Congressman Rick Nolan

Marshall Helmberger

Today we talked with Marshall Helmberger of the Timberjay newspaper on development hiccups in Tower, MN and icy gravel roads as well as Congressman Nolan and Congressman Emmer and next steps toward copper nickel mining on the Iron Range and BWCA. 

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This week Marshall addresses the New York Times Magazine article "In Northern Minnesota Two Economies Square Off:  Mining vs Wilderness". 

Marshall also talks about an editorial he wrote this week about splintering of the District 8 DFL party

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Each Friday morning Marshall Helmberger tells us some of the stories his newspaper, the Timberjay, has been covering.  The lead story this week is about a man from Nett Lake who found his grandfather's manuscript and published it.  It's called "Savage Ancestors" and was probably written in the 1930s.  Marshall also tells us about the Governor Mark Dayton's trip to Ely to talk water quality. 

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Each Friday we talk with Marshall Helmberger for the Border News Roundup - the publisher and editor of the award winning newspaper The Timberjay that serves NE MN about some of the big stories they have been covering.  This week - Tower's change in ambulance service, the new state campground - Lake Vermilion Soundan Underground Mine Park, and a new DFL candidate throws her hat in the ring for the 8th district congressional seat currently hel

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Each Friday morning at 7:20 we check in with Marshall Helmberger to find out about the stories that he and his team of reporters have been covering in northeastern MN.  This week the top story is Congressman Rick Nolan's continued support of the Twin Metals Copper Nickel mining project.  Marshall explains the complications of this story and what he thinks are the far reaching implications.  Also Ely's take on the lifting of the Sunday liquor laws and opening fishing o