International Falls, Minnesota

What is International Falls, Minnesota known for?


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, playing on the city's extremely cold winter climate to promote the longevity and effectiveness of the product. It led to a parody ad - aired several times in the first (1975) season of Saturday Night Live - promoting a geriatric product. The fictional Minnesota small town of Frostbite Falls, which was the hometown of cartoon characters Rocket "Rocky" J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle J. Moose of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, was a spoof of the real-life International Falls


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;ref name NCDC Spring, and more especially autumn, are short but mild transition seasons. July averages per year, and is concentrated in the warmer months. The average window for freezing temperatures is September 15 thru May 26. The all−time record high temperature is

F 0 , while the all−time record low is birth_place International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), MN (Minnesota), USA (United States) death_date Playing career A native of International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota, Blais played college hockey at the University of Minnesota (Minnesota Golden Gophers) from 1970 to 1973. He was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round (68th overall) of the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft, and played three seasons of pro hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks’ development team in Dallas (Dallas, Texas). UNO Mavericks ice hockey - accessed 2009-09-09 DATE OF BIRTH January 18, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota MN , USA (United States) DATE OF DEATH


television service

(NBC, MyNetworkTV) KDLH (CBS, The CW) Koochiching County government - 49 13.1-2 Digital K49BU-D ABC (American Broadcasting Company), Me-TV WIRT-DT (WDIO-DT) Koochiching County government - 51 31.1-4 Digital K51CM-D PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), PBS Satellite Service, Create (Create (TV channel)), Minnesota Channel WRPT (WDSE) Koochiching County government Local cable television service is offered by Midcontinent


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F 0 , while the all−time record low is .


largest business

'''U.S. Route 71''' is a north–south United States highway. This original 1926 route has remained largely unchanged by encroaching Interstate highways. Currently, the highway's northern terminus is in International Falls, Minnesota at the Canadian (Canada) border, at the southern end of the Fort Frances-International Falls International Bridge to Fort Frances, Ontario. U.S. Route 53 also ends here. On the other side of the bridge, Trans-Canada Highway 11 (Highway 11 (Ontario)) is an east–west route. US 71's southern terminus is between Port Barre (Port Barre, Louisiana) and Krotz Springs, Louisiana at an intersection with U.S. Route 190. Endpoints of US highways Minnesota As in Iowa, U.S. 71 in Minnesota is largely a rural highway. It crosses Interstate 90 at Jackson (Jackson, Minnesota) and passes through Windom (Windom, Minnesota),intersect U.S Highway 14 at Sanborn. It passes through Redwood Falls (Redwood Falls, Minnesota) and Willmar (Willmar, Minnesota) before its junction with Interstate 94 at Sauk Centre, Minnesota


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at "Wossamotta U (Wossamotta U (story arc))" on a football scholarship. He is a long-time supporter of the Bull Moose Party (Progressive Party (United States, 1912)), and at one time was the part-owner, part-governor of the island of Moosylvania (Moosylvania Saved). In seasons 1 and 2, he makes reference to having an Uncle Dewlap, who bequeathed Bullwinkle vast amounts of wealth (in the form of a cereal boxtop collection (Box Top Robbery), and an Upsidaisium (Upsidaisium (story arc)) mine). In the half-cartoon, half-live-action movie ''The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle'', Bullwinkle receives an Honorary Mooster's Degree from Wossamotta U, due to the nefarious plans of Boris Badenov. On October 14, 2008, an article appeared in the Fairmont, Minnesota ''Sentinel'' (Fairmont Sentinel), reporting that Charter is selling parts of their system to Midcontinent Communications, including its Bemidji, Minnesota and International Falls, Minnesota offices. Starting February 1, 2009 Midcontinent Communications took over some Charter's cable system in Minnesota including Balaton (Balaton, Minnesota), Bemidji, Canby (Canby, Minnesota), Ely (Ely, Minnesota), Fairmont (Fairmont, Minnesota), International Falls, Littlefork, Sherburn (Sherburn, Minnesota), and surrounding communities. Other areas in Minnesota would have sold to Comcast, but the deal fell through. Midcontinent Communications, midcocomm.com -- Grand Mound (Grand Mound (Minnesota)) 100px (Image:Grand_Mound.jpg) International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota) birth_place International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), MN (Minnesota), USA (United States) death_date Playing career A native of International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota, Blais played college hockey at the University of Minnesota (Minnesota Golden Gophers) from 1970 to 1973. He was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round (68th overall) of the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft, and played three seasons of pro hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks’ development team in Dallas (Dallas, Texas). UNO Mavericks ice hockey - accessed 2009-09-09 DATE OF BIRTH January 18, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota MN , USA (United States) DATE OF DEATH


