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...
Housing Call to Action

Housing Call to Action

Last week, Warren Hanson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Greater Minnesota Housing Fund, spoke to the Jobs, Incorporated Board of Directors and other stakeholders in the area who have an interest in the local housing situation. Mr. Hanson’s message was...
How to Start a Child Care

How to Start a Child Care

Thief River Falls Children, Families and Employers NEED YOU! Child care is important to our community. If you have considered providing child care this informational session is for you. WHEN:    Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:30 pm WHERE:  River of Life Church, 1565...
Sparkle of Success

Sparkle of Success

When I stepped into Diamonds and Designs for the first time, I was impressed by the light, sparkle, color, and beauty that filled the store. But, surpassing all was the woman behind the scenes, owner LeeAnn Nelson. Although she owns and operates a successful business,...
Digi-Key is “On the Grow”

Digi-Key is “On the Grow”

The construction of the new Digi-Key Electronics product distribution center is rapidly changing the appearance of the southwest side of Thief River Falls. The latest progress is easily visible from outside city limits from both the south and the west. Steel is being...

Making the Thief River Area Home

One of the highest priorities for Advance Thief River is to increase the pool of workforce talent in the area. Michelle Landsverk, Project Manager for Advance Thief River, says that will mean getting more people into the pool. “Workforce supply is tight,”...

RiverFest 2018

RiverFest rocked Thief River Falls August 3 & 4 in Hartz Park. RiverFest is annual community celebration held the first week in August with week-long activities hosted by different organizations. Activities include concerts in the park, Crazy Days, the Street...