Scott Hall

Senior Producer

Scott retired from hosting the Morning Show at the end of 2015, but still is an important part of our staff. He has the time to delve into stories a bit more, and he shares those stories with our listeners.

Ways to Connect

John Bauer

Program 48: Herbert R. Gault and Charles Blandin's Big Deal, 1927

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

John Bauer

Program 47  Charles Blandin's Business Success in St. Paul, 1916 - 1926

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

Star-Tribune

Xcel Energy recently announced it wants to get out of contracts to buy electricity from Laurentian Energy's municipal power plants in Hibbing and Virginia.  In 2006 the power plants converted part of their production to make energy from wood biomass rather than coal.  It's the latest blow to the declining forest products industry in northern Minnesota.  Xcel says energy from wood is too expensive.  The Associated

John Bauer

Program 46: Charles Blandin jumps into the war between paper makers and publishers

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

John Bauer

Program 45: Aftermath of the 1921 Strike; A Second Paper Machine

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

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