Water Quality

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This week Marshall gives us some of the stories from The Timberjay newspaper including Wild Rice Sulfate standards in the MN Legislature, the Orr Center, Ely's city silver maple tree tapping and the strong start at the Pike River Hatchery. 

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What is your connection to water?  Close to Home host Grant Frashier talked with Lauren Wiese about the We Are Water Exhibit currently housed at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, Minnesota which asks that question and encourages visitors to reflect on their impact on this important natural resource. 

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Each week we talk with the publisher and editor of The Timberjay newspaper Marshall Helmberger.  This week a report on a local meeting of the MPCA regarding the MinnTac tailings pond, KKK flyers that were left across the northland on MLK Jr. day and where exactly the icebox of the nation.  (pssst it's not in Colorado)

Also read more on the KKK flyers on Aaron Brown's blog

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Each Friday morning Marshall Helmberger tells us some of the stories his newspaper, the Timberjay, has been covering.  The lead story this week is about a man from Nett Lake who found his grandfather's manuscript and published it.  It's called "Savage Ancestors" and was probably written in the 1930s.  Marshall also tells us about the Governor Mark Dayton's trip to Ely to talk water quality. 

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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