August 2019

Sun
18
Aug
admin's picture

Hancock Pork

Image Ad
Thu
15
Aug
admin's picture

Dennis Roger Plucker, Sr.

Dennis Roger Plucker, Sr., 81, of rural Murdock, Minn., died Saturday, July 27, 2019, at his home. 

Wed
14
Aug
admin's picture

SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES July 16, 2019

Chairman Hendrickx called the meeting to order at 9:01 AM. with all members present. Also present: County Administrator Kelsey Baker, other county employees and members of the public.

Chairman Hendrickx asked if there were any changes or additions to the agenda. There were no changes. 

07-16-19-01 Commissioner Fox moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.
07-16-19-02 Commissioner E. Pederson moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve the Consent Agenda items: (1) Approval of Minutes from the July 2, 2019 Regular Meeting, (2) Consider approval of County Policies (3) Consider approving Resolution 19-07-32 for appointing Joseph Tschida to a 4-year term as County Assessor for the remainder of Wayne Knutson’s term running until January 1, 2121. Motion carried unanimously.

Wed
14
Aug
admin's picture

NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY

TATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF SWIFT
EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 76-PR-19-344
Estate of Linda Mae Hilleren,
   Decedent
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent's last Will dated, if any, and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property.

Any objections to the Petition must be filed With the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted.

Wed
14
Aug
admin's picture

Local youth competes at Drive, Chip, Putt contest

Arnold Stelzer, the 9-year old son of Justin and Beth Stelzer of Benson, placed second at the local qualifying event and sixth at the sub-regional tournament for the National Drive, Chip, and Putt golf contest at Augusta, GA.

Arnold placed second overall in the age 7-9 boys’ division and first in the putting category during the Drive, Chip, and Putt local qualifier event, July 9 at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Willmar. 

The top three overall winners from that event advanced to the sub-regional qualifying contest, which was set for Sunday, Aug. 11 at Braemer Golf Course in Edina.

At the sub-regional qualifier, in which the top two advance to the Regional contest, Stelzer placed sixth of 15 individuals.  He had a high individual finish of fourth in the drive portion of the contest...

 

Wed
14
Aug
admin's picture

Wacky Water Carnival

The Women of Today’s Wacky Water Carnival, which took place Thursday, Aug. 1 at Roosevelt Park in Benson, included a number of fun water-related games, including the water balloon basket toss...

For more on this story, and to keep up on all the latest in area sports, subscribe to the Swift County Monitor-News print edition or our PDF internet edition. Call 320-843-4111 and you can get all the local news and sports delivered to you!

Wed
14
Aug
admin's picture

Benson-KMS girls tennis team kicks off fall sports schedule with home triangular

The Benson-KMS girls tennis team is set to get the season underway Monday, Aug. 19 with a home triangular. 

The Fighting Braves, who began preseason practices Monday, Aug. 12, were set to entertain BBE and Parkers Prairie in the season-opening event at the high school courts.

The Benson-KMS girls tennis team is one of the most successful programs at BHS, going 14-4 overall last year for its sixth-straight winning season and 13th winning season in the last 15 years...

For more on this story, and to keep up on all the latest in area sports, subscribe to the Swift County Monitor-News print edition or our PDF internet edition. Call 320-843-4111 and you can get all the local news and sports delivered to you!

 

Wed
14
Aug
admin's picture

Trust In Short Supply In America

By Reed Anfinson
Publisher
Swift County Monitor-News

 “Trust is an essential elixir for public life and neighborly relations, and when Americans think about trust these days, they worry.” That was key finding in a report written by Lee Rainie, Scott Keeter And Andrew Perrin for the Pew Research Center titled: Trust and Distrust in America.

Trust in our government is a near historic low, Pew’s study says. But that is no surprise when 76 percent of Americans think a low level of trust in the federal government is justified.

We are also less trusting of one another with Americans saying that people just aren’t as reliable as they once were. Pew’s study also found that those who don’t trust other people have less trust in our public institutions.

Wed
14
Aug
admin's picture

Swift County Fair underway

By Reed Anfinson
Publisher
Swift County Monitor-News

 

The Swift County Fair opens Wednesday and runs through Sunday this week with the carnival featuring 10 to 12 rides and solid line-up of free music. There wll also be the 4-H competitions, a rodeo, lots of food, games at the carnival and a demo derby...

 

For more on this story, and to keep up on all the latest in area sports, subscribe to the Swift County Monitor-News print edition or our PDF internet edition. Call 320-843-4111 and you can get all the local news and sports delivered to you!

Wed
14
Aug
admin's picture

County horse tests positive for WNV

By Reed Anfinson
Publisher
Swift County Monitor-News

Two Swift County horses have been euthanized after falling ill recently, the Minnesota Department of Health reported on Monday. The second horse had a confirmed case of West Nile virus while the first was not tested.

The disease is carried by Culex tarsalis mosquitoes and can infect humans, horses and birds...

 

For more on this story, and to keep up on all the latest in area sports, subscribe to the Swift County Monitor-News print edition or our PDF internet edition. Call 320-843-4111 and you can get all the local news and sports delivered to you!

Pages