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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.

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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.