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Arrowhead Ultramarathon, Twin Metals Update and the start of the Ely Winter Festival today on Border News Roundup


Border News Roundup with Marshall Helmberger

Marshall Helmberger, the editor of the Timberjay Newspaper, joins Heidi Holtan on the Friday Morning Show for Border News Roundup. This week Marshall tells us about the annual Arrowhead 135 Ultramarathon that runs between International Falls and Tower. He talks about the competitors and the records that were broken this year. We get more information about the Trump administration’s violations while renewing two mineral leases for Twin Metals copper-nickel mine.

Today starts the 2022 Ely Winter Festival that runs from February 3rd through Sunday, February 13th. For more on these stories go to timberjay.com.

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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.
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