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Border News Roundup: Updates on PolyMet, Boundary Water Fires, Drought Conditions & Blueberry Festival


Marshall Helmberger on Border News Roundup

Marshall Helmberger is editor and publisher of the Timberjay newspaper, serving northeastern Minnesota. Each week he joins Heidi Holtan on the Friday Morning Show for Border News Roundup. This week Marshall gives us an update on the PolyMet copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes, informs us of the areas closed in the Boundary Waters due to wildfires burning, he talks about the severe drought situation in the area and the Ely Blueberry Festival.

For more news on northeastern Minnesota go to timberjay.com.

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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.