Low areas in fields in western Minnesota were turned into ponds Monday as thunderstorms brought more than 3 inches of rain.
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Thunderstorms forming and reforming over South Dakota, then making their way through western Minnesota during the morning and early afternoon Monday, brought just over 3 inches of rain to the Benson area. Monday’s rainfall was 3.1 inches and brought June’s total to 4.4 inches, one... + continue reading
Since it was constructed in the mid-1990s, the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company has received its grain from Glacial Plains Cooperative, which constructed its grain handling facilty adjacent to the plant. The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that CVEC can end what GPC thought was a permanent contract.
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Minnesota’s Supreme Court ruled June 6 that the contract for corn supply between the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC) and Glacial Plains Cooperative (GPC) is not of perpetual duration, overturning an earlier ruling from both the 8th Judicial District Court and state Court of Appeals... + continue reading
Pictured from left to right at the Section 5A Golf Meet at Eagle Creek were Benson girls golf coach Adam Jensen, Katelyn Young, Danielle Reuss, Stacy Johnson, Alissa Maurer, Anna Samuelson, and Ben Peterson., Alissa Maurer, an eighth-grader, earned All-Conference for the girls golf team in 2018.
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Lac qui Parle followed up its 340 first-day total with a 336 during the Section 5A Finals, Wednesday, May 30 at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Willmar to win the Section 5A girls golf title by 65 strokes over runnerup BBE. Minneota finished third with an 809 total, while Benson was fourth with an 841... + continue reading
Eric Hoium led the Braves in wins and also was one of three Benson-KMS players named to the All-Conference team for 2018.
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The Benson-KMS boys tennis team ended the season with a 2-11 overall record, which also included a 2-3 mark within the WCC.  Minnewaska Area won the WCC title this season with a 5-0 record, followed by YME (4-1), LQP-DB (3-2), Benson-KMS (2-3), Montevideo (1-4), and MACCRAY (0-5). Junior Eric... + continue reading
Low areas in fields in western Minnesota were turned into ponds Monday as thunderstorms brought more than 3 inches of rain.
Since it was constructed in the mid-1990s, the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company has received its grain from Glacial Plains Cooperative, which constructed its grain handling facilty adjacent to the plant. The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that CVEC can end what GPC thought was a permanent contract.
Pictured from left to right at the Section 5A Golf Meet at Eagle Creek were Benson girls golf coach Adam Jensen, Katelyn Young, Danielle Reuss, Stacy Johnson, Alissa Maurer, Anna Samuelson, and Ben Peterson., Alissa Maurer, an eighth-grader, earned All-Conference for the girls golf team in 2018.
Eric Hoium led the Braves in wins and also was one of three Benson-KMS players named to the All-Conference team for 2018.

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Marv Garbe, chair of the Montevideo Regional Veterans Home Committee, along with Montevideo Assistant City Manager Angie Steinbach and District 17A Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, dicussed bonding approved for the facility during the 2018 Minnesota Legislative session.
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By Reed Anfinson Publisher   This story starts with a quarter at the Benson Bakery, an old jukebox, and a child’s memory of great times growing up in the city. “When I was a kid here in Benson more than just a few of us would go the bakery like big shots and order something... + continue reading
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Claire Ricard earned MVP honors for the girls track team in 2018.  She is pictured above competing at the sub-section meet at Minnewaska Area two weeks ago.
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