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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)
Owls take on run-heavy Chargers offense (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 1, 2013
Highway 9 detour east of Benson begins July 8
Motorists on Highway 9 between Benson and Highway 104 will encounter a detour and delays when a road resurfacing and bridge replacement project begins July 8, weather permitting. Crews will resurface 17 miles of Highway 9 and replace the Mud Creek bridge two miles east of Benson. During...
July 1, 2013 - 2:15pm
April 19, 2013
Benson, Willmar police are seeking help looking for missing teenage girl
BENSON — Law enforcement officers in Swift and Kandiyohi counties are asking the public’s help in locating a missing teenage girl. Jade Ovando,...
April 19, 2013 - 4:54pm
February 25, 2013
Lee Westrom named superintendent for Wadena-Deer Creek
Lee Westrum and his family have a reason to be excited about their future. The 43-year-old superintendent of the Benson Public School system was offered the Wadena-Deer Creek superintendent’s post Feb. 16. Pending an agreement between Westrum and the District 2155 school board,...
February 25, 2013 - 4:52pm
February 19, 2013
Weather Service: 39 below wind chill at Clara City and Morris this morning
CHANHASSEN — The National Weather Service reports that the coldest wind chill of the current storm was recorded around 9:30 a.m. today near...
February 19, 2013 - 11:49am
November 28, 2012
MBA Storm lose opener to Willmar 10-7
BENSON -- The Willmar Cardinals topped the Morris Benson Area Storm 10-7 on Tuesday. Actually, this was a season-opening boys hockey game with...
November 28, 2012 - 9:53am
October 17, 2012
Several manufacturers in region to open doors to public during Minnesota Tour of Manufacturing
Minnesota manufacturing companies, including several in western and central Minnesota, are inviting the general public to tour their facilities next week during the Minnesota Tour of Manufacturing week. According to the state Department of Employment and Economic Development, manufacturing...
October 17, 2012 - 3:55am
October 5, 2012
Benson woman tests endurance
October 5, 2012 - 9:21am
October 4, 2012
Benson one of four Minn. cities to get DEED grants
BENSON -- The city of Benson is one of four Minnesota cities that will share $1.29 million in state grant money to clean-up blighted sites for redevelopment that will create a total of 1,000 new jobs. The city will get $41,235 from the Department of Employment and Economic Development's...
October 4, 2012 - 8:55am
September 11, 2012
Monson one of six finalists for Alexandria Superintendent
ALEXANDRIA - The Alexandria School Board is narrowing in on the search for a new leader for District 206. On Monday, it named the six finalists...
September 11, 2012 - 12:57pm
September 1, 2012
Sheriff says no danger to public safety after man, woman found dead in Benson, Minn., area home
BENSON -- The man and woman found deceased Wednesday at a residence north of Benson were identified on Friday afternoon as Holly Ann Hagen, 45, and Mark Richard Hamilton, 53. The two resided at the residence on the 400 block of Minnesota Highway 29 north of Benson where their bodies...
September 1, 2012 - 4:41pm
February 23, 2012
Former Benson school superintendent dies after falling through ice near Pierre, S.D.
BENSON -- A former superintendent of the Benson Schools died Tuesday after falling through the ice near Pierre, S.D., while trying to rescue...
February 23, 2012 - 12:46pm
February 2, 2012
Owners of Shakers vodka file Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition
BENSON -- The company that put Benson on the map as a distiller of fine spirits and Shakers on store shelves as an ultra-premium vodka has filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition. The voluntary petition by Infinite Spirits Inc., of Blaine, was entered on the court docket Jan. 5 in...
February 2, 2012 - 9:11am
December 14, 2011
Swift County assessor suspended after bringing shotgun into courthouse in Benson, Minn.
December 14, 2011 - 9:08am
LPGE/WDC defeat MBA girls in non-conference match
BENSON, Minn. -- Hanna Lindblad scored two unassisted goals nearly 2½ minutes apart midway through the second period for Morris/Benson Area (1-6). Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek (1-5) led 5-0 before Lindblad got the Storm on the scoreboard. LPGE/WDC (1-5) 4 2 0 -- 6 MBA...
December 14, 2011 - 6:48am
August 29, 2011
Twin Cities attempted murder suspect arrested in Benson
August 29, 2011 - 8:51pm