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

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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 editorialized this 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 has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 20 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director. 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.