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August 6, 2013
Ken Amundson, who has returned home to Benson, offers a wide range of violins, including affordable instruments for those first learning to play to those meeting the standards needed by professional musicians. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
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Luthier knows no better place than home to practice his craft (with video)
August 6, 2013 - 12:10am
Ken Amundson ruined what had been a perfectly-good violin in his experiment by dunking it overnight in a barrel of cold saltwater. 
Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Benson, Minn., luthier's opinion is part of heated debate over Titanic
August 6, 2013 - 12:08am
June 21, 2013
Thunderstorm causes damage in Swift County, Minn., west central area
June 21, 2013 - 11:06pm
June 20, 2013
Rendezvous “follows a prostituted child in her recovery as a victim of human trafficking,” according to information from Cardboard Productions. The 14-year-old character named “Olive” — played by a 14-year-old actor —  arranges to meet her new “customer” at a diner. The production will be presented at 7 p.m. Sunday at First Evangelical Church, 900 13t St. S., Benson.
Rendezvous: Play about trafficking of young girls gets first out-state showing Sunday in Benson
June 20, 2013 - 11:14am
June 19, 2013
CeCe Terlouw, foreground, and Bridget Kinnell, use horses as part of their work with young girls at the Heartland Girls Ranch in Benson. The ranch has provided residential counseling for young girls with behavioral and emotional issues for the last 20 years by using horses as a key part of therapy. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Heartland Girls’ Ranch plays key role in efforts to address human trafficking
June 19, 2013 - 11:30pm
June 16, 2013
Lee Westrum, who started his teaching career 21 years ago at the Benson School District and spent the last six years as the district's superintendent, is leaving his post. He begins a new job as superintendent of the Wadena-Deer Creek  School District on July 1. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Westrum ends 21-year tenure at Benson School District
June 16, 2013 - 10:51pm
April 26, 2013
Benson schools names new superintendent
April 26, 2013 - 11:59pm
April 19, 2013
Jade Ovando has been missing since April 4. If you have any information, please call law enforcement in Kandiyohi County 320-231-6241 or Swift County 320-843-3133
Benson, Willmar police are seeking help looking for missing teenage girl
April 19, 2013 - 3:55pm
April 17, 2013
The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway bridge spans the Chippewa River on Benson’s western edge. Officials would like to see a larger, open span bridge to reduce the risk of ice jams. Tribune photo by Tom Larson
Benson, Minn., will not build flood barrier
April 17, 2013 - 10:50pm
April 16, 2013
Benson will not build flood barrier for subdivision along golf course
April 16, 2013 - 5:25pm
April 3, 2013
Mike Bates, owner of Mike’s Guns & Sporting Goods in downtown Benson, has found his niche among the area’s large hunting community. He says business has been steadily increasing every year. Tribune photo by Ashley White
Benson: Small downtown area boasts family values, tradition
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
February 19, 2013
Semi truck drivers work to get their rigs back on the road this morning after being forced off the highways by the blizzard conditions. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny.
Weather Service: 39 below wind chill at Clara City and Morris this morning
February 19, 2013 - 11:49am
January 31, 2013
Adverse health events remain flat but deaths, serious injuries in 2012 increase
January 31, 2013 - 2:00am
November 7, 2012
Voters cast ballots Tuesday at the armory in Benson. About 100 people had cast ballots by 8:30 a.m., and the number grew to 700 by 4:30 p.m. with election officials expecting a larger turnout after the workday. Tribune photo by Tom Larson
Benson voters cast ballots
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 5, 2012
West central Minn. law officers cite 75 for no seat belt during Click It campaign
November 5, 2012 - 1:33pm