Author: Duane Etienne

Winners of the Lights Up Promotion

Thanks to the entire community for participating in this contest. Special thanks to the anonymous donator for the $500.00 in initial prize money, and to the International Falls Area Chamber of Commerce for selecting the winners. 1st Place Dressy Moose $300.00 2nd Place Swanky Gifts on Rainy $100.00 and Mall of America Package 3rd Place…
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December 2, 2022 0

Salvation Army Needs Bell Ringers

Captain Terry Allison and Bev Mayfield were my guests for Lets Talk About It, and we talked about the need for Bell Ringers for the Red Kettles. With this being the top fundraising period for the Salvation Army, it is very important for volunteers.


November 28, 2022 0

Conservation Officer Report – District 5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports the regular firearms deer season came to a quiet close with cold weather moving into the area. Overall, it appears the local harvest rates were lower than previous years. The area has seen enough snow to bring out some snowmobile traffic. People are reminded to make sure their…
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November 23, 2022 0

Coop Service, Inc. and Cenex® Partner to Award $25,000 Hometown Pride Grant

International Falls, Minn., Nov. 17, 2022 — Coop Service, Inc. and Cenex®, the energybrand of CHS, have awarded a $25,000 Hometown Pride grant to the BackusCommunity Café. Backus Community Café was nominated by Coop Service for itsdedication to providing an accessible solution to local food insecurity while bringingneighbors together and strengthening community connections.“Being rewarded this…
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November 21, 2022 0

Let’s Talk About It-Bev Mayfield-11/18/22

Bev Mayfield was on Let’s Talk About It to discuss the Salvation Army’s bell ringing drive.


November 18, 2022 0

Let’s Talk About It-Jenell Feller-11/18/22

Jenell Feller from Friends Against Abuse was in studio to discuss some sobering statistics.


November 18, 2022 0

Conservation Report District – 5 11-15-22

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports the second weekend of the deer season was much like the first: Slow. The first major winter storm of the year could be a contributing factor as people weren?t willing to venture out in the wind and cold. However, some people did, and some continue to not be…
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November 15, 2022 0

Lois Lundin Backus Communty Center

Lois talks about some upcoming events that will be held at the Backus Community Center. The dinner theater event of “It’s a wonderful life” is discussed as well as the Community Café.


November 15, 2022 0

School Matters with Superintendent Kevin Grover ISD 361, 11-15-22

Kevin Grover, Superintendent of Schools in International Falls and ISD 361, joined me in studio for the Bi-Monthly program School Matters. Top discussion was the first winter event of year, the ending of falls sports abd beginning of winter.


November 15, 2022 0

Koochiching County/International Falls Election Results

Results for Selected Contests in Koochiching County County Commissioner District 1    Results By Precinct6 precincts in contest. 6 of 6 precincts reported in County. Party      Candidate            Totals    Pct         Graph Nonpartisan        Destry Hell          720        57.19%  Nonpartisan        Timothy C. Mathews       533        42.34%  WRITE-IN            WRITE-IN            6             0.48%    County Commissioner District 2    Results By Precinct2 precincts in contest. 2…
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November 9, 2022 0