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Summer Rec Softball

Bella Wolter pitches to a teammate during an intra-squad softball scrimmage last Tuesday night at the Northside Rec A

Summer Rec Basketball Camp

Ethan Nash looks for an opening past the defense of Brady Jobgen during a King of the Hill challenge at the boys bask

Let’s play some ball!

Kyra Gronseth (right), one of the coaches, helps a young girl with a catching drill at a recent Summer Rec morning.

Big Shots hold off Quarter After for Swift Fishing title

The Swift Fishing League had the final event of the 2020 season, Thursday night on Lake Reno between Glenwood and Ale

Gymnasts get back in the gym

The Benson Armory has been hosting several gymnastics camps recently.  In the picture above, a young girl gets some h

Three teams within range going into final week of fishing league

Swift Fishing League was on Lake Minnewaska for week 6 of the season.  It had been raining mostly all day, and rained

Sheepshead Slayers has big night . . . Top three teams separated by four points with two lakes to go

Artichoke Lake was the chosen spot for week 5 of the Swift Fishing League.  It was a nice evening, with a decent bree

Benson earns Stingers’ “Share the Glove” $2,000 grant award

Benson Community Education was awarded a $2,000 Willmar Stingers “Share the Glove” grant award.  The Willmar Stingers

BHS grad creates art for park

Ambush Park in Benson has a new attraction thanks to 2019 BHS graduate Jonas Habben.  Jonas, the son of Kentt and Emi

All eyes on the ball.

The first day of Summer Rec baseball and softball took place Monday at the Northside Rec Area with Mark Grussing supe

Ambush Park; a hidden gem in Benson

Ambush Park in Benson is one of the most scenic places around the City of Benson.  Camping has opened up at Ambush Pa

BHS graduate runs virtual half-marathon due to COVID

We all have our stories of how the COVID-19 shutdown affected our lives, Katelyn Tolifson, a 2019 graduate of Benson

Community Ed trying to go ahead with limited schedule

Community Education in Benson is set to open up the summer with summer baseball and summer softball, but many of the

Eleanor Habben and Stacy Johnson earn All-State honors

BHS Band Director Brock Duncan recently informed the Monitor-News that 2020-21 junior Eleanor Habben (All-State Mixed

Painting during the COVID-19 shutdown

Painters with Steve Ricard Painting of Benson work on a house near the Zniewski Funeral Home while wearing face masks

BHS seniors: Not the ending they had in mind

By John Fragodt
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