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This week Marshall reports that Lt. Governor Tina Smith got her first walleye on Lake Vermilion.  AND she was appointed by Governor Mark Dayton to take Senator Al Franken's seat in Congress until next November's election.  He also tells us about the controversial Ely Rec Center, a whopper of a fish tale and the hot basketball game matchup of Ely and Northwoods. 

Friday mornings Timberjay editor and publisher MarshallHelmberger tells us about some of the stories they covered this week.  Today we hear about the campground opening at the new state park, Governor Dayton's thoughts on federal inaction with health insurance, a man - a canoe - and a turkey all near Ely and Marshall's ongoing struggle with squirrels. 

https://www.ely.org/

Each week publisher and editor Marshall Helmberger joins us to tell us about news in NE MN.  This week MN State Auditor Rebecca Otto takes a stand on copper nickel mining, and the court case against the Timberjay has been dropped and Marshall reminds us to get out in the woods to see all the birds.

http://www.orrcenter.com/self-sustainability

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. 

Duluth News Tribune

Last night I attended the first half of the final public hearing on copper nickel mining near the Boundary Waters.  It was held by the U.S.

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