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GOP scrambling for health bill votes after ultimatum from Trump
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
New London man charged with stalking
Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'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
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
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
May 18, 2016
Benson Schools to close indoor pool
BENSON — A four-decade run of indoor swimming may come to a close in Benson with the end of the school year. Benson School Board members voted...
May 18, 2016 - 11:26pm
Benson school board hears $8.5 million proposal for Northside Elementary
BENSON — Benson School Board members are in the early stages of crafting a new plan to address the district’s facilities needs, one year...
May 18, 2016 - 11:21pm
May 10, 2016
English teacher in Benson pleads guilty to pocketing yearbook funds
BENSON - A Benson English teacher accused of pocketing nearly $800 from the school’s 2014 and 2015 yearbook funds pleaded guilty Monday in...
May 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
April 16, 2016
Prep Softball: Big second inning propels KMS to win over Brave Owls
A big second inning was the difference as KMS defeated Benson/Hancock 8-2 in a non-conference game on Friday
April 16, 2016 - 12:05am
March 31, 2016
Benson man gets prison time for breaking into recycling center
BENSON — A Benson man charged with breaking into the Swift County Recycling Center in November was sentenced Thursday to nearly three years...
March 31, 2016 - 9:15pm
March 21, 2016
Former Benson farmer leads state Farm Service Agency
BENSON — Grant Herfindahl started farming at Benson in the spring of 1976. “Horrible drought” that summer devastated his corn, leaving...
March 21, 2016 - 12:05am
March 17, 2016
Benson church brings Da Vinci's 'The Last Supper' to life
The “Living Last Supper” will be presented at 7 p.m. Sunday at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson. The dramatic musical is a representation...
March 17, 2016 - 8:42pm
March 2, 2016
Appeals Court affirms Swift County assault case
BENSON — The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld the convictions of Troy Gocha, 41, for two counts of second-degree assault in Swift County in...
March 2, 2016 - 11:41pm
February 15, 2016
Benson native conducted Grammy-winning song
Eric Holton — a 1989 graduate of Benson High School, according to the Swift County Monitor-News — conducted a Grammy-winning song. He conducted The True Concord Voices & Orchestra in the song “Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances” by Stephen Paulus, which was awarded the...
February 15, 2016 - 11:33pm
February 10, 2016
Rep. Miller to discuss property taxes
BENSON — Action taken last year to address property taxes and possible action to take at this year’s legislative session is the topic of a listening session Monday in Benson. Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, and Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, who is chairman of the House Property...
February 10, 2016 - 10:29pm
Sen. Koenen to host town hall meeting
BENSON — Sen. Lyle Koenen, together with Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, will host a town hall meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Benson Public Library meeting room. Koenen, a Clara City DFLer, said the meeting will focus on the upcoming legislative session and issues “that matter...
February 10, 2016 - 10:27pm
February 3, 2016
Benson woman faces charges after fight leaves a man with a stab wound
BENSON — A Benson woman is facing charges after a fight Saturday left a man with a stab wound from a kitchen knife. Valeria Ann Boyd, 26, made her first appearance Monday in Swift County District Court. She has been charged with two felonies for second-degree assault with a dangerous...
February 3, 2016 - 11:10pm
January 29, 2016
Human trafficking affects locals, group tells Willmar
Twenty-five people stood up one-by-one in a crowded room, each telling the individual story of a victim of human trafficking. It created a powerful...
January 29, 2016 - 12:04am