playing career

, Paris, Luxembourg City, Brussels, Amsterdam, London, Cardiff, Dublin, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver, International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Bellingham (Bellingham, Washington), Rio Gallegos and Punta Arenas. Playing career Born in International Falls, Minnesota, Constantine was drafted as goaltender by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1978 NHL Draft, and played six games of collegiate hockey for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy (Troy, New York), New York. He left RPI as a junior and finished his degree at the University of Nevada, Reno. '''Rainy River District''' is a district and census division in Northwestern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. It was created in 1885. It is the only division in Ontario that lies completely in the Central time zone (Central Time Zone (North America)). Its seat is Fort Frances. It is known for its fishing and its location on the USA border opposite International Falls, Minnesota and Baudette, Minnesota. - Arrowhead State Trail Tower (Tower, Minnesota) – International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota) birth_place International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), MN (Minnesota), USA (United States) death_date Playing career A native of International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota, Blais played college hockey at the University of Minnesota (Minnesota Golden Gophers) from 1970 to 1973. He was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round (68th overall) of the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft, and played three seasons of pro hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks’ development team in Dallas (Dallas, Texas). UNO Mavericks ice hockey - accessed 2009-09-09 DATE OF BIRTH January 18, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota MN , USA (United States) DATE OF DEATH


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of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 19.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female. Local media ;Radio International Falls is home to two commercial radio stations; KGHS (1230 AM) and KSDM (104.1 FM), owned and operated by Red Rock Radio; two non-commercial radio stations in International Falls, KBHW (99.5 FM) and KXBR (91.9 FM), owned and operated by Heartland Christian Broadcasters, Inc.; and two Minnesota Public Radio stations from Bemidji (Bemidji, Minnesota), KNBJ (88.1 FM; News) and KCRB-FM (97.7 FM; Classical). The local Icebox Radio Theater produces radio drama broadcasts on 106.9 FM, with a power output one watt. CFOB-FM (93.1 FM) also serves International Falls, and is licensed to Fort Frances, Ontario. ;Television International Falls is part of the Duluth (Duluth, Minnesota) television market, and is served by the following repeaters: class "wikitable sortable" width "100%" !OTA channel !PSIP !Channel Type !Call sign !Network !Rebroadcasts !Owner - 38 38.1 Digital K38MM-D Three Angels Broadcasting Network Via satellite Three Angels Broadcasting Network - 45 n a Analog K45JD Fox (Fox Broadcasting Company) KQDS-TV Red River Broadcasting - 47 11.1-2, 3.1-2 Digital K47NW-D NBC, The CW, CBS, MyNetworkTV KRII (KBJR-TV) (NBC, MyNetworkTV) KDLH (CBS, The CW) Koochiching County government - 49 13.1-2 Digital K49BU-D ABC (American Broadcasting Company), Me-TV WIRT-DT (WDIO-DT) Koochiching County government - 51 31.1-4 Digital K51CM-D PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), PBS Satellite Service, Create (Create (TV channel)), Minnesota Channel WRPT (WDSE) Koochiching County government Local cable television service is offered by Midcontinent Communications. ;Newspaper The local newspaper is ''The Journal''. Culture *Icebox Radio Theater http: www.iceboxradio.org Transportation Falls International Airport (IATA: INL, ICAO: KINL) is a public airport located just south of the city. The airport has two runways. It is mostly used for general aviation but is also served by one commercial airline: Delta Air Lines' Delta Connection, with two daily flights to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The town is served by City Cab. It is a local cab and van service, providing transportation to the region. Major highways The following routes are located within the city of International Falls. * 20px (Image:US 53.svg) U.S. Highway 53 * 20px (Image:US 71.svg) U.S. Highway 71 * 20px (Image:MN-11.svg) Minnesota State Highway 11 Reference in pop culture A Sears Diehard car battery commercial was filmed here in the 1970s, playing on the city's extremely cold winter climate to promote the longevity and effectiveness of the product. It led to a parody ad - aired several times in the first (1975) season of Saturday Night Live - promoting a geriatric product. The fictional Minnesota small town of Frostbite Falls, which was the hometown of cartoon characters Rocket "Rocky" J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle J. Moose of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, was a spoof of the real-life International Falls. The fictional town was located in Koochiching County as well. The town was referenced in an episode of Family Matters. Notable people *Edward Backus (Edward Wellington Backus), industrialist *Tammy Bakker (Tammy Faye Messner), PTL (The PTL Club) The 700 Club *Dean Blais hockey coach, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NCHC (National Collegiate Hockey Conference) *Bill Borcher, University of Oregon head basketball coach 1951-1956 *Kevin Constantine, hockey coach, NHL IHL (International Hockey League (1945–2001)) *Jim Crotty, pro football NFL Washington Redskins *Mike Curran, hockey player, 1972 Winter Olympics Silver Medal *Richard Dougherty, Minnesota Gopher Hall of Fame Hockey, Silver Medal 1956 Olympic Games (1956 Winter Olympics) *Arlys Johnson-Maxwell, weightlifter Senior World Champion 1987 *Bob Mason, Goalie NHL 1984-1991. Coach Minnesota Wild *Bronko Nagurski, football player, member of the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame *Ernest Oberholtzer, explorer, author, conservationist *Gary Sampson (Gary Sampson (ice hockey)), hockey player Washington Capitals *Neil Sheehy, hockey player Calgary Flames *Frank Youso, NFL New York Giants Oakland Raiders See also * Voyageurs National Park References birth_place International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), MN (Minnesota), USA (United States) death_date Playing career A native of International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota, Blais played college hockey at the University of Minnesota (Minnesota Golden Gophers) from 1970 to 1973. He was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round (68th overall) of the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft, and played three seasons of pro hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks’ development team in Dallas (Dallas, Texas). UNO Mavericks ice hockey - accessed 2009-09-09 DATE OF BIRTH January 18, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota MN , USA (United States) DATE OF DEATH


