Alise Sjostrom started the Redhead Creamery and runs it along with her sister Maggie Jennissen.
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I can’t wait to go back! The Redhead Creamery near Brooten is warm and welcoming. When you meet Alise, you will remember meeting her: Huge smile, red hair and a warm laugh. It was Alise who had the vision for the Redhead creamery. After three years they are still growing and developing. She... + continue reading
Chief Ian Hodge described how the Loen building would be laid out during a tour Monday night.
Friday, March 24, 2017
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Marcus to oversee work on Loen building Converting the Loen Electric building in southwest Benson to become the new Benson Police Department headquarters moved a step closer Monday night with the approval of a construction management agreement with Marcus Construction of Willmar. Marcus... + continue reading
Samantha Gjerde earned All-Area first-team this season, leading the area with a 24.1 points per game average.
Friday, March 24, 2017
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Samantha Gjerde, a senior on the KMS girls basketball team, was among five area players selected to the All-Area first-team girls basketball team for 2016-17. The All-Area team, put out by the West Central Tribune of Willmar, consists of the top players from the 20 or so schools the West Central... + continue reading
Max Peterson averaged 12.1 points per game for the Braves, who finished 6-18 overall this season., Layton Connelly (left) led the Benson boys basketball team in scoring this season and also went over 1,000 career points.
Friday, March 24, 2017
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The Benson boys basketball team ended the 2016-17 season with a 6-18 overall record, which included a 1-13 mark within the WCC. The Braves started out 1-6, but then went 4-6 over its next 10 games, before ending the season with a 1-6 record. The season came to an end with a 65-53 loss to... + continue reading
Alise Sjostrom started the Redhead Creamery and runs it along with her sister Maggie Jennissen.
Chief Ian Hodge described how the Loen building would be laid out during a tour Monday night.
Samantha Gjerde earned All-Area first-team this season, leading the area with a 24.1 points per game average.
Max Peterson averaged 12.1 points per game for the Braves, who finished 6-18 overall this season., Layton Connelly (left) led the Benson boys basketball team in scoring this season and also went over 1,000 career points.

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Chief Ian Hodge described how the Loen building would be laid out during a tour Monday night.
Friday, 24/03/17
Marcus to oversee work on Loen building Converting the Loen Electric building in southwest Benson to become the new Benson Police Department headquarters moved a step closer Monday night with the approval of a construction management agreement with Marcus Construction of Willmar. Marcus... + continue reading
Ice went off the small lakes in the area this week and could set records for going out early on larger lakes., When the high hit 73 degrees Monday afternoon it broke the record high tempeature for March 6. The day also saw tornadoes form in Minnesota, the earliest date for a tornado in state history. The previous record was March 18, 1968. How different Tuesday morning was with 2.5 inches of snow on the ground  and the temp falling to 25 degrees.
Friday, 10/03/17
March 6 sees record high of 73 degrees Monday the Benson area broke its sixth high temperature record of the year when the high hit 73 degrees. It broke the old record high for March 6 of 71 degrees set back in 2000. Prior to Monday, the earliest the Benson area had seen the temperature... + continue reading
District 17 state Sen. Andrew Lang stands at his desk in the Minnesota Senate chambers where he will be casting votes on everything from education funding, to taxes, to transportation projects, to buffer laws, and, maybe, the Appleton prison., Minnesota’s Legislature convened Jan. 3 and must adjourn by May 22. Beween those dates, it has work to do on transportation, taxes, education, buffers, health care, and more.
Friday, 24/02/17
Seven weeks into his first term as a Minnesota State Senator, Andrew Lang is learning that serving the needs on the District 17 constituents is far more than a part-time job. His days at the state Capitol can easily be nearly non-stop for more than 12 hours. When he is back in the district, there... + continue reading
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Samantha Gjerde earned All-Area first-team this season, leading the area with a 24.1 points per game average.
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