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Jazz-n-Pizzazz Dance Recital was held Saturday and Sunday in the senior high gym. PICTURED: In front are Meridith Huston (left) and Halle Nash, while in back are Jessalee Payne and Sophia Suller, dancing with other members of the Twinkle Toes (kindergarten), performing "Smile" and... + continue reading
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While last week’s blizzard didn’t break the record snowfall for April with its 13 inches of snow, it did push the winter season’s total snowfall to an all-time record of 78.5 inches. For the past 50 years that record had been held by the winter season of 1968-1969 when 76.4... + continue reading
Pictured above are members of the Benson softball team.  From left to right are Maranda Wieber, Lauren Wrobleski, head coach Barb Schwarz, Cally Miller, Andrea Rud, Mariah Rodahl, Chloe Collins, Hannah Andrews, Rachel Berens, Matilyn Short, Marissa Connelly, Zoe Doscher, Paige Cain, Ellie Moesenthin, Abby Lundebrek, and Kaitlyn Berreau.
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The Benson softball team had its first two games postponed and canceled, but was finally able to get in a game last Monday at NLS.  The Braves, coming off an 8-10 season from a year ago, led 5-4 going into NLS’ final at-bats, but the Wildcats struck for two runs to rally for the 6-5 win... + continue reading
Matthew Tolifson pitches for the Benson baseball team during a 6-0 loss to BOLD last Tuesday night on Chiefs’ Field.  There would be no more games played the rest of the week as a snowstorm hit the state mid-week.
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The Benson baseball team fell to 1-1 with a 6-0 home loss to BOLD last Tuesday night on Chiefs’ Field in Benson.  The Braves were also supposed to play at Montevideo, Thursday, and host KMS, Friday, but both of those games were postponed due to weather.  The Montevideo game will be... + continue reading
flower in April blizzard
Pictured above are members of the Benson softball team.  From left to right are Maranda Wieber, Lauren Wrobleski, head coach Barb Schwarz, Cally Miller, Andrea Rud, Mariah Rodahl, Chloe Collins, Hannah Andrews, Rachel Berens, Matilyn Short, Marissa Connelly, Zoe Doscher, Paige Cain, Ellie Moesenthin, Abby Lundebrek, and Kaitlyn Berreau.
Matthew Tolifson pitches for the Benson baseball team during a 6-0 loss to BOLD last Tuesday night on Chiefs’ Field.  There would be no more games played the rest of the week as a snowstorm hit the state mid-week.

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With nearly 30 faculty and school district residents at their meeting Monday at the Benson High School, the board of education approved $541,832 in cuts as it worked to balance its budget for the 2019-2020 school year. The planned cuts are $105,612 lower than what were considered earlier by... + continue reading
flower in April blizzard
Wednesday, 17/04/19
While last week’s blizzard didn’t break the record snowfall for April with its 13 inches of snow, it did push the winter season’s total snowfall to an all-time record of 78.5 inches. For the past 50 years that record had been held by the winter season of 1968-1969 when 76.4... + continue reading
Wednesday, 17/04/19
Benson’s Civic Center board is continuing to work on an arrangement with Benson Public Schools that would allow it to renovate the facility’s north end for gymnastics as well as other athletics. At Monday night’s board of education meeting, Civic Center Board Member and... + continue reading
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Pieper Gades (right), the daughter of Kent and Molly Gades of Benson, receives a check from Bob Cook
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