The city of Benton, Illinois has a population of 6880 and ranked #256 by population in the state. Benton has 3270 households and a total area of 5.35 sq. miles w/ a population density of 1286 people per sq. mile and approx. 2.1 people per household. Data according to 2000 census.

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Benton: A new era for Salem - The Salem News - Mayor Kim Driscoll termed it an early Christmas present for the city. She was referring to Monday's vote by the City Council approving the PILOT and CBA agreements with Footprint Power. Those agreements and the demolition of the old Salem Harbor ... - Fri, 19 Dec 2014

Benton County Quorum Court OKs Raises - Northwest Arkansas News - BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace approved raised for themselves Thursday as they completed work on the 2015 budget. The $25 increase in the per diem for justices of the peace will boost the rate for Quorum Court and Committee of ... - Fri, 19 Dec 2014

Benton Harbor's Pinkney gets 2.5-year minimum for election fraud - WNDU-TV - Benton Harbor's most prominent political activist will spend a minimum of two and a half years behind bars for crimes he insists he did not commit. “I've committed no crime and unfortunately, if I was anybody else, I wouldn't be here,” said Rev. Edward ...Man sentenced in Benton Harbor election fraud - Marquette Mining Journal - Mon, 15 Dec 2014

High school boys swimming: Woodstock co-op falls to Zion-Benton - Northwest Herald - Jake Maher won both the 200-yard freestyle (2:17.16) and the 500 freestyle (6:11.44) to lead the Woodstock co-op boys swimming team in its loss to Zion-Benton 93-76 at Woodstock. Joe Miceli won the 200 IM (2:29.21) and Connor Wilhelm added a win in ... - Fri, 19 Dec 2014

Benton County Sheriff Travels To Minnesota Clinic With Ill Wife - - BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck has traveled to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota with his ill wife, according to a post on the Benton County Sheriff's Facebook page. Kelley Cradduck's wife Sabrina Cradduck went to the clinic ... - Fri, 19 Dec 2014

Whirlpool opens tech center, announces more growth in Benton Harbor - WNDU-TV - BENTON HARBOR, Mich.--- More growth is expected in Michigan's great southwest, bringing highly skilled people and good paying jobs to the area. The ribbon was cut to celebrate the completion of renovations at Whirlpool's new Benton Harbor ...Whirlpool Corporation Celebrates Latest Project In $155 Million Local Investment - CNNMoneyAfter Taking on Whirlpool Corp., Black Activist in Small Michigan Town Set to ... - Atlanta Black StarA five-part series by The Environment Report - Michigan RadioBlack Agenda Report - - Fri, 19 Dec 2014

Carlos sentenced for fatal Fort Benton stabbing - KRTV Great Falls News - FORT BENTON -- Casey Carlos was sentenced on Wednesday for the January 2013 stabbing that killed 21-year old Fletcher Courtnage-McKinsey in Fort Benton. Carlos will likely spend at least the next 20 years behind bars after being sentenced to 30 years ...Man sentenced for Fort Benton murder - Great Falls TribuneMan sentenced for fatal Fort Benton stabbing - Helena Independent Record - Wed, 17 Dec 2014

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Marrissa Benton - Must be nice for someone to pay only $1.84 for daycare - 0 Likes

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Angela Rich - i wanna thanks to my brother philip and stephaine to take benton to movies on his birthday...happy birthday my son benton i love so much ... thank you again philip and stephaine ....🎉🎉🎉🎉 - 0 Likes

Joseph LaCapria - Aubrey LaCapria Curt Carpenter Richard Jones Nathan Versiontwo Benton - 0 Likes

Jolly Time Preschool First United Methodist Church Benton, AR - PreK4 Christmas party! Another fun-filled morning full of fun crafts, games and party food. Many thanks to all parents who helped make it such a great party.....Jolly Time parents really are the best! - 0 Likes

Jamie Susie Darrigan - Last night I had a Christmas party with a modest party of three at the Ideal Place in Benton Harbor. What a fabulous place! The bartenders, waitresses, and owners all worked hard to ensure we had a pleasant evening. The martinis to the appetizers to the main c... - 0 Likes

9art photography - Hey friends. You might notice 9art has been a little quieter lately. It's been busy... largely because of planning for an upcoming very-big-project in collaboration with the Joplin CVB & Lance Schaubert. Now I'm in need of help. :) We have a sizable list of ... - 0 Likes

Yamile McBride - Woah! She's off the chain! Not too late to come and enjoy our city's Christmas Party! Benton Convention center... - 0 Likes

5NEWS - Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck has traveled to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota with his ill wife, authorities say. - 0 Likes

Benton Silk Screening - Benton's has a new artist to help take care of all of your screen printing needs. Also, Stop by and visit with our new customer service rep, Isabella. She would love to meet you and learn your story. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thanks for your contin... - 0 Likes

Lance West - Most of them kill it. but we all know lol - 0 Likes

Arica Benton - Santa Claus came to Wendy Hernandez house last night!! We had so much fun ⛄🎅🎄❄⛄ - 0 Likes

AgWeatherNet - Active Weather Through Early Next Week; Cooler By Christmas Day A diverse spectrum of weather concerns awaits Washington in the coming days, as we enter an active and changeable regime during the home stretch of the Holiday Season. The two main issues facing... - 0 Likes

Real Parents. Real People. Uncut - bahahahahbahahaha *kay - 0 Likes

Liberty Tax Service - Benton Rd, Winchester CA - Can you guess what tax filers and holiday shoppers have in common? - 0 Likes

Melanie Calvert Benton - If you have footage of me in a commercial, film etc. That you could send to me I would appreciate it. - 0 Likes

Caroline Benton - Summer move fail. I have absolutely no idea where the bag? box? bin? of Christmas ornaments are. None. Oh well, might be a 'simply' decorated tree year. - 0 Likes

Steve Benton - I wanna sit and talk and laugh with you as the day ends I wanna see your smiling face before the new day begins - 0 Likes

Nigel Benton - Too right - - 0 Likes

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