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Petition rejected, but motion unanimously rescinded

Monday night Benson’s City Council unanimously rejected a petition that had been submitted in opposition to an amendm

Swift County Fair 4-H winners published

Congratulations to all 4-H members that participated in the Swift County Fair to make it a successful event.

Petition challenges proposed ordinance

Opponents of a proposed City of Benson ordinance addressing blighted and dilapidated residential properties presented

Assisted living, memory loss facility being pursued

For the past several months the Swift County-Benson Hospital Foundation has been researching the possibility of build

Pharmacy burglary in Starbuck prompts police warnings

One Overdose is already linked to Drugs Stolen from Starbuck, Minn. Drug Store

Area’s crops could use some warm weather to mature

Increasing moisture levels helped improve pasture and row crop conditions for many Minnesota crops, but farmers would

Benson schools’ enrollment expected to be just over 800

Benson Schools’ enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year is just over 800 students in grades kindergarten through 12t

Council adopts blighted properties ordinance

With a unanimous vote Monday night the Benson City Council approved the second reading of an amendment to city code a

DU receives major gift in memory of Mike Commerford

Four Corners WMA Dedicated by Conservation Partners
Ducks Unlimited Major Sponsors Honored

Toxic ‘blue-green’ algae found in Lac qui Parle Lake

Blue-green algae, which can be toxic to humans and pets, appears to be in bloom in backwaters of Lac qui Parle Lake w

6W seeks to maintain supervision levels

Editor’s note: As 6W Community Corrections looks to balance its budget it has been studying its options in reducing s

Crop sprayer escapes injury

Crop sprayer escapes injury when plane crashes

Sportman’s Club seeks to create shooting range

Benson’s City Council has given the go-ahead for the development of plans for a shooting range at the site of the old

US farmers forecast to hit new corn production record

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

Residents near Benson Ready Mix plant seek help from city to solve problems

Blowing concrete dust, small bits of concrete shot across the street imbedded in fences and house siding, loud truck

Deere to lay off 600 employees in Midwest

Agricultural equipment maker Deere is announcing it will indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at four of its

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