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Depressed Minnesota mom who killed baby gets prison for manslaughter
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
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Dylan talks Minnesota, Duluth in new interview
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'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
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August 9, 2016
Benson native to join clinic as family physician
BENSON—Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Swift County-Benson Hospital announce Dr. Josie Syverson will provide medical care for families and individuals at the ACMC-Benson clinic. Syverson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth with a bachelor's degree in...
August 9, 2016 - 12:52pm
August 8, 2016
Three area schools to receive state pre-K funding
WILLMAR—Three area school districts have been awarded state funding to implement voluntary pre-kindergarten programs this fall. Benson,...
August 8, 2016 - 9:17pm
August 1, 2016
Records for Aug. 1
This is the records summary for Aug. 1 Benson man injured in Sunburg crash SUNBURG—Dustin J. Lundberg, 31, of Benson was injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash. Lundberg was taken by Sunburg Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries,...
August 1, 2016 - 12:01am
July 31, 2016
Benson man injured in one-vehicle crash
SUNBURG -- Dustin J. Lundberg, 31, of Benson was injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash. Lundberg was taken by Sunburg Ambulance to Rice...
July 31, 2016 - 10:11am
July 21, 2016
Joint meeting set on Benson senior living project
BENSON -- A proposal by the Swift County-Benson Hospital to build a 75-unit senior housing facility attached to the hospital, with potential...
July 21, 2016 - 11:57pm
July 11, 2016
Highway 12 resurfacing project begins July 18 between Benson, Kerkhoven
DETROIT LAKES — Motorists on U.S. Highway 12 between Benson and Kerkhoven will encounter intermittent lane closures when a resurfacing...
July 11, 2016 - 12:09am
July 9, 2016
Jerry Springer did it
BENSON—It took just four minutes for a Benson driver, engaged in a chase with a police officer, to drive through several front yards on 12th Street South, crash into a parked pickup truck that then slam into a home, and strike another home with his own vehicle. The chase-ending...
July 9, 2016 - 12:29am
July 1, 2016
Man sentenced to probation, stayed prison after ramming Swift County sheriff's car
BENSON—The Dent man involved in a drunken high-speed chase who repeatedly rammed his vehicle into Swift County Sheriff John Holtz's squad car was sentenced Friday to probation and stayed jail time for multiple charges. Douglas Alan Young, 49, was sentenced to five years of...
July 1, 2016 - 7:24pm
June 27, 2016
Benson woman reflects on life after brain cancer
BENSON — Tyson Cluever recently did something she never imagined she'd do — deftly maneuver a kayak through the whitewater rapids of the...
June 27, 2016 - 7:48pm
June 24, 2016
Citizens’ group asks Benson Schools to reconsider decision to close pool
BENSON — A citizens’ committee in Benson is asking the school board to reconsider its decision in May to close the indoor swimming pool. Committee members met informally Thursday with Benson Superintendent of Schools Dennis Laumeyer and a couple of school board members to express...
June 24, 2016 - 11:08pm
June 14, 2016
Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company in Benson celebrates 20 years
BENSON—Gene Fynboh didn't like the price of corn, but what bothered him most was watching all of the corn he and other farmers in western...
June 14, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
Swift County-Benson Hospital to expand
BENSON — Although into its third consecutive year of losing money, the Swift County-Benson Hospital is planning a $28.3 million, two-phase construction project that includes building a new 75-unit senior living complex and remodeling the hospital. The plan also includes a new partnership...
June 1, 2016 - 11:19pm
May 31, 2016
Swift County hears space, building needs report
BENSON — A nine-month-long examination of Swift County’s existing government buildings and the current and future needs of the county has...
May 31, 2016 - 11:31pm
May 24, 2016
Man accused of ramming truck into squad car in Swift County pleads guilty
BENSON — A man involved in a drunken high-speed chase who allegedly repeatedly rammed his vehicle into Swift County Sheriff John Holtz’s...
May 24, 2016 - 10:08pm
May 20, 2016
Benson motorcyclist hospitalized after crash with deer
BENSON-- A Benson motorcyclist was injured Thursday night after he crashed his 1995 Harley Davidson motorcycle into a deer while traveling east...
May 20, 2016 - 11:32am