Author: Duane Etienne

Koochiching County Covid Update

Public Health and Human Services Director Kathy LaFrance addresses the Koochiching County Board with an update to numbers in the County as it pertains to vaccinations.


February 12, 2021 0

Congrats to our winners of our Snowman Contest.

1st place winner of $500 in Chamber Dollars is Ava & Addyson Forsythe with “Olaf”. Second place is Selena Davis with “15 foot Snowman”. Third is Jessie Christianson with “Vikings Snowman”. Second and third place get $104.10. All entries will get a prize, so if you entered in a snowman, please stop in to claim…
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February 8, 2021 0

Conservation Officer weekly reports

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports snowmobile trails are getting better with each snowfall. Ice fishing on area lakes remains slow, but people still are finding it better than sitting at home. The last fur registration took place with few trappers registering bobcats and otters. It appears more bobcats were registered this year than…
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February 5, 2021 0

Rep. Rob Ecklund and Senator Tom Bakk

Representative Rob Ecklund (International Falls) and Senator Tom Bakk (Cook) joined the Koochiching County Board Committee of the Whole via Zoom. Rep Ecklund talks about what he has been involved with. Senator Tom Bakk on information that might benefit some small businesses during this crisis, as well as what issues he has been addressing.


February 2, 2021 0

International Falls Airport Commission.

The International Falls Airport Commission held its regular meeting on the 27th, and gave an update on Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the project. The project will allow planes to be able to land on the current taxiway next summer while the current runway is being rebuilt.


January 29, 2021 0

ISD 361 Board Announces Elks Students of the Month.

International Falls School District 361 School Board announced the Winners for the Elks Students of the Month for January. Superintendent Kevin Grover makes the announcement.


January 29, 2021 0

National Guard on Station in International Falls

Covid19 testing to begin at Noon today, 1/21/2021. The National Guard is here to help facilitate this process.


January 21, 2021 0

30 Miles to Paradise: Ice Road Opens

Ice fishing in these parts is a big deal. Enjoyed by both anglers and non-anglers alike, guests typically start their day with a nice breakfast. Right around daybreak, heated specialized ice transportation called bombardiers transport guests from their resort to heated fish houses with the ice holes all drilled out and ready to fish on…
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January 21, 2021 0

Snowman Contest is underway.

Snowman Contest is underway. First entries are in and here is what we see so far.


January 19, 2021 0