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Copper Country Today

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A weekly in-depth interview series highlighting the people who make Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula a great place to work, play and live.
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August 28, 2022 - Copper Country Suzuki Association Music Lessons

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December 4, 2022 - Sherry Middlemis Brown - Copper Country Angel Mission
December 4, 2022 - Sherry Middlemis Brown - Copper Country Angel Mission
On this segment of Copper Country Today, Sherry Middlemis Brown from the Copper Country Angel Mission talks with host Todd VanDyke about their Free Store, their Angel Tree Christmas program, and other services they provide. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:35
December 01, 2022
December 4, 2022 - Big Brothers Big Sisters
December 4, 2022 - Big Brothers Big Sisters
Maggie Munch from U.P. Kids Big Brothers Big Sisters talked with host Todd VanDyke about how their program works, and how kids and adults can get involved. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:26
December 01, 2022
November 27, 2022 - Invest U.P. with Marty Fittante
November 27, 2022 - Invest U.P. with Marty Fittante
On this segment of Copper Country Today, how does the economic development effort in the Keweenaw fit in with efforts being made across the peninsula? Host Todd VanDyke talks with Marty Fittante of Invest U.P. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:33
November 22, 2022
November 27, 2022 - RSV Illness - Dr. Tony Malik
November 27, 2022 - RSV Illness - Dr. Tony Malik
On this segment of Copper Country Today, RSV is hospitalizing infants and seniors across the nation. Host Todd VanDyke talks with Dr. Tony Malik from Aspirus about how concerned we should be, and what to watch for. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:27
November 22, 2022
November 20, 2022 - Geoff Kimmerly, Michigan High School Athletics Association
November 20, 2022 - Geoff Kimmerly, Michigan High School Athletics Association
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Geoff Kimmerly of the Michigan High School Athletics Association about high school sports, and their approach to the unique challenges facing Upper Peninsula schools. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:48
November 19, 2022
November 20, 2022 - Mike Lutz, Omega House
November 20, 2022 - Mike Lutz, Omega House
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talked with Mike Lutz from Omega House about the end-of-life services they provide. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:14
November 19, 2022
November 13, 2022 - Deer Hunting Preview
November 13, 2022 - Deer Hunting Preview
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke previewed the upcoming firearm deer hunting season with John DePue and Mark Pomeroy from the Michigan DNR. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
November 13, 2022
November 13, 2022 - Domestic Violence
November 13, 2022 - Domestic Violence
On this segment of Copper Country Today, Mary Niemela from the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home addressed the issue of domestic violence in the region, and alternatives the shelter provides. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
November 13, 2022
November 6, 2022 - The Nature Conservancy
November 6, 2022 - The Nature Conservancy
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Helen Taylor of The Nature Conservancy about the significant amount of land it recently purchased for public use in Keweenaw County. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:20
November 04, 2022
November 6, 2022 - Houghton County Sheriff Josh Saarinen
November 6, 2022 - Houghton County Sheriff Josh Saarinen
On this segment of Copper Country Today, Houghton County Sheriff Josh Saarinen talked with host Todd VanDyke about the drug problem in the Copper Country, and how law enforcement is addressing it. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:40
November 04, 2022
October 30, 2022 - Hancock Schools Millage Request
October 30, 2022 - Hancock Schools Millage Request
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Hancock Schools Superintendent Dr. Steve Patchin about the district's upcoming millage request, and other issues involving the district. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:31
October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022 - Adams Township Fire Millage, Hancock City Police Millage
October 30, 2022 - Adams Township Fire Millage, Hancock City Police Millage
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with representatives of the Adams Township Fire Department about their upcoming millage request for a new fire station, and with representatives of the City of Hancock about their millage request for additional police services. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
October 30, 2022
October 23, 2022 - Hancock City Council Candidates - Part Two
October 23, 2022 - Hancock City Council Candidates - Part Two
Five candidates are vying for four at-large seats on the Hancock City Council in the November election. In Segment Two of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Whitney Warstler and Paul LaBine. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
20:34
October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022 - Hancock City Council Candidates - Part One
October 23, 2022 - Hancock City Council Candidates - Part One
Five candidates are vying for four at-large seats on the Hancock City Council in the November election. In this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Lisa McKenzie, Zach Osborne, and Margo Pizzi. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
30:26
October 23, 2022
October 16, 2022 - Baraga County Commission Candidate Judy Bozicevich, Portage Health Foundation's Mike Babcock
October 16, 2022 - Baraga County Commission Candidate Judy Bozicevich, Portage Health Foundation's Mike Babcock