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Airport . The town is served by City Cab. It is a local cab and van service, providing transportation to the region. Major highways The following routes are located within the city of International Falls. * 20px (Image:US 53.svg) U.S. Highway 53 * 20px (Image:US 71.svg) U.S. Highway 71 * 20px (Image:MN-11.svg) Minnesota State Highway 11 Reference in pop culture A Sears Diehard car battery commercial was filmed here in the 1970s, playing on the city's extremely cold winter climate to promote the longevity and effectiveness of the product. It led to a parody ad - aired several times in the first (1975) season of Saturday Night Live - promoting a geriatric product. The fictional Minnesota small town of Frostbite Falls, which was the hometown of cartoon characters Rocket "Rocky" J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle J. Moose of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, was a spoof of the real-life International Falls. The fictional town was located in Koochiching County as well. The town was referenced in an episode of Family Matters. Notable people *Edward Backus (Edward Wellington Backus), industrialist *Tammy Bakker (Tammy Faye Messner), PTL (The PTL Club) The 700 Club *Dean Blais hockey coach, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NCHC (National Collegiate Hockey Conference) *Bill Borcher, University of Oregon head basketball coach 1951-1956 *Kevin Constantine, hockey coach, NHL IHL (International Hockey League (1945–2001)) *Jim Crotty, pro football NFL Washington Redskins *Mike Curran, hockey player, 1972 Winter Olympics Silver Medal *Richard Dougherty, Minnesota Gopher Hall of Fame Hockey, Silver Medal 1956 Olympic Games (1956 Winter Olympics) *Arlys Johnson-Maxwell, weightlifter Senior World Champion 1987 *Bob Mason, Goalie NHL 1984-1991. Coach Minnesota Wild *Bronko Nagurski, football player, member of the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame *Ernest Oberholtzer, explorer, author, conservationist *Gary Sampson (Gary Sampson (ice hockey)), hockey player Washington Capitals *Neil Sheehy, hockey player Calgary Flames *Frank Youso, NFL New York Giants Oakland Raiders See also * Voyageurs National Park References birth_place International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), MN (Minnesota), USA (United States) death_date Playing career A native of International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota, Blais played college hockey at the University of Minnesota (Minnesota Golden Gophers) from 1970 to 1973. He was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round (68th overall) of the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft, and played three seasons of pro hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks’ development team in Dallas (Dallas, Texas). UNO Mavericks ice hockey - accessed 2009-09-09 DATE OF BIRTH January 18, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota MN , USA (United States) DATE OF DEATH


