Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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Ed Pederson and Grant Herfindahl will face off for the District 2 Swift County Commission seat in November after placing first and second in last Tuesday’s primary. Nancy Loen finished third was eliminated from the race.  Peterson received 138 votes with Herfindahl getting 68 and Loen 21... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar was in Benson Sunday evening to meet with representatives of the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC). While the discussion focused on ethanol, the subjects covered varied from biofuels, to propane shortages, to filling the need for workers in rural communities, to... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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Four school board seats will be up for election during the District 777 Board of Education election, Tuesday, Nov. 4.  The filing period for filing for a school board seat opened July 29 and will close Tuesday, Aug. 12 (can withdraw by Aug. 14). Al Pagel, Gary Williams, and Bill McGeary are... + continue reading
Friday, August 1, 2014
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The 117th annual Swift County Fair is set to begin Wednesday, Aug. 13 and continue through Sunday, Aug. 17 at the Swift County Fairgrounds in Appleton.  Everyone in the county is invited to attend the Swift County Fair, which highlights the communities of Benson, Clontarf, Danvers, Kerkhoven,... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 13/08/14
Ed Pederson and Grant Herfindahl will face off for the District 2 Swift County Commission seat in November after placing first and second in last Tuesday’s primary. Nancy Loen finished third was eliminated from the race.  Peterson received 138 votes with Herfindahl getting 68 and Loen 21... + continue reading
Wednesday, 06/08/14
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar was in Benson Sunday evening to meet with representatives of the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC). While the discussion focused on ethanol, the subjects covered varied from biofuels, to propane shortages, to filling the need for workers in rural communities, to... + continue reading
Wednesday, 06/08/14
Four school board seats will be up for election during the District 777 Board of Education election, Tuesday, Nov. 4.  The filing period for filing for a school board seat opened July 29 and will close Tuesday, Aug. 12 (can withdraw by Aug. 14). Al Pagel, Gary Williams, and Bill McGeary are... + continue reading
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