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Benton County to Hold ATV Safety Course

Your son or daughter can get their ATV Safety Certification next month in Benton County.

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Sheriff Establishes Parking Rules at Little Rock Lake

A popular Benton County spot for spring fishing will have some temporary parking restrictions in place.

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UPDATE: One Dead in Benton County Crash

One person is dead after a two vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Benton County.

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Benton County Newest Police Dog to be Named Ragnar

Benton County's newest police dog has a new name. Ragnar is the name chosen for the one-year-old black German Shepherd.

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Name Released In Benton County Death Investigation

Authorities have released the name of the man whose body was found in a ditch in Benton County earlier this week.

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Fear of Safety Causes Spike in Permit to Carry Applications For Benton, Stearns Counties

Reports of violent attacks, increased threats of terrorism and fears of political change has many Benton and Stearns County residents rethinking their rights to bare arms.

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Foley, Benton County Swamped With Heavy Rain

The Foley Police Department was called to the 200 block of Highway 23 last (Monday) night after 10:00 p.m. for a report of a stalled car in the water on the road. Officers found several cars trying to travel on Highway 23.

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What’s Your Benton County Fair Tradition? Here’s Mine!

I'm a central Minnesota native and have most of my life in St. Cloud. So, I've been to my fair share of Benton County Fairs in my 25 years of life. I've gone to so many of them that I've developed my own traditions.

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Benton County Declares State of Emergency Following Storms

Heavy rain from Monday's storms have prompted Benton County to declare a state of emergency. The move is in hopes of getting state funding to help repair several township roads that washed out due to the heavy rains.

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County Sheriffs Warn of High Water on Lakes and Rivers

The Benton County sheriff is asking boaters to be safe and courteous during this high water period. July 11th storms have dumped large amounts of water into lakes, rivers and streams.

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SWAT Team and Helicopter Called Out After Report of Suicidal Man With Rifle

A State Patrol Helicopter and area SWAT team were called out Friday morning in Benton County, after a report of a suicidal man with a rifle. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 1:00 a.m. at a home on 85th Avenue Northeast in Gilmanton Township.

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Minnesota In Control When It Comes to Farming In Recent Report [AUDIO]

When it comes to farming Minnesota is the backbone of the industry according to a new report. Two Minnesota congressional districts rank in the top 10 national in agricultural products.

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