Ice went off the small lakes in the area this week and could set records for going out early on larger lakes., When the high hit 73 degrees Monday afternoon it broke the record high tempeature for March 6. The day also saw tornadoes form in Minnesota, the earliest date for a tornado in state history. The previous record was March 18, 1968. How different Tuesday morning was with 2.5 inches of snow on the ground  and the temp falling to 25 degrees.
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March 6 sees record high of 73 degrees Monday the Benson area broke its sixth high temperature record of the year when the high hit 73 degrees. It broke the old record high for March 6 of 71 degrees set back in 2000. Prior to Monday, the earliest the Benson area had seen the temperature... + continue reading
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A bill that could put the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton in a better position to house prisoners at some point in the future has been introduced in the Minnesota House by District 17A Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg. In the Senate, District 17 Sen. Andrew Lang, R-Olivia, is carrying the... + continue reading
Mallory Rudningen (3) and Madison Rohner (14) defend against Benson’s Danielle Himley during a game in Benson earlier this year.  KMS limited East Central to just four second-half points during the comeback win.
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The KMS girls basketball team upset East Central during the first round of the Section 6A Girls Basketball Tournament, Thursday night in Finlayson, 46-31, but two nights later, the season came to an end with a 65-56 loss to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in the section quarterfinals. The Saints ended the... + continue reading
Members of the KMS wrestling team congratulate Ryan Torkelson (left) right after he clinched the win over Pipestone Area with an exciting pin., Brandin Dahl, shown wrestling against Pierz, went 2-1 for KMS during the state team tourney and 0-2 during the state individual meet.  He ended the season with a 39-4 record.
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The KMS wrestling team finished sixth during the Class A Wrestling Tournament, Thursday at the Xcel Center in St. Paul.  The Saints fell to Pierz in the first round, 44-19, before coming back to edge Pipestone in the consolation semifinals, 37-36, and then losing to Kenyon-Wanamingo in the... + continue reading
Ice went off the small lakes in the area this week and could set records for going out early on larger lakes., When the high hit 73 degrees Monday afternoon it broke the record high tempeature for March 6. The day also saw tornadoes form in Minnesota, the earliest date for a tornado in state history. The previous record was March 18, 1968. How different Tuesday morning was with 2.5 inches of snow on the ground  and the temp falling to 25 degrees.
Mallory Rudningen (3) and Madison Rohner (14) defend against Benson’s Danielle Himley during a game in Benson earlier this year.  KMS limited East Central to just four second-half points during the comeback win.
Members of the KMS wrestling team congratulate Ryan Torkelson (left) right after he clinched the win over Pipestone Area with an exciting pin., Brandin Dahl, shown wrestling against Pierz, went 2-1 for KMS during the state team tourney and 0-2 during the state individual meet.  He ended the season with a 39-4 record.

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Ice went off the small lakes in the area this week and could set records for going out early on larger lakes., When the high hit 73 degrees Monday afternoon it broke the record high tempeature for March 6. The day also saw tornadoes form in Minnesota, the earliest date for a tornado in state history. The previous record was March 18, 1968. How different Tuesday morning was with 2.5 inches of snow on the ground  and the temp falling to 25 degrees.
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March 6 sees record high of 73 degrees Monday the Benson area broke its sixth high temperature record of the year when the high hit 73 degrees. It broke the old record high for March 6 of 71 degrees set back in 2000. Prior to Monday, the earliest the Benson area had seen the temperature... + continue reading
District 17 state Sen. Andrew Lang stands at his desk in the Minnesota Senate chambers where he will be casting votes on everything from education funding, to taxes, to transportation projects, to buffer laws, and, maybe, the Appleton prison., Minnesota’s Legislature convened Jan. 3 and must adjourn by May 22. Beween those dates, it has work to do on transportation, taxes, education, buffers, health care, and more.
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Seven weeks into his first term as a Minnesota State Senator, Andrew Lang is learning that serving the needs on the District 17 constituents is far more than a part-time job. His days at the state Capitol can easily be nearly non-stop for more than 12 hours. When he is back in the district, there... + continue reading
District 17A state Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, is serving his second two-year term in the Minnesota House. Swift County is part of his district. He is pictured above standing in the newly refurbished rotunda of the state Capitol., Minnesota’s Capitol renovation is nearly complete. This photo is of the west end of the Capitol, which houses the governor and sectretary of state offices.
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One thing you will notice when you walk into District 17A Rep. Tim Miller’s office in the State Office Building in St. Paul is that there is no desk. There are two small couches facing each other along the walls, a couple chairs, and a small high table. There is no desk the Prinsburg... + continue reading
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Tanner Rohner, shown dishing off a pass during a game earlier this season, had a team-high 14 points during his final game for the Saints.  The other KMS senior is Jorge Zaldivar.
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The KMS boys basketball team opened up the Section 6A playoffs with a 57-47 victory at Wabasso, Thursday night.  It was the first playoff win for the KMS boys basketball program since 2010 when... + continue reading

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Minnesota Voters Spoke; Daudt Not Listening by Reed Anfinson Publisher, Swift County Monitor-News Minnesota Republican Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt is rumored to be considering a run for the... + continue reading

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by Reed Anfinson, Editor Though $40,000 was budgeted last year for repair and upgrade of the historic school building that sits in Ambush Park, not all members of the Benson City Council are sure it... + continue reading

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