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MN Commerce Dept Report on Frontier Communications Deficiencies and Remembering Rukavina w/Marshall


Marshall Helmberger joined us this morning to tell us about his friend Tom Rukavina and his lasting impact on the Iron Range.  Rukavina died earlier this week from complications from leukemia.  Marshall also continues reporting on Frontier Communications.  This week's article in the Timberjay is "Report: ‘Staggering deficiencies’:  Minnesota Commerce Department issues scathing assessment of Frontier’s service".  He also tells us how the federal government shutdown is affecting people/workers in northern MN. 

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.