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Benson school referendum passes

A vote to raise District 777’s levy referendum passed with 55.7 percent of the vote 653 to 520.

Kittelson again for Mayor, two new council members elected

Mayor Paul Kittelson easily won a 10th two-year term on the Benson City Council, but longest serving member of the co

Accident clarification

In the Oct. 30 Monitor-News it was reported that Pamela D.

Cargill bringing agronomy center to Benson area

Cargill’s plans for an agronomy center on the site of the former GTI trucking terminal just north of the Swift County

Fall back on Sunday morning

Fall back; spring ahead – an easy little saying to tell you what to do with your clocks and watches this coming Sunda

Accident north of Benson blocks roads

Minnesota 29 north of Benson could be blocked until at least 10 a.m.

Benson schools to close earlier starting Monday Nov. 4

The following letter was posted on the school's facebook page this morning, Wednesday, Oct. 23:

State’s harvest progressing nicely

By Kent Thiesse
Farm Management Analyst & Vice President MinnStar Bank Lake Crystal

The annual BHS Student Council Food Shelf Drive

The annual BHS Student Council Food Shelf Drive is scheduled for Thursday night, Oct.

Filipino importer delegation tours O’Leary soybean farm near Benson

Soybean, pig and corn farmer Mike O’Leary hosts trade team

Stars help community celebrate Northside’s success

It was a celebration that will be talked about in Benson for years to come.

Local federal employees furloughed; no crop reports coming

Every week during the growing season the United States Department of Agriculture’s Ag Statistics Service puts out a r

Target throws party for lucky Benson school children

Benson came in first in the Give With Target contest, earning a $10,000+ prize, a Target party and a Luke Bryan conce

Benson bus has mishap

by Reed Anfinson, Editor/Publisher

Swift County proposing $337,500 in ditch levies

Swift County is proposing $337,500 in ditch assessments in 2014 for needed repairs as well as to pay for repairs that

City of Benson to talk annexation with Torning Township

By Reed Anfinson, Editor/Publisher

Public tickets for Target Celebrity Celebration claimed

People started lining up at the Benson Armory around 3 a.m.

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