October 2019

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Doris F. Wiebold

Doris F. Wiebold was born March 7, 1938, the daughter of Edward and Myrtis (Hals) Johnson in Sunburg, Minnesota.  She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church and Our Savior’s Lutheran in Benson.  She grew up in Benson and graduated from Benson High School in 1956.

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Kylene M. Ahrndt

Kylene M. Ahrndt, 71 , of Benson, Minnesota, died on Sunday morning, October 27, 2019 at the Gabriel House in Murdock, Minnesota, Minnesota. Visitation will be held at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 p.m. on, Friday, November 1, 2019, and will continue from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on November 2, followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church, Benson.

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Betty Raasch

Betty Raasch
March 30, 1926 • October 24, 2019

Betty Raasch, 93, of Cyrus, Minnesota and formerly of Glenwood, died Thursday, October 24, 2019, at home surrounded by family.

A memorial service celebrating her life was held Monday, October 28, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cyrus. Pastor Chris Richards officiated. Inurnment was in Glenwood Lutheran Cemetery in Glenwood.

Betty Louise Jones was born in Jackson, Minnesota, March 30, 1926, to George A. and Tillie (Weigold) Jones. She attended school in Jackson and graduated from Jackson High School in 1944.

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Dale Geske

Dale Geske, age 74, of Swift Falls, died Wednesday, October 23rd in his home.  Visitation will be held Sunday, October 27th from 4-6 p.m. at Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson.  Visitation will continue from 10-11 a.m., followed by a Memorial Service at 11 a.m., Monday, October 28th at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Swift Falls.  Pastor Mike Soppeland will officiate.  Burial will be in the Lynd Cemetery at a later date.  Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson.

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Michaela Renae Sexton

Michaela Renae Sexton, 25, of Benson, Minnesota, died Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  Visitation was from 5-7 p.m., Monday, October 28, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Benson.  Visitation continued from 10-11 a.m., followed by the Funeral Service at 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church.  Interment was in the Benson City Cemetery. 

Michaela Renae Sexton was born August 26, 1994, at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.  She was born to her mother, Debbie M. Slaughter and her father, Shane A. Sexton. 

Michaela lived most of her life in Benson after she returned from Oregon when she was two.  She grew up in Benson, attending public school and graduating in 2012.  She worked a variety of jobs, with her last job being the most fulfilling.  She worked at the Heartland Girls Ranch in Benson as a Youth Counselor. 

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Kathleen “Kathy” Hemmah

Kathleen “Kathy” Hemmah, age 65, of Hutchinson, MN, died Wednesday, October 23rd in Golden Living Center in Benson, MN.  Visitation will be held 10–11 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., Monday, October 28th at St. Malachy Catholic Church in Clontarf, MN. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

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LEGAL NOTICE

The Clontarf Township Board will postpone its next meeting one week due to elections on Nov. 5. The meeting will be Tues., Nov. 12, and it begins at its regular time of 6:30 p.m. at the fire hall on Main Street (Grace Ave.) in Clontarf MN.

Anne Schirmer, Clerk
Clontarf Township Board

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LEGAL NOTICE

The Benson Housing and Redevelopment Authority has developed its Annual Agency Plan for the Years 2020-2024, in compliance with the Public Housing Reform Act of 1998. It is available for review from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Community Rooms at Parkview Manor, 300 13th St. N. and Westwood Manor, 2000 Hall Ave. and the Benson Public Library.

Comments on the plan may be submitted to the Benson HRA Office, 300 13th St. N., Benson, MN 56215.

A public hearing concerning this plan will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at Parkview Manor. The Benson HRA will hold a Board Meeting concerning the Annual plan following the hearing at Parkview Manor.
 

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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES October 1, 2019

Chairman Hendrickx called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM with all members present with the exception of Commissioner Rudningen. Also present: County Administrator Kelsey Baker, Terri Orr, 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.  

10-01-19-01 Commissioner E. Pederson moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.

Commissioner Rudningen joined the board meeting at 9:01 AM.

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Benson volleyball to open up sections at home

The Benson volleyball team closed out the regular-season with a 3-0 loss at Morris Area-CA last Tuesday night.  The Braves closed out the regular-season with an 8-14 overall record and 3-11 mark within the WCC to place sixth in the final standings.

Sauk Centre won the league title with a perfect 14-0 record, followed by Melrose Area at 11-3, BOLD and Morris Area at 9-5 each, Minnewaska Area at 7-7, Benson at 3-11, ACGC at 2-12, and Montevideo at 1-13.

Benson also will be seeded third in its “pod” of Section 5A when the final seedings come out this week and the Braves will open up the section tourney at 7 p.m., Thursday (tomorrow) at home against Kaleidoscope Charter School (2-18 record)...

 

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