218 Area Code BBSes Through History

MAP OF THE 218 AREA CODE
218-224-2926
Laporte, MN
Kicker's, Kicker's Hole in the Wall BBS
(1992-2000)
Leo Andersonvaried
"Kicker's was an ongoing experiment in what could be done with no cash. It would still be on/off if that house hadn't been lost in a fire (not computer related)." - Leo Anderson
218-229-2353
AURORA, MN
Clear's Critters
(1998)
TriBBS
218-254-3952
CHISHOLM, MN
The Open Pit BBS
(1994)
Wildcat
218-254-4921
CHISHOLM, MN
Business Opportunity, NEW HORIZONS BBS- T36-C7, Taconite
(1990-1996)
Philip JohnsonSearchlight
218-263-7598
HIBBING, MN
The Darc Tower
(1995-1996)
Spitfire
218-326-2939
GRAND RAPIDS, MN
Wayzata
(1994)
218-326-4205
Grand Rapids, MN
Blue Sky BBS, The Blue Sky BBS
(1994-1996)
Jack BlueWildcat
218-327-9166
Grand Rapids, MN
The Crypt BBS
(1990-1994)
Jason M BrandenSpitfire
218-334-2763
FRAZEE, MN
The Mathetes BBS
(1996)
John Slevin
218-386-3270
WARROAD, MN
Electric Dimension BBS
(1994-1997)
Robert Sinland
218-389-6009
BARNUM, MN
***BIGTOP***, Big Top
(1989-1994)
Gary Peterson
218-389-6800
BARNUM, MN
***BIGTOP***
(1989-1996)
Gary PetersonRBBS, Wildcat
218-392-9531
The Grind
(1996)
218-449-4715
HOLT, MN
NCS-NET
(1993-1996)
Andy Filer
218-463-2166
ROSEAU, MN
Wolfs Domain
(1997)
218-525-1849
DULUTH, MN
Celtic Frost
(1996)
218-525-1901
DULUTH, MN
Celtic Frost BBS
(1992-1994)
Beowulf (Tony Mattson)CNET, RPGBBS
"I started out with 1 2400 baud node with a 7.5 Mzh 68000 processor. It grew to three nodes on a 25 Mzh 68030." - Beowulf
218-525-3528
DULUTH, MN
Temporary Insanity
(1996)
218-525-4062
DULUTH, MN
The Cyberspace Cafe
(1996)
218-525-5112
Duluth, MN
Kerowyn's Haven
(1993-1996)
Jennifer McNittRenegade
"I was the sysop of this gaming focused BBS. Detrix was my co-sysop. I ran the BBS in Duluth until about 1995. It moved along with me to the Twin Cities area where I then kept it running until 1997." - Jennifer McNitt
218-525-7520
DULUTH, MN
Wizard's Tower
(1995-1996)
Wildcat
218-525-9433
DULUTH, MN
The Lake Superior BBS
(1994)
Jeff Birkhofer
218-583-4337
HENNING, MN
Fibernet
(1994-1996)
Auntie
218-624-5853
DULUTH, MN
MicroSimul(tm)
(1992-1995)
Ben StandleyPCBoard
218-624-9036
DULUTH, MN
Spirit Valley
(1993)
R.A. Meadowcroft
218-626-1109
DULUTH, MN
Northern Minnesota Net, The Basement BBS
(1993)
Tony Bundschuh
218-626-1560
DULUTH, MN
Captain's Table
218-626-3269
DULUTH, MN
Ships'
(1994-1996)
Kenneth Janiszewski
218-626-3307
DULUTH, MN
Micro Simulations (tm- BBS, Micro Simulations tm BBS
(1991)
Benjamin Standley, Ben StandleyPCBoard
218-626-3324
DULUTH, MN
Micro Simulations (tm- BBS, Micro Simulations tm BBS
(1991)
Benjamin StandleyPCBoard
218-626-3325
DULUTH, MN
Micro Simulations (tm- BBS, Micro Simulations tm BBS
(1991)
Benjamin StandleyPCBoard
218-626-3761
DULUTH, MN
The Basement BBS
(1994)
Tony Bundschuh
218-626-4085
DULUTH, MN
Ships'
(1994)
Kenneth Janiszewski
218-643-2908
WAHPETON, MN
Lost Boy's BBS
(1993)
218-668-2398
LENGBY, MN
KnightHawk BBS
(1996-2000)
David Wandschneider
218-668-2832
LENGBY, MN
KnightHawk BBS
(1996)
David Wandschneider
218-721-3698
DULUTH, MN
PC Support BBS, Personal Computer Support
(1992-1994)
Kevin Raihala
218-722-8398
DULUTH, MN
Micro Simul
(1989)
218-723-8146
DULUTH, MN
Aladdin's Castle
(1994)
David Strong
218-724-3761
DULUTH, MN
The Wormhole
(1994-1996)
Andrew Langager, Mark Finn, Carey BironPegasys
Development Headquarters for the Pegasys BBS System
218-724-3805
DULUTH, MN
Duluth
(1993-1996)
Joe KimblerOpus
218-724-4210
Duluth, MN
The Vault
(1986)
Zaphod Beeblebrox (Ole Lund)Ascii Express
"Great warez site back in the day!" - Anonymous
218-724-7700
DULUTH, MN
The Penthouse BBS
(1995-1996)
Randy Scott
218-724-9626
DULUTH, MN
PC Support BBS
(1992-1995)
Kevin RaihalaPCBoard
218-725-2498
DULUTH, MN
Timberwolf
(1992-1994)
218-726-5906
DULUTH, MN
