Backus Community Center 900 5th Street, International Falls Minnesota
(218) 285-7225 | Email
Office Open Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

MISSION STATEMENT: “Historic Backus Community Center, the heart of International Falls, where all generations celebrate arts, culture, recreation, wellness and life-long learning”

Backus Tenants

Area Agency On Aging (ARDC)
Karen Tveit
(218) 285-9156 or (800) 333-2433 | Email Karen
Open:  Monday - Thursday 8 am - 4 pm
Senior LinkAge Line helps connect you to services in your community but provides actual assistance and personalize help in areas of medicare, prescription drug assistance, health insurance counseling, forms assistance, including help applying for medical assistance and Medicare options, long term care insurance, long term care planning options, and much more.
Second Floor
Room 201

Backus Board and Meeting Room
Available for rental
First Floor
Room 103

Backus Office First Floor
Room 107

Backus Kitchen
Available for rental
First Floor
Room 113

Backus Dining Room
Available for rental
First Floor
Room 110/111

Borealis Bards
Doug & Beth Lowthian
(502) 693-4858 or
Second Floor
Room 209

Dancin' with Darcie
Darcie Schulz, Instructor
Classes held September to April
First Floor
Room 112

Icebox Radio Theater
Jeffrey Adams, Artistic Director
(218) 283-5570 | Email Icebox Radio Theater
Production of original radio plays for public performance and distribution via Internet and broadcast
Room 6

KCC-TV, Public TV
(218) 285-7225
Third Floor
Room 304

Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Renee Warmuth, Supervisor
Colleen Boyum, Local Clerk
(218) 283-8239 local | 218-628-4925 Duluth | 218-748-2457 Virginia
Open Tuesdays:
Road Test: By Appointment Only, call (218) 748-2457
Written Test: 8 to 11:15 am and 1 to 3:15 pm
Second Floor
Room 211

Mr. Faith's Sound and Light
John Faith
(218) 286-3281 | Email Mr. Faith
Summer band, orchestra, DJ services, lasers shows, teen dances
The Dungeon

Northland Art Society
President: Kay Arnold 286-3156
Secretary: Sharon Arnold 283-8463
Vice Secretary: Joyce Rasmussen 283-4272
Summer Hours:  Tuesday & Thursday 10 am to 3 pm
Or by appointment, call Helen at 240-5109
First Floor
Room 114

Northland Counseling Center
Bill Johnson, Site Director
Renae Bahr, Office Manager
(218) 283-3406 | Email
Open Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Third Floor
Suite 305
Second Floor
Room 208

Rainy River Recovery
Gus Christianson cell 324-0415
Sue Christianson cell 324-2553
(218) 285-7029
Office Hours:  Monday thru Friday noon - 5 pm
Chemical dependency out patient treatment
Regular evening group meetings:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Third Floor
Suite 301

Replenish Yoga and Wellness
Christa Heibel
(218) 286-4006 | Email
Check the website for class and workshop schedule
Yoga, wellness and Reike classes.  Public and private sessions available.
Third Floor
Room 303

Servants of Shelter
(218) 285-2092
Monday - Thursday
Noon - 3:00 pm
Second Floor
Room 212

United Steelworkers Local 159
Ryan Jury, President
218-324-2026 | Email
Local union promoting unity and strength in workers
First Floor Room 104

University of Minnesota Extension Office
Koochiching County 4H
(218) 285-0962 | Email
Second Floor
Room 204