Swift County

Swift County, Minnesota

PO Box 110
Benson, MN 56215
Phone: (320) 843-2744
Fax: (320) 843-4124
www.swiftcounty.com

In west-central MN, southwest of Saint Cloud; established Feb 18, 1870 from Chippewa County. Name Origin: For Henry Adoniram Swift (1823-69), MN legislator and governor (1863-64)

Area (sq mi):: 752.35 (land 743.53; water 8.82) Population per square mile: 15.20
Population 2005: 11,324 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.30%; 1990-2000 11.50% Population 2000: 11,956 (White 89.70%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 1.40%; Other 5.20%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,360; median household $34,820; Population below poverty level: 8.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,163-$20,893
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Miller testified for his own bill last week, as did Swift County Commissioner Gary Hendrickx.
Caption: Reed Anfinson, 62 owner, Swift County Monitor-News in Benson, Minn, and the Grant County Herald in Elbow Lake, Minn.
"The commission begins with the presumption that having a federal enterprise competing head-on with the newspaper industry is a good thing, but it does not explain how any business can be on a level playing field when competing with its own government," said National Newspaper Association President Reed Anfinson, publisher of the Swift County Monitor-News in Benson, Minn.
The four dealerships: Stevens County Equipment, Morris, Minn.; Swift County Equipment, Benson, Minn.; Madison Implement, Madison, Minn.; and Amundson Equipment, Elbow Lake, Minn., combine more than 40 years in the farm equipment business.
Chuck Koenigs, director of Swift County Human Services in Minnesota, explains, "It has been absolutely essential to have both governance (an elected board of county commissioners) and management (supervisory) support for making systemic changes in the culture, philosophy, and practice of dealing with child placement and permanence.
* "Outcomes include less trauma to the children who were referred to community-based services and money saved by the county." (Swift County)
Swift County, Minnesota, (population approximately 11,000) is a county in transition.
Johnson (Swift County) https://mn.gov/law-library-stat/archive/ctapun/201/OPa17030-01291.pdf     Miranda Custody After police learned that appellant reportedly sexually groped his ten-year-old nieces breast area and buttocks, without reading him a Miranda advisory they took him into a room of his home, questioned him repeatedly, told him they believed the accusations, and pressed him at least 30 times to confess.
"The proposed cuts would have a devastating impact on the delivery of mail, including newspapers, prescription drugs and packages across rural America," said NNA President Reed Anfinson, publisher of the Swift County Monitor-News of Benson, Minn.
DAVEY, 87, an editor who acquired the weekly Benson, Minn., Swift County Monitor News and then the International Falls, Minn., Daily Journal, died Sept.
"We look forward to using our new NNAWeb.org to continue to strengthen our industry, the community newspaper brand and our firm belief in newspapers," said Reed Anfinson, publisher of Minnesota's Swift County Monitor-News and the NNA's president.