March 2020

Tue
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Staying on top of COVID-19 for you

By Reed Anfinson
Publisher
Swift County Monitor-News

With the rapid spread of the coronavirus and more people becoming sick with COVID-19 the impacts on our communities are being felt more deeply by the day. At times, it seems the changes come hourly.

To keep our readers up-to-date with the fast pace of the news about COVID-19, we will be updating the swiftcountymonitor-news website with new information as soon as we get it.

News will be fragmented from multiple sources in the coming days. We will do our best to draw them all together for you to give you a more comprehensive understanding of the challenges we face and how they are being met.

We will also give you the links to the federal, state and local health authorities that can provide you detailed information on how to stay safe and what you can do to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Mon
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JoAnn Kurkosky

JoAnn Kurkosky, 65, of Benson, Minn., died Monday, March 16, 2020, at her home.

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Nellie Houde

Nellie Houde, 93, was born on September 1, 1926, in Michigan, the daughter of Fred and Gertrude VanderWeyst Meinert. She grew up in Benson, Minnesota attended country school and graduated from Benson High School. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Houde on September 9, 1944, in Aurora, Colorado.  They made their home in Colorado while Lloyd served his country in the Military.

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Chamber Chili Feed Canceled

Monday, March 16, 2020.  Jason Hausauer, president of the Benson Area Chamber of Commerce, announced today that the Annual Chili Feed event scheduled for this Saturday, March 21 has been canceled. 

Support your local businesses and stay local.

Fri
13
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Don R. DuHoux

Don R. DuHoux, 83, died on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the Scandi Haven Village Care Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Zniewski Funeral Home of Benson is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Wed
11
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LAKE HAZEL ANNUAL MEETING

The annual meeting of the Lake Hazel Cemetery/Church Association will meet Sunday, March 15 at 2 p.m. at the Rolfe Gomer home. All who are interested in this association are welcome.

Wed
11
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED RE-ZONING OF TWO PROPERTIES WITHIN THE CITY OF BENSON

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held on March 23,  2020 beginning at 12:00 o’clock P.M. at the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 1410 Kansas Avenue, Benson, Minnesota.  The purpose of this hearing is to obtain input from the public on changing zoning on two parcels of land from to B-2 General Business and R-2 Medium Density Residential to I-1 Limited Industrial. The zoning reconsideration is for the following properties:
 
716 & 720 Atlantic Avenue, Benson, MN
 
/s/ Terri Collins     
Mayor
/s/ Glen Pederson      
City Clerk

Wed
11
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ESTATE OF TIMOTHY R. KERR

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF SWIFT   
DISTRICT COURT
EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 76-PR-20-77

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NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Six Mile Grove Twp., County of Swift, and State of Minnesota, that the annual town meeting will be held Tuesday, March 10 at the town hall located in Sec. 29. The annual meeting will commence at 6 p.m. to conduct all necessary business prescribed by law.  The township elections will now be held in November along with the general election by mail ballot.  In case of inclement weather the meeting may be postponed until the third Tuesday in March. 
Sara Wersinger, clerk

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