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County votes down wind, solar project moratorium

By Reed Anfinson

Avian flu cases remaining low

Avian influenza created nationwide headlines when it infected a goat in Stevens County, the first known case of the v

Band concert
Allyson and Brandon Goff are the new Benson DQ owners

By Reed Anfinson

Magic Carpet Ride was Benson Highschool's prom theme
Jim Ostlie wins national 4-H award for his dedicated service

Editor’s note: Information for this story came from the Minnesota Extension Service and Publisher Reed Anfinson

Benson police officers honored by council

At Monday night’s Benson City Council, Mayor Jack Evenson set aside the start of the meeting to honor members of the

County seeks moratorium on wind, solar projects

A proposal to place a temporary moratorium on large wind and solar projects will be open to citizen comment at a publ

Tiny fire truck promotes education, supports firefighters

With their little fire engine Benson Fire Chief Jeff Reuss and his wife Janie have been traveling to area parades and

Heavy snow brings area much needed moisture

In like a lamb out like a lion. March has reversed the saying that often applies to the month’s weather.

St. Patrick's Day Parade
All Things Country

 “All Things Country” was the theme of the Benson Elementary School’s grades one through three concert at the Perform

Meteorological winter was second warmest

Meteorological winter, the period from Dec. 1 to Feb. 29, was the second warmest on record for the Benson area.

Red Flag Warning Issued for Extreme Fire Risk

Secretary of State Simon urges students to register to vote; become election judges

Now is the time to start thinking about your right to vote, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon told Benson High

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