Friday, December 15, 2017
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Apparent terroristic threats on social media by an individual caused the evacuation of Benson HIgh School's gymnasium as people were watching a boys basketball game against ACGC Friday evening. The evacuation was handled quickly with no incidents with the help of the Benson Police Department... + continue reading
Abbie Mitteness (right) drives around a Minnewaska Area defender during the Braves’ 55-44 loss to the Lakers last week in Benson.  Benson came back three nights later to claim a 59-36 win over Paynesville on the home court.
Friday, December 15, 2017
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The Benson girls basketball team snapped a long losing streak with a 59-36 victory over Paynesville, Friday night at home.  The Braves had opened up the week with a 55-44 loss to Minnewaska Area last Tuesday night and also lost to BOLD, Thursday, by a 73-43 score, but that was all forgotten... + continue reading
Makenna Kelley twists and flips her way over the vault during a home meet in Benson last week.  Kelley, a ninth-grader from KMS, placed third in the all-around with a score of 33.475 and was also fifth on the vault.
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The Benson-KMS gymnastics team continued its strong start to the 2017-18 season with a 131.675-121.975 victory over Marshall during a home meet at the Benson Armory, Thursday night.  Mariah Ahrndt won four of the five individual titles and teammate Makenna Kelley added a tie for first in the... + continue reading
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
Abbie Mitteness (right) drives around a Minnewaska Area defender during the Braves’ 55-44 loss to the Lakers last week in Benson.  Benson came back three nights later to claim a 59-36 win over Paynesville on the home court.
Makenna Kelley twists and flips her way over the vault during a home meet in Benson last week.  Kelley, a ninth-grader from KMS, placed third in the all-around with a score of 33.475 and was also fifth on the vault.

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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
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Abbie Mitteness (right) drives around a Minnewaska Area defender during the Braves’ 55-44 loss to the Lakers last week in Benson.  Benson came back three nights later to claim a 59-36 win over Paynesville on the home court.
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