I have been baking ever since I was 6 years old. I know that sounds crazy, but I seriously have! I come from a long line of amazing bakers and terrific cooks. My mom, when I was in kindergarten, had a home candy business out in Washington and I remember dreaming that when I was […]
It has been just over a year that the term COVID pandemic came into use and the global pandemic profoundly impacted the entire planet. The resulting shutdown of our communities touched all of us. The stress put upon our healthcare systems, businesses, schools, institutions, and families, will continue to be felt for some time and […]
One of the real unique experiences for residents and visitors to our area is to witness the dancing of the Northern Lights or the Aurora Borealis. Here in the northern latitudes, on a clear evening when the conditions allow, the Aurora can provide a multi-colored display that will often flicker or shimmer. The term Aurora […]
Estimated number of moose in Voyageurs National Park 2019 survey – 47. Earliest recorded ice-out for Rainy Lake – April 6, 2012. Number of new campsites as part of the Big Falls Campground expansion project – 11.
When we told our family “International Falls,” they said “What?” “Are you crazy?” “And with that we headed north,” said Daniel McGonigle, the Community Education Director at International Falls Public Schools.McGonigle had been a journalist for the bulk of his professional career; but coaching varsity boys soccer and directing the One Act Play program in […]