In this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke speaks with Judy Bozicevich, a candidate for the Baraga County Commission in District Five. Mike Babcock from the Portage Health Foundation introduces the non-profits that will take part in this year's Giving Tuesday campaign. NOTE: Baraga County Commission candidate Allan Dantes, Jr., was also scheduled to appear in this segment. He was tragically killed October 13th when a semi veered off US-41, and destroyed a service station. The Baraga County Republican Party will choose a replacement candidate, and we will offer time to that candidate on a future program. We send our condolences to Mr. Dantes' family, friends, and the Baraga County Community. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022 - Baraga County Commission Candidates Bill Menge and Fran Whitman
October 16, 2022 - Baraga County Commission Candidates Bill Menge and Fran Whitman
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Bill Menge and Fran Whitman, who are running for the Fourth District seat on the Baraga County Board of Commissioners. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
October 16, 2022
October 9, 2022 - Michigan Ballot Proposals
October 9, 2022 - Michigan Ballot Proposals
On this segment of Copper Country Today, Faith Morrison from the Copper Country League of Women Voters joined Todd to review the statewide ballot issues voters will be facing in November. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:39
October 06, 2022
October 9, 2022 - Houghton County Commission Candidates Roy Britz and Dan Niemela
October 9, 2022 - Houghton County Commission Candidates Roy Britz and Dan Niemela
Our local election coverage continues, as host Todd VanDyke talked with Houghton County Commission District Five contenders Roy Britz and Daniel Niemela. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:23
October 06, 2022
October 2, 2022 - Houghton County Board of Commissioners District Two Candidates Joel Keranen and Daniel Watrous
October 2, 2022 - Houghton County Board of Commissioners District Two Candidates Joel Keranen and Daniel Watrous
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Houghton County Commission District Two Candidates Joel Keranen and Daniel Watrous about their views on county government. Please note that these interviews took place before the county board voted to proceed with purchasing a parcel of land for a potential new jail, which would have impacted the discussion. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:12
October 01, 2022
October 2, 2022 - Houghton County Commission District Three Candidates Glenn Anderson and Dan Holcomb
October 2, 2022 - Houghton County Commission District Three Candidates Glenn Anderson and Dan Holcomb
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Houghton County Commission District Three Candidates Glenn Anderson and Dan Holcomb about their views on county government. Please note that these interviews took place before the county board voted to proceed with purchasing a parcel of land for a potential new jail, which would have impacted the discussion. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:48
October 01, 2022
September 25, 2022 - 110th District State House Candidate Greg Markkanen
September 25, 2022 - 110th District State House Candidate Greg Markkanen
In this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with 110th District Republican State Representative Greg Markkanen about his reelection bid. Democratic challenger Casey VerBerkmoes did not respond to our multiple requests to appear on the program. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
16:42
September 24, 2022
September 25, 2022 - 38th State Senate Candidates Ed McBroom and John Braamse
September 25, 2022 - 38th State Senate Candidates Ed McBroom and John Braamse
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with two candidates for the 38th District Michigan Senate seat - incumbent Republican Ed McBroom, and Democratic challenger John Braamse. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
34:19
September 24, 2022
September 18, 2022 - Rehabbing Calumet
September 18, 2022 - Rehabbing Calumet
The effort to restore many of Calumet's historic buildings continues to gather momentum. Jeff Ratcliffe from the Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance joins host Todd VanDyke to discuss the progress, in advance of a community meeting this Thursday. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:39
September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022 - Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Kelly
September 18, 2022 - Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Kelly
On this segment of Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke opens our coverage of the November election by talking with Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Kelly about the process, and the options voters have for casting their ballots. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:21
September 17, 2022
September 11, 2022 - Portage Lake District Library
September 11, 2022 - Portage Lake District Library
On this segment of Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with the new director of the Portage Lake District Library, Katrina Linde-Moriarty. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:12
September 10, 2022
September 11, 2022 - Dial Help
September 11, 2022 - Dial Help
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Krissy Martens from Dial Help about Suicide Awareness Month, and their Community Stakeholder Survey. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:48
September 10, 2022
September 4, 2022 - Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly 40th Anniversary
September 4, 2022 - Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly 40th Anniversary
Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly is celebrating 40 years of service to Copper Country Seniors. Cathy Kass-Aten and Gail Ross join host Todd VanDyke with an update. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:53
September 03, 2022
September 4, 2022 - Copper Country Intermediate School District
September 4, 2022 - Copper Country Intermediate School District
On this segment of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Copper Country Intermediate School District Superintendent Jim Rautiola about school restarting in the area, along with challenges districts are facing finding teachers and bus drivers. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation. 
