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Voters decide NO on $18.7 school levy

District 777 voters went to the polls yesterday and decided that a $18.7 million building project will NOT move forwa

New law to allow ATVs on county roads

An ordinance allowing the use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs,) utility vehicles, and golf carts on Swift County roads

Svor’s Family Roller Rink going strong after 35 years

For the past 35 years Steve and Gail Svor have provided entertainment, jobs, and even “babysitting services” to the B

CNH renews civic center lease with Benson

Late last year Benson’s CNH gave the City of Benson notice that it would be ending its lease for the northern portion

Levy opponents see plan as too costly, lacking detail

For the past couple months an organized effort has been underway to gather support against a proposed $18.7 million B

Avian influenza claims 7th county turkey farm-May 12

While the pace of the spread of avian influenza seems to be slowing, it is now striking closer to home.

Agralite receives $1 million USDA loan

The U.S.

Planning commission delays action on shooting range

Landowners and residents near where a proposed shooting range would be located northeast of Benson showed up at Monda

Easter Egg Hunt set for Saturday

First Evangelical Free Church is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for all area children at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 4 at th

Plans for assisted living facility moving forward

Construction of an assisted living facility that would include independent living quarters as well as a dementia unit

Rail tax plan aimed at improving safety

If a proposal by Gov.

Snow delays spring; lessens fire threat

After seeing a stretch of nine days in the middle of March where high temperatures averaged nearly 60 degrees, includ

Waldbillig hired as new chief executive officer of Swift County-Benson Hospital

Kurt Waldbillig has been hired as the new chief executive officer of Swift County-Benson Hospital following a nationw

A controversial tree comes down; golf course gets cleaning done

Volunteers worked raking and picking up debris on the Benson Golf Course Sunday to help get it ready to open later th

City transfers its Fibrominn consent agreement to CPV

Monday Benson’s City Council unanimously passed a resolution that would transfer all its operating agreements with Fi

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday

During 61 degree weather the annual St. Patrick's Day festivities were held Saturday in downtown Benson.

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