Author: Kris Norton

Child Support in the Borderland

International Falls – Child Support Officer Kallie Kantos, with Koochiching County Public Health and Human Services, joined Mike Bolstad for Let’s Talk About It. Koochiching County has received a grant to institute a digital option for all.


April 16, 2021 0

Capitol Update with Representative Rob Ecklund

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (4/9/2021) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined the Borderland airwaves on The Morning Show, Friday. The conversation is available in its entirety here:


April 9, 2021 0

KGHS/KSDM Bracket Challenge Winner!

International Falls – The 2nd Annual KGHS/KSDM Bracket Challenge has concluded! Congratulations to Mike Christianson, whose Baylor Bears defeated the Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70, earning Mike a 50-inch flat-screen television.


April 9, 2021 0

ISD 361 update with Superintendent Kevin Grover

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (4/7/2021) International Falls – ISD 361 Superintendent Kevin Grover joined The Morning Show yesterday. After grades 9-12 were moved back to distance learning, Grover reviewed the growing cases numbers that led to the decision, and where the district goes from here. Assuming that new cases do not pop up within the…
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April 7, 2021 0

Borderland Update with Representative Rob Ecklund

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (4/2/2021) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund stopped by the KGHS/KSDM studio live for The Morning Show on Friday to cover a wide array of topics in the Borderland. While the Minnesota Department of Health has reported that over one million Minnesotans have received the full doses of coronavirus…
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April 2, 2021 0

Little Falls Flyers Head Coach Tony Couture joins the Borderland airwaves

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/31/2021) International Falls – After a storied hockey career that began in the Borderland, Tony Couture, a 1985 Falls High School graduate, and his Little Falls Flyers meet Delano in the Class A state quarterfinals. Couture revisited his hockey past in International Falls, his 28-year run as head coach of the…
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March 31, 2021 0

Jessi Pierce, NHL.com, joins The Morning Show to discuss the NHL season, and where the Wild can go from here

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/31/2021) International Falls – Fresh off an eight round shootout loss to the San Jose Sharks, the Minnesota Wild stand at 21-10-2 on the 2021 season. A surprising front half of the year which has seen the Wild slide into the third seed in the Western Division begs the question, can…
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March 31, 2021 0

Rep. Ecklund on Veterans and Bonding Bills, COVID numbers and vaccines

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/26/2021) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined The Morning Show on Friday, live from the Twin Cities. Ahead of the Easter session break, Ecklund and the House are hearing bills and looking ahead to next session. On the itinerary this morning, was an omnibus hearing on a Veterans…
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March 26, 2021 0

Falls High School moves to Distance Learning as COVID cases mount

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/25/2021) International Falls – In the same month that Falls High School returned to full in-person learning, grades nine through twelve will be transitioning to distance learning. Independent School District 361 Superintendent Kevin Grover joined The Morning Show to update the Borderland on the rising case totals – now 20 students…
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March 25, 2021 0

ISD 361 Superintendent Kevin Grover’s Monday message to ISD 361

“Good Morning,   ISD 361 continues to see an increase in Covid-19 cases and are updating you that we had several additional cases at Falls High School since my last message on Thursday bring the current total to 11 students/staff at FHS and 1 student at FES that have tested positive for Covid-19.  The majority…
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March 22, 2021 0