Benson County, ND

Leeds, NDDevils Lake Daily Journal

NDHSAA T&F STATE: Fischer wins pole vault crown, Badding state runner-up, and more

The first day of the 2021 NDHSAA State Track and Field Meet kicked off in the most North Dakota way possible. The air temperature was sitting around the mid-to-low 50's and the sky was nearly clear. However, while to the naked eye it would look like a perfect day for track, the wind was gusting into the Bismarck Community Bowl at almost 20 mph.
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Oberon, NDDevils Lake Daily Journal

Karen Peterson

Karen J. Peterson, 61 a life-long resident of Benson County and an Oberon business woman, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at her home in the loving care of her family and Hospice. Visitation for Karen will be held on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the Gilbertson Funeral Home,...
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Devils Lake, NDDevils Lake Daily Journal

PREVIEW: Lake region preps golf roundup

It's that time of the year! As the lake thaws out and the temperature rises, very slowly, area high school teams take the diamond, field, track, and green for the first time in two years. With the start of the spring season nearing, the Devils Lake Journal reached out to...
Benson County, NDINFORUM

Hometown Stars: Benson County senior Blayne Anderson

The road Benson County's Blayne Anderson has traveled in his high school career hasn't been the smoothest, suffering several injuries along the way. "My sophomore year I ended up blowing out my knee in the first quarter of football," said Anderson. "The summer before my senior year in baseball I blew out shoulder diving for a fly ball. I tore my labrum and partially tore my rotator cuff, so I had to miss football my senior year."
Benson County, NDDevils Lake Daily Journal

REGIONALS PREVIEW: Who will survive and advance all the way to Minot?

This is it! Ice hockey, gymnastics, swimming, Class B girls, and Class A have just about wrapped up their seasons. The last one to round out the North Dakota winter sports season is Class B boys basketball. It's one of the most exciting times of the year and five area teams are on the doorstep of the state tournament.
Benson County, NDINFORUM

Hometown Stars: Benson County High School senior Kearyn Nelsen

LEEDS, ND -- The leadership role is something Benson County High School senior Kearyn Nelsen has embraced, being the only senior on her high school basketball team. "I just have always thought that if I could be a role model like those older girls to me, I just thought that could be overall the best thing I could do," she said.
Benson County, NDDevils Lake Daily Journal

DISTRICTS: Four Winds wins 9th straight district crown, New Rockford-Sheyenne, Benson County advance to regionals

Three days of basketball, and some seasons, came to a close on Monday as six squads took the court at New Rockford-Sheyenne in hopes to continue their season and pick up some hardware. Lakota, Harvey/Wells County, Benson County, and Dakota Prairie were all looking to punch their ticket into regionals while New Rockford-Sheyenne was looking to end Four Winds/Minnewaukan's eight-year reign as district champions.
Benson County, NDnewsdakota.com

Four Winds Cruises To District 7 Title

New Rockford, N.D. (NewsDakota.com)—–Top ranked Four Winds-Minnewaukan (FWM)jumped out to a 22-7 first quarter lead and rolled to a 73-32 victory over New Rockford-Sheyenne (NRS) and captured the District 7 title. Benson County and Harvey-Wells County won the region 4 qualifiers earlier. Championship. Four Winds-Minnewaukan Indians 73 New Rockfor-Sheyenne Rockets...
Benson County, NDDevils Lake Daily Journal

Preps roundup: Feb. 15

Benson County - 21, 20, 28, 10 - 79 Warwick - 9, 4, 10, 11 - 34 Benson County -- Williams 0 0-0 18, Nepl 3 6-7 12, Tollerud 4 2-2 10, Nelsen 1 4-6 9, Schwanke 1 4-6 9, Tofsrud 1 0-0 8, Gossen 0 0-0 6. Maddock 1 0-0 5, Kenner 1 0-0 2. Totals 12 16-21 79.
Warwick, NDDevils Lake Daily Journal

WARWICK PUBLIC SCHOOL’S ANSWER TO TEACHER SHORTAGE

WARWICK- Warwick, North Dakota, in Benson County, with the population of 66 has seen an uptick in growth. With the addition of seven residents the population is now 73. Warwick received the honor of being selected KVRR’s Small Town of The Week on January 12, 2021. Warwick has a bar, gas station and school.