US-Canada border

LIVE: Border Opening Talk “Glimmer of Hope” For NW Angle Resorts

Northwest Angle Resorts Have Lost Up To 90% Of Customers Due To Canadian Border Shutdown During Pandemic

  There is cautious optimism in Minnesota’s Northwest Angle that Canada might open its border to vaccinated non-essential travelers soon. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the country could open its borders in mid-August. But there has been no definite plan to open the border yet. The Northwest Angle on Lake of the Woods has been cut off from the…

LIVE: Pandemic Cuts Off Northwest Angle From Rest Of U.S.

Resorts Seeing 90% Drop In Business During Pandemic

  Part of our region is essentially cut off from the rest of the United States because of the pandemic, and businesses there are suffering. Minnesota’s Northwest Angle in Lake of the Woods County isn’t connected to the rest of the U.S. by land. To get to the popular fishing destination in a car you have to go into Canada…

Federal Agents Seize More than a Million Dollars in Counterfeit Goods.

The illegal merchandise was intercepted in three rail containers that were headed for Ranier.

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MINN.  (KFGO) – Federal agents report the seizure of more than one million dollars worth of counterfeit goods at the U-S-Canadian border at International Falls. U-S Customs and Border Protection says the illegal merchandise was intercepted in three rail containers that were headed for Ranier. Agents seized L-E-D televisions, gas-pricing displays and Apple and Samsung chargers and earphones…