Almanac North - Oct 14, 2016

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Video Summary

Topics: “Biomass and our Energy Future” & “Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize”

Description: Thousands of trees destroyed in July windstorms are being chipped and turned into fuel for a local power plant. It’s a silver lining to the storms, and a sign of the increasing role biomass plays in the regional and national energy picture.

And it was a surprise announcement making headlines around the world, Duluth-born and Hibbing-raised Bob Dylan is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Guests: Bill Sawyer, Minnesota Power Renewable Business Operations; Brian Brashaw, U.S.D.A. Forest Products Laboratory
John Bushey, Bob Dylan Expert/Radio Host; Zane Bail, Duluth Dylan Fest Organizer

Funding for this program is provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Click here for more information or visit the Minnesota Legacy website.

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