Thursday, December 7, 2017
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Shortly after 3 p.m., Wednesday, the Swift County-Benson Health Services ambulance, Benson Fire Department and Benson Police Department responded to an emergency call that a man had fallen at the Benson Power, LLC, plant. According to the Benson police report released Friday morning, life-saving... + continue reading
Buffers protect waters from chemical runoff and sediment that accumulates due to erosion. Swift County is working on its buffer ordinance that will put it in compliance with state law.
Friday, December 1, 2017
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Swift County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the first reading of a county proposed buffer ordinance at its meeting Nov. 21. A second reading of the proposed law is set for the county board’s Tuesday, Dec. 5, meeting, which will be in the Benson City Council chambers... + continue reading
Swift County 4-H youth are a big part of the future of the Swift County Fair.
Friday, December 1, 2017
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Swift County’s Fair has been improving every year as it becomes one of the premier county fairs in western Minnesota. By some accounts, 2017’s fair was the best in years featuring what might have been one of the biggest crowds ever as an estimated 5,000 to 6,000 fans packed into and... + continue reading
Anna Samuelson (right), Riley Grube (second from right) and other members of the BHS trombone section perform during the Veteran’s Day program Nov. 13.  Members of the BHS music department will be busy this month with Holiday concerts.
Friday, December 1, 2017
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The 6th-8th, and 9th-12th grade holiday band concerts are set for Monday, Dec. 4, while the Holiday Choir Concert is set for Monday, Dec. 11, and the elementary holiday programs are set for Thursday and Friday, Dec. 7-8....   Pictured: Anna Samuelson (right), Riley Grube (second from right)... + continue reading
Buffers protect waters from chemical runoff and sediment that accumulates due to erosion. Swift County is working on its buffer ordinance that will put it in compliance with state law.
Swift County 4-H youth are a big part of the future of the Swift County Fair.
Anna Samuelson (right), Riley Grube (second from right) and other members of the BHS trombone section perform during the Veteran’s Day program Nov. 13.  Members of the BHS music department will be busy this month with Holiday concerts.

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Thursday, 07/12/17
Shortly after 3 p.m., Wednesday, the Swift County-Benson Health Services ambulance, Benson Fire Department and Benson Police Department responded to an emergency call that a man had fallen at the Benson Power, LLC, plant. According to the Benson police report released Friday morning, life-saving... + continue reading
Swift County 4-H youth are a big part of the future of the Swift County Fair.
Friday, 01/12/17
Swift County’s Fair has been improving every year as it becomes one of the premier county fairs in western Minnesota. By some accounts, 2017’s fair was the best in years featuring what might have been one of the biggest crowds ever as an estimated 5,000 to 6,000 fans packed into and... + continue reading
District 777’s Board of Education listened to parent Angela Nissen outline what she feels are the challenges facing Benson High School athletic programs at its meeting Monday night. She asked the school board to take action to ensure the persistent losing records of some teams is addressed. School Board Members are, from left, Bill McGeary, Chair Chad Payne, (Supt. Dennis Laumeyer,) Paul Carruth, Mary K.W. Langan, and Gary Williams.
Friday, 24/11/17
Nissen says accountability and leadership needed By Reed Anfinson Publisher Swift County Monitor-News   Nearly 30 people attended Monday night’s District 777 Board of Education meeting for a discussion on the state of Benson High School athletics; only one was allowed to... + continue reading
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