25:07
September 03, 2022
August 28, 2022 - Copper Country Suzuki Association Music Lessons
August 28, 2022 - Copper Country Suzuki Association Music Lessons
Is this the time to start your kids in music lessons? Host Todd VanDyke talks with Andrew Schaud about opportunities provided by the Copper Country Suzuki Association. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:27
August 25, 2022
August 28, 2022 - Back to School Tips for Parents
August 28, 2022 - Back to School Tips for Parents
Aspirus Physician's Assistant Andy Tait talks with host Todd VanDyke about getting kids back into the school routine, and keeping them healthy and well-balanced. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:33
August 25, 2022
August 21, 2022 - Wisconsin Windigo Hockey
August 21, 2022 - Wisconsin Windigo Hockey
Host Todd VanDyke explore the world of junior hockey with Blake Hietala, the coach of the new Wisconsin Windigo, as they open training camp in Houghton. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
24:57
August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022 - Houghton County Fair
August 21, 2022 - Houghton County Fair
Houghton County Fair board members Rick Freeman and Kathy Caspary join Todd VanDyke to talk about the upcoming Houghton County Fair, and the effort it takes to put it together. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
26:03
August 21, 2022
August 14, 2022 - Leah Polzien, Main Street Calumet - Pasty Fest
August 14, 2022 - Leah Polzien, Main Street Calumet - Pasty Fest
Main Street Calumet Director Leah Polzien joined host Todd VanDyke to preview the upcoming Pasty Fest celebration, discuss their management of local farm markets, and update the ongoing effort to renovate historic buildings in Calumet. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:06
August 12, 2022
August 14, 2022 - Brian Sarvello - Internship Programs
August 14, 2022 - Brian Sarvello - Internship Programs
Brian Sarvello from U.P. Michigan Works talks with host Todd VanDyke about internship opportunities for high school students preparing for careers in the skilled trades. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:54
August 12, 2022
August 8, 2022 - Hancock City Manager Mary Babcock
August 8, 2022 - Hancock City Manager Mary Babcock
Host Todd VanDyke talks with Hancock City Manager Mary Babcock about the city's revised zoning ordinance, which will be the subject of a public hearing August 10, and about the city's new business and technology park, and other news. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:27
August 06, 2022
August 7, 2022 - Rozsa Center Director Mary Jennings
August 7, 2022 - Rozsa Center Director Mary Jennings
Rozsa Center director Mary Jennings talks with host Todd VanDyke about the upcoming season, and how entertainers are selected to appear at the venue at Michigan Tech. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:33
August 06, 2022
July 31, 2022 - Upper Peninsula Health Report with Kate Beer from the Western U.P. Health Department
July 31, 2022 - Upper Peninsula Health Report with Kate Beer from the Western U.P. Health Department
A major new report about health in the Upper Peninsula has been released. Todd speaks with Western Upper Peninsula Health Department Health Officer Kate Beer. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
July 30, 2022
July 31, 2022 - Finlandia University President Timothy Pinnow
July 31, 2022 - Finlandia University President Timothy Pinnow
On this edition of Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with new Finlandia University President Timothy Pinnow about what brought him to the Copper Country, and the direction of the college. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
July 30, 2022
July 24, 2022 - Houghton County Commission Candidates
July 24, 2022 - Houghton County Commission Candidates
On this week's Copper Country Today program, host Todd VanDyke talks with the four candidates running for the Republican nomination for Houghton County District Two Commissioner. In this segment, meet Glenn Schuldt and Lou Ambuehl. Candidates Richard Nye and Joel Keranen are featured in another posted segment. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:37
July 23, 2022
July 24, 2022 - Houghton County Commission Candidates
July 24, 2022 - Houghton County Commission Candidates
On this week's Copper Country Today program, host Todd VanDyke talks with the four candidates running for the Republican nomination for Houghton County District Two Commissioner. In this segment, meet Richard Nye and Joel Keranen. Candidates Glenn Schuldt and Lou Ambuehl are featured in another posted segment. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:23
July 23, 2022
July 17, 2022 - Republican State House Candidates - 109th District
July 17, 2022 - Republican State House Candidates - 109th District
In advance of the upcoming August 2nd primary, host Todd VanDyke spoke with Ron Gray and Melody Wagner, who are running for the Republican nomination for the 109th State House seat. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
July 16, 2022
July 17, 2022 - Democratic State House Candidates - 109th District
July 17, 2022 - Democratic State House Candidates - 109th District
In advance of the upcoming August 2nd primary, host Todd VanDyke spoke with Jenn Hill and Joe Boogren, who are running for the Democratic nomination for the 109th State House seat. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
July 16, 2022
July 10, 2022 - 38th State Senate Candidate Ed McBroom
July 10, 2022 - 38th State Senate Candidate Ed McBroom
In an interview that was scheduled to air July 2nd, but was delayed because of a technical issue, 38th State Senator and re-election candidate Ed McBroom talks with host Todd VanDyke about his views and his candidacy.
24:37
July 09, 2022
July 10, 2022 - 38th State Senate Candidate Matthew Furyk.
July 10, 2022 - 38th State Senate Candidate Matthew Furyk.
In an interview that was scheduled to air July 2nd, but was delayed because of a technical issue, 38th State Senate Candidate Matthew Furyk talks with host Todd VanDyke about his views and his candidacy.
