Falls colors are starting to dominate the landscape. Another sign of fall is farmers in the field harvesting crops; however, persistent rains are slowing the harvest down.
Friday, October 12, 2018
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Rain has again slowed the area’s corn, soybean and sugarbeet harvest. The rain has not only prevent the harvest a crop ready to take in, but has raised the moisture content of both corn and soybeans that had been drying down in the field. Dry weather is needed to get farmers back in the... + continue reading
Titian Norton (84) and Austin Deike (5) come up to bring down a Benson ballcarrier during an early-season game as Kolby Lindquist (15) and others look on.
Friday, October 12, 2018
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The KMS football team improved to 5-1 for the season with a 30-24 victory at Parkers Prairie, Friday night.  The Saints led early 22-8, but Parkers Prairie came back to claim a 24-22 lead in the fourth quarter before KMS  rallied for the win with a 5-yard touchdown run by Dylan Rudningen... + continue reading
Claire Ricard (left) and Abby Lundebrek go up for a block against Melrose.
Friday, October 12, 2018
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The Benson volleyball team was swept in a pair of WCC matches last week against Melrose last Tuesday night at home, and at Sauk Centre, Thursday.  It was the fifth and sixth-straight losses for the Braves, who fell to 5-13-1 overall and 3-8 in the WCC. Benson played some very good... + continue reading
Benson Mayor Terri Collins looks at the former Benson Power biomass electric generation plant during a city council tour of the community Monday night.
Friday, October 5, 2018
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A letter of intent that spells out “general business terms” between the City of Benson and Brightmark Energy (BME) of San Francisco was by approved at a special city council meeting last Wednesday night. It also is the first concrete step toward what could someday be a $250 million... + continue reading
Falls colors are starting to dominate the landscape. Another sign of fall is farmers in the field harvesting crops; however, persistent rains are slowing the harvest down.
Titian Norton (84) and Austin Deike (5) come up to bring down a Benson ballcarrier during an early-season game as Kolby Lindquist (15) and others look on.
Claire Ricard (left) and Abby Lundebrek go up for a block against Melrose.
Benson Mayor Terri Collins looks at the former Benson Power biomass electric generation plant during a city council tour of the community Monday night.

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Benson Mayor Terri Collins looks at the former Benson Power biomass electric generation plant during a city council tour of the community Monday night.
Friday, 05/10/18
A letter of intent that spells out “general business terms” between the City of Benson and Brightmark Energy (BME) of San Francisco was by approved at a special city council meeting last Wednesday night. It also is the first concrete step toward what could someday be a $250 million... + continue reading
Tuesday, 14/08/18
With all the votes in, District 777’s $26.3 million building bond levy passed with overwhelming support. The final vote was 1,356 to 620, a margin of victory of 736 votes. Sixty-nine percent of the district’s voters favored the levy to 31 percent against it. It was a complete reversal... + continue reading
This photo of the new auditorium at the Dassel-Cokato school shows what the new Benson High School performing arts center could look like if voters approve the Aug. 14 District 777 building bond levy. Photo courtesy of Architects Rego + Youngquist, Inc.
Friday, 10/08/18
$26.3 million proposal inlcudes new auditorium, space for childcare services   Next Tuesday voters in District 777 will decide the future of the quality of the educational facilities for Benson Public Schools, and many supporters say, the future of the area. Tuesday, Aug. 14, voters... + continue reading
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Mallory Rudningen (3) and Lexy Swanson (14) go up for a block attempt during a recent match in Kerkhoven.  The Saints topped Kimball, Monday, to improve to 10-7.
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