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This morning we had the chance to talk with Vermilion Community College Basketball Coach Paul McDonald about his career.  Tune in, and check out the article in the Timberjay too

The Ely Folk School has been up and running since 2015.  It's quickly become a community gathering space that feels like it's simply always been there.  Offering a wide variety of classes including and certainly not limited to blacksmithing, quilting, felting, canoe building, and potica making, the folk school is bringing the ways of the past into the current day, preserving skills from yesterday and ensuring their place in the future.  Molly Olson served on the board of directors of the Folk School for two years.  She adores the folk

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Friday mornings Timberjay editor Marshall Helmberger gives us the scoop on the stories they've been covering this week.  This time:

-Major bumps in the road causing rough rides for Hwy 169 travelers between Virginia and Tower

-A new Ely community wellness center

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Tune in for our weekly conversation with Marshall Helmberger about the news in NE MN from the Timberjay newspaper. 

ERA MN

This morning we took a tour of northern MN in celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week.  Tourism is a $15 billion dollar industry in MN and generates more than 265,000 jobs - making up for 11% of private sector employment.  Today we visited with the fine folks that work in the tourism industry in northern MN. 

Megan Christenson from Visit Grand Rapids

Tim Johnson from Edge of the Wilderness Lodging Association

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