Home | Subscribe | Cannon Falls Lifestyles | Contact Us | E-Edition
Cannon Falls Beacon | Cannon Falls, Minnesota 55009

home : front page : u.s. news
September 21, 2017

Maria leaves Puerto Rico in the dark for months
Hurricane Maria regained strength Thursday morning as it continued to ravage the Caribbean, with the Turks and Caicos islands next in its cross-hairs. ... More >>

Puerto Rico: Deep in debt and no power
... More >>

Opinion: Our tourist playgrounds need help
As yet another hurricane descends into the Caribbean, vulnerable and often tourism-dependent nations are again being badly battered. Wednesday morning, Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico with 155-mph winds after devastating Dominica and other islands. After the physical impact, it will take years t... More >>

The US mainland is not out of the woods yet
As Hurricane Maria lashed the Dominican Republic after a destructive rampage in Puerto Rico and Dominica, the US mainland should not breathe a sigh of relief. ... More >>

First look at island devastated by Maria
CNN's Michael Holmes flies over the island of Dominica, which has been hit badly by Hurricane Maria. ... More >>

The drive that shows how badly Puerto Rico was hit
Fallen power lines, flooding, debris ... obstacles litter roads in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island. ... More >>

Navy worker flips off newborn
Two employees at Naval Hospital Jacksonville have been removed from patient care duties after images of them mistreating babies went viral. ... More >>

The 1 big reason health care bill could pass
When it comes to the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, there is one thing Republicans agree on right now: It's their last shot to repeal and replace Obamacare. ... More >>

Ninth death confirmed after Florida nursing home left without A/C
A ninth victim has died after a Florida nursing home failed to evacuate its residents, who suffered for days in oppressive heat with no air conditioning, after Hurricane Irma, according to the Hollywood Police Department. ... More >>

The most common pre-existing medical conditions
By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unhealthy nation and could therefore have a lot to lose, depending on how the health care debate concludes. ... More >>

How not to run for president (while probably running for president)
Although Donald Trump has already launched is re-election campaign, only one Democrat so far -- Maryland Rep. John Delaney -- has thrown his hat in the 2020 ring. The vast majority of presidential prospects have remained coy about their plans -- but few have explicitly ruled out a White House bid. ... More >>

Trump slashes at Obama's legacy, but risks his own
Republicans for years failed to gut the legacy of their nemesis Barack Obama: Now they can do so within a matter of days. ... More >>

What happens to Kimmel's son if Graham-Cassidy passes
It was frightening news that every parent dreads: Hours after the birth of their son, Jimmy Kimmel and his wife were informed by doctors that Billy had a complex heart condition and would need immediate surgery. ... More >>

'Flaming feminist litigator' RBG sets up SCOTUS term
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg looked out at the first year law class she was about to address at Georgetown Law on Wednesday and smiled broadly after being told the majority of the class were women. ... More >>

Tension on Senate floor amid health care fight
CNN's Brooke Baldwin analyzes moments on the Senate floor amid tension from the proposed Graham-Cassidy health care bill. ... More >>

Pastor from Puerto Rico concerned about Hurricane Maria
... More >>

Coast Guard confirms body of missing man
... More >>

UConn students to rally against GOP budget
... More >>

Governor sues Equifax over massive breach
... More >>

ATF offering reward in firearms theft
... More >>

Bra thief shot by business owner
... More >>

Hair dresser gives free cuts to homeless
... More >>

Painted pianos spread message of hope
... More >>

Woman uses fashion to feed homeless
... More >>

Flight attendant charged $187 for parking
... More >>

Dallas leaders gather with residents for honest talk about police
... More >>

Free Lil Pantry feeds the soul and heart
... More >>

'Whites Only' stickers found on restaurants
... More >>

Chicago accepting noms for Amazon sites
... More >>

Advanced Search

Classified Ads

Home | Subscribe | Cannon Falls Lifestyles | Contact Us

Cannon Falls Beacon • Box 366 • Cannon Falls, Minnesota 55009
(507) 263-3991 or (800) 263-3991

Software © 1998-2017 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved