Author: Kris Norton

ISD 361 Update with Superintendent Kevin Grover

Written by Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (1/20/2021) Ahead of the wrapping up the first semester of school year, ISD 361 Superintendent Kevin Grover joined The Morning Show to update the borderland. As of Tuesday, there were two active coronavirus cases among school students in the district. While any number other than zero is not ideal, Grover…
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January 20, 2021 0

Pregame Season Opener: Girls Basketball Coach Jay Boyle

Prior to the Bronco girls opening the 2021 regular season in North Woods, Head Coach Jay Boyle joined Kris Norton to preview the year. Coach Boyle welcomes back familiar faces, names captains, and details adjustments to this winter’s COVID protocol.


January 18, 2021 0

Pregame Season Opener: Boys Basketball Coach Don Rolando

The first year in Bronco Head Coach Don Rolando’s tenure, like anything over the past 12 months, has been unusual. Rolando joined Kris Norton ahead of the team’s regular season opener to share how his team has taken COVID protocols in stride, as well as recap returning players and naming captains.


January 18, 2021 0

Pregame Season Opener: Girls Hockey Coach Michelle McDonald

The International Falls Girls Hockey team, led by Head Coach Michelle McDonald, open the 2021 regular season on January 15th. Coach McDonald joined Kris Norton prior to the opening puck drop to share what lies ahead in 2021, familiar faces returning to her squad, and this year’s captains.


January 18, 2021 0

Pregame Season Opener: Boys Hockey Coach Chad Baldwin

Bronco Alumni Chad Baldwin begins his first campaign as the International Falls Boys Hockey Team Coach in 2021. Baldwin joined Kris Norton pregame to preview the season, announce his captains, and share how his squad is handling the newly-instituted COVID protocols.


January 18, 2021 0

COVID Testing, Vaccines, and Gov. Walz’s Emergency Powers with Rep. Rob Ecklund

By Kris Norton, Kris@KSDMRadio.com (1/18/2021) Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined The Morning Show, Friday, after the unveiling of a testing site to be opened in International Falls from January 21st to January 23rd. Rep. Ecklund shared his excitement to see the site opening at Bob Walls Memorial Union Hall. Rep. Ecklund broke down the…
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January 18, 2021 0

NHL Analyst Jessi Pierce joins Never On A Sunday ahead of the Wild’s regular season opener

By Kris Norton, Kris@KSDMradio.com (1/14/2021) The NHL.com’s Jessi Pierce, who has ties to the Borderland, joined Dawn, J.J., Mike and Kris on Never On A Sunday to preview the Minnesota Wild’s 2021 season. Pierce, who also contributes to The Athletic, sees some growing pains in the Wild’s future – alongside an infusion of young talent.…
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January 14, 2021 0

Black Woods Blizzard Tour gears up for 21st annual snowmobile ride

By Kris Norton, Kris@KSDMradio.com (1/12/2021) The Black Woods Blizzard Tour is preparing for their 2021 ride. Tim Watson joined The Morning Show for Let’s Talk About It yesterday to share how the 21st annual event began. As for fundraising, the goals this year are lofty. This year’s edition will feature 265 riders, including a number…
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January 12, 2021 0

Never On A Sunday: Ava Gutormson sings Lost Boy, shares an original COVID Christmas Carol

International Falls – On this episode of Never On A Sunday, the gang was joined by a local musician, with her rendition of Lost Boy by Ruth B. Ten-year-old Ava Gutormson joined the show and also shared an original Christmas Carol, inspired by COVID. The full conversation is available here:


December 30, 2020 0

LIVE Update from the Salvation Army’s Toy Distribution

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (12/17/2020) Thursday, Kris Norton and Mike Bolstad were live on location to highlight this season’s Salvation Army Toy Drive. Captains Jim and Lee Brickson explained that this has been a heartwarming showing of support from the Borderland community.


December 17, 2020 0