Iron Range

David Abazs

Adopting a 100% local diet would have a huge economic impact--almost $1 billion--in the western Lake Superior region. It would also add thousands of jobs. That's the message of David Abazs, researcher, farmer and keynote speaker at the 9th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest.

Andrew Hanegmon talks to Milt Lee on Call of the Wild about Iron Range Makerspace in Hibbing, a DYI space that offers access to equipment and tooling for creative people to use for a monthly membership fee.

News and Public Affairs Director Heidi Holtan talks with Minnesota author Kathleen Novak about her new book Do Not Find Me.  The book is up for a Minnesota Book Award.  The author shares her thoughts on the characters, the plot line and the inspiration behind the book.

MN Discovery Center

In this month's Dig Deep we focus on labor unions.  Our commentators are Aaron Brown from  the Iron Range - he's an educator, author, blogger and host of the Great Northern Radio Show.  Aaron provides our liberal perspective on our topics while Chuck Marohn is a conservative commentator from Brainerd who is the founder and CEO of Strong Towns