Koochiching Economic Development Authority
(800) 452-3569
405 3rd Street P.O. Box 138,International Falls, MN 56649

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KEDA Update – May 2017

KEDA UPDATE 5/17 Ahh, Spring.  It starts subtly with the gradual lengthening of the daylight minutes.  Then the seagulls and ...
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Business Profile – Eleven 71 – May 2017

Eleven -71, a women’s boutique and home goods store, is located downtown International Falls and is proudly owned by Katrina ...
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Quality of Life – Sandhill Cranes – By Mike Hanson – May 2017

Sandhill Cranes – By Mike Hanson My father taught me to identify birds by their song but I never heard ...
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Quick Facts – May 2017

Estimated economic impact on the local economy from Voyageurs National Park in 2016 – $24.6 million. Dollar amount donated to ...
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Meet the Locals – Skifstad’s Bring Shield 616 to International Falls – May 2017

Nikki Skifstad and her husband Luke, have recently returned to International Falls from Colorado Springs where Luke worked for the ...
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KEDA Update – Fall 2016

All of the signs of fall are in view here in Koochiching County and the transition into this wonderful time ...
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Matt and Paul Kavan – Owners of Loony’s Brew – November 2016

For brothers Matt and Paul Kavan the journey that brought them to Ranier as owners of Loony’s Brew has crossed ...
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International Falls Public Library – November 2016

While the International Falls Public Library has been sharing books with the community for over 100 years, like most libraries ...
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MD&W RAILROAD – November 2016

The Minnesota, Dakota, and Western (MD&W) railroad is a short-line railroad that was created in 1909 to support the construction ...
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Quick Facts – November 2016

Average high temperature for July 2016 for International Falls – 78.2 F. Number of trains crossing /entering through the Port of ...
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Emily & Mike Gedde – June 2016

After graduating from Falls High School in 2005, Emily (Halla) Gedde had little interest in returning to International Falls permanently ...
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International Falls Trap Team – June 2016

Eric Norstad is an avid hunter and recreational shooter who shared his passion with his son.  They began shooting clay targets ...
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KEDA Update – June 2016

KEDA Update – June 2016 Posted on June 2, 2016. Filed under KEDA Update, Newsletter. Spring explodes on the scene here in the ...
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Ronnings – June 2016

For entrepreneur Lyle Larson, the move from owning a sawmill in Littlefork to owning a venerable clothing store in downtown ...
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KEDA Update – December 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the KEDA. After bonus summer-like weather in September and October, the tell-tale signs of ...
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Fishing for River Monsters – June 2015

By: Mike Hanson – River master Two and a half questions for ya, approximately how old is a Rainy River ...
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Meet the Locals – Mary Casanova, Local Author – June 2015

For local author Mary Casanova, finding a balance between a full-time national writing career and living a rural life can ...
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Evolve U Fitness – June 2015

Evolve U Fitness Nominees for the Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards – 2015 Erin Shikowsky and Ashley Hall began their ...
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KEDA Update – June 2015

Well, it’s official. Rainy Lake was ice free and navigable on April 28th. The ice out marks the traditional transition ...
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Quick Facts – June 2015

Approximate number of nesting pairs of bald eagles in Voyageurs National Park – 30-35. Deepest sounding on Rainy Lake – ...
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