MN Attorney General

Attorney General Keith Ellison joined us this morning for a candid conversation on safety in Minnesota During political upheaval and a pandemic. He addresses what happened last week when rioters supporting President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol and he talks about the safety precautions that are in place in the state of Minnesota in the aftermath.  He addresses the need for a vigilant balance to be in place to both maintain law and order and public safety but at the same time making sure there is an avenue for protest and freedom.

Attorney General Keith Ellison on Voting by Mail

Oct 16, 2020

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison joins Heidi and John on the Friday Morning Show to talk about the upcoming elections.  With more people voting by mail because of Covid-19, Attorney General Ellison assures us he is confident in the Minnesota election system being secure and safe and he encourages people to vote by mail.  He talks about voter intimidation, voting disinformation and he urges people to make voting a family tradition.

If you have questions or to report a complaint you can call the Attorney General’s office at 800-657-3787.

MN's Attorney General Keith Ellison was back with us on KAXE/KBXE today to talk about the U.S. Postal Service and why he joined a multistate coalition in a federal lawsuit alleging violations of federal law in implementing sudden, unilateral changes. 

Today we welcomed back Minnesota's Attorney General Keith Ellison.  He talked with us about the issues he and his staff are working on behalf of the State of MN including scams, fraud, international students, climate change and more. 

If you have been scammed during this pandemic call his office 800-657-3787 or email through his website. 

Marshall Helmberger is editor and publisher of the Timberjay newspaper, serving northeastern Minnesota.  Each week he joins Heidi Holtan on the Friday Morning Show for Border News Roundup.  This week he talks about the settlement with Frontier Communications, reporting on the issue of opening schools or not, the cancellation of the Ely marathon and an update on drought conditions in the area.

MN Attorney General Keith Ellison talks with Heidi and John on the Thursday Morning Show.  He talks about the small businesses, restaurants and bars reopening and what his office is dealing with regarding the pandemic.

The Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of Minnesota. The Office provides legal representation to over 100 state agencies, boards, and commissions and represents the State of Minnesota in state and federal court and administrative hearings.

MN Attorney General Keith Ellison joined us this morning to about his role and what his office is doing to combat frauds and scams during this pandemic.  He reminded us that his office is there for you - if you are seeing hoarding, are being scammed or are discriminated against you should contact his office 651-296-3353.

Each week we talk with Marshall Helmberger from The Timberjay about the news in NE Minnesota.  Today we heard about a new bridge over the Vermilion River connecting ATV/Snowmobile trails, how Keith Ellison, MN's Attorney General responded to Frontier Communications and we meet a sauna fanatic Glenn Auerbach.  Marshall also tells us how the bear hunting season has gone and reminds us to head to the woods tomorrow - grouse se

August 21st 6pm Reif Center

Aaron Brown joined us on the morning after the MN Primary Race.  Don't forget to join us at the Reif Center in Grand Rapids on Tuesday August 21st at 6pm for the 2018 Greater MN Governor's Forum.  Free tickets available or listen to KAXE/KBXE, watch Lakeland PBS or

We continued our MN Governor Candidate conversations today - this time DFLer Lori Swanson - she is currently MN's Attorney General and she's chosed District 8 Congressman Rick Nolan as her running mate.