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Help available for landowners who want to improve their prairie grasslands

Improving the quality of water in the Chippewa River Watershed starts with improving the ability of the land to preve

Alliance gets permit for rail spur

Plans progressing for filling former Kinder Morgan tanks by rail

Farmers hope drones new way to get information about their fields

By Dan Gunderson
Minnesota Public Radio

Herfindahl files for District 2 county commission

With only hours left for candidates to file for office Tuesday, Benson Township farmer Grant Herfindahl entered the r

Pioneerland Band Festival Saturday, June 14 in Benson

The 28th annual Pioneerland Band Festival is set for 6:30 p.m., Saturday, June 14 with 11 bands lined up to take part

Benson City Council not changing animal ordinance

Monday noon the City of Benson Planning Commission met and agreed it would recommend that the city not change its ani

Good progress made with spring planting before rain

Thunderstorms brought nearly 2 inches of rain to the Benson area Monday afternoon and brought a halt to spring planti

BHS graduation ceremony June 1

The 124th commencement for Benson High School is set for 2 p.m., Sunday, June 1 in the senior high gymnasium.  The 20

Benson wins State Farm ‘Neighborhood Assist’ contest

The Benson community officially finished first in the State Farm Insurance “Neighborhood Assist” contest, and is one

Sign-up underway for 2012 crop losses under the SURE program


Backyard chickens meeting May 28

Proponents, and opponents, of the City of Benson allowing residents to have up to four chickens in their backyards wi

County considers a ‘buy local’ preference policy

Should local governments show a preference to local suppliers when they seek bids even when that bid will cost taxpay

Charges pending against adult who left pistol where child could take it

Charges are pending against an adult in Benson who left a loaded .38- caliber pistol lying around where a kindergartn

Cool spring;

Early Sunday morning the temperature at the National Weather Service monitoring site at the Benson airport fell to 28

Kid Day may have a street dance

As part of this summer’s Kid Day celebration, the Chamber of Commerce approached Patrick’s Pub  & Grill about con

Scare at Northside in Benson; school continues as "usual"

by Reed Anfinson, Editor

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