The Hilltop motel originally opened in the 1940’s with cabins being added in the 1990’s. In September of this year the motel came under new ownership to an energetic couple originally from Wisconsin. Ryan and Amanda Schmidt, who have many years of experience in the hospitality industry were looking for the perfect opportunity to create […]
Robb and Andrea and their children, Jack (5) and Everly (18 months) have called International Falls home for just over a year and after an exhausting home search are settling into life in the Borderland. Robb, a Detroit, MI native has taken a cross-country healthcare journey during his career. Despite offers, from three organizations, Robb […]
The International Voyageurs Snowmobile Club (IVSC) was established in 1974 and maintains 158 miles of groomed trails in the Int’l Falls/Rainy Lake area of Northern Minnesota. Trails include the Hagerman Trail, the Main Trail, the Blue Ox Trail to Big Falls, the Arrowhead trail from the Blue Ox to the K3, the Slatinski Trail, the […]
It’s that most wonderful time of year again as we launch into the Holidays – a time to celebrate family traditions and embrace the smells, sounds, and tastes that make this time so special. It’s also a time for reflection and anticipation of a new start in the coming year. Here in Koochiching County, we’re […]
Air temperature at the start of last year’s Freeze Yer Gizzard Blizzard Run 5K– -35F. Number of years Ice Box Days will celebrate its’ annual festival this year – 40. Winning time for the 2019 Arrowhead Ultra 135 endurance race (bike, ski, run) – 11 hours, 43 minutes, new men’s bike record.