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Copper Nickel Mining and Mineral Leases & District 8: Pete Stauber's Emails with Marshall Helmberger

Marshall talks with us this week about conversation he had with former officials in President Obama's administration about decisions by President Trump's administration regarding copper nickel mining and mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  He also told us more about the MN Department of Administration's ruling for St. Louis County to release MN CD8 candidate Pete Stauber's emails.  Marshall editorializedthis issue this week, and asked that the county release the correspondence between Stauber and the National Republican Congressional Committee. 

Marshall also reminds us  about the The Fortune Bay World Indian Taco Eating Championship

Date: 11/03/2018 Location: Tower, MN Discipline: Fortune Bay Indian Tacos Total Prizes: $5,000 Total Prize Purse

Heidi Holtan is KAXE's Director of Content and Public Affairs where she manages producers and is the local host of Morning Edition from NPR. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North.