Hard work and persistence pays off. In March the Cross Border Destiny Driver Team brought forward an initiative that would employ the use of Smartphone technology allowing U.S. citizens to reenter the U.S. by telephone.
Collaborating with Lake of the Woods, letters of support were sent from Koochiching County, International Falls City Council and the Ranier City Council to Senators Klobuchar, Franken, and Representative Nolan encouraging their support.
Last week, the JOURNAL published an article announcing Lake of the Woods has been selected as a test platform. Change is difficult and takes time. Our hope is the pilot program is successful and will be implemented in our region.