Founded: December 19, 1906
Named for: Koochiching is an Ojibway word meaning "neighbor lake and river" for Rainy Lake and Rainy River.
County Seat: International Falls
It is next to the largest of the 87 counties, exceeded only by St. Louis County.
Koochiching is also next to the youngest in the state, having been created in 1906 after its residents voted to separate from Itasca county.
A portion of the Bois Forte Indian Reservation is in the county.
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PEOPLE: Commissioner Noble submitted by Robin Line
FAMILIES: Jan (John) Polenik Family submitted by Marge Runnakko
OFFICIALS: News-Hugh I. McIntosh, Hugh Vanettan, John P. Wall, P. A. Walsh, Thomas Bailey, Jr.
OFFICIALS: Rosters and Listings-1905-Mizpah Officers, 1918 Ouster Proceedings
MILITARY: WWI Casualties-Yale H. Squire, Mike Prokop
OBITS : John Kolbe
NEWS-COMMUNITY : 1904-Mosquito Plague
NEWS-ILLNESS: Frank Whitford, Jr.
MARRIAGES : Zimmerman-Jensen, Cheek-Fraley
NEWS-VISIT/RELOCATE: Mrs. S. Watt, Walter Sharp, Martin Olson
CHURCH: News, 1882-Rev. H. J. Crist submitted by Robin Line
OBITS : James Kinnons, Ronald Gunderson submitted by Robin Line
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