Iron Range

The Chisholm Downtown Revitalization Project (CDRP) was created as a grassroots effort to enhance the vitality of the heart of Chisholm.  Jessalyn Sabin is a member of the CDRP committee and shared what the committee has been up to like the establishment of a "pocket park" and a historic walking town.

More information can can be found on the CDRP facebook page.

Grant Frashier

On Close to Home host Grant Frashier visited the Greyhound Bus Museum in Hibbing, Minnesota, and discovered the amazing story of how a Swedish immigrant turned his failure as an automobile salesman into a successful new business.

Duluth News Tribune

Last night I attended the first half of the final public hearing on copper nickel mining near the Boundary Waters.  It was held by the U.S.

Grant Frashier

Close to Home visits Mr. Ed's Farm near Hibbing for Supper on the Farm an event that wants to connect people with local farmers for an evening of food, learning, music and fun.

Grant Frashier

Host Grant Frashier talks with Doug Workman and Becky Peterson about the Vermilion Cultural Center project and their Seasons of Broadway fundraiser which will be held Saturday, June 17th in Tower, MN.

David Abazs

Adopting a 100% local diet would have a huge economic impact--almost $1 billion--in the western Lake Superior region. It would also add thousands of jobs. That's the message of David Abazs, researcher, farmer and keynote speaker at the 9th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest.

Andrew Hanegmon talks to Milt Lee on Call of the Wild about Iron Range Makerspace in Hibbing, a DYI space that offers access to equipment and tooling for creative people to use for a monthly membership fee.

News and Public Affairs Director Heidi Holtan talks with Minnesota author Kathleen Novak about her new book Do Not Find Me.  The book is up for a Minnesota Book Award.  The author shares her thoughts on the characters, the plot line and the inspiration behind the book.

MN Discovery Center

In this month's Dig Deep we focus on labor unions.  Our commentators are Aaron Brown from  the Iron Range - he's an educator, author, blogger and host of the Great Northern Radio Show.  Aaron provides our liberal perspective on our topics while Chuck Marohn is a conservative commentator from Brainerd who is the founder and CEO of Strong Towns

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