granitefallsnews.com http://www.granitefallsnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section granitefallsnews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:45:38 +0000 Isfeld seeking assistance on Berge donor project http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319993/-1/community?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:43:37 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319993/-1/community Follow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews

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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 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309692/-1/community?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:44:02 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309692/-1/community Tom Gillaspy to talk demographic trends and impacts at Bootlegger's March 20 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309694/-1/community?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:35:49 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309694/-1/community Minnesota West '300 Bldg.' meeting Thurs., March 13 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309731/-1/community?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:15:18 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309731/-1/community The ‘300 Building’ previously housed the auto body program before it was discontinued this [...]]]> GFRR to focus on improving signage over course of '14 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309978/-1/community?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:32:46 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309978/-1/community No better time to give to the food shelf than the month of March http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229516/-1/community?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:43:56 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229516/-1/community Annual Progress edition hot off the press http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229537/-1/community?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:25:29 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229537/-1/community At the onset of every new year, the Advocate Tribune begins working on the newspaper’s largest annual endeavor; the three-part special section known as "Progress."
Focusing on community sectors and institutions that have been most active this past year, or that annually serve as a foundational pillar, the document is [...]]]>
Carter named a finalist for Minnesota Family Physician of the Year award http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140224/NEWS/140229849/-1/community?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:40:42 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140224/NEWS/140229849/-1/community Follow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews

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The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAWP) has announced that local resident and ACMIC family physician, Kenneth Carter, M.D., is one of three finalists for the 2014 Family Physician of the Year Award.  
I think it’s great. I think he deserves it," said Granite Falls Hospital Administrator and CERO George Gerlach. "He and Dr. [...]]]>
BRE celebrate successful fundraiser with a pie to the face http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140221/NEWS/140229861/-1/community?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:03:57 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140221/NEWS/140229861/-1/community Follow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews

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210 lives were saved thanks to the students of Bert Raney Elementary who raised $10,477.83 in the Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart fundraiser.
To celebrate the students achieving their goal of raising $8500 as well as the 35th year of Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart, Phy-Ed teacher Mary Grey allowed herself to be pied 35 times by the students who [...]]]>
Extension, MDH, SWRSDP to host Food Charter meeting at KCC on Feb. 26 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140218/NEWS/140219542/-1/community?rssfeed=true Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:24:47 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140218/NEWS/140219542/-1/community This interactive meeting will feature the Minnesota Food Charter statewide results from input sessions held in 2013. The Minnesota [...]]]> Threat to MN West 300 building strikes a chord http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140213/NEWS/140219735/-1/community?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:49:01 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140213/NEWS/140219735/-1/community Clarkfield C&C needs help with Heart of the Prairie Days http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219882/-1/community?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:59:16 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219882/-1/community Legion National Commander visit draws crowd http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219885/-1/community?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:50:33 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219885/-1/community Two-decade Clarkfield Mayor Leo Flattum passes away at age 73 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140206/NEWS/140209731/-1/community?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:30:23 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140206/NEWS/140209731/-1/community Yellow Medicine County keeping on top of bridge maintainence http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140204/NEWS/140209879/-1/community?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Feb 2014 09:47:12 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140204/NEWS/140209879/-1/community Follow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews
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In the first quarter of 2013, Yellow Medicine County demolished the most hazardous bridge on its list of deficient local bridges––the 173  foot steel, concrete and plank floor crossing, Prestegard Bridge.
According to Assistant Yellow Medicine County Engineer Steve Schaub there are 272 county and township bridges in Yellow Medicine County. [...]]]>
Minnesota., ND bridges showing age http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140204/NEWS/140209881/-1/community?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Feb 2014 09:43:10 +0000 By Terri Melheim Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140204/NEWS/140209881/-1/community The collapse killed 13 people and injured another 145. It was one of the worst bridge disasters in U.S. history.
A National Transportation Safety Board investigation revealed the probable cause was inadequate load capacity — a simple design flaw in metal plates that help connect [...]]]>
Community movie night in Clarkfield at Skajaquoda building http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140131/NEWS/140139876/-1/community?rssfeed=true Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:05:04 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140131/NEWS/140139876/-1/community Agustsson bought a 200 by 100 inch screen and a projector capable of showing full HD and 3D movies.
"I’m myself a movie buff and miss going to the movie theater and the smell of popcorn," Agustsson said. "When I heard others talk bout the same, I decided to take action."
Agustsson was inspired [...]]]>
Legion National Commander visiting Granite Falls this Monday, February 3 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140131/NEWS/140139878/-1/community?rssfeed=true Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:02:15 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140131/NEWS/140139878/-1/community Ole and Lena Days calendar of events http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140128/NEWS/140129589/-1/community?rssfeed=true Tue, 28 Jan 2014 13:44:52 +0000 http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140128/NEWS/140129589/-1/community Medallion Hunt Begins:
 Each of the Ole and Lena Medallions are worth $100.  The Medallions will be hidden within the city limits.  Clues will be available at 8 am daily at the Chamber Office, the KCC and the Community Ed. Office.  One Medallion may be claimed per family.  Sponsored by the Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce.

Ole and Lena Jokes  --
All week on KDMA Radio. Mail your Ole and Lena joke to KDMA [...]]]>
Firemen's Dance to close out Ole & Lena Days http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129671/-1/community?rssfeed=true Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:24:06 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129671/-1/community
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