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City’s rail crossings ranked high for potential danger

Benson’s 14th Street crossing with the Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad tracks was ranked first on the recen

Public Meetings January 6 and 7

The District 777 Board of Education has scheduled a pair of public meetings for Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan.

City approves 2.2% increase in tax levy

The Benson City Council approved a 2.2 percent property tax increase Monday night.

Santa Truck delights scores of youth

Thanks to a community effort led by the Benson Women of Today, the Santa truck was able to visit several communities

County approves funds for helipad

Swift County will contribute $13,333 toward the cost of constructing a helipad two blocks west of the Swift County-Be

Alliance receives loan from Agralite

Work to convert the former Kinder-Morgan propane tank facility from one that once supplied by pipeline to one supplie

Lady Storm fall twice at Willmar Invitational

The Lady Storm ran into some tough teams at the Willmar Invitational, Friday and Saturday as MBA fell to Long Prairie

Benson High School awarded $25,000 from State Farm contest

Benson High School was awarded $25,000 from State Farm through the “Celebrate My Drive” contest.  In the picture abov

International snowmobile race to pass through county

February will see an international snowmobile race pass through northwestern Swift County as participants near the en

School board asks Benson to consider funding walking track

As part of an extensive renovation and expansion project at Benson Public Schools, the board of education is proposin

Benson native Aurora Whittet releases second novel

Author Aurora Whittet grew up in Benson “as a wild red-haired child in Minnesota dreaming up stories for her friends

Voting results for Swift County

Voters went to the polls tuesday in Benson and throughout the state to cast ballots for local and statewide candidate

Benson in 10th place in State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive contest

With only a few days to go, Benson Schools is in the top 10 of the Celebrate My Drive contest, sponsored by State Far

City looks to bond for $990,000; heliport considered

 To pay for $440,000 in water and sewer utility work done this year and to finance the $450,000 construction costs fo

Finke, Olson face off in race for county attorney

When Swift County residents go to the polls Nov.

Countryside prepares for Ebola

Possibility low, but preparation essential

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