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Company Gets Waiver To Maintain Propane Supplies

The Army Corp of Engineers has granted a waiver allowing a Benson petroleum company to move forward with a project designed to speed up a propane-infrastructure project. The waiver on behalf of Dooley Petroleum was requested by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson

08/05/2014

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Tornado Touches Down In Swift County

A tornado touched down in Swift County near Benson, Minn. on Thursday afternoon. Swift County Sheriff John Holtz says a trained weather spotter first saw the tornado just after 4 p.m.

06/19/2014

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Police: Gun Seized From Kindergarten Student At Benson School

Authorities said operations have returned to normal after officials said a Kindergarten student came to school with a gun on Tuesday in Benson. The Benson School District, working with Benson Police and the Swift County Sheriff’s Office, received a report of a firearm on the premises at about 8:05 a.m. at Northside Elementary School.

05/06/2014

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Target Brings The Celebs & The Party To Benson, Minn.

It could have been any school in the country, but Northside Elementary in tiny Benson, Minn. — west of Willmar, about 2.5 hours from Minneapolis — came in first in the Give With Target contest, nabbing a $10,000 prize.

10/01/2013

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Turkey Litter Power Plant Hit With $14K Fine

A power plant that burns turkey litter has agreed to pay a $14,000 fine for burning treated wood in violation of its permit.

11/08/2012

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Man, Woman Found Dead In Swift County

Authorities in Swift County are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman at a home north of Benson.

08/30/2012

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