Winds gusting to 44 mph April 20, 2015, raced across fields in western Minnesota lifting soil into the air - some of that soil may have contained the avian influenza virus spreading it to turkey and chicken barns., Workers foam a turkey barn last spring to euthanize diseased birds.
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April and May saw very strong winds while farmers worked their fields Editor’s note: Information for this story is from Minnesota Public Radio and the Swift County Monitor-News. Farmers who actively tilled fields near turkey barns in the early days of Minnesota’s avian influenza... + continue reading
Pictured are the 10 Snow Week royalty candidates for Benson High School’s 2016 Snow Week celebration.
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Benson High School is set to celebrate its annual Snow Week the week of Monday, Feb. 8 through Saturday, Feb. 13.  The theme of this year’s Snow Week celebration is “Love is in the Air.” Snow Week coronation is set for 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 8 in the Jr. High Auditorium,... + continue reading
Braves boys basketball team tops KMS
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The Benson boys basketball team picked up two non-conference wins last week to improve to 8-10 overall. The Braves opened up the week with an 88-80 loss to ACGC, but Benson bounced back with a 75-62 win at KMS, last Tuesday Night, and a 75-52 home win against YME, Friday. To keep up on all the... + continue reading
A Marshall skater (right) skates around the back of the net before being stopped on a shot by MBA goalie Abbey Hoffman as Nicole Berens (16) skates over to help out.
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The MBA Lady Storm are set to open up the playoffs, Thursday (tomorrow) with a Section 6A quarterfinal game at Prairie Centre or Fergus Falls. MBA fell to Marshall last Tuesday in Benson, 7-2, and was also set to close out the regular-season with a game at Northern Lakes (Pequot Lakes), but... + continue reading
Winds gusting to 44 mph April 20, 2015, raced across fields in western Minnesota lifting soil into the air - some of that soil may have contained the avian influenza virus spreading it to turkey and chicken barns., Workers foam a turkey barn last spring to euthanize diseased birds.
Pictured are the 10 Snow Week royalty candidates for Benson High School’s 2016 Snow Week celebration.
Braves boys basketball team tops KMS
A Marshall skater (right) skates around the back of the net before being stopped on a shot by MBA goalie Abbey Hoffman as Nicole Berens (16) skates over to help out.

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April and May saw very strong winds while farmers worked their fields Editor’s note: Information for this story is from Minnesota Public Radio and the Swift County Monitor-News. Farmers who actively tilled fields near turkey barns in the early days of Minnesota’s avian influenza... + continue reading
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