Swift County - Benson Health Services
This friendly community of 3,000+ is located on the banks of the Chippewa River, 125 miles west of the Twin Cities. Benson is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Some of the state's best fishing lakes are located in the area, including Lake Minnewaska, known for its abundant supply of walleye. Nearby Lac Qui Parle Wildlife Management Area is one of Minnesota's premiere Canadian goose staging areas. Charlie's Hunting Club offers over 6,000 acres of private hunting land with some of the best upland game habitat in the Midwest including pheasant, Hungarian partridge, rabbit, squirrel, and white tailed deer. Benson area residents place a high priority on quality education. Benson Public Schools provide K-12 education to residents in School District 777, which encompasses about 400 square miles and serves approximately 1200 students.