Friday Morning Show

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This week on the Border News Roundup Timberjay editor Marshall Helmberger told us about ambitious and innovative Orr Recreation and Resource Center.  They are using an old school building to explore sustainability, alternative energies and local food including aquaponics.  The Homesteading and Sustainability Expo is August 19th & 20th. 

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Every Friday morning publisher and editor of the Timberjay Marshall Helmberger tells us about the stories they've been covering.  This week a continuation of the contentious copper nickel mining issues on the Iron Range. 

The deadline for public testimony to the US Forest Service is August 17th.  Here is a link for you to submit your public testimony.

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Each week Marshall Helmberger fills us in on the news from NE Minnesota.  This week he filled us in on a new study commissioned by the Save the Boundary Waters campaign.  It takes a look at the economic costs of copper nickel mining. There is a public meeting on Tuesday July 25th at the Virginia High School from 5-7pm.  

Last week on Dig Deep we talked infrastructure.  In our final conversation we talked about the modern version of infrastructure Broadband.  Bernadine Joselyn was in the studios to elaborate on Chuck and Aaron's discussion. 

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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

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