Tuesday, August 18, 2015
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Swift County’s 118th annual fair gets underway Wednesday and continues through Sunday at the Swift County Fairgrounds in Appleton. The fair features quality, free entertainment each day, 4-H competitions, a Ranch Rodeo, and a carnival with games and rides. See the full schedule of events at... + continue reading
Friday, August 14, 2015
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A bridge inspection project is set to start Tuesday, Aug. 18 on Minnesota Highway 40 from Milan to the junction of Highway 119. The bridge will be closed. A detour will go into effect on Aug. 18 at 6:30 a.m.  The detour route is listed below. - Traveling west on Highway 40:  in Milan... + continue reading
Friday, August 14, 2015
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The Benson football team is set to open up the 2015 season at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 22 at Eden Valley-Watkins.  The Saturday game is the first of many firsts for the Braves, who will have played three games before the start of school, Tuesday, Sept. 8. EVW is hosting a state amateur... + continue reading
Thursday, August 13, 2015
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It seems as if there are a lot of Benson’s elms this summer with a bright orange X painted across their trunks. The large, stately shade trees are showing the signs of Dutch elm disease – wilted leaves that are turning brown and yellow, curling in and falling. This past week Tree... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 18/08/15
Swift County’s 118th annual fair gets underway Wednesday and continues through Sunday at the Swift County Fairgrounds in Appleton. The fair features quality, free entertainment each day, 4-H competitions, a Ranch Rodeo, and a carnival with games and rides. See the full schedule of events at... + continue reading
Friday, 14/08/15
A bridge inspection project is set to start Tuesday, Aug. 18 on Minnesota Highway 40 from Milan to the junction of Highway 119. The bridge will be closed. A detour will go into effect on Aug. 18 at 6:30 a.m.  The detour route is listed below. - Traveling west on Highway 40:  in Milan... + continue reading
Friday, 14/08/15
The Benson football team is set to open up the 2015 season at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 22 at Eden Valley-Watkins.  The Saturday game is the first of many firsts for the Braves, who will have played three games before the start of school, Tuesday, Sept. 8. EVW is hosting a state amateur... + continue reading
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The Benson football team is set to open up the 2015 season at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 22 at Eden Valley-Watkins.  The Saturday game is the first of many firsts for the Braves, who will have... + continue reading

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