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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

Benson prom brings out fun, good times

Benson's prom was last weekend with the traditional march into the auditorium.  Enchanted Evening was the theme.

Promise of Spring

It may have been snowing last week, but with temperatures finally into the 50s and 60s, it seems the weather has fina

Two local businesses receive operating loans

To meet increased demand for its products, and to meet more stringent pollution and safety regulations, SpecSys came

Swift County without an official coroner

Swift County is currently without an official coroner. Dr.

Winter makes brief return last week

With the 4.5 inches snow that fell last Wednesday, April has now seen 5.4 inches, 2.5 more than the average of 2.9.

Federated seeks to expand its fiber cable in area

Swift County is backing Federated Telephone’s application to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would e

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