Tower MN

This week Marshall Helmberger told us about some of their stories including the termination of Tower's Fire Chief and Ambulance Director, the Ely City Council and boycott of Native American businesses and a new Aerial Moose Survey. 

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Listen to the lastest on the Border News Roundup as Marshall Helmberger keeps us up to date on Tower city government, proposed copper nickel mining and more!


This week on the Border News Round-up, Editor of the Timberjay - Marshall Helmberger reported on the ousting as the DFL Leader, Tom Bakk,  prior to the session starting, this year's winter fest in Ely and the merger of NE Minnesota Community Colleges.

Marshall Helmberger was off this week at the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Annual Gathering in the Twin Cities... he also was a guest on MPR News with Angela Davis talking about the threats facing rural Minnesota's community newspapers. 

Marshall Helmberger fills us in on Tower City Government, the DNRs decision to do their own environmental review for the Twin Metals Project (proposed copper nickel mining near the Boundary Waters), the lack of pine grosbeaks at the feeder and 30 years of the Timberjay newspaper.