Mining

Timberjay Newspaper

Every Friday morning we check in with Marshall Helmberger about the stories they've been covering at the Timberjay newspaper.  This week his topics were the Mining Tax Guide, Representative Emmer's "the Miner Act", a study on the impact of climate change on winter recreation tourism and how the changes of the deer permit areas in NE MN will impact the moose population. 

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 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. 

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John Bauer and Heidi Holtan spoke with Ian Dunshee, historical archivist with the Hill Annex Mine State Park about his work on cataloging the oral histories of former mine workers and artifacts from the Hill Annex Mine.

More information about Hill Annex Mine State Park can be found at their website.  If you have information on women working in mines during the wars.  Send along information to comments@kaxe.org.

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Every week Timberjay publisher and editor Marshall Helmberger tells us about the stories he's been covering.  This week a tragic house fire, a look at the opinions and economics of copper nickel mining, Rep.

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