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Fire damages Case quad-trac tractor

Very dry conditions are making the fall harvest a little more risky as the threat of fire grows with farmers finishin

A generous gift for Johnny Johnson

Cost of an off-road, motorized scooter?  About $3,500.  Cost to build a shed to house the scooter?  About $1,500.  Th

County broadband application 1 of 44

Swift County’s application for broadband funding is one of 44 that were submitted to the Minnesota Department of Empl

Farmers taking in a record crop

Nearly perfect growing conditions this crop season is leading to record yields throughout Minnesota.

Record high set Oct. 11

When the high hit 91 degrees Sunday afternoon it set a record for Oct.

Soybean harvest underway in Minnesota

Minnesota farmers took advantage of an average 5.3 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday with crop h

Saterbak meets with Secretary of State Simon

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon was in Benson last week to meet with County Auditor Saterbak on election iss

County passes preliminary levy

A 4.5 percent preliminary increase in Swift County’s tax levy for 2016 was unanimously passed by the county board of

Train, tractor with disk collide near DeGraff Thursday

A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train and a John Deere tractor pulling a disk collided at a crossing just west of DeGr

County board updated on prison potential use

Swift County’s two members of the Minnesota Legislature are cautiously optimistic that it will give serious considera

12-county Southern Prairie off to good start

Medicaid costs lowered; care improving

Hulberg honored for participating in federal CRP

It’s not often you get to mark two momentous occasions on one day.

Swift County Fair this week; fundraising for new restroom facilities underway

Swift County’s 118th annual fair gets underway Wednesday and continues through Sunday at the Swift County Fairgrounds

Inspection of Milan Bridge starts Aug. 18 on Highway 40

A bridge inspection project is set to start Tuesday, Aug.

County votes 4-1 to hire PR firm for prison effort

Swift County’s Board of Commissioners voted 4 to 1 to hire Goff Public, a Twin Cities public relations and lobbying c

Thunderstorms and possible strong storms Thursday (today)

A severe thunderstorm with possible hail is moving into the central Minnesota area this morning. 

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