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Border News Roundup: Ely Blueberry Festival, Forest Fires & AIS Detected Using DNA

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Timberjay Newspaper

Marshall Helmberger with Border News Roundup

Friday mornings Timberjay editor and publisher Marshall Helmberger joins Heidi to tell us about some of the stories they covered this week. Today he talks about the weather impact on the Ely Blueberry Festival, cancelled due to a storm with high winds, the concern over drought conditions and the forest fires in the area. Marshall tells us about the research being conducted on Lake Vermilion using DNA to detect aquatic invasive species.

Go to timberjay.com for these stories and more from northeastern Minnesota.

Heidi Holtan is News and Public Affairs Director for Northern Community Radio. She is on-air host and executive producer for the Morning Show and is also responsible for our local presence on All Things Considered and As It Happens. She produces thoughtful segments like Dig Deep and Strong Women.