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Three teams within range going into final week of fishing league

Swift Fishing League was on Lake Minnewaska for week 6 of the season.  It had been raining mostly all day, and rained

Sheepshead Slayers has big night . . . Top three teams separated by four points with two lakes to go

Artichoke Lake was the chosen spot for week 5 of the Swift Fishing League.  It was a nice evening, with a decent bree

Benson earns Stingers’ “Share the Glove” $2,000 grant award

Benson Community Education was awarded a $2,000 Willmar Stingers “Share the Glove” grant award.  The Willmar Stingers

BHS grad creates art for park

Ambush Park in Benson has a new attraction thanks to 2019 BHS graduate Jonas Habben.  Jonas, the son of Kentt and Emi

All eyes on the ball.

The first day of Summer Rec baseball and softball took place Monday at the Northside Rec Area with Mark Grussing supe

Ambush Park; a hidden gem in Benson

Ambush Park in Benson is one of the most scenic places around the City of Benson.  Camping has opened up at Ambush Pa

BHS graduate runs virtual half-marathon due to COVID

We all have our stories of how the COVID-19 shutdown affected our lives, Katelyn Tolifson, a 2019 graduate of Benson

Community Ed trying to go ahead with limited schedule

Community Education in Benson is set to open up the summer with summer baseball and summer softball, but many of the

Eleanor Habben and Stacy Johnson earn All-State honors

BHS Band Director Brock Duncan recently informed the Monitor-News that 2020-21 junior Eleanor Habben (All-State Mixed

Painting during the COVID-19 shutdown

Painters with Steve Ricard Painting of Benson work on a house near the Zniewski Funeral Home while wearing face masks

BHS seniors: Not the ending they had in mind

By John Fragodt
Sports Editor

What are you doing during the shutdown?

KMS senior Maddy Rohner commits to playing basketball at M-State-Fergus Falls

What are you doing during the shutdown?

Emma and Jacob Schliep (pictured above) helped plant a garden with their grandmother, Joann Schliep.  After only a we

More glimmers of hope

Communities throughout the state and country, including the city of Benson, have been decorating their homes and busi

What are you doing during the shutdown?

Sid and Donna Rustad relaxed as friends and family drove by in vehicles congratulating them on their 67th anniversary

Great years of BHS sports . . .

One of the top players for Benson baseball this year would have been senior Matt Tolifson, who has been a starter for

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