Lake Benton News


01/04/2018 03:12 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Young authors in action 

Photo by Jenny Kirk Sleeping Beauty and David Dashing - are interviewed by young reporter Wanda Where About during the Young Writers Conference at Southwest Minnesota State University. because unlike knowledge, there are no limits when it comes to imagination.


12/27/2017 03:33 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Maybe it's time to look at sprucing up Main Street 

With the new year comes new opportunities. So, now might be the time to think about giving the Marshall downtown area a fresher look.


12/22/2017 03:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Short Takes 

The Lake Benton area received a boost when it was announced Hole in the Mountain Park was named to regional park status. It will now qualify for a Legacy Foundation matching funds grant, Lincoln County Board commissioners were told.


12/11/2017 01:14 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Carpenter calls his last auction 

Auctioneer/Insurance and Real Estate Agent Mike Carpenter is retiring three businesses this fall. A new business was moving into his office building at 101 N. Grant Street in Lake Benton Dec. 1, and he had just one desk left with a box of real estate files setting on top of it Thursday.


12/09/2017 02:57 AM  ~~~Source~~~
SMAC awards $103,757 to area schools and arts organizations 

Arts in the Schools grants provide funds for artist residencies in schools or arts-related field trips that include educator training and community involvement. Grants can be awarded up to $2,500 , or $4,000 .