26:23
July 09, 2022
June 26, 2022 - Invasive Species with the Keweenaw Invasive Species Management Area
June 26, 2022 - Invasive Species with the Keweenaw Invasive Species Management Area
On Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke chases European frog bit and phragmites with Connor Ford and Stelle Barone from the Keweenaw Invasive Species Management Area. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:20
June 23, 2022
June 26, 2022 - The Wreck and Rescue of the SS Bangor
June 26, 2022 - The Wreck and Rescue of the SS Bangor
On this week's Copper Country Today program, author Larry Jorgensen talks with host Todd VanDyke about how a shipload of Chryslers and its crew was saved after an icy Keweenaw shipwreck a century ago. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:40
June 23, 2022
Copper Country Today - June 19, 2022 - Hancock Summer Activities; Canal Run
Copper Country Today - June 19, 2022 - Hancock Summer Activities; Canal Run
It will be a busy and fun summer in Hancock. Deb Mann from the Downtown Development Authority shares information about Key Ingredients, Canal Rock Concerts and Summer Movies. Mike Babcock from the Hancock Canal Run discusses the Keweenaw's biggest summer race. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:20
June 17, 2022
Copper Country Today - June 19, 2022 - Breakwater Credit Union
Copper Country Today - June 19, 2022 - Breakwater Credit Union
The Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union is changing its name. David Rautiola and Paula Magowan talk with host Todd VanDyke about the reason, and about the credit union philosophy. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:40
June 17, 2022
Copper Country Today - June 12, 2022 - Keweenaw Co-op Expansion
Copper Country Today - June 12, 2022 - Keweenaw Co-op Expansion
Curt Webb and Cynthia Hodges from the Keweenaw Co-op talk with host Todd VanDyke about the purpose of their organization, and their planned expansion into downtown Hancock. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:35
June 11, 2022
Copper Country Today - June 12, 2022 - Keweenaw County Historical Society
Copper Country Today - June 12, 2022 - Keweenaw County Historical Society
Don Severa and Mel Jones from the Keweenaw County Historical Society discuss the rich history of that region, and outline their summer Adventures in History programs. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:25
June 11, 2022
Copper Country Today - June 5, 2022 - Finlandia University History
Copper Country Today - June 5, 2022 - Finlandia University History
Finlandia University is celebrating 125 years this month. University archivist Joanna Chopp talks with Todd VanDyke about the college's rich history. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:07
June 02, 2022
Copper Country Today - June 5, 2022 - Finnish-American Folk School
Copper Country Today - June 5, 2022 - Finnish-American Folk School
Finlandia University is celebrating 125 years this month. Clare Zuraw from the Finnish-American Folk School talks with Todd VanDyke about the school, and some of the celebration events ahead. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:52
June 02, 2022
Copper Country Today - May 29, 2022 - State of Education in Michigan
Copper Country Today - May 29, 2022 - State of Education in Michigan
A new state report paints a dismal picture of Michigan's K-12 education system. Rehema Clarken and Jeffrey Thornton from the Keweenaw Learning Center offer reaction and suggestions.  Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:43
May 29, 2022
Copper Country Today - May 29, 2022 - Teen Suicide
Copper Country Today - May 29, 2022 - Teen Suicide
Following several teen suicides in our region, Aspirus psychiatrist Dr. Jason Bombard talks with host Todd VanDyke about warning signs, and what to do if you see them. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:17
May 29, 2022
Copper Country Today - May 22, 2022 - Copper Country Tourism
Copper Country Today - May 22, 2022 - Copper Country Tourism
Brad Barnett from the Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau reviews the winter tourism season, and previews the summer season. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
May 19, 2022
Copper Country Today - May 22, 2022 - Manufacturing in the Keweenaw
Copper Country Today - May 22, 2022 - Manufacturing in the Keweenaw
Michigan Manufacturers Association president John Walsh talks with host Todd VanDyke about manufacturing in the Keweenaw, and about a new program at Hancock High School that will help prepare students for manufacturing careers. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
May 19, 2022
Copper Country Today - May 15, 2022 - Criminal Record Expungement
Copper Country Today - May 15, 2022 - Criminal Record Expungement
A criminal record can hinder getting a job. Expunging convictions can help. Darrin Widder from U-P Michigan Works talks with Todd VanDyke about the Clean Slate Expungement Event coming to the Copper Country. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:34
May 14, 2022
Copper Country Today - May 15, 2022 - Bicycle Safety, Tour da Yoop eh
Copper Country Today - May 15, 2022 - Bicycle Safety, Tour da Yoop eh
Bicycle season has arrived in the Keweenaw. Todd VanDyke talks bicycle safety with "Tour da Yoop eh" organizer James Studinger, and also previews that event, which will visit the Copper Country later this summer. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:25
May 14, 2022
Copper Country Today - May 8, 2022 - Copper Country Housing Market
Copper Country Today - May 8, 2022 - Copper Country Housing Market
Home listings are few and far between in the Copper Country. Todd VanDyke talks with veteran real estate broker and appraiser Tom Tikkanen about the cause, and how buyers and sellers should react. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:21
May 08, 2022
Copper Country Today - May 8, 2022 - Sea Change Expeditions
Copper Country Today - May 8, 2022 - Sea Change Expeditions
