For Brad and Danielle Krasaway, the journey to International Falls involved passion, priorities, and timing. The couple grew up on Minnesota’s Iron Range and got married after both graduated from Mesabi Range Community College. They moved to Winona, Minnesota, where they both pursued Master’s Degrees at Winona State College around a shared passion – helping […]
Three years ago, local fishing guide and bass fishing enthusiast Chris Zahn was in his garage with fellow fishing friends Tim, Jessica, and Bill Bright. They wanted to share their passion with younger anglers and wondered what it would take to create a high school bass fishing team. They researched and spoke with fishing guides […]
Pandemic. Prior to this current crisis, this was a word heard only in science fiction movies. But the COVID-19 pandemic that’s engulfed the globe has affected nearly all facets of our life – even here in the Northland. The impacts on many local businesses have been profound, and with the Canadian border closed for non-essential […]
After 29 years in a popular family-owned furniture business in International Falls, Patti Ballan made the difficult decision to close the business in 2019. Patti and her husband Darell Bradley did not want to have an empty building in the community and explored a number of options to re-purpose the building. They visited a co-working […]
Number of boats in this year’s Fourth of July Rainy Lake Boat Parade – 270. Number of blocks of International Falls streets scheduled for resurfacing in 2020 – 82. Number of building permits issued in Koochiching County this year – 91.