Another year racing past and the Holidays provide the perfect transition – a time for family gatherings, traditions, reflection, and fresh starts as we look forward to 2019. Winter is in full form here in Koochiching County, the Christmas tree is dressed up, and the anticipation of the Holidays has everyone in good spirits. In […]
Sjoblom’s is a locally owned, multifaceted business that is OPEN YEAR ROUND located right on Highway 11. For nearly three decades, Sjoblom’s Landscape & Nursery has provided local residents with plants, supplies and outdoor decor to help create beautiful gardens and landscapes but, they are so much more than just a garden center. Sjoblom’s not […]
Bill Sirois was fairly typical of a young boy growing up in Northern Minnesota in the 1970’s – he loved to fish, hunt, play hockey and spend time outdoors. Growing up in International Falls and a cabin on Rainy Lake it was the perfect place to pursue his passions. And, he had family and friends […]
With an estimated 2,568 islands on Rainy Lake – both in the United States and Canada – there are many opportunities for people to enjoy the island lifestyle by purchasing their own bit of paradise. The allure of long summer days at your own island cabin is easy to understand and in this age of […]
Age of the cantilever rail bridge connecting Ranier, Minnesota to Ft. Frances, Ontario – 100. Number of meals served at this year’s 13th Annual Community Christmas Dinner at the International Falls Elks – 600. Top speed of the 2018 Falls International Speed Run Against Cancer Snowmobile Run on Rainy Lake – 129 mph.