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Workforce Shortages, Deer Population Increase & Food Storage Order all on Border News Roundup

Marshall Helmberger on Border News Roundup

On the Friday Morning Show Heidi Holtan talks with Marshall Helmberger editor and publisher of the Timberjay Newspaper covering northeastern Minnesota. Marshall shares with us how Ely is looking for answers to the workforce shortage in their city and the DNR has set goals to increase the deer population in the area. Marshall tells us that visitors to the Superior National Forest including the BWCA must be prepared to protect food packs from hungry bears. You can listen here for more on these stories and go to for more news about northeastern Minnesota.

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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.