
Friday, 02/03/18
A group of 45 Benson Public Schools residents attended a two-and-a-half hour meeting Feb. 19 hoping to find solutions for improving the performance of athletic programs that have been struggling for years now. It’s not all about winning, those at the meeting agreed, but Benson High School... + continue reading
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Kayla (Svor) Carlson (back row, far left), a 2004 Benson High School graduate and daughter of Steve and Gail Svor, spoke to members of the Benson softball recently during a team-building event.
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