delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:12:31 +0000 YME Dist. moving from K-1 back to split classes Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:14:10 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer GF looking at possible $1.5 million in '14 utility and street improvement projects Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:03:00 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor Benefit dinner and silent auction for Addison Doyle Sunday, May 4 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:57:07 +0000 Follow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews


The Granite Falls Lutheran Church will host a benefit dinner and silent auction on behalf of local residents Tom and Marci Doyle and their daughter, Addison, on Sunday May 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
On May 2 Addison will be two-years-old. Since her birth she has been living with Myelomeningocele Spina Bifida, which is the most severe form of the [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:58:03 +0000 The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry.
The agency said the proposal sets a foundation for regulating the products, but the rules [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: Lupita Nyong'o named 'Most Beautiful' by People Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:00:25 +0000 In the news

People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday. Commenting on being selected for this year's cover, Nyong'o says: "It was exciting [...]]]> Ostensoe's third CD release an authentic, unique reflection of passion and place Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:37:33 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting' Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:52:21 +0000 In the news

Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.

Standing alongside acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Biden called on Moscow to encourage pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to vacate government buildings and [...]]]> Today in the News: Ford CEO to retire, reports say Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 News to know

According to a report by Bloomberg News, Ford CEO Alan Mulally will retire within a month, and Mark Fields will be named his successor. Fields is currently COO for Ford. Mulally has been the head of Ford since 2006 and led the company through the recession without taking a government bailout, which other American automakers did. [...]]]> Community garden initiative sprouts interest Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:16:30 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor 4-H gives youth foundation to find passion and the courage to express it Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:50:02 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:59:58 +0000 By The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.

Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles [...]]]> Clarkfield water tower bids rejected, second opinion requested Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:59:02 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:59:30 +0000 News to know

Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]> BRE principal Hesch also departing post Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:06:47 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer 'Trinity' has Skajaquoda excited for near future Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:43:49 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor Anderson-Person violates no contact order Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:41:39 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:50:38 +0000 News to know

Some 160 coast guard and navy divers searched for survivors inside the wreckage of a ferry that sank off of South Korea this morning. Cho Man-yong, a coast guard spokesman, said 16 divers approached the ferry Wednesday night but failed to get inside because the current was too strong. He said the water was very muddy and visibility [...]]]> Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:58:54 +0000 A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making it one [...]]]> Today in the News: Sub dives again in search of missing plane Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 News to know

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said. Monday's planned 16-hour search lasted just six and none of the data collected by the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 submarine [...]]]> Boston Marathon bombing: One year later, a city still heals, runs Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:03:03 +0000 delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:12:32 +0000