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By Reed Anfinson Publisher Swift County Monitor-News The timing was just right. Tyler Timmerman, a 2020 Hancock High School graduate, was at a crossroads in his life, trying to decide about his future. His parents were also facing some decisions related to a rental property they own in Benson... + continue reading
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By Reed Anfinson Publisher Swift County Monitor-News Mike Hoffman was named the new Swift County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy by the board of commissioners at their June 1 meeting. “Mike Hoffman meets and exceeds what I am looking for,” Sheriff John Holtz told... + continue reading
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A great season of baseball came to an end last Tuesday night for the Benson baseball team, which lost at Paynesville in the consolation round of the Section 3AA Baseball Tourney. The Braves, who finished the season 12-10 overall, opened up the tourney with a 4-3 win over Morris Area and 3-2... + continue reading
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The Benson softball team won its first two playoff games by 7-6 scores before falling into the loser’s bracket with a 6-2 loss to Hancock. The Braves, seeded first in their half of Section 6A, opened up the tourney with a 7-6 win over BBE last Tuesday night in Benson.  The Braves... + continue reading

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By Reed Anfinson Publisher Swift County Monitor-News Benson’s Pioneerland Band Festival is set for next Monday at 6:30 p.m. with 10 bands saying they will participate. Benson High School’s band will make it 11 performing along the traditional route starting on U.S Highway 12 near... + continue reading
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By Reed Anfinson Publisher Swift County will contribute up to $100,000 to a multi-million project to improve broadband service in the City of Appleton through a partnership with Federated Telephone. The county’s funds will come from the $1,797,084 it is receiving under the American... + continue reading
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