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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

Charter going to all digital signal in September

Charter Communications is planning on changing the City of Benson’s television and internet service to an all-digital

Snow should taper off by evening

Periods of heavy snow Wednesday are falling across much of central and southwest Minnesota.   Snowfall reports of up

For the love of basketball and the Food Shelf; fun event raises funds

Lincoln Pahl (31) and other members of the “Seniors” team celebrate a 29-24 halftime lead during the basketball fundr

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