Elaine Mitteness, in red shirt at left, has been instrumental in reviving the Swift County Fair. She was behind starting the My Dolly & Me contest, which has been growing in popularity each year.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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“The fair is kind of a way of life for me,” Elaine Mitteness of Benson said last week as the Monitor-News interviewed her about winning the Minnesota Federation of County Fairs Fair Person of the Year for District 7. Mitteness, who has served 23 years on the Swift County Fair board of... + continue reading
Layton Connelly picks up a loose ball for a steal during a win over KMS last week as Tanner Rohner (11) follows up the play., Weston Gjerde (left) had a couple of big games for the Saints last week with 15 points one game and 10 assists the next.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The KMS boys basketball team played some of its best basketball of the season last week, but still came out on the losing end of three Camden games at Prinsburg last Monday night (69-30), at home to Renville County West in Murdock, Friday (64-50), and at Atwater-CGC, Saturday (87-64). To keep... + continue reading
In one of the best matches of the contest, KMS’ Derek Krieger and Benson’s Grant Ascheman lock up in front of the Benson bench.  Ascheman went on to win the match 3-0.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Benson wrestling team ended the regular-season with a 6-11 record after losing a non-conference match to KMS, Friday night in Kerkhoven, 57-9.  One night later, the Braves competed at the Morris Invitational, placing fourth of eight teams and also earning three individual titles by Hunter... + continue reading
All eyes are on the loose rebound, including those of Amanda Nissen (middle), Danielle Himley (with mask), and Megan Amundson (right).
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Benson girls basketball team dropped three games last week, including non-conference losses to NLS at home last Monday night, 62-37, and a loss at Litchfield, Saturday, 57-33, sandwiched around a 69-32 thumping by Minnewaska Area in WCC play, Thursday night in Benson. To keep up on all the... + continue reading
Elaine Mitteness, in red shirt at left, has been instrumental in reviving the Swift County Fair. She was behind starting the My Dolly & Me contest, which has been growing in popularity each year.
Layton Connelly picks up a loose ball for a steal during a win over KMS last week as Tanner Rohner (11) follows up the play., Weston Gjerde (left) had a couple of big games for the Saints last week with 15 points one game and 10 assists the next.
In one of the best matches of the contest, KMS’ Derek Krieger and Benson’s Grant Ascheman lock up in front of the Benson bench.  Ascheman went on to win the match 3-0.
All eyes are on the loose rebound, including those of Amanda Nissen (middle), Danielle Himley (with mask), and Megan Amundson (right).

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Elaine Mitteness, in red shirt at left, has been instrumental in reviving the Swift County Fair. She was behind starting the My Dolly & Me contest, which has been growing in popularity each year.
Wednesday, 10/02/16
“The fair is kind of a way of life for me,” Elaine Mitteness of Benson said last week as the Monitor-News interviewed her about winning the Minnesota Federation of County Fairs Fair Person of the Year for District 7. Mitteness, who has served 23 years on the Swift County Fair board of... + continue reading
Layton Connelly picks up a loose ball for a steal during a win over KMS last week as Tanner Rohner (11) follows up the play., Weston Gjerde (left) had a couple of big games for the Saints last week with 15 points one game and 10 assists the next.
Wednesday, 10/02/16
The KMS boys basketball team played some of its best basketball of the season last week, but still came out on the losing end of three Camden games at Prinsburg last Monday night (69-30), at home to Renville County West in Murdock, Friday (64-50), and at Atwater-CGC, Saturday (87-64). To keep... + continue reading
In one of the best matches of the contest, KMS’ Derek Krieger and Benson’s Grant Ascheman lock up in front of the Benson bench.  Ascheman went on to win the match 3-0.
Wednesday, 10/02/16
The Benson wrestling team ended the regular-season with a 6-11 record after losing a non-conference match to KMS, Friday night in Kerkhoven, 57-9.  One night later, the Braves competed at the Morris Invitational, placing fourth of eight teams and also earning three individual titles by Hunter... + continue reading
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