Tag: International Falls

Voyageurs National Park and Partner Voyageurs Conservancy Receives National Park Foundation Open OutDoors for Kids Grant

International Falls, MN: Voyageurs National Park and park partner Voyageurs Conservancy are proud to receive an Open OutDoors for Kids grant from the National Park Foundation (NPF). This grant will further the reach of the Voyageurs Classroom Initiative, a joint education program that connects thousands of youth to Voyageurs National Park and encourages students to…
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December 8, 2022 0

Conservation Report – District 5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports muzzleloader season continues to be slow with few people and minimal harvest. A few animal-related complaints were handled throughout the week and weekend. Ice conditions are not good, so people are asked to use caution and common sense. CO Curtis Simonson (International Falls #2) monitored muzzleloader deer-hunting activity,…
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December 6, 2022 0

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

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

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

Conservation Report District – 5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports a busy MEA weekend with lots of people enjoying the outdoors, including duck hunting, grouse hunting, riding ATVs, fishing, boating, or the hunting deer. Grouse hunters are still finding lots of birds and a few youth deer hunters also found success for their first time. Meetings in regards…
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October 27, 2022 0

CBP seizes counterfeit electronic items in International Falls

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers at the International Falls Port of Entry targeted rail containers destined to arrive in Minnesota.  CBP officers inspected the rail containers and discovered counterfeit electronic display systems that were in violation of intellectual property rights (IPR) regulations. CBP seized 2,000…
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October 25, 2022 0

KSDM Radio back on air after winds take us down.

KSDM radio initially had intermittent issues with the signal going out to the transmitter as strong winds had repositioned the downtown transmitters facing the wrong way. Climbers from Diamond Towers were called in to fix the issue.


October 25, 2022 0

Brian J. Wogernese, founder and CEO of Cobblestone Hotels, has died.

Brian J. Wogernese, founder and CEO of Cobblestone Hotels, has died 10 months after being diagnosed with advanced esophageal cancer. Since his diagnosis, he undertook “countless” rounds of chemotherapy, surgeries and treatments while guiding his team and developing more projects, the company said in a statement. Wogernese founded the Cobblestone Hotels brand in 2007, opening the…
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October 24, 2022 0