Littlefork News

03/23/2018 12:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
3 things to do this weekend 

Looking for something to do in Borderland this weekend? Aside from enjoying 40-degree weather, here are three things to mark on your calendar: This is the first full-length play for the youth program and the first full-length youth production on the Backus stage in nearly 20 years. Performances will be at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

03/09/2018 03:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Meet new Koochiching County DARE instructor Jill Elsberry 

Jill Elsberry engages a group of fourth graders in her D.A.R.E. program. She is currently in her third week teaching the program to schools at Littlefork, Indus, and Northome.

03/08/2018 08:52 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Looking Back: Keyes Arcade, Northern Lumber wiped out in blaze 

Local musher Keith Aili pulled out of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race Sunday, citing poor trail conditions and a few other difficulties. Aili had moved into 27th place among a field of 64 teams that started the race in Fairbanks one week ago.

02/27/2018 08:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Ruby's guests contribute to community 

The Rev. Andy Berry of Littlefork Lutheran Church accepted a $500 contribution from Ruby's Pantry Benevolence Fund to help the church expand healthy snack offerings for its youth release time youth each Wednesday during the school year.

02/27/2018 08:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Council donates to countywide housing study 

A countywide housing study is one step closer to being fully funded following action taken by the Littlefork City Council last week. The council agreed to donate $500 of economic development funds toward the study, following information provided by Ward Merrill, executive director of Backus Community Center and Ariana Daniel, executive director of Servants of Shelter.

02/23/2018 06:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Dock proposal to include invasive species boat washing station 

A dock that would provide safe harbor for larger boats in Ranier now also may include an aquatic invasive species boat washing station. The Koochiching County Board Tuesday approved a request of $5,000 of AIS money to assist a 12-person steering committee working on the dock plan.