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Two year old school bus is giving the school board headaches
Talking it over
Tigers prepare for back-to-back section title runs
Owls eliminated by B-E Chargers in Section 4-9 man
Prep Volleyball: Updated postseason pairings
Prep Football: Semifinal pairings
UMM defeats CSS for first time since 2008 (with video)
David O. Johnson
Robert "Punk" DeGier
Gary Eugene Ritzschke
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
July 30, 2011
Ojibwe naming ceremony re-affirms a Benson family's roots
July 30, 2011 - 2:45pm
February 1, 2011
Community support makes sure the show will go on at the storied DeMarce Theatre
February 1, 2011 - 7:31am
January 27, 2011
MBA's Schultz leads state in scoring
January 27, 2011 - 7:40am
December 11, 2010
No corn cob harvest is lesson in biomass economics
BENSON -- Chippewa Valley Ethanol is leading the way in proving the technology and economics of biomass energy. This year's lesson was all economics. The company did not harvest corn cobs from farm fields this year due to low natural gas prices, according to Chad Friese, commodity...
December 11, 2010 - 7:49am
October 13, 2010
2 arrested in Benson for fire, burglary in Alexandria
October 13, 2010 - 10:46am
Health costs and prison closure lead to levy hike in Swift Co.
BENSON -- Swift County Commissioners gave preliminary approval this week to a levy of $8,235,250 for 2011.
September 13, 2010 - 3:48am
September 8, 2010
Five people facing a slew of drug-related charges for pot deal involving 11-year-old
BENSON -- Five people face drug sale, possession and child endangerment charges in Swift County District Court for their roles in a marijuana deal that involved a child. All five made their first appearances Friday in Swift County District Court. Gerrick James Maus, 25, and Heidi...
September 8, 2010 - 8:43am
July 10, 2010
Benson woman hurt in crash near Clontarf
CLONTARF -- A 90-year-old Benson woman was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 10:35 a.m. Friday morning near Clontarf. According to the State Patrol, Pearl I. Buyck was driving a 2002 Chevy Impala westbound on...
July 10, 2010 - 3:52am
May 14, 2010
Crace to run for sheriff in Swift County
BENSON -- Benson Police Chief Jim Crace announced Thursday he intends to run for Swift County Sheriff. Two other individuals, Chief Deputy John Holtz and former Benson Police Sgt. Bob Borden, are also expected to run for the seat. Sheriff Scott Mattison retires next week. A lifelong...
May 14, 2010 - 8:57am
April 12, 2010
Two airlifted after rollover crash south of Benson
BENSON -- Two people were airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center, and two others were treated at Swift County-Benson Hospital, for injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash Sunday evening near Benson. According to Swift County Sheriff Scott Mattison, dispatch received...
April 12, 2010 - 1:37pm
April 8, 2010
Swift County sheriff plans to retire before end of term
BENSON -- Swift County Sheriff Scott Mattison is retiring prior to the end of his four-year term.
April 8, 2010 - 7:22am
January 7, 2010
Benson School Board signs on to Race to Top grant app
CLONTARF -- The Benson School Board has approved signing on to the state's application for the federal Race to the Top grant money. The decision came Monday at the board's regular meeting at St. Malachy's Church in Clontarf, according to Superintendent Lee Westrum. The board hosts...
January 7, 2010 - 9:31am
December 21, 2009
Man gets three years in drive-by shooting
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December 21, 2009 - 5:56am
December 16, 2009
Benson man faces charges after hitting cop
BENSON -- A 21-year-old Benson man is facing charges of fourth-degree assault of a peace officer, obstructing the legal process, criminal damage to property and terroristic threats after he allegedly threatened and assaulted law enforcement officers in Benson. According to a news...
December 16, 2009 - 6:58am
December 3, 2009
High-speed escape foiled but police get their man
BENSON -- Police in Benson aborted a high-speed chase for safety's sake, but continued their pursuit with shoe leather instead of rubber and got their man when he picked up a prescription one day later. Charles William Skaife, 49, of Benson, entered not guilty pleas during appearances...
December 3, 2009 - 5:47am