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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.

Avian flu claims 44,000 turkeys

Editor’s note: Associated Press writer Kia Farhang provided information for this story.

Blood drive has large turnout

The BHS National Honor Society hosted a Red Cross blood drive last Wednesday in the auxiliary gym.  Over 100 units of

City budgets $32,000 for next phase of rail crossing project

The City of Benson is taking the next step in developing a plan to address public safety concerns and traffic congest

Area residents air concerns about property taxes

Nearly 40 people showed up at the Swift County Law Enforcement Center meeting room Saturday afternoon to tell legisla

Cool temps will give way to a warm end of week

This afternoon it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 10.

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