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Emerald Eve raises $50,000

Emerald Eve raises $50,000

County to sell $7.8 million in GO bonds for broadband

Swift County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the sale of $7,805,000 of taxable general obligation tax a

Heavy, wet snow blankets Benson Thursday morning

Large snowflakes came down heavily early Thursday morning turning the ground white in the Benson area as kids headed

Benson Council gets a demo on Prairie 5 Rides dispatch system

Monday night Benson’s City Council got an overview of how a Prairie 5 Rides bus works with its electronic tablet that

$12-$15 million needed for school building upkeep

District 777’s Board of Education has developed a new facilities plan that is focused on maintaining and upgrading it

School district will seek public input on arts, athletics, extra-curriculars

When it conducted its comprehensive survey this past summer on what residents of District 777 thought needed to be do

Grant Herfindahl named state FSA head

With Grant Herfindahl’s appointment to head the Minnesota Farm Service Agency, the two top positions in state agricul

Public hearings set for Federated Telephone broadband expansion

When Swift County agreed to aid Federated Telephone Company with the expansion of broadband services to the eastern h

Committee passes prison bill; governor promises veto

Early last Tuesday morning a bus wove its way through western Minnesota picking up supporters of the reopening of the

Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

The St. Patrick's Day Parade was held in Benson on Saturday, March 19.

Public hearings set on broadband bond sale for April 19

When Swift County agreed to aid Federated Telephone Company with the expansion of broadband services to the eastern h

Bill to reopen PCF gets first hearing in Legislature

Legislation has been introduced in the Minnesota House that would pave the way for reopening the Prairie Correctional

Marsh Lake gets federal funding to move ahead with restoration project

A $12.9 million ecosystem renovation of Marsh Lake is moving ahead with the commitment of $7.59 million from the U.S.

SpecSys meets needs of nine different industries

Kevin Wald (pictured) spends 100 days a year on the road.

Paulus commission wins Grammy; Piece was performed by Holtan’s group True Concord

Stephen Paulus’ Prayers & Remembrances won a Grammy Award Monday for Best Contemporary Classical Composition.

Swift County Fair’s Mitteness named Fair Person of the Year

“The fair is kind of a way of life for me,” Elaine Mitteness of Benson said last week as the Monitor-News interviewed

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