From left to right, Katelyn Tolifson, Brooke Ellingson, and Logan Johnson perform on the alto saxophone with other members of the BHS pep band.
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Pictured, from left to right, Katelyn Tolifson, Brooke Ellingson, and Logan Johnson perform on the alto saxophone with other members of the BHS pep band.   Did you know the Swift County Monitor-News prints photos like this one? Give us the date, page and subject of the photo and we will... + continue reading
Will Enderson rolls out left after faking a handoff to Matt Tolifson (2) as Kaden Schmidt (74), Aaron Zosel (34) and other Braves provide blocks.
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Sauk Centre scored 22 first-quarter points and the Braves lost their starting runningback to season-ending injury during a 34-14 home loss to the Mainstreeters, Friday night on Brock Field during the annual Father-Son Night for Benson. Sauk Centre scored on its first three possessions of the game... + continue reading
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Pictured, top: DeGraff area residents celebrated Labor Day with a parade, games and food in the park, and a tractor pull Sunday.   Center: Kids scramble for candy thrown from fire trucks and floats in the DeGraff Labor Day parade.   Bottom: At left, Carol and Jerome Jensen were the... + continue reading
For nearly 25 years CeCe Terlouw worked with young women at the Heartland Girls Ranch. Now she has started a new program in the St.Cloud area working with girls who have been sexually trafficked.
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Modern Day Slavery CeCe Terlouw fighting to break the bondages of sex trafficked women By Jordan Almen   If you were confronted with slavery today, would you be aware of it? Could you tell the difference between someone who is unhappy with their job and someone who being forced to... + continue reading
From left to right, Katelyn Tolifson, Brooke Ellingson, and Logan Johnson perform on the alto saxophone with other members of the BHS pep band.
Will Enderson rolls out left after faking a handoff to Matt Tolifson (2) as Kaden Schmidt (74), Aaron Zosel (34) and other Braves provide blocks.
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For nearly 25 years CeCe Terlouw worked with young women at the Heartland Girls Ranch. Now she has started a new program in the St.Cloud area working with girls who have been sexually trafficked.

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