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Expanding street project means taking out trees

By Reed Anfinson
Swift County Monitor-News
Taking down mature trees is always a controversial call unless they pose a direct safety threat.

Despite knowing they would get some input on the decision, the Benson City Council Monday night agreed that 11 ash trees on the boulevard should come down as part of a larger project.

Meeting at the same time as the council, the District 777 Board of Education also agreed to go along with the expanded project...
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