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Marijuana Legalization and Ambulance Service in Rural MN with Marshall Helmberger of the Timberjay

Heidi Holtan

The Timberjay is an independent newspaper covering northeastern MN

One of our weekly segments The Border News Roundup with Marshall Helmberger (Friday mornings at 7:20am) brings you information on a local level - whether it's city or county government, environmental issues or stories of the land and people of northern Minnesota.

In this conversation we talked about:

Rural ambulance service
CBD in Ely and Legalization Efforts at the Capitol
Extension of Unemployment for NorthShore Mining layoffs

Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 22 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director where she manages producers, hosts local interviews and programs, oversees and manages web stories and establishes focus areas of programming like phenology, clean energy, Indigenous voices, Strong Women, local foods, clean energy, economic development and more. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota. During the pandemic, Heidi hosted 14 months of a weekly statewide conversation on COVID-19 for the AMPERS network.