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granitefallsnews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:14:44 +0000On Technology: Crummy cell pictures
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:46:50 +0000By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319948/-1/newsDownside: Tablet and cell cams still produce lower-quality images than stand-alone cameras. It's all in the sensor that records the shot. There's not a lot of room or power in a handheld. For sharpness and depth of color, they cannot beat the competition. I spent a Saturday trying to improve my Samsung tablet photos. Here's what [...]]]>Morning Jolt: Search continues for missing flight
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:29:35 +0000http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319975/-1/newsIn the news
There's still no sign of the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing Saturday. Dozens of planes and ships from eight nations are combing the seas for signs of the airplane, but officials have yet to come up with anything. "For the aircraft to go missing just like that ... as far as we are concerned, we are equally puzzled as well," said Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of the Malaysian civil aviation department, CNN reported.
$10,000+ in art grants to local organizations
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:57:07 +0000Scott Tedrick News Editorhttp://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319991/-1/newsFollow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews
In January and February 2014, the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council awarded $118,426 in grants to 26 organizations in the region. Awards per program were as follows: $60,360 in Art Projects (providing up to $5,000 to produce or present a community-serving art project), $18,452 in Arts Legacy Projects (providing up to $20,000 to produce or present high [...]]]>New Ecumen Regional Director of Home Care, Hospice And Adult Day Services to visit Clarkfield Care Center
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:49:43 +0000http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319992/-1/newsFollow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews
Ecumen, which operates the Clarkfield Care Center and Clarkfield Home Care and Assisted Living for the city of Clarkfield, has hired a new regional director of home care, hospice and adult day services who will be visiting Clarkfield next week. Terry Mahar, a healthcare executive with more than 34 years of experience, has been named to the [...]]]>Isfeld seeking assistance on Berge donor project
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:43:37 +0000Scott Tedrick News Editorhttp://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319993/-1/newsFollow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews
Individuals interested in taking part in a community artistic endeavor and learning a new craft all the while are invited to team up with local artist Tamara Isfeld in the creation of community mosaic that will recognize donor contributions toward the rehabilitation of the K.K. Berge building. Funded by the Granite Falls Riverfront Revitalization [...]]]>Cases of frozen pipes increasing in Clarkfield and Granite Falls
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:44:02 +0000Ethan Groothuis Staff Writerhttp://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309692/-1/newsTom Gillaspy to talk demographic trends and impacts at Bootlegger's March 20
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:35:49 +0000Scott Tedrick News Editorhttp://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309694/-1/newsMorning Jolt: U.S. adds 175,000 jobs in February
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:00:01 +0000http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309695/-1/newsIn the news
The big movies opening this weekend are "300: Rise of an Empire," an R action movie that is a sequel [...]]]>
Today in the News: House approves $1B in aid for Ukraine
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309698/-1/newsQuote of note
"We must remember that the purpose of our pressure on Russia is not simply to punish aggression — and certainly it is not to escalate the confrontation — but instead to move (President Vladimir) Putin toward a resolution that protects the territorial integrity of Ukraine." - Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., who co-sponsored a resolution [...]]]>
Clarkfield woman pleads guilty to child endangerment
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:23:01 +0000Ethan Groothuis Staff Writerhttp://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309722/-1/newsFollow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews
Kelly Anderson-Person pleaded guilty to child endangerment for an incident in August when she pulled out a gun and attempted suicide while being interviewed by law officers and holding her then-nine-month-old daughter in her lap. The 34-year-old of Hendricks, formerly of Clarkfield, pleaded guilty at a hearing on Tuesday at the Yellow Medicine [...]]]>'Bumper year' expectations at SpecSys
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:19:10 +0000Scott Tedrick News Editorhttp://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309727/-1/newsGreg Zyla: Designer and performance cars, and cartoon characters
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:16:16 +0000By Greg Zyla More Content Now http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309729/-1/newsVarvatos, by the way, is the noted menswear American contemporary fashion designer who not only lends his name to the 300H, he OKs and designs the numerous style accompaniments and special touches. The result is hands down one of the best-looking cars on the road today. As for using designer names for cars, [...]]]>Minnesota West '300 Bldg.' meeting Thurs., March 13
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:15:18 +0000http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309731/-1/newsThe ‘300 Building’ previously housed the auto body program before it was discontinued this [...]]]>Silvio Calabi: Toyota 4Runner is the world’s 4×4
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:13:37 +0000By Silvio Calabi More Content Now http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309732/-1/newsIt was sometimes true too, mostly because a lot of cars weren't that sophisticated back then either. Now, though, as far as cars have come in 25 [...]]]>Yellow Medicine County would save $200,000 with bond refinance
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:11:57 +0000Scott Tedrick News Editorhttp://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309734/-1/newsGreg Zyla: The AMC French connection
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:09:10 +0000By Greg Zyla More Content Now http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309942/-1/newsI want to also say that AMC was once a partner with Renault before it was sold to Chrysler. Some of the Renault cars were good, others not so good. Just wanted to write you a letter letting [...]]]>As deadlines approach, DNR seeks angler vigilance on shelter removal
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:39:03 +0000http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309974/-1/newsFollow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking cooperation from anglers who need to act now to remove their fish shelters in the southern two-thirds of the state by 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 3.
For structures on lakes in the northern third of the state, the deadline is 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 17.
Shelters are required to [...]]]>GFRR to focus on improving signage over course of '14
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:32:46 +0000http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309978/-1/newsToday in the News: Man comes back to life in body bag
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:36:08 +0000http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229472/-1/newsQuote of note
"It [his pacemaker] could've kicked in, started his heart back. The bottom line is it's a miracle." - Coroner Dexter Howard of Holmes County, Miss., talking about an 78-year-old who was declared dead and then woke up in a body bag. Workers at a funeral home saw that the body bag was moving and found the man alive.
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No better time to give to the food shelf than the month of March
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:43:56 +0000Scott Tedrick News Editorhttp://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229516/-1/newsgranitefallsnews.com
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