Skip to main content

Benson Schools closed today - Friday; icy conditions hamper travel

Icy roads forced Benson schools to close for the day, though  with the warming temperatures, the conditions are slowl

Benson Fire Department looking at replacing aerial truck

Fire calls up slightly in 2013

Family with Benson ties fights to make medical marijuana legal

For one Minnesota family, the current session of the state Legislature has one issue before it that rises above all o

Humane Society of Swift County gets reservation dogs

The Humane Society of Swift County has received several dogs in a new push to re-home animals from the Pine Ridge Ind

Blocked Benson crossings lead to tickets for BNSF

For more than 20 minutes last Thursday frustrated drivers sat at Benson’s three downtown intersections as a Burlingto

Swift County committs $50,000 toward a veterans home in Monte

Swift County is committing $50,000 toward a proposed veterans home to be built in Montevideo.

Armed robbery suspect shot by Swift County deputy

Armed robbery suspect shot by Swift County deputy

Students will be in class into first week of June

The bitter cold and blizzard conditions that marked January led to four days of school being cancelled.

February trying to make the record books for cold

It’s not a record you want to see broken, but one that just may be by the time this winter season is finished.

Cold causing water pipes to freeze - 10th Street South problems today

by Reed Anfinson, Editor and Publisher

Organic Transition Cost Share program deadline is Friday

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) reminds growers of the February 14, 2014 deadline to apply for the 2013

Group seeks solutions to child care needs

Providing families with affordable, reliable, and flexible day care is a substantial challenge in many rural communit

SCBH hears report on OB services

By Reed Anfinson, Publisher

Nelson seeking Republican endorsement

Retired MACCRAY High School teacher and coach Gary Nelson announced Monday that he would seek the Republican endorsem

No school in Benson today - Monday (again); wind chill warning


Ethanol backers urged to protest proposed cuts

Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson was in Benson Monday urging area residents to contact the U.S

Subscribe to News

Sign up for News Alerts

Subscribe to news updates