Small town theaters face bleak future without help

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined index: taxonomy_term in similarterms_taxonomy_node_get_terms() (line 518 of /home/swiftcounty/www/www/sites/all/modules/similarterms/similarterms.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 0 in similarterms_list() (line 221 of /home/swiftcounty/www/www/sites/all/modules/similarterms/similarterms.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 1 in similarterms_list() (line 222 of /home/swiftcounty/www/www/sites/all/modules/similarterms/similarterms.module).
admin's picture

By Reed Anfinson
Swift County Monitor-News

At its late April meeting, the Benson Economic Development Commission (EDA) approved a $5,000 loan for Tim Kletscher, owner of the DeMarce Theatre, for operating and other expenses.

The loan will be combined with a $3,000 EDA note balance on an earlier loan, bringing the total to $8,000. The note is to be financed over five years at a 4 percent interest rate.

At the meeting, Kletscher told the EDA that he has put $4,500 of his own income earned as a Benson elementary school teacher into the business recently. Further, his tax return will be going to pay bills at the theatre. Meanwhile, he is taking nothing out of the business...

For more on this story, and to keep up on all the latest in area sports, subscribe to the Swift County Monitor-News print edition or our PDF internet edition. Call 320-843-4111 and you can get all the local news and sports delivered to you!


Rate this article: 
No votes yet