August 2013

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ESTATE OF ERVIN B. SWINGSETH

ESTATE OF ERVIN B. SWINGSETH

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CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME

CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME
Minnesota Statutes, 333

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Aug
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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES PART 2

SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES PART 2

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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES - PART 1

SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
July 16, 2013

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

AND INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Swift County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing to consider adopting a social host ordinance.
The purpose of said ordinance is to discourage underage possession and consumption of alcohol, even if done within the confines of a private residence, and intends to hold persons criminally responsible who host events or gatherings where persons under 21 years of age possess or consume alcohol regardless of whether the person hosting the event or gathering supplied the alcohol.   
The proposed ordinance is available for public inspection at the office of the Swift County Administrator during regular business hours.
The County Board will conduct a public hearing on the proposed ordinance in the County Board Room, Swift County Courthouse, 301 14th Street N, Benson, Minnesota on August 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.

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Patricia A. Lorsung, age 73, of Alexandria

Patricia A. Lorsung age 73 of Alexandria and formerly of Bemidji, MN died on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at her home.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10AM at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Garfield, MN.  Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church.   A Graveside Service will be held later that day at Calvary Lutheran Cemetery in Bemidji, MN at 3:30PM.

Arrangements are with the Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria.

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Jana Lee (Christenson) Bown, 56, of Elk River, formerly of Benson

Jana Lee (Christenson) Bown, 56, of Elk River, Minnesota passed away Saturday, August 24, 2013 at their river cabin.
A memorial service will be held at Dares Funeral Home in Elk River Thursday, Aug. 29 from 5-7 p.m. and a prayer service to follow.
A memorial service will be held in Benson at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church Saturday, August 31 at 10 a.m. Visitation will be 1/2 hour prior to service. Coffee to follow.
Burial will be at a later date.

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Joseph R. Fennie, Northfield, formerly Benson

Joseph R. Fennie, Northfield, formerly Benson, died on Friday August 23, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Audrey H. (Dahl) Fennie. Daughter - Kristi Hayes of Shakopee, MN and Son - Jon Fennie (Megan) of Bremerton, WA. Granddaughter - Kelly Smerdon of Shakopee. Sister - Marion Nelson of Kenai, AK. Sister-in-law - Eileen Arvesen of Waseca, MN. Also by his nieces and nephews.
 
Joe was born April, 6th 1927 in Red Wing, MN to Joseph and Esther Fennie. He attended Red Wing schools and graduated in 1945. He was active in the music program, drama, cheerleading, rifle club, and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing with his dad. Joe enlisted in the U.S. Navy and entered service in 1945, and served on the USS LCI-R 646 in the Pacific and Japan. After discharge he attended Winona State University, where he was active in band, drama, cheerleading and was president of the student body his senior year.
 

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A Drop of Ink

by Reed Anfinson, Editor - Publisher

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Three-team scrimmage is Saturday

The Benson football team is set to host a three-team scrimmage beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 24 on Brock Field.  Set to take part in the scrimmage are varsity, JV, and possibly ninth grade teams from Benson, KMS, and Montevideo High Schools.  The full-contact scrimmage will start with Benson and Montevideo going at it at 9 a.m., followed by KMS vs. Montevideo, and KMS against Benson.
Each scrimmage will include 25 plays for each offense, including 20 regular plays and the final five from the goalline.  Everyone in the community is invited to watch the free scrimmage.  Benson opened up practice Monday morning with 65 potential players in grades 9-12.
Benson is also set to host Lac qui Parle for a team practice beginning at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 26 under the lights at Brock Field.
The practice will include a scrimmage under the lights for both teams, including specialty and return teams.

 

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