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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Teams Begin Damage Assessment Training for Next Step in Flood Response and Recovery

June 28, 2022 – Koochiching County hosted a special training session today with multi-sector teams learning the ArcGIS ‘Survey123’ Damage assessment software program/application to serve the community in the next ste...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

FLOOD UPDATE: What Now? On the Road to Recovery

The waters have peaked and are starting to recede, but now what? 
While Rainy Lake and other area waterways have peaked, waters are not expected to return to normal summer levels for six to eight weeks. The area remains under flooding conditions w...
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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Flood Update: Sandbag Operations Winding Down, National Guard Demobilizing

June 13, 2022 – Rainy Lake has crested today and is expected to begin receding between now and June 20, barring no severe weather events. With a decrease in demand for sandbags over the last week and a stockpile of 100,000 filled sandba...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

NOTICE: Sandbags Self-Serve Only on Sunday, June 12

NOTICE - Sandbags at Kerry Park will be self-serve only Sunday, June 12. A substantial supply of pre-filled bags has been prepared over the course of this week for residents to be able help themselves, and allow staff and volunteers a day off this Sunday....

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Saturated Ground in Flood-Affected Areas Presents Greater Risk for Downed Trees, Beware of Power Lin

June 9, 2022 – Local utilities have been working with the Koochiching County Emergency Operations Center as a partner in flood response. With the saturated soil conditions due to extended flood conditions, trees can become weaker as the root bas...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Volunteers Should Bring Own Protective Gear, Reserve List of Sandbag Placement Volunteers Needed

June 9, 2022 (8 am) – Volunteers coming from out of town to assist with sandbag placement at flooded properties are encouraged to come prepared with rubber boots, hip boots and/or chest waders, along with sunscreen and bug spray. Items ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

FLOOD INFORMATION UPDATE: Good Day to Secure Sandbags Prior to Any More Severe Weather

June 8, 2022 (12:30 pm) – Residents are encouraged to collect sandbags today while supply lines are short and supply is readily available. 

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

MnDOT extends emergency grade raise, reminds motorists to follow signal systems on Hwy 11

MnDOT will be extending the emergency grade raise on Hwy 11 on Rainy Lake near Island View. While the grade raise is being constructed, motorists should expect delays. Single lane bypasses are controlled by signals or by stop and take turns.

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

FLOOD INFORMATION UPDATE: UT 413 Closing Today, One-Way Traffic on County Road 20 and Change in K

June 6, 2022 (3 pm) – As flood response continues today changes to traffic and closure of UT 413 are in effect today. Due to logistical challenges sandbag operations at Kerry Park will close at 6 pm. 

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Posted on: June 4, 2022

FLOOD INFORMATION UPDATE: Road Closure, Traffic Control and Sheltering Changes for Flood Management

June 4, 2022 (3:30 pm) – Due to rising flood waters, which have now surpassed the 1950 record levels, a road closure of UT 408 will go into effect at 12 pm on Sunday, June 5. This closure impacts one residence on the south side of the r...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

FLOOD INFORMATION UPDATE: How to Help – Sandbag Volunteers Needed, Donations Set Up

June 3, 2022 (2:30 pm) – The Koochiching County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is grateful for the outpouring of support in response to the current flood incident. Many offers of equipment, supplies and financial donations are arisin...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

MnDOT to add additional emergency grades raises on Hwy 11 near Rainy Lake

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June 3, 2022

Contact: Margie Nelson, D1 Public Affairs CoordinatorCell: 218-390-4604Office: 218-725-2708margie.nelson@state.mn.us

 

MnDOT to Add additional emergency grades raises on Hwy 11 near Rainy Lake

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Evacuation Home Checklist

HOME EVACUATION INFORMATION

If evacuation is, or may be, recommended due to flooding, following are a few important steps to prepare your home before evacuating. If you receive an emergency alert to evacuate, take your emergency go-kit and get out as soon ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

County Road 136 Closing, Voluntary Evacuation Issued

June 2, 2022 (12:30 pm) – Due to rising water levels and flooding over the road, County Road 136 in International Falls will be closing today at 5 pm. This road closure impacts 24 homes.

Impacted residents have been notified of the impen...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

VNP Rainy Lake Visitor Center Boat Landing CLOSED to Public, Open for Sandbags

Due to flooding, the Voyageur's National Park Rainy Lake Visitor Center Boat Landing is now CLOSED. Please stay clear of this area and use alternative boat launches. 
For a list of other area boat landings go to: https://files.dnr.state.m...
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Posted on: May 31, 2022

No Additional Road Closures Today, Conditions Being Monitored

No Additional Road Closures Today, Conditions Being Monitored

May 31, 2022 (12:30 pm) – Despite additional precipitation from yesterday’s storms and rising water levels in Koochiching County, no additional roads are ex...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

FLOOD INFORMATION UPDATE: More Emergency Grade Raising and National Guard Arriving Thursday

June 2, 2022 (8 am) – An additional 50 National Guard soldiers will be arriving in International Falls this evening to assist with the ongoing flood response. The Koochiching County Emergency Response Team is also getting addit...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Rainy Lake Basin Flooding Update

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Moderna Covid-19 Booster Shot Clinics

Koochiching County Public Health is hosting Moderna Covid-19 booster shot clinics. Moderna is only approved for those 18 years of age and older. According to the FDA and the CDC anyone over the age of 18 should receive a booster shot if they have already ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Local Option Sales Tax

Koochiching County 0.5% Transit Sales and Use Tax

Local Tax General Notice Last Updated: 1/4/2022

Starting April 1, 2022, Department of Revenue will administer the Koochiching County 0.5% transit sales and usetax. Revenues will fund the projects identified...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Drop-off Box for Tax Payments

Paying your taxes just got a little easier!  A secured drop-off box has been mounted on the exterior of the courthouse near the entrance by the Auditor-Treasurer’s Office.  It’s a great alternative to paying online or...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Pay your Property Taxes Online

Both current and delinquent Property Taxes can be paid online. Please click the following link to access the step by step document created by the Auditor-Treasurer's Office to assist you.

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

FLOOD INFORMATION UPDATE: More Emergency Grade Raising and National Guard Arriving Thursday

June 2, 2022 (8 am) – An additional 50 National Guard soldiers will be arriving in International Falls this evening to assist with the ongoing flood response. The Koochiching County Emergency Response Team is also getting addit...

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