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Each week Timberjay editor Marshall Helmberger tells us about the stories they've been covering.  This week, besides an update on the Bois Forte band, the US Forest Service change in a study on lands where copper nickel mining is proposed, the Ely Winter Festival and gray foxes showing up far more north then they usually do. 

This week Marshall reports that Lt. Governor Tina Smith got her first walleye on Lake Vermilion.  AND she was appointed by Governor Mark Dayton to take Senator Al Franken's seat in Congress until next November's election.  He also tells us about the controversial Ely Rec Center, a whopper of a fish tale and the hot basketball game matchup of Ely and Northwoods. 

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This week Marshall addresses the New York Times Magazine article "In Northern Minnesota Two Economies Square Off:  Mining vs Wilderness". 

Marshall also talks about an editorial he wrote this week about splintering of the District 8 DFL party

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  School's open and the student Phenology Reports are rolling in!   Click on the links to hear what the kids and adults are noticing from Virginia to Long Prairie!  

Know of a teacher who wants to get students involved in the Phenology Program?  Send John Latimer an email! 

Friday mornings Timberjay editor and publisher MarshallHelmberger tells us about some of the stories they covered this week.  Today we hear about the campground opening at the new state park, Governor Dayton's thoughts on federal inaction with health insurance, a man - a canoe - and a turkey all near Ely and Marshall's ongoing struggle with squirrels. 

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Each week publisher and editor Marshall Helmberger joins us to tell us about news in NE MN.  This week MN State Auditor Rebecca Otto takes a stand on copper nickel mining, and the court case against the Timberjay has been dropped and Marshall reminds us to get out in the woods to see all the birds.

Men, women and children from across northern Minnesota participated in women's marches today. Some did so in their home towns and some traveled as far as Washington DC. Each one marched for his or her own reason.  We're collecting a photo album and asking northern Minnesotans why they participated. 

Tell us why you marched and attach a photo! Send it to comments@kaxe.org and we will add yours to our album.

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