Action Forum and Area Marketing

The last several weeks, more than 100 people in the Thief River Falls area have been working on an effort to recruit new residents. The project, TRF Making It Home, followed the process developed by University Extension, Marketing Hometown America. The message is that...
TRF Making It Home Action Forum April 8

TRF Making It Home Action Forum April 8

Help us attract new residents to the area. Get involved with TRF Making It Home. Attend the Action Forum. April 8, 5:30 pm. Ralph Engelstad, Imperial Room The public is invited to attend “TRF Making It Home Action Forum,”¬†Monday, April 8, 5:30 pm, at the...

TRF Housing Development is on Track!

In 2012, the City of Thief River Falls did a housing study which outlined the need to develop 90 housing units every year for 10 years. Now, seven years later, Mark Borseth, Public Works Director, reports that the City is on track toward accomplishing the ambitious...
TRF Making It Home Kickoff February 11

TRF Making It Home Kickoff February 11

TRF Making It Home Facilitators receive training and gear up for recruiting community members to participate in a grassroots community marketing effort. Help us attract new residents to the area. Get involved with TRF Making It Home. Attend the Kickoff Event. February...

Third Safest Minnesota School

The Thief River School District was recently named among Minnesota’s 10 Safest Schools. In fact, only two schools were ranked safer than the Thief River Falls School District. In this video, District Superintendent Brad Bergstrom shares his own feelings about...
Recruiting New Residents

Recruiting New Residents

In hope of bringing new families and businesses to the Thief River Falls area, Advance Thief River and community volunteers are partnering with University of Minnesota (U of M) Extension to implement what they are calling the Making It Home project.  The aim of Making...

Total Betty

Total Betty opened their doors to the public on November 13, 2018. The store, located at 1554 US Hwy 59, features a great mix of women’s clothing that appeals to a wide variety of ages. Owners Danielle Carlson and Becca Larson Isaak say they have been...