granitefallsnews.com http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20121112/NEWS/121119934/196/features granitefallsnews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:12:29 +0000 Morning Jolt: Lupita Nyong'o named 'Most Beautiful' by People http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429844/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:00:25 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429844/0/features 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 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429889/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:37:33 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429889/0/features Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting' http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429916/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:52:21 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429916/0/features 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 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429922/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429922/0/features 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 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429974/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:16:30 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429974/0/features 4-H gives youth foundation to find passion and the courage to express it http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429981/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:50:02 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429981/0/features Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419534/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:59:58 +0000 By The Associated Press http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419534/0/features 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 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419551/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:59:02 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419551/0/features Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419537/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:59:30 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419537/0/features 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 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419596/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:06:47 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419596/0/features 'Trinity' has Skajaquoda excited for near future http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419598/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:43:49 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419598/0/features Anderson-Person violates no contact order http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419599/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:41:39 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419599/0/features Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419543/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:50:38 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419543/0/features 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 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419737/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:58:54 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419737/0/features 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 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419743/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419743/0/features 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 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419756/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:03:03 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419756/0/features Morning Jolt: Deep water thwarts first search for missing airplane http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419796/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:55:23 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419796/0/features In the news

A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday. Search crews sent the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 into the depths Monday to begin scouring the seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 after failing for six days to detect any new signals believed to be coming from its black [...]]]> Today in the News: Lunar eclipse 'blood moon' to appear overnight http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419811/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419811/0/features News to know

A total lunar eclipse in the early morning will turn the moon into a "blood moon," according to NASA. The eclipse begins around 2 a.m. EDT, and the moon will turn a reddish orange color around 3 a.m. and stay that way for about an hour. This is the first of four blood moons the U.S. will see over the next year and a half, a rarity, as some periods of [...]]]> Living at Home Block Nurse Program fundraiser draws crowd http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419859/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:53:38 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419859/0/features Pelicans on annual spring migration to Minnesota http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419879/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:11:57 +0000 DNR News Release http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419879/0/features American White Pelicans are among the world’s largest birds and are easily recognized in flight. Wingspans up to 9 feet, bright white plumage with black-edged wings and large, orange bills distinguish them from any other species.
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