Border News Roundup

Border News Roundup

Jun 26, 2020

On the Friday Morning Show Heidi Holtan talks with Marshall Helmberger editor and publisher of the Timberjay Newspaper.  This week they talk about the latest lawsuit filed by Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness, which is the lead organization in the national Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters. The lawsuit seeks to force the state’s Department of Natural Resources to prohibit sulfide-based copper-nickel mining within the headwaters of the Rainy River watershed. 

Border News Roundup: Mining Politics in NE Minnesota

Jun 13, 2020

On the Friday Morning Show, Heidi talks with Marshall Helmberger the editor of the Timberjay Newspaper.  This week they talk about mining politics, as the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board refused to fund a water project on the Fond du Lac reservation because of the tribal government’s opposition to mining pollution.  Marshall also tells us about the protest in Ely, the moderate drought conditions in NE Minnesota and the opening of the Vince Shute bear sanctuary near Orr.

Marshall Helmberger is editor and publisher of the Timberjay newspaper, he joins Heidi each Friday for Border News Roundup.  This week he talks about the decision made by both Ely and Tower to cancel their 4th of July celebrations, the new Redhead Mountain Bike Park in Chisholm, and he tells about the Ely Outfitter Co. gaining attention through the romantic comedy “The Happy Ever After Playlist” by Abby Jimenez.

Border News Roundup with Marshall Helmberger

May 22, 2020

Marshall Helmberger is editor and publisher of the Timberjay newspaper, serving northestern Minnesota.  Each week he joins Heidi Holtan on the Friday Morning Show for Border News Roundup.  Today he talks about the legislative session that ended this week, business reopenings in Cook and Tower, and Ely's cake maker, Susan Laine, taking cake orders for essential businesses in the area.

Marshall Helmberger, editor and publisher of the Timberjay newspaper, joins Heidi Holtan on the Friday Morning Show.  This morning he talks about the opening of Zup's Food Market in Cook, the closing of Mike Motors in Ely, and the newly renovated State Theater in Ely, that is now ready, but unable to open during the pandemic.  Marshall also talks about the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in northeastern Minnesota.

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