Ship's 2 BBS
(1995-1996)
Jeff Birkhofer
218-727-2184
DULUTH, MN
N.E. MINNESOTA
(1984)
218-727-3808
DULUTH, MN
Micro Simul
(1989)
218-727-8398
DULUTH, MN
Micro Simul, Micro Simull
(1989-1994)
Ben StandleyPCBoard
218-728-2412
DULUTH, MN
The Dark Alley
(1996)
Tim BoothPegasys
218-728-5345
DULUTH, MN
FrozTundra
(1991)
Mark Monson
218-729-4939
DULUTH, MN
Chaotic Hysteria
(1996)
218-729-5598
Duluth, MN
The Carbon Abyss
Jeff Rosati, Telik NetslayerWildcat
"It was real cool to see us on the list. I miss the days of anonymity that the BBSs brought. I remember going to BBS parties and only a handful of people knew who I was. Really miss the years with Loki, Artemis & Wolf. Fun times and good friends." - Telik Netslayer
218-729-5911
DULUTH, MN
Menzoberranzan
(1993-1994)
Dale Sterling
218-729-7026
DULUTH, MN
Net 2802 Echo Coordinator, Northern Minnesota Net, TBNT, The Board Not Taken
(1993-1996)
Roger Martell, Lori Martell, Lori Amendola, Lori Amendola MartellRenegade, Telegard
"What a kick to see TBNT listed here, thank you!! I miss the days of door games and 5-6 nodes online. The local community was great fun and had a lot of wonderful people in it that I still try to keep in touch with - although sporadically. Thanks for putting this bit of nostalgia online for folks!" -Artemis, TBNT
218-729-7072
DULUTH, MN
Info Central, Information Central
(1990-1995)
Bob SlowinskiQuickBBS
218-729-8237
DULUTH, MN
Information Central
(1994)
Bob Slowinski
218-739-2296
FERGUS FALLS, MN
Latenite's at the Lake, LatenitesatLake
(1992-1996)
Perry Mertz
218-739-5752
FERGUS FALLS, MN
Latenite's at the Lake
(1992-1995)
Perry Mertz
218-744-3217
EVELETH, MN
Don's Playground
(1994-1996)
Don Johnson
218-744-4219
EVELETH, MN
Pete's Playhouse BBS
(1998)
TriBBS
218-749-2063
VIRGINIA, MN
Ringfinger
(1998)
TriBBS
218-749-8809
VIRGINIA, MN
NorthStar BBS
(1992-1994)
Ken Prior
218-773-0737
East Grand Forks, MN
Gen-X BBS
(1994-1995)
Wade BairdWWIV
218-773-1749
East Grand Forks, Minnesota
Red River Telecommunications
(1981-1993)
Richard RybackiWW2
"There was so much fun running this BBS.. Since then.. I kept all my friends since.. I enjoyed all them years with them.. My real friends.." - Richard Rybacki
218-773-6011
EAST GRAND FORK, MN
Eagle BBS
(1995)
Jim Dahl
218-773-7038
EAST GRAND FORK, MN
Executive Underground
(1995)
Andrew (Ayrton) Short, Andrew Short
218-773-8330
EAST GRAND FORK, MN
The Love Galaxy
(1994)
Rockielynn
218-828-1144
BRAINERD, MN
Brainerd-Y-Way
(1990)
Wildcat
218-828-9302
BRAINERD, MN
Northern Lights BBS
(1993-1996)
Sylvan Miles
218-828-9611
BRAINERD, MN
Eight-Teen
(1996)
218-829-6340
BRAINERD, MN
Merrifield PC , Merrifield PC BBS
(1990-1996)
Gil PenceGAP
218-878-0642
CLOQUET, MN
Echelon MLS
(1995-1996)
MajorBBS
218-879-1979
CLOQUET, MN
Inacomp
(1996)
Bryan SundstromPegasys
218-879-6003
Cloquet, MN
Shipwreck, Shipwreck BBS
(1991-1996)
Scott WillieSearchlight
"I was the Sysop for this BBS. It was just nice to see that you have such a huge collection of history here. It ment alot to me to run this system for the time I had it. It was great fun!" - Scott Willie
218-879-8087
Cloquet, MN
Word Of Faith, Word of Faith BBS
(1996-1999)
Elmer FollettPC Board
218-879-8308
CLOQUET, MN
The Echo Chamber
(1992-1994)
Timothy HouckPegaSys
We owned the source to PegaSys and were probably the only BBS running it. It was really fun to be able to customize your own BBS software. It was written in Turbo Pascal. - Timothy Houck
218-879-8721
CLOQUET, MN
The Sensual BBS
(1996)
Pegasys
218-879-9658
CLOQUET, MN
Bob's Genealogy Forum BBS, Genealogy Central BBS
(1993-1994)
Bob Hunt
218-893-2561
BYGLAND, MN
Inn of the Last Home
218-924-206
BERTHA, MN
The Bertha BBS
218-924-2060
BERTHA, MN
Bertha BBS, The Bertha BBS
(1990-1996)
Craig StevensonRBBS
56 Sysops currently listed.
82 BBSes Listed.