KOOCHICHING COUNTY

Boy in Custody after Allegedly Making Bomb Threat

Authorities say the threat was made Nov. 18.

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn.–An International Falls Middle School student is in custody after he was accused of making a bomb threat. The Koochiching County Attorney’s Office is reviewing the case and deciding whether to issue a juvenile delinquency petition against the 12-year-old. He could have a detention hearing Monday in juvenile court to determine whether he should continue to be held….

Catch-And-Release Record For Lake Sturgeon In Minnesota

Burke said they knew there were big fish in the river because they had already caught six sturgeon over 60 inches over the last few days

Photo: Minnesota DNRKOOCHICHING COUNTY, Minn. — An angler from Stillwater, Minnesota, set a new state catch-and-release record for lake sturgeon with a 73-inch long fish caught on the Rainy River earlier this month. Jake Burke reeled in the record-breaking lake sturgeon while fishing on the Rainy River in Koochiching County with his fishing buddy Michael Orgas on May 4, according…