Iron Range

UPDATE as of 4pm, 06/25/20:

Commissioner Phillips approves $250,000 grant for Fond du Lac water tower project

Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Commissioner Mark Phillips today approved a $250,000 grant to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Funds will be used toward a new water tower to serve the communities of Mahnomen and Brookston. The first phase of the project is $1.3 million and includes the construction of the water tower. The total project cost for all phases of the water treatment system is $11.93 million.

Grant Frashier

Today on our extra hour of the Morning Show we talked with Aaron Brown.  Aaron is an instructor at Hibbing Community College, he writes the blog Minnesota Brown, is a cohost of Dig Deep on KAXE/KBXE as well as being a dad and all around good guy.  We covered a lot - from school to kids to sisters to iron mining to restaurants and a whole lot more.  Stay connected with us - COVID-19 is a whole new world and connection thru radio and online media can help. 

Grant Frashier

Host Grant Frashier attended the open housr at the Natural Resources Research Institute in Coleraine Jane Brenamen and Director Kevin Kangas.

Mona Abel is a cookbook author, recipe diva, former go-go dancer and self appointed mayor of Side Lake, MN.  She's got a new cookbook out and it, and Mona, are a hoot! 

Grant Frashier

Host Grant Frashier talked with Oscar Forsman about the Park and it's recent listing on the National Register of Historic Places.