July 2013

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11
Jul
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Gertrude I. Simonson, of Benson, age 91

Gertrude I. Simonson, of Benson, age 91, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, July 10, 2013, at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck.
 
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 13, at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson, with Rev. Seth Novak officiating.  Burial will be in the Benson City Cemetery.
 
Friends may call for one hour prior to the service at the Church.

Mon
08
Jul
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Wayne H. Davidson, age 69 of Ramsey

Wayne H. Davidson, age 69 of Ramsey.  Preceded in death by parents, Harry & Doris Davidson and infant sister. 30 year Employee of US West(Qwest), Member of MSRA, and loved to fish. He will be deeply missed by his children, Stacy (Kurt) Carlson, Jason (Tonia), Nick (Jessica LaRousch); grandchildren, Ryan, Nathan, Josie, Shyla, Jenna, Bo; significant other, Sue Swanson; sisters, Carol Davidson, Nancy Searcy; nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Memorial Service, 2 PM Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Methven-Taylor Funeral Home, 850 East Main Street, Anoka, with visitation starting at NOON.

Wed
03
Jul
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Leonard Lloyd Laurance Mills, Jr., age 67, of Benson

Leonard Lloyd Laurance Mills, Jr., age 67, of Benson (formerly of Clontarf), died Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at the Swift County Benson Hospital.
 
Services:  Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the St. Malachy Catholic Church in Clontarf, with Father William Sprigler officiating.
 
Visitation: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2013 at the St. Malachy Catholic Church in Clontarf, with a Parish Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m.  Visitation will continue at the St. Malachy Catholic Church for one hour prior to the service.
 
Arrangements are with the Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson, MN.  www.zniewskifuneralhome.com

Wed
03
Jul
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Donald Gordon Nelson, 80, of Hot Springs, SD

Donald Gordon Nelson, 80, of Hot Springs, SD, passed away  May 8, 2013, at the VA Medical Center in Hot Springs.
Donald was born September 19, 1932, in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, to Anton and Emma (Olson) Nelson. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1953 until his honorable discharge in 1955.
Donald is survived by his special friend, Verta Krcil of Hot Springs, and a sister, Lila Johnson of Benson, Minnesota.
Memorial services were held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 17, 2013, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Hot Springs, SD, with Fr. Tim Hoag officiating.
Interment was held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2013, at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD.
Arrangements were placed in the care of McColley’s Chapel of the Hills in Hot Springs.
Written Condolences may be made at www.mccolleyschapels.com.

Wed
03
Jul
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given that the Swift County Highway Department will be holding a Public Hearing in Benson, Minnesota, at the County Commissioner’s Room of the Swift County Courthouse, on July 16th, 2013, at 11:30 A.M. on the tentative County Road System Improvement Program in accordance with the Minnesota Department of Transportation Action Plan.
The County Highway Engineer will present for the County Board’s approval, a tentative County Road System Improvement Program for 2013 through 2017.  Pertinent information relating to the Improvement Program will be available for public inspection.    
Written statements and other exhibits in place of, or in addition to, oral statements will be accepted at the hearing and will be made part of the official record.

Andrew C. Sander
Swift County Engineer
7-3-1c
 

Wed
03
Jul
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SUMMARY MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING • SWIFT COUNTY COMMUNITY SOCIAL SERVICE BOARD • 5-21-2013

Chair Hendrickx called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. at the Human Services office.
Members present include Joe Fox, Gary Hendrickx, Gary Klemm, Pete Peterson, and Eric Rudningen.
County staff present include Brennan Hagen (intern), Gary Jensen, Jody Tolifson, Kim Saterbak, Linda  Erhardt, Lorri Pederson, Mike Pogge-Weaver, Teresa Guest, and Deanna Steckman.
A change was made to the agenda. Regular meeting minutes of 4-16-2013 were reviewed. Administrative bills for the amount of $184,247 and Social Service Payment System bills for the amount of $162,706 were presented. The Summary of Financial Accounts report for the past month was reviewed. The end of April operating balance was reported at $492,189. MOTION by Klemm second by Fox to approve the consent agenda. Motion approved.

Wed
03
Jul
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Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds
Small Cities Development Program
State of Minnesota
July 3, 2013

City of Benson, Minnesota
1410 Kansas Avenue
Benson, MN 56215

Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission
323 West Schlieman Avenue
Benson, MN 56208-1299
Phone 320-289-1981

TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSONS:
On or about July 11, 2013 the City of Benson will request the Business and Community Development Division, Small Cities Development Program, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), to release federal funds under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended (P.L. 98-181) for the following project:

Wed
03
Jul
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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.

Wed
03
Jul
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:
There will be a meeting of the Swift County Board of Adjustment on Monday, July 15, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room of the Swift County Courthouse, 301 14th St. No., Benson, MN to consider the following:

Wed
03
Jul
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View From A Prairie Home

by Hege Herfindahl

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