City of Benson prepares for flooding, just in case
BENSON -- A project in the 1950s to straighten the Chippewa River channel at Benson made the threat of spring flooding a problem of the past for the Swift County community.
Or did it?
"There's a certain conviction out there that we haven't had it before and likely won't have it again. But sometimes, you come up with snake eyes,'' said City Manager Rob Wolfington.
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