Sea Change Expeditions sails Lake Superior to raise awareness about warming lake temperatures, pollution and invasive species. Ahead of their visit to the Copper Country, host Todd VanDyke talks with Captain Mike Gordon, Katya Gordon and their crew. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:39
May 08, 2022
Copper Country Today - May 1, 2022 - Bridgefest Plans
Copper Country Today - May 1, 2022 - Bridgefest Plans
After two years on the sideline because of COVID-19 concerns, Bridgefest will be back this year! Todd VanDyke talks with organizers Tara Arens, Katie Schleif and David Crowley about the Copper Country’s biggest summer celebration. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
26:21
April 30, 2022
Copper Country Today - May 1, 2022 - Women in the 1913 Copper Strike
Copper Country Today - May 1, 2022 - Women in the 1913 Copper Strike
Women played an outsized role in the historic 1913 Keweenaw copper strike. Historian Allie Penn talks with host Todd VanDyke about the groundbreaking actions they took. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
24:39
April 30, 2022
Copper Country Today - April 24, 2022 - Houghton Council Election - Craig Waddell
Copper Country Today - April 24, 2022 - Houghton Council Election - Craig Waddell
Craig Waddell, one of three candidates running for the open seat on the Houghton City Council in the May 3rd general election, talks with Todd VanDyke about the parking deck, waterfront development, and other pressing issues.  Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
16:50
April 24, 2022
Copper Country Today - April 24, 2022 - Houghton Council Election - Robyn Johnson
Copper Country Today - April 24, 2022 - Houghton Council Election - Robyn Johnson
Robyn Johnson, one of three candidates running for the open seat on the Houghton City Council in the May 3rd general election, talks with Todd VanDyke about the parking deck, waterfront development, and other pressing issues.  Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
16:42
April 24, 2022
Copper Country Today - April 24, 2022 - Houghton Council Election - Mike Salmi
Copper Country Today - April 24, 2022 - Houghton Council Election - Mike Salmi
Mike Salmi, one of three candidates running for the open seat on the Houghton City Council in the May 3rd general election, talks with Todd VanDyke about the parking deck, waterfront development, and other pressing issues.  Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
17:29
April 24, 2022
Copper Country Today - April 17, 2022 - Dial Help Sexual Assault Services
Copper Country Today - April 17, 2022 - Dial Help Sexual Assault Services
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Paige Setter-Hallwachs and Virginia Lambert from Dial Help talk with host Todd VanDyke about the services they offer, and their upcoming Puppy Parade. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
April 16, 2022
Copper Country Today - April 17, 2022 - Spring Weather
Copper Country Today - April 17, 2022 - Spring Weather
Spring weather in the Copper Country can be turbulent. Matt Zika from the National Weather Service talks with host Todd VanDyke about what to watch for, and how to stay safe. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
April 16, 2022
Copper Country Today - April 10, 2022 - State Senator Ed McBroom
Copper Country Today - April 10, 2022 - State Senator Ed McBroom
The State of Michigan will spend $4.7 billion on infrastructure. What will be coming to the Copper Country, and will we get a fair share? Republican State Senator Ed McBroom breaks it down, and also discusses ideas for oversight and ethics reform in Lansing with Todd VanDyke. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:14
April 09, 2022
Copper Country Today - April 10, 2022 - Houghton Considers Land Sale
Copper Country Today - April 10, 2022 - Houghton Considers Land Sale
The City of Houghton has some land that's not being used. Where did it come from, should it be sold, and for what could the proceeds be used? City Manager Eric Waara talks with Todd VanDyke. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:45
April 09, 2022
Copper Country Today April 3, 2022 - Calumet Angel Mission
Copper Country Today April 3, 2022 - Calumet Angel Mission
Copper Country Angel Mission Board Member Sherry Middlemis-Brown talks with Todd VanDyke about a new home for one of the Copper Country’s most vital charities, and how listeners can help make it happen. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
March 31, 2022
Copper Country Today April 3, 2022 - MTU Computing
Copper Country Today April 3, 2022 - MTU Computing
Dennis Livesay and Tim Havens from Michigan Tech talk with Todd VanDyke about cutting edge computer projects at the university, and the upcoming MTU Computer Showcase. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:30
March 31, 2022
Copper Country Today - March 27, 2022 - Fire Safety
Copper Country Today - March 27, 2022 - Fire Safety
Several tragic fires have already occurred in the Keweenaw this year. Todd VanDyke talks with Jon Stone, EMS Director at Michigan Tech, Instructor for the Michigan Firefighter Training Council, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Aspirus Health, and member of the Stanton Township Fire Department, about the simple ways to protect ourselves and our families from fire and carbon monoxide poisoning. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:22
March 26, 2022
Copper Country Today - March 27, 2022 - Author Mike Stoumbos
Copper Country Today - March 27, 2022 - Author Mike Stoumbos
Grant Dossetto talks with writer Mike Stoumbos about the Authors of the Future program. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
25:38
March 26, 2022
Copper Country Today 03-20-22 Cross Laminated Timber
Copper Country Today 03-20-22 Cross Laminated Timber
Michigan Tech Professor Mark Rudnicki talks about his new research area, cross laminated timber. Rudnicki is looking into whether Michigan hardwoods can be used in the process. Cross laminated timber allows wood to be used in high-rise structures.
