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




home : news : u.s. news April 29, 2016

Punished after reporting rape at college
Multiple young women claim they received backlash, instead of support, after reporting sexual violence to the Mormon-run school.... More >>


Spate of fatal shootings -- by children
The .40-caliber gun stashed under the driver's seat slipped backward on the car floor, right into the reach of Patrice Price's 2-year-old son. ... More >>


Zika test will be available next to week
The first commercial test for Zika virus has received emergency use authorization (EUA) by the Food and Drug Administration in the United States.... More >>


Teen shot in head survives killing spree
Abigail Kopf winces, nuzzling the side of her head into her Batman pillow. She needs relief.Popular: Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes Republican Leader | Guns in America... More >>


The art of teaching teachers how to teach reading
A lifelong educator and advocate for children, Principal Diane Daprocida of P.S. 94, an elementary school in the Bronx, says she has been waiting for one thing since she started running the school 10 years ago.... More >>


Song helps autistic boy cope with medical mystery
One day in 2013, young Bryn Thomas suddenly became very sick. He was pale, anxious, shaking and pacing. For almost two years, his doctors and parents couldn't figure out what was happening to him. And even worse, Bryn was unable to tell them. ... More >>


How workouts give your brain a boost
Have you ever felt like pounding the pavement or doing a couple of sun salutations seems to instantly melt your worries away? It's not your imagination — but it is your brain.... More >>


Court: Oral sex not rape if victim is intoxicated, unconscious
An Oklahoma court has struck down a claim of "forcible sodomy" because the victim was drunk at the time. ... More >>


Cop fired for hitting handcuffed woman
A Florida police officer has been charged with battery and fired for repeatedly striking a handcuffed woman in custody, authorities said.... More >>


N.Korea sentences U.S. man to 10 years
North Korea sentenced a South Korean-born American citizen to 10 years of hard labor for subversion and espionage, China's Xinhua news agency reported Friday. Popular: Guns in America | Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World... More >>


Opioids found on Prince's body; search warrant sealed
Authorities who are investigating the death of music legend Prince found prescription opioid medication on his person and in his Minnesota home, a law enforcement official told CNN on Wednesday. ... More >>


Dad records moment son's rollercoaster seat belt comes undone
What was meant to be a fun day of riding roller coasters at the amusement park turned into a very scary ordeal for one family.... More >>


5 of Chicago's coolest neighborhoods
Peering 103 floors down from the Willis Tower, taking a selfie in the "Bean" and riding the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier are all worth doing. But there's a lot more to the Windy City beyond the iconic Loop.... More >>


Officer saves woman from sinking car
It was a daring water rescue unlike any Lt. Erick Jenkins had experienced in his 27-year career with the Groton, Connecticut, Police Department.... More >>


A crash, a rescue and a final goodbye
Some 911 calls stay with first responders the rest of their lives. For Deputies Linda Nolan and Robert Sunkel, a three-vehicle collision in late March is that call. ... More >>


'Basketball Cop' turns noise into project
It all started as a noise complaint: Kids on a residential street in Gainesville, Florida, were playing basketball in the afternoon too "loudly," a neighbor told the police dispatcher.Podcast favorites: Bernie gets the Axe | Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes GOP Leader... More >>


Building better fathers, better men
... More >>


Meet CNN Hero Sheldon Smith
Sheldon Smith's Chicago nonprofit gives young fathers like himself the skills to be positive role models and responsible parents.... More >>


His horses help special needs kids
... More >>


The week in 36 photos
... More >>


The evolution of surfing
... More >>


Bingo halls and rock-star dreams
Recent podcasts: Bernie gets the Axe | Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Graham Opposes GOP Leader... More >>


A hole punched through history
... More >>


'The other side of the glass': Portraits in a liquor store
... More >>


Barbra Streisand's first TV special
... More >>


Ansel Adams at the Grand Canyon
... More >>


World Press Photo Contest: 2016 winners
... More >>


Will and Kate's royal family
Podcast favorites: Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Bernie gets the Axe | Guns in America... More >>


What a shot! 29 amazing sports photos
... More >>


Historic photos from an extraordinary collection
... More >>


Look at me! The best selfies from April
... 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 © 1998-2016 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved