granitefallsnews.com http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20121113/NEWS/311139985 granitefallsnews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:14:36 +0000 BRE principal Hesch also departing post http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419596?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:06:47 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419596 'Trinity' has Skajaquoda excited for near future http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419598?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:43:49 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419598 Anderson-Person violates no contact order http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419599?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:41:39 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419599 Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419737?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:58:54 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419737 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?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419743 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?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:03:03 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419756 Morning Jolt: Deep water thwarts first search for missing airplane http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419796?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:55:23 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419796 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?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419811 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?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:53:38 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419859 Pelicans on annual spring migration to Minnesota http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419879?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:11:57 +0000 DNR News Release http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419879 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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2014 will mark final year of Friends of Cory fundraiser event http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419888?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:29:24 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419888 Contracts with city and townships would aid Granite Falls ambulance http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419901?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:20:39 +0000 Scott Tedrick http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419901 Morning Jolt: 10 killed in truck-bus crash in California http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419912?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:55:26 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419912 In the news

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead, authorities said.

Both the bus and semi driver were among those killed in the fiery crash, authorities said. Many of those on the bus escaped through a window that someone had kicked open, Clavijo said, running for their lives to [...]]]> School Board looks to future with work session http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419930?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:25:56 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419930 Today in the News: 'Jesus' wife' papyrus is not a fake, experts say http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419933?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419933 News to know

A group of scientists that tested a controversial business-card sized piece of papyrus that mentions Jesus' wife concluded that the document is not a fake. Harvard Divinity School said in a statement, "A wide range of scientific testing indicates that a papyrus fragment containing the words, 'Jesus said to them, my wife' is an ancient [...]]]> Principal Meihak moving on http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419952?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:56:11 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419952 YMC Board narrows in on courthouse contractor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419955?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:52:25 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419955 East Medicine Pheasants Forever celebrates 25th year http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419959?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:43:58 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419959 YMC Fair receives entertainment grant http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419961?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:37:42 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419961 Morning Jolt: Prosecutor says Pa. school stabber used kitchen knives http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419980?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:18:08 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419980 In the news

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The district attorney says a 16-year-old charged with stabbing 21 other students and a security officer at his Pittsburgh-area high school used two "ordinary kitchen knives."

Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck called the weapons "common items you'd find in a kitchen."

However, he stopped short of saying that the suspect, Alex Hribal, took them from his home.

Peck says he doubts anyone other than Hribal will [...]]]> granitefallsnews.com http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20121113/NEWS/311139985 granitefallsnews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:14:37 +0000