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Wed
31
Aug
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Swift County reassesses its building plans

By Reed Anfinson

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed how it was providing services to Swift County residents, the board of commissioners was considering adding onto human services building.

Wed
31
Aug
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Vietnam vet Grossman honored for his service

By Reed Anfinson

Publisher

Clete Grossman, a Vietnam veteran of Benson, was honored Saturday evening by the Wood-N-Hearts organization for his military service. 

Wed
31
Aug
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Benson city manager finalists include S.D. secretary of state

By Reed Anfinson

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Last June, when the search for a new Benson city manager came up empty, the city council had one request of Liza Donabauer, a management consultant with David Drown and Associates (DDA): “Find us a city manager.”

Wed
31
Aug
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June to August period third driest, so far

By Reed Anfinson

Publisher

August is ending with the Benson area again seeing below average rainfall. The month brought 2.58 inches of rain to Benson, 88 hundredths of an inch below the average of 3.46 inches.

Wed
24
Aug
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Westrom says he established residency in new district

By Reed Anfinson

Publisher

Editor’s Note: Torrey Westrom’s residency challenge will be before the state Supreme Court  Wednesday, Aug. 24.

Wed
24
Aug
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OHV Park is awarded $1 million ARP grant

By Reed Anfinson

Publisher

The Appleton Area Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Park has been awarded a $1 million federal American Rescue Plan grant to support local tourism and outdoor recreation sector by facilitating improvements to the park.

Wed
24
Aug
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Storm damage abatement requests coming in slowly

By Reed Anfinson

Publisher

Swift County’s Board of Commissioners approved property tax abatements totaling $8,579 last Tuesday for those who had buildings damaged in powerful spring storms.

Wed
17
Aug
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Hanson a leader in nurturing girls sports at Benson High School

By Mitchell Levesque

Reporter

Swift County Monitor-News

Wed
17
Aug
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Westrom residency challenged before Supreme Court

By Reed Anfinson

Publisher 

Whether or not Sen. Torrey Westrom has legally established residency in the new District 12 and can remain on the Nov. 8 ballot is now before the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Wed
17
Aug
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City of Benson offering refunds on pool passes

By Reed Anfinson

Publisher

With the season cut short at the Benson Family Aquatic Center due to a massive leak in the pool that has yet to be found, the Benson City Council took action Monday evening to reimburse those who had bought season passes.

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