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Border News Roundup: Land Reacquisition, Flooding Report and Ely Schools

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Marshall Helmberger on Border News Roundup

On the Friday Morning Show, Heidi talks with Marshall Helmberger the editor of the Timberjay Newspaper. This week they talk about the reacquisition of land for the Bois Forte Band reservation of 28,000 acres at Nett Lake and Deer Creek.

Marshall reports that floodwaters are dropping on Crane Lake and Kabetogama but still up on Rainy Lake and he talks about the concerns for the Ely school districts escalated construction costs. Listen here for more on these topics and 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.