23:20
March 19, 2022
Copper Country Today 03-20-22 Calumet Electronics Expansion
Copper Country Today 03-20-22 Calumet Electronics Expansion
Calumet Electronics COO Todd Brassard discusses the company's expansion and its long-range goals for its campus headquarters.
27:40
March 19, 2022
Copper Country Today 03-13-22 Dog sled racing
Copper Country Today 03-13-22 Dog sled racing
Two Asprirus Keweenaw nurses compete on the trails as mushers. Kelly Engle talks about the sport and its healing properties.
23:41
March 14, 2022
Copper Country Today 03-13-22 Calumet JROTC
Copper Country Today 03-13-22 Calumet JROTC
Calumet High School's JROTC program is one of the oldest in the country and they have qualified for the national JLAB competition in academics for the first time ever. Learn about that and the other components of the program, made up of about 90 students. Major Michael Farley and First Sergeant Mark Powell stop by the studio.
27:30
March 14, 2022
Copper Country Today 03-06-22 Foreign Exchange Program
Copper Country Today 03-06-22 Foreign Exchange Program
Lauren Scherr is the regional administrator for the foreign exchange program in the Upper Peninsula. She brought along Olivia, Hilary, and Blanca to talk about their experiences. Host families are always needed, with the next batch of students coming to the area in August.
25:55
March 07, 2022
Copper Country Today 03-06-22 Celebrate the UP!
Copper Country Today 03-06-22 Celebrate the UP!
The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition's Celebrate the UP forum is virtual again this year, beginning on Friday afternoon. Themed "Rewild the UP," gray wolves are in focus. Horst Schmidt and Terri Bocklund discuss the program.
25:30
March 07, 2022
Copper Country Today 02-27-22 Great Bear Chase
Copper Country Today 02-27-22 Great Bear Chase
UP Health System - Portage is once again the title sponsor of this year's Great Bear Chase cross country ski race. Angela Luskin discusses. 
16:39
February 28, 2022
Copper Country Today 02-27-22 Houghton Parking Deck Demolition
Copper Country Today 02-27-22 Houghton Parking Deck Demolition
How will the City of Houghton pay to demolish its aging parking deck? And what could potentially take its place. Manager Eric Waara talks about the public engagement process to chart the future of the valuable property.
34:20
February 28, 2022
Copper Country Today 2-20-22 Keweenaw Support 4 Healthy Minds
Copper Country Today 2-20-22 Keweenaw Support 4 Healthy Minds
Michelle Morgan is part of the Copper Country's newest mental health advocacy organization, Keweenaw Support 4 Healthy Minds. Learn more here.
19:36
February 21, 2022
Copper Country Today 2-20-22 Copper Island Academy Open Enrollment
Copper Country Today 2-20-22 Copper Island Academy Open Enrollment
Copper Island Academy's open enrollment period is underway. Learn more about the school with principal Steve Aho.
31:26
February 21, 2022
Copper Country Today 2-13-22 Winter Carnival's Economic Impact
Copper Country Today 2-13-22 Winter Carnival's Economic Impact
What does Winter Carnival mean to the economy of the Keweenaw Peninsula? Convention and Visitor Bureau Executive Director Brad Barnett discusses.
27:29
February 14, 2022
Copper Country Today 2-13-22 Calumet Art Center
Copper Country Today 2-13-22 Calumet Art Center
Kristy Walden stops by to talk the artistic process, the different courses offered at the Calumet Art Center, and how gratifying it is to see as a student progresses in their abilities.
22:60
February 14, 2022
Copper Country Today 02-06-22 Guardians of the Keweenaw Ridge
Copper Country Today 02-06-22 Guardians of the Keweenaw Ridge
Guardians of the Keweenaw Ridge provides the opposite viewpoint on the Scotia Wind Farm. Secretary James Mihelcic says there are a lot of reasons for Adams Township to reject the proposed project.
22:17
February 07, 2022
Copper Country Today 02-06-22
Copper Country Today 02-06-22
Circle Power Vice President Chris Moore makes the case for the Scotia Wind Farm in Adams Township.
