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

home : front page : u.s. news
October 18, 2017

Puerto Rico mayor delivers food and finds desperation
Mayor Javier Garcia Perez is going door-to-door with supplies but some people still need more help, nearly four weeks after Hurricane Maria. ... More >>

Mudslide takes out bridge in area where Trump tossed rolls of paper
Torrential rains washed away weeks of clean-up and brought new problems for Puerto Ricans on Monday. ... More >>

Off coast, hospital ship sits nearly empty
Sammy Rolon is living in a makeshift clinic set up at a school. He has cerebral palsy and epilepsy and is bedridden. He's waiting for surgery that was scheduled before Hurricane Maria smashed into Puerto Rico. Now, he can't even get the oxygen he needs. ... More >>

After Maria, Trump approval rating on hurricanes falls 20 points
President Donald Trump's approval rating for handling the federal government's response to recent hurricanes has dropped 20 points in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. ... More >>

Trump: Puerto Rico was already in poor shape
President Donald Trump blames local distribution chains in Puerto Rico for the lack of food and water getting around the island. ... More >>

Officers fired after forcible removal of United passenger
Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed flight. ... More >>

Last suspect arrested in Border Patrol agent's killing
The last of seven suspects in the 2010 murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was arrested over the weekend, the US Department of Justice said in a statement. ... More >>

Parents upset with school's handling of racist message
The parents of an African-American high school freshman in Texas say they are livid with their daughter's school district for not doing enough to discipline a student who sent her a racist message saying, "we should have hung all u n*****s while we had the chance." ... More >>

'This is like a freakin' bomb went off'
They thought they were going to help put out a grass fire, never expecting to see a community fully engulfed in flames. ... More >>

10 Senate seats most likely to switch parties in 2018
... More >>

McCain blasts 'half-baked' nationalism
During a speech, Sen. John McCain sounded off on what he sees as "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in American politics. ... More >>

Hill negotiations continue over insurance payments
Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander said Monday he's getting encouragement from both President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to reach a health care deal soon that would restore cost-sharing reduction payments in exchange for state flexibility on some plans. ... More >>

Judges turn to extreme remedy to block Trump
As the Trump administration seeks to obliterate Obama-era policies, progressive lawyers are racing to court asking for an extreme form of relief, asking judges to reach deep into their judicial tool kits and issue national -- even global -- injunctions. ... More >>

What Trump isn't tweeting about
And on the 269th day, President Donald Trump tweeted about Hillary Clinton. ... More >>

6 things to know before the bell
Dow 23,000; China's vision; Rio Tinto scandal ... More >>

Her startup is changing people's fitness routines
... More >>

New Volvo brand aims for Tesla
Volvo is creating a new electric vehicle brand that aims to make a car that will to compete directly against the Tesla Model 3. ... More >>

Review: Is Google Pixel 2 a worthy iPhone alternative?
... More >>

High school gives out 200 meals on World Food Day
... More >>

Woman loses forehead after Vegas shooting
... More >>

Aggressive turkeys becoming a problem
... More >>

911 calls from nursing home released
... More >>

Paintball attack leaves a dozen injured
... More >>

Customer hurls hot coffee at Wawa employee
... More >>

Man with cancer fights to keep service dog
... More >>

Airport bomb scare suspect has past
... More >>

Morehouse appoints new president
... More >>

Senator to call on FCC for First Amendment
... More >>

Family making bucket list for teenager with terminal cancer
... 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