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Highway 29 detour starts in July

Starting in July, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will be milling down 11 miles of Minnesota Highw

Entering the wet & muddy season

Minnesota Department of Transportation crews tried to repair potholes in U.S Highway 12 (Atlantic Avenue) Monday.

State wants to see changes in Swift County Assessor’s Office

February 14 the Minnesota Department of Revenue was in Swift County to evaluate the operations and practice of the Sw

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

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

Benson Fire Department looking at replacing aerial truck

Fire calls up slightly in 2013

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

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.

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

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.

Group seeks solutions to child care needs

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

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

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

by Reed Anfinson, Editor and Publisher

Nelson seeking Republican endorsement

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

SCBH hears report on OB services

By Reed Anfinson, Publisher

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


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