Lake Benton News


10/17/2018 10:03 AM  ~~~Source~~~
SMSU Briefs for Oct. 17 

A total of 531 degrees were awarded to students following the spring and summer sessions of courses at Southwest Minnesota State University. The students earned their degrees in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


10/02/2018 03:25 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Meth seizure, arrests help answer the question 

That was a headline on a story that appeared in the Independent last June. Jody Gladis, the former commander of the Brown-Lyon-Redwood-Renville Drug Task Force was quoted in that article on his talk to the Noon Rotary Club.


09/06/2018 11:53 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Trump promised farmers deals, now has to bail them out 

Farmer Bob Worth plants soybeans on the family farm May 17 in Lake Benton, Minn. Trump's trade war with China is proving costly to the nation's soybean growers.


09/03/2018 01:05 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Federal grants prop up small Minnesota towns 

Clarkfield scored near the top this year in the annual distribution of Small Cities Development Program grants, which are given out by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the state to help rehabilitate housing for low- to moderate-income people, mitigate blight and slums and eradicate health and safety problems. Clarkfield was awarded $1.1a million, one of 35 communities in greater Minnesota to get a share of $19a million distributed by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development .