Category: News — KSDM-KGHS

Black Woods Blizzard Tour

Tim Watson stopped into the studios to talk with Timm Ringhofer about the fund raising efforts for the Black Woods Blizzard Tour snowmobile ride to fight ALS. More info can be found at https://www.neversurrenderinc.org/site/TR?fr_id=1100&pg=entry


January 21, 2022 0

Urgent care services at Rainy Lake Medical Center are temporarily suspended until further notice, effective immediately.

RLMC is among growing list of strained healthcare systems pausing some services due to limited hospital space across the region and nation. RLMC’s decision allows priority to be given to patients needing the highest level of care. Local hospital officials said if someone is in need of emergency care to come to the emergency room…
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January 13, 2022 0

Conservation Officer Weekly Report – District 5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports ice fishing and spearing activity on Rainy Lake and Lake Kabetogama have been slow because of the frigid temperatures. Snowmobile activity has also been minimal with Saturday being the busiest day. After then it was relatively quiet. Enforcement action for the week involved illegal ATV operations. CO John…
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January 11, 2022 0

International Falls Chamber President Tricia Heibel on Icebox Days

Tricia Heibel joined me in studio to talk about the events for Icebox Days. Tricia Says although some events are scaled back, there should still be plenty of fun and activities for everyone.


January 10, 2022 0

2022 Icebox Days Schedule of Events Latest Icebox Days Info.

Extended EventsVIRTUAL Freeze Yer Gizzard Blizzard Run 5k & 10k Races. Complete race no later than midnight Sunday, January 31, 2022! Register before midnight on Saturday, January 15th at https://www.tempotickets.com/FYGBR2022. For more details, email the Chamber at tricia@intlfalls.org.  Icebox Days Snowman & Snow Sculpture Contest through KGHS-KSDM Radio. Submit your entry to KGHS-KSDM now through Friday, January 28th! Prizes awarded…
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January 10, 2022 0

Bob DeGross from VNP talks Ice and Trails

Snowmobile Trails:International Falls to Kettle Falls (Purple Trail) – Not Open Rainy Lake/Black Bay to Kabetogama Lake to Ash River (Green Trail) – Open, portages are groomed, lake is not groomed Ash River to Crane Lake (Green Trail) – Open, not groomed Chain of Lakes (Dashed Black Trail) – Not Open Ash River to Kettle…
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January 7, 2022 0

Essentia Health reminding people of best practices for COVID-19 testing

With COVID-19 cases on the rise due to the highly transmissible omicron variant, Essentia Health is encouraging people to get tested using one of our various testing methods.  If you are having mild cold symptoms and aren’t sure if it’s COVID, please do not go to emergency departments or urgent care centers for a COVID…
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January 7, 2022 0

Conservation Officer Weekly Report – District 5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports fur registration was attended at the International Falls Area DNR office. Overall trapper numbers were down in the area, but just about everybody had their furs. A report of a vehicle going through the ice on Rainy Lake was taken. Luckily, the individual was able to get out…
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January 7, 2022 0

Mayor International Falls fined for Blight

The Mayor of International Falls explains that the business he is in partnership in received a blight fine from the Fire Marshall of International Falls. The Mayor explains that he instructed the Fire Marshall to treat him as he would anyone else.


January 6, 2022 0

Ontario Sets New Covid-19 Daily Record

The Northwestern Health Unit is reporting 84 new cases of COVID-19 Friday with the majority in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub area. 40 of the new positive test results are in the Sioux Lookout Hub, there’s 32 in the Kenora Hub, six in the Red Lake, five in the Dryden, two in the Fort Frances…
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January 3, 2022 0