29:23
February 07, 2022
Copper Country Today 01-30-22 Wolves Documentary
Copper Country Today 01-30-22 Wolves Documentary
The National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation has just released a documentary on the rerelease of the gray wolf onto Isle Royale that happened in 2019. Executive Director Tom Irvine stops by with more information.
23:26
February 07, 2022
Copper Country Today 01-30-22 New UPHS - Portage CEO
Copper Country Today 01-30-22 New UPHS - Portage CEO
Ryan Heinonen joined the program to talk about being made the permanent CEO at UP Health Systems - Portage. He's a Copper Country native and had most recently served as Chief Nursing Officer.
15:30
February 07, 2022
Copper Country Today 01-23-22 Calumet Theatre
Copper Country Today 01-23-22 Calumet Theatre
Dan Jamison and Jacob Mihelich from the Calumet Theatre tease this year's fundraiser. Expect an announcement with full details on February 4th.
29:37
January 24, 2022
Copper Country Today 01-23-22 100th Winter Carnival
Copper Country Today 01-23-22 100th Winter Carnival
Special events for the 100th anniversary of Winter Carnival begin this Saturday. Blue Key's Ian Lawrie and Rachel May discuss what to expect from this year's event.
21:45
January 24, 2022
CCT 01-16-22 Copper Dog
CCT 01-16-22 Copper Dog
Learn all about Copper Dog from organizer Doug Harrer. Coming up this Saturday, they are putting on free dog sled rides and hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser in Calumet.
31:60
January 17, 2022
CCT 1-16-22 Great Lakes Research Center
CCT 1-16-22 Great Lakes Research Center
The Great Lakes Research Center has a new director. Learn more about Dr. Timothy Havens, who has a long history with the university as a student and faculty member in electrical and computer engineering.
19:44
January 17, 2022
CCT 01-09-22 Winter Forecast
CCT 01-09-22 Winter Forecast
Meteorologist Matthew Zika talks about conditions necessary for lake effect snow, how real-time temperature and snowfall data helps improve the National Weather Service forecast, and looks ahead to what we can expect for the next month.
23:55
January 09, 2022
CCT 01-09-22 Keweenaw Snowmobile Club
CCT 01-09-22 Keweenaw Snowmobile Club
Ryan LaPorte, Justin Rogan, and Scott Heikkinen from the Keweenaw Snowmobile Club talk about what it takes to keep 200+ miles of trails maintained from Toivola to High Point.
28:04
January 09, 2022
Copper Country Today 1-2-22
Copper Country Today 1-2-22
Happy New Year. Today's topic is the upcoming midterm election and, more specifically the Secure MI Vote imitative proposed by Republican lawmakers in Lansing. William Keith from the Houghton County Democratic Party and his GOP counterpart, Dan Holcomb, weigh in. 
01:09:09
January 02, 2022
Copper Country Today 12-26-21 Italian Hall Remembrance and 12 Pets of Christmas
Copper Country Today 12-26-21 Italian Hall Remembrance and 12 Pets of Christmas
Two guests in one segment. CLK Rotary member Joel Keranen talks about the group's efforts to remember the victims of the Italian Hall tragedy. Alexandria Guth discusses becoming treasurer of the Copper Country Humane Society and discusses 12 Pets of Christmas and Raise the Woof.
25:28
December 27, 2021
Copper Country Today 12-26-21 Copper Country Recycling Initiative
Copper Country Today 12-26-21 Copper Country Recycling Initiative
Horst Schmidt and Ginny Hemmer stop by to help you figure out how to responsibly get rid of your extra Christmas waste. From the tree to packaging, there is an option for all of it.
25:03
December 27, 2021
Copper Country Today 12-19-21 Adaptive Athletics
Copper Country Today 12-19-21 Adaptive Athletics
Houghton High School senior Maria Velat talks about coping with transverse myelitis, and learning to still compete athletically with the help of a wheelchair. She is working with Athletic Director John Sanregret to petition the MHSAA to allow adaptive athletes to take part in track and field, among other sports. 
25:22
December 20, 2021
Copper Country Today 12-19-21 Elaine Bacon Literacy Project
Copper Country Today 12-19-21 Elaine Bacon Literacy Project
Learn more about the Elaine Bacon Literacy Project, which helps families of foreign students and faculty improve their English. Beth Flynn and Denise Heikinen discuss the joys of cultural exchange, the longlasting bonds formed, and some of the more humorous aspects of the experience. Learn more about the project here.
26:03
December 20, 2021
Copper Country Today 12-12-21 New Bridge
Copper Country Today 12-12-21 New Bridge
Houghton County Commissioners Tom Tikkanen and Glenn Anderson discuss the efforts of the Recreation Authority and what the news surrounding the Houghton-Douglass Falls will mean for one of the area's most prominent natural attractions. They also talk about the serious efforts underway to put a second span across the Portage Canal.
