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Avian flu outbreaks slow, but impact still being felt

By Kent Thiesse
Farm Management Analyst & Vice President MinnStar Bank Lake Crystal

Kid Day festivities planned; some changes to note

Benson’s annual Kid Day King and Queen selection process will be a little different this year with no interviews cond

With losses mounting, SCBH looking for solutions

Frustrated with the lack of recruitment of new doctors for Benson and facing mounting financial losses, the Swift Cou

EPA proposes reduced ethanol blends

The Obama administration is proposing to reduce the overall amount of ethanol blended in the nation’s gasoline in com

Farmers caught illegally pumping water face stiff fines

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New group has the Pioneerland Band Festival ready to go

When the Benson Area Chamber of Commerce announced last summer that it would no longer be sponsoring or working on co

Community garden gets underway for the season

The Garden’s Growing Wild for Our Community project is in its fourth season.

BHS to graduate 74 students Sunday

The 125th commencement for Benson High School is set for 2 p.m., Sunday, May 31 in the senior high gymnasium.  

Swift County, Pillsbury township debate ownership of old U.S. 12 bridge

Swift County is trying to determine just who owns the old U.S.

Henderson charged in robbery near hospital

Melinda Amelia Henderson, 23, Benson, has been charged with felony simple robbery and misdemeanor fifth degree assaul

School board votes to conduct follow-up survey after bond referendum is defeated

Minutes after approving the results of the defeated bond referendum, the District 777 Board of Education agreed to co

Bear seen northeast of Benson Tuesday

The Swift County Sheriff has just released this news to the general public near Benson.

Voters resoundingly defeated an $18.7 million school bond levy

District 777 voters resoundingly defeated an $18.7 million bond building bond levy in voting Tuesday, May 12.

Officials study rail crossing and traffic safety issues in Benson

Benson took another step last Friday toward resolving rail safety concerns as well as persistent delays caused when t

Second reading of zoning change approved for assisted living facility

At a special meeting Monday night, the Benson City Council unanimously approved the second reading of an ordinance to

Focus on AG: Crop planting progresses rapidly across the state

By Kent ThiesseFarm Management Analyst & Vice President MinnStar Bank Lake Crystal

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