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by Heartland Christian Broadcasters, Inc.; and two Minnesota Public Radio stations from Bemidji (Bemidji, Minnesota), KNBJ (88.1 FM; News) and KCRB-FM (97.7 FM; Classical). The local Icebox Radio Theater produces radio drama broadcasts on 106.9 FM, with a power output one watt. CFOB-FM (93.1 FM) also serves International Falls, and is licensed to Fort Frances, Ontario. ;Television International Falls is part of the Duluth (Duluth, Minnesota) television market, and is served by the following repeaters: class "wikitable sortable" width "100%" !OTA channel !PSIP !Channel Type !Call sign !Network !Rebroadcasts !Owner - 38 38.1 Digital K38MM-D Three Angels Broadcasting Network Via satellite Three Angels Broadcasting Network - 45 n a Analog K45JD Fox (Fox Broadcasting Company) KQDS-TV Red River Broadcasting - 47 11.1-2, 3.1-2 Digital K47NW-D NBC, The CW, CBS, MyNetworkTV KRII (KBJR-TV) (NBC, MyNetworkTV) KDLH (CBS, The CW) Koochiching County government - 49 13.1-2 Digital K49BU-D ABC (American Broadcasting Company), Me-TV WIRT-DT (WDIO-DT) Koochiching County government - 51 31.1-4 Digital K51CM-D PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), PBS Satellite Service, Create (Create (TV channel)), Minnesota Channel WRPT (WDSE) Koochiching County government Local cable television service is offered by Midcontinent Communications. ;Newspaper The local newspaper is ''The Journal''. Culture *Icebox Radio Theater http: www.iceboxradio.org Transportation Falls International Airport (IATA: INL, ICAO: KINL) is a public airport located just south of the city. The airport has two runways. It is mostly used for general aviation but is also served by one commercial airline: Delta Air Lines' Delta Connection, with two daily flights to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The town is served by City Cab. It is a local cab and van service, providing transportation to the region. Major highways The following routes are located within the city of International Falls. * 20px (Image:US 53.svg) U.S. Highway 53 * 20px (Image:US 71.svg) U.S. Highway 71 * 20px (Image:MN-11.svg) Minnesota State Highway 11 Reference in pop culture A Sears Diehard car battery commercial was filmed here in the 1970s, playing on the city's extremely cold winter climate to promote the longevity and effectiveness of the product. It led to a parody ad - aired several times in the first (1975) season of Saturday Night Live - promoting a geriatric product. The fictional Minnesota small town of Frostbite Falls, which was the hometown of cartoon characters Rocket "Rocky" J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle J. Moose of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, was a spoof of the real-life International Falls. The fictional town was located in Koochiching County as well. The town was referenced in an episode of Family Matters. Notable people *Edward Backus (Edward Wellington Backus), industrialist *Tammy Bakker (Tammy Faye Messner), PTL (The PTL Club) The 700 Club *Dean Blais hockey coach, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NCHC (National Collegiate Hockey Conference) *Bill Borcher, University of Oregon head basketball coach 1951-1956 *Kevin Constantine, hockey coach, NHL IHL (International Hockey League (1945–2001)) *Jim Crotty, pro football NFL Washington Redskins *Mike Curran, hockey player, 1972 Winter Olympics Silver Medal *Richard Dougherty, Minnesota Gopher Hall of Fame Hockey, Silver Medal 1956 Olympic Games (1956 Winter Olympics) *Arlys Johnson-Maxwell, weightlifter Senior World Champion 1987 *Bob Mason, Goalie NHL 1984-1991. Coach Minnesota Wild *Bronko Nagurski, football player, member of the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame *Ernest Oberholtzer, explorer, author, conservationist *Gary Sampson (Gary Sampson (ice hockey)), hockey player Washington Capitals *Neil Sheehy, hockey player Calgary Flames *Frank Youso, NFL New York Giants Oakland Raiders See also * Voyageurs National Park References birth_place International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), MN (Minnesota), USA (United States) death_date Playing career A native of International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota, Blais played college hockey at the University of Minnesota (Minnesota Golden Gophers) from 1970 to 1973. He was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round (68th overall) of the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft, and played three seasons of pro hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks’ development team in Dallas (Dallas, Texas). UNO Mavericks ice hockey - accessed 2009-09-09 DATE OF BIRTH January 18, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH International Falls (International Falls, Minnesota), Minnesota MN , USA (United States) DATE OF DEATH

International Falls, Minnesota

'''International Falls''' is a city in and the county seat of Koochiching County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 6,424 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census).

International Falls is located on the Rainy River (Rainy River (Minnesota-Ontario)) directly across from Fort Frances (Fort Frances, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. The two cities are connected by the Fort Frances – International Falls International Bridge. Voyageurs National Park is located 11 miles east of International Falls. There is a major U.S. Customs and Border Protection Port of Entry on the International Falls side of the toll bridge, and a Canadian Customs entry point on the north side of the bridge.

International Falls has the nickname "Icebox of the Nation", and with 109.4 days per year with maxima below , the airport has the most such days of any incorporated city in the contiguous US, just shading nearby Duluth (Duluth, Minnesota) and Houghton (Houghton, Michigan). Climatography of the United States 1971-2000: International Falls Airport, Minnesota (214026)

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