Granite Falls Advocate Tribune

Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 1:32 PM

Clarkfield and Cottonwood residents will have a chance at getting affordable dental care thanks to a new twist to long time area dentist Dr. Pat Patel’s retirement.Previously, in the June 2 edition of the Advocate Tribune, it was reported that Dr. Patel was donating his Clarkfield facility to the city of Clarkfield.

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 3:58 PM

After the success of last year’s performance of Aladdin, the Granite Falls Area Community Theater (GFACT), under the direction Jeff Iverson with the assistance of Robyn Aslesen, will be giving their very own performance of the Disney classic,...

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 2:48 PM

As an assignment for her Western Civilization class while attending Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Granite Falls, Jennifer Disbrow had to review a historical society and write a review of it. The experience served to connect her...

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 2:23 PM

Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year is symbolic for the journey taken by Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers. In celebration of this day, there will be an informational meeting held from 11:00 – 1:00 p.m., June 20 at the...

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 2:19 PM

The derailment of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) train carrying 23 railcars of corn at around 7:00 p.m. Friday evening was surprisingly quiet.

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 2:12 PM

Teacher Cindy Lavin retired at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. Lavin, who taught a whole myriad of different grade levels and classrooms at BRE, has spent her time spreading her knowledge with the young children of the local communities.

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 1:53 PM

BRE elementary teacher Peggy Kvam retired at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. Kvam had served in both Clarkfield and Granite Falls as an educator. The following is a Q/A with Kvam that talks about her love and passion for teaching and...

Updated Jun 9, 2016 at 4:49 PM

One Sting track team member will be heading off to the Twin Cities this weekend to compete in the State track meet.

Updated Jun 9, 2016 at 4:44 PM

As the class of 2016 graduated Friday, June 3rd, those in attendance for the ceremony were able to witness a rare occurrence. Not one, but three valedictorians made their way to the podium giving their individual words of wisdom to their fellow...

Updated Jun 9, 2016 at 4:40 PM

Next Friday and Saturday, the Granite Falls City Council will perform what Mayor Dave Smiglewski says is perhaps “the most important thing we do as a council,” and move to select a new City Manager.

Updated Jun 9, 2016 at 4:32 PM

With the recent trend of archery constantly appearing in mainstream media through fictional characters such as Katniss Everdeen of the ‘Hunger Games’ or Hawkeye of ‘The Avengers,’ the traditional sport has now started to...

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