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Voyageur National Park Flooding update

Water levels are dropping. As I write this it looks like Namakan is just a few inches above the IJC all gates open stage, about a foot above the top of the high level of the rule curve; and Rainy is approximately 3.5′ above the IJC all gates open stage. One challenge we currently face…
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June 30, 2022 0

Red Cross has many programs to help those in need as historic flooding continues.

The Red Cross was in this morning with John Decker and Tim Klein to discuss all the the programs the Red Cross has to assist people affected by this years historic flooding in the Rainy River Basin Area.


June 29, 2022 0

More good news to report with the receding floodwaters from Voyageur National Park

Lake levels in the Namakan Basin have dropped enough to allow the reopening of 11 more campsites on Kabetogama, Namakan, and Sand Point Lakes, as well as the Backcountry Cruiser Lake Trail System, beginning Saturday, July 2. All Houseboats sites remain open. Backcountry trails, campsites, and canoes associated with the Chain of Lakes that are…
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June 28, 2022 0

Red Cross, Slavation Army and United Way Helping People Affected by Flood.

Representatives from the Red Cross stopped in and talked about a Service Center being established at the Rainier Hall Today from 3:00 to 8:00 and Saturday from 10:00 until 5:00pm to offer assistance.


June 24, 2022 0

Lake Water Levels are showing strain on Local Businesses

Mike Bolstad spoke with Britney Rognarud of Thunderbird Lodge, and Britney talks of the impact that the historical flooding in the area is having on local busness.


June 24, 2022 0

Essentia Health now administering COVID vaccine for under-5 age group

Essentia Health pediatricians are encouraging COVID-19 vaccination of children ages 6 months through 4 years after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that everyone in this age group should receive a COVID-19 vaccine.  “COVID-19 has been one of the biggest public health threats in a century, with millions of people tragically losing their…
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June 23, 2022 0

Voyageurs National Park Along with Voyageurs Conservancy Host Community Artist and Educator – Sam Zimmerman

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: This summer, Voyageurs National Park will receive a vibrant community mural celebrating the park’s waters and skies. With support from Voyageurs Conservancy, Sam Zimmerman will serve as a Community Artist and Educator in residence in the park from June 26 – July 1, 2022.   Sam Zimmerman – a Grand Portage direct descendant – is a…
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June 23, 2022 0

International Falls City Council Meeting 6-20-22

AGENDA City of International Falls City Council Regular Meeting 5:30 P.M., Monday, June 20, 2022 Council Chamber, 600 Fourth Street PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL APPROVE AGENDA WITH ANY ADDITIONS/DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA (only by unanimous consent). APPROVAL OF MINUTES l. Minutes of the Friday, June 3, 2022, special…
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June 21, 2022 0

Conservation Officer Weekly Report District-5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports continuing to assist the Koochiching County Sheriff?s Office with flood relief efforts on Rainy Lake. A youth firearms safety class in Littlefork was held at which 18 area youth received their certification. Other training was attended and miscellaneous animal-related complaints were handled. People are reminded that the no…
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June 21, 2022 0

Sheriff Perryn Hedlund Talks Historic Flooding

With the Historic marks experienced here in International Falls and the Rainy Lake Basin, Sheriff Hedlund talks about the slow receding we will see and the clean-up efforts that will follow.


June 20, 2022 0