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Lynn G. Knutson March 31, 1950 • January 28, 2022

Lynn G. Knutson, 71, of Swift Falls, Minnesota, passed away Friday morning, January 28, 2022, at his home in Camp Lake Township. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m.  at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Swift Falls,  Tuesday, February 1, 2022, and continued Wednesday, February 2, 2022, from 1-2 p.m., followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m.
Lynn Gerald Knutson was born March 31, 1950, the son of Gerald Willard and Gloria Nelson Knutson. He was baptized April 23, 1950, at St. Pauli’s Lutheran Church and he was confirmed at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. He grew up in the Benson, Minnesota area and attended Benson Schools graduating in 1968. He then attended Alexandria Technical college.

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Avis E. Bryduck February 10, 1934 • January 26, 2022

Avis Edell Bryduck, 87, of Benson, Minnesota, passed away January 26, 2022. A memorial service is being planned for the spring of 2022.
Avis was born February 10, 1934, to Fred and Manda (Haug) Lieberg in Badger, Minnesota. After graduating from Williams High School in 1952, she went on to become a telephone operator in Grand Forks, ND.
Avis met Walter Sidney Bryduck in high school and they became a match truly made in heaven. June 25, 1955, they married, and went on to have six children: Marty, Lori, Jeffery, Terri, Susan and Leslie.
In addition to being a dedicated and loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother, Avis also loved sewing, knitting, crocheting, painting, puzzling, playing cards, travelling, and getting together with family and friends. Throughout her entire life, she held an unwavering faith in God, which she shared with those who surrounded her.

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Upate email Reed Anfinson

Due to issues with our Charter email account, I've recently added the email - reed@swiftcountymonitor.com. It is the most reliable email address to use to contact me.

Reed Anfinson, publisher/owner, Swift County Monitor-News

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Orlen L. Pangrac July 28, 1931 • January 24, 2022

Orlen L. Pangrac, 90, of Benson, Minnesota died Monday morning, January 24, 2022 at Scandi Haven Village in Benson. Visitation was held Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Benson from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11 am. Interment was  in the Benson City Cemetery.
Orlen LeRoy Pangrec was born July 28, 1931, the son of John and Frances Ukasick in Cudahy, Wisconsin. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. He grew up in Cudahy, Wisconsin and in Lakefield and Jackson, Minnesota. He graduated from Lakefield High School and then attended Vets Ag school in Morris, Minnesota. He served our country by joining the United States Army from 1952 to 1954 during the Korean war. He served in the National Guard until 1976.

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Dennis M. Peterson October 23, 2003 • January 24, 2022

Dennis Mathew Peterson, 18, of Benson, Minnesota died  Monday morning, January 24, 2022 at his home in Benson. Visitation was held Monday, January 31, 2022 at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by the memorial service at 11:00 a.m.
Dennis Mathew Peterson was born in Hastings, Minnesota, October 23, 2003, the son of Vernon Peterson and Kimberly Hesse. He was baptized January 4, 2004, by the Rev Richard Stadler at St. James Lutheran Church in West St. Paul. He lived in Benson  and attended Hancock High School. He worked at Burger King in Benson.
Dennis enjoyed playing the piano, video games, and computers. He loved music and wanted to share his creative and artistic abilities by attending auto body pin striping school.  He was called from this life Monday morning   January 24, 2022, at his home in Benson. He was 18 years, three months, and one day old.

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NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF SWIFT    
EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 76-CV-21-319
Paul David Osborne,
    Plaintiff,
v.

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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES January 4, 2022

County Auditor Kim Saterbak called the organizational meeting to order at 9:00 AM with all Commissioners present as well as Administrator Kelsey Baker, County Attorney Danielle Olson, Terri Orr and a few members from the public.
Auditor Saterbak asked for nominations for Chair of the Board.  Commissioner Hendrickx nominated Commissioner Fox.  Auditor Saterbak asked for additional nominations.
Commissioner Rudningen moved nomination cease and a unanimous ballot be cast. Motion carried unanimously and Commissioner Fox was named Board Chair for 2022. (Resolution 22-01-01)
Auditor Saterbak asked for nominations for Vice Chair of the Board.  Chairman Fox nominated Commissioner P. Peterson. Auditor Saterbak asked for additional nominations.
Commissioner Rudningen moved nomination cease and a unanimous ballot be cast. Motion carried unanimously and Commissioner P. Peterson was named Board Vice Chair for 2022. (Resolution 22-01-02)

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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES Record of Executive Session December 30, 2021

Date Convened: Thursday December 30, 2021
Time Convened: 10:00 AM
Time Adjourned: 10:32 AM
Members Present: Commissioners Fox, Hendrickx, Edward Pederson, Peter Peterson, and Rudningen
Members Absent: None
Also Present: County Administrator Kelsey Baker
Purpose: To evaluate the performance of an individual who is subject to its authority pursuant to Minnesota Stature 13D.05, Subd 3 for a scheduled annual performance review of County Administrator Kelsey Baker
Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner E. Pederson seconded to go into closed Session. Motion carried unanimously.
Chairman Fox called the executive session to order at 10:00 AM with all members present as well as County Administrator Kelsey Baker. The Board discussed Kelsey’s performance review, goals, and what was completed in 2021.  The board took no actions at the meeting.

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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES December 30, 2021

All members present.
Chairman Fox called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM. Also present: County Administrator Kelsey Baker, County Sheriff John Holtz and Terri Orr.
Commissioner E. Pederson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.
Consider approval of Minutes from December 8, 2021 Regular Meeting.
Consider approval of Day Care Grants.
Commissioner Hendrickx moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried unanimously.
Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner E. Pederson seconded to approve the Commissioner Warrants and review Auditor Warrants. Motion carried unanimously.

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Braves earn two close wins at quadrangular

The Benson wrestling is down to its last few meets before commencing with the postseason playoffs.  The Braves improved to 10-10 overall last week with two wins and a loss at the Benson quadrangular last Tuesday night.
Benson edged NLS (37-35) and also beat Sauk Centre-Melrose (42-31) while also losing a close match with ACGC (37-36).  Three teams each finished 2-1 to tie for the Benson quadrangular title.
The Braves also wrestled at the NLS Invitational, Friday, placing seventh of 10 teams in a meet won by No. 1 ranked BBE.
Thomas Dineen placed first for Benson at the NLS Invitational and Max Nygaard was second.  Dineen is 31-0 for the season and recently moved into tie with Jared Knutson in second place on the all-time Benson wins list with 138 career victories, trailing only Ryan Thompson’s 170 wins.

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