Border News Roundup

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 proposal made by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to change clean water rules and classifications. While this might ease the burden with the mining industry, agricultural processers, and the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, at what cost would that be to the water quality in Minnesota.  Public comment period on the proposal runs through February 24th.

Friday mornings during Border News Roundup we get a chance to check in with Marshall Helmberger, the editor and publisher of The Timberjay newspaper serving NE Minnesota.  This week Marshall tells us that U.S. Steel may eventually have to clean up groundwater contaminated by the Minntac tailings basin based on a recent decision issued by the Minnesota Supreme Court.  On an update on the shooting of a 19 year-old man from Virginia we learn that St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin has deemed the shooting justifiable.

Each Friday morning we hear news from northeastern Minnesota when Marshall Helmberger joins Heidi Holtan for Border News Roundup.  This week Marshall shares news on a project underway to bring broadband network to the city of Cook by Paul Bunyan Communications with help from the state Border-to-Border Broadband Development grant program. 

Each Friday morning we hear news from northeastern Minnesota when Marshall Helmberger joins Heidi Holtan for Border News Roundup.  This week Marshall gives us some updates on the Covid-19 case numbers dropping in the area with the vaccine roll-out moving slowly, he also updates us on Congressman Pete Stauber who hasn’t gotten far in his attempts to derail the first Native American Cabinet member Deb Haaland.

Marshall Helmberger joins Sarah Bignall on the Friday Morning Show for Border News Roundup.  This week Marshall tells us about two issues that are making the tribal governments upset at both state and federal officials.  The tribes are putting pressure on Minnesota Governor Walz to clean up mining pollution and voicing criticism of Congressman Pete Stauber for his efforts to derail the first Native American Cabinet member Deb Haaland.

Friday mornings during Border News Roundup we get a chance to check in with Marshall Helmberger, the editor and publisher of The Timberjay newspaper serving NE Minnesota.  This week Marshall tells us about the appointment of the interim mayor of Ely, Chuck Novak, who was defeated in the November elections by an opponent who had dropped out of the race due to health concerns.

Each Friday morning we hear news from northeastern Minnesota when Marshall Helmberger joins Heidi Holtan for Border News Roundup.  This week Marshall gives a regional update on the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Cook area as the hotspot, with a 100% surge in cases in the last three weeks.  Heidi and Marshall discuss the employee embezzlement of $315,000 at the Fortune Bay Resort and Casino and the U.S.

Border News Roundup: News from NE Minnesota

Dec 11, 2020

Marshall Helmberger is editor and publisher of the Timberjay newspaper, he joins Heidi each Friday for Border News Roundup.  This week they talk about the Governors detailed plans for the COVID-19 vaccinations and the communities who are facing a continuous rise in the number of cases.  Marshall tells us about the Saturn and Jupiter conjunction happening between December 16th-21st and gives advice on where and how to look for this celestial event.  Heidi and Marshall end their conversation with talk about what an epic year this has been for skating o

News From NE Minnesota on Border News Roundup

Dec 4, 2020

Each Friday morning we hear news from northeastern Minnesota when Marshall Helmberger joins Heidi Holtan for Border News Roundup.  This week Marshall tells us about the new decisions made by the St. Louis County Schools to go with distant learning one week before winter break and one week after, in the hopes that in-person learning can resume in January.   We hear news from Ely about Zup’s Grocery moving to the old Shopko building giving them more retail and parking space. 

For more news on NE Minnesota go to timberjay.com.

Marshall Helmberger is editor and publisher of the Timberjay newspaper, he joins Heidi each Friday for Border News Roundup. This week Marshall reports on the new state restrictions, which are in place due to the spike in Covid-19 infection rates.  He talks about the election results in NE Minnesota, the unusual fall weather this year producing record-breaking high temperatures in the area, the deer harvest down 28% and an update on the birds this season.

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