Copper Nickel Mining

This week we talked with Timberjay editor Marshall Helmberger about school enrollments in NE MN and a surprising new study on copper nickel mining near the boundary waters. 

Heidi Holtan

In the second installment of our February Dig Deep Chuck begins the conversation talking about regulation - and Aaron continues talking about the regulatory process now, when it comes to things like pipelines and copper nickel mining.  Take a listen!

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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.

This week Marshall filled us in on the St. Louis County school superintendent who is leaving for another position, and the announcement by Governor Dayton on copper nickel mining and the company Polymet.

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