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July 27, 2012
Morris man critically injured in Clontarf, Minn., crash
July 27, 2012 - 9:00am
July 25, 2012
Voters will soon decide if two key positions at the Swift County Courthouse will be appointed or elected. Tribune photo by Tom Larson
Voters to decide if auditor and recorder will be appointed in Swift County, Minn.
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Dennis Johnson, one of the members of the cemetery association, stands inside Frank Lake Covenant Church. The 112-year-old church, top, has been purchased by Kathy Weckwerth, executive director of Best Life Ministries. The church will serve as the home base for Weckwerth's Best Life Ministry. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
A new life, a new ministry for Frank Lake Covenant Church in Swift County, Minn.
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
May 1, 2012
Swift Co., Minn., explores options to fill officials' vacancies
May 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 26, 2012
Swift County, Minn., to conduct special meeting to appoint interim recorder
January 26, 2012 - 12:00am
December 12, 2011
Western Minn. counties take varying views of coyote bounties
December 12, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
No serious injuries in Lac qui Parle Valley school bus accident in Swift County
November 9, 2011 - 11:14am
October 17, 2011
NNA head has plenty of ink in his veins
October 17, 2011 - 12:00am
The voice of community journalism in the country will have a Minnesota accent. Reed Anfinson, publisher of the Swift County Monitor News in Benson, is serving as president of the National Newspaper Association. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
A Minnesota voice for newspapers nationwide at a challenging time
October 17, 2011 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
General Manager John Daniels said Case IH in Benson will be expanding its manufacturing operations with a 75,000-square-foot addition, and is now looking to hire roughly 50 new hourly workers as well as some salaried workers. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Benson, Minn., company's challenge is finding workers
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
July 28, 2011
Marie and Chuck Koenigs and granddaughter Eliza lead the procession to the arbor for the naming ceremony. Visible behind them are a tipi and sweat lodge, which are part of John T. Hutchinson's "outpost'' along the Chippewa River south of Benson. (Submitted photo)
Ojibwe naming ceremony re-affirms a Benson, Minn., family's roots
July 28, 2011 - 8:00am
June 7, 2011
Two rural telephone cooperatives will vote again on merger
June 7, 2011 - 12:00am
May 2, 2011
Prairie Waters recently surveyed its members and found continued interest in a regional approach to promoting tourism, despite the loss of some members in the past year due to budget cutbacks. Lucy and Ben Tokheim row a hand-crafted Norwegian priam on Lac qui Parle Lake at the Minnesota Highway 40 bridge. The lake and adjoining wildlife area are among the region's natural resources promoted to visitors. Tribune file photo
Tight budgets thinned its ranks, but remaining members positive
May 2, 2011 - 12:00am
February 28, 2011
Teenagers struck by vehicle while walking on sidewalk in Benson, driver flees on foot
February 28, 2011 - 12:25pm
February 3, 2011
Swift County begins mapping survey in Camp Lake Township
February 3, 2011 - 12:00am