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Vacation leads to Ascheman’s building successful business that grew through 50 years

Fifty years ago Ron and Donna Ascheman packed up their kids in the car and headed out of Minneapolis for a week’s vac

CVEC celebrating 20 years helping farmers, area

It started as the dream of a farmer and rural electric co-op manager.

SCBH seeks ways to finance assisted living facility

Swift County-Benson Hospital would like to start work on a $12.445 million assisted living/memory care facility on la

Drivdahl critically injured while fleeing police officers

People living along 12th Street South near Minnesota Avenue in Benson were awakened just before 1 a.m.

Plan calls for adding classrooms for early childhood education

School board focuses on work at Northside school

BHS Senior High Spring Concert

Pictured, Brock Duncan directs the Concert Band during its portion of the senior high (grades 9-12) Spring Concert, M

Benson is offered elevator for $190,000

Owners of the large concrete and wood grain elevator along Minnesota Highway 9 west have approached the City of Benso

Highways 9, 12 & 29 will be torn up in 2017

Next year the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be doing an extensive highway reconstruction project throug

BHS students win national BPA title

Benson High School won another National BPA title during the National BPA Leadership Conference, May 5-9 at Boston, M

School board faces tough future spending questions

Early childhood class space, junior high, pool all part of discussion

Northside will see parking restrictions

To make picking up and dropping off children at the Northside Elementary School safer and easier, the City of Benson

County going ahead with bonding for broadband

Questions raised about security of loan to Federated

Over 70 community members attended BHS Co-Curricular Project meeting

Over 70 community members attended a BHS Co-Curricular Project meeting Monday night in the senior high cafeteria to d

Rain slows spring planting, but moisture is welcome

Minnesota farmers made good progress planting between rain showers during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s

April’s quick warmup gets spring planting underway in Minnesota

After a very cool start to April, temperatures warmed up dramatically the past week allowing farmers to start spring

Fewer blocked crossings promised

For well over a year Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway has been working to install automatic switching gear on the

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