sleepyeyenews.com http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20121114/NEWS/311149997/0/opinion sleepyeyenews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:09:06 +0000 River Valley Speakers end season with state medals http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419681/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:00:00 +0000 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419681/0/opinion Rep. Torkelson: Unnecessary Bullying Bill becomes Minnesota law http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419689/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419689/0/opinion Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419534/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:59:58 +0000 By The Associated Press http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419534/0/opinion MEXICO CITY — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.

Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Evacuation order came too late for many on sinking ferry http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419536/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:59:39 +0000 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419536/0/opinion In the news

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.

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Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]> Wildfire Prevention Week raises awareness of outdoor fire hazards http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419588/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:47:24 +0000 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419588/0/opinion SEPS second grade teacher earns Golden Apple award http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419687/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419687/0/opinion New fitness center hopes to gain some sweat equity in Sleepy Eye http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419692/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Terri Melheim http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419692/0/opinion Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419543/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:50:38 +0000 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419543/0/opinion News to know

Some 160 coast guard and navy divers searched for survivors inside the wreckage of a ferry that sank off of South Korea this morning. Cho Man-yong, a coast guard spokesman, said 16 divers approached the ferry Wednesday night but failed to get inside because the current was too strong. He said the water was very muddy and visibility [...]]]> Sleepy Eye Public baseball starts 1-2 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419693/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:27:43 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419693/0/opinion Sleepy Eye Public JH softball places first http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419694/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:25:37 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419694/0/opinion Indians softball team rolling http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419697/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:21:45 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419697/0/opinion Sleepy Eye Public eighth graders win girls basketball tournament http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419699/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:18:25 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419699/0/opinion St. Mary's, Sleepy Eye golf results http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419701/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:16:05 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419701/0/opinion St. Mary's hosts volleyball tournament http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419702/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:12:02 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419702/0/opinion Girls track team takes first http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419703/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:07:39 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419703/0/opinion St. Mary's softball tops Wabasso, BLHS http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419704/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:04:27 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419704/0/opinion Knights win season opener http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419705/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:01:43 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419705/0/opinion Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419737/0/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:58:54 +0000 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419737/0/opinion A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making it one [...]]]> sleepyeyenews.com http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20121114/NEWS/311149997/0/opinion sleepyeyenews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:09:06 +0000