25:57
December 13, 2021
Copper Country Today 12-12-21 Auto Insurance Reform Consequences
Copper Country Today 12-12-21 Auto Insurance Reform Consequences
Hancock native Shannon Perkins talks about her experience as a survivor of a traumatic car crash, and the consequences she is seeing related to Michigan's auto insurance reform. The UP is losing facilities who specialize in treating those with neurological and other brain injuries.
25:50
December 13, 2021
Copper Country Today 12-05-21 Legislative Update
Copper Country Today 12-05-21 Legislative Update
State Senator Ed McBroom and State Representative Greg Markkanen discuss a range of issues from education and school safety to reciprocity agreements for the lumber industry operating between Michigan and Wisconsin.
28:40
December 06, 2021
Copper Country Today 12-05-21 Old Fashioned Christmas
Copper Country Today 12-05-21 Old Fashioned Christmas
Judy Evert from the Chassell Improvement Association stops by to talk Old-Fashioned Christmas happening this Friday and Saturday. Families will love the community tree lighting and a visit from Santa Claus. The next day there is lots of events at the Chassell Heritage Center, a home tour, breakfast with Chassell Schools, and a craft bazaar featuring over 80 vendors.
22:41
December 06, 2021
Copper Country Today 11-28-21 31 Backpacks
Copper Country Today 11-28-21 31 Backpacks
Founders Laurel and Melissa Maki discuss 31 Backpacks, an organization dedicated to ensuring nutritious meals for less fortunate students when they are not at school. There are volunteer opportunities for their weekly packs, providing food over each weekend, and for The Big Pack, designed to handle needs during the holiday break.
35:29
November 29, 2021
Copper Country Today 11-28-21 Angel Mission
Copper Country Today 11-28-21 Angel Mission
Sherry Middlemis-Brown discusses the Winter Coat Drive and Angel Tree program, both happening now at the Copper Country Angel Mission based in Calumet.
15:49
November 29, 2021
Copper Country Today 11-21-21 Youthwork UP
Copper Country Today 11-21-21 Youthwork UP
Youthwork UP is known for its summer projects, but this year they will have a crew going throughout the winter in the Calumet area. Crew Leader Kevin Weir discusses.
23:03
November 22, 2021
Copper Country Today 11-21-21 Laurium Planning Commission
Copper Country Today 11-21-21 Laurium Planning Commission
The Village of Laurium is working on a Master Plan. Council President John Sullivan stops by to talk about it. 
28:29
November 22, 2021
Copper Country Today 11-14-21 Hancock Christmas Walk
Copper Country Today 11-14-21 Hancock Christmas Walk
The Grinch is helping to turn Hancock into Whoville this year. Get the details and learn how you can help on Wednesday, November 24th courtesy of Carol Freeman and Deb Mann.
20:30
November 15, 2021
Copper Country Today 11-14-21 Hunting Season
Copper Country Today 11-14-21 Hunting Season
Wildlife Biologist John DePue and Conservation Officer Dave Miller talk about this year's rifle season. There are no major rule changes, but antlerless permits are authorized for a portion of the listening area.
30:29
November 15, 2021
Copper Country Today 11-08-21 Toys for Tots
Copper Country Today 11-08-21 Toys for Tots
It's never too early in the Christmas season to talk Toy for Tots. Jim Mattson from the Marine Corps League - Keweenaw Detachment talks about organizing this year's campaign.
24:11
November 08, 2021
Copper Country Today 11-07-21 Keweenaw Heartlands Collaborative Park
Copper Country Today 11-07-21 Keweenaw Heartlands Collaborative Park
Grant Township Supervisor Scott Wendt has brought the idea of the Keweenaw Collaborative Heartlands Park from pipe dream to possibility in just three months. Learn more about the proposed 32,500 acre park. If realized, it would be the third largest in all of Michigan.
27:06
November 08, 2021
Copper Country Today 10-31-21 MTU Bad Info Series
Copper Country Today 10-31-21 MTU Bad Info Series
Sue Collins and Stefka Hritsova from Michigan Tech's Humanities Department have a year-long series on bad information and how it is a problem for media and public health officials. An exhibit is set up at the Van Pelt and Opie Libraries until November 21st. Several events are scheduled, having started last week with a talk by Harvard's Joan Donovan.
23:35
November 01, 2021
Copper Country Today 10-31-21 KEDA
Copper Country Today 10-31-21 KEDA
Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance Executive Director Jeff Ratcliffe discusses recent business trends, revitalization efforts in several area municipalities, and the upcoming Holiday Hoopla fundraiser for technical education scholarships.
29:58
November 01, 2021
Copper Country Today 10-24-21 Referee Shortage
Copper Country Today 10-24-21 Referee Shortage
The Copper Country Junior Hockey Association needs more youth referees. At one point last week, Marc Norton said he had only seven people to assign games to. If numbers don't rise, it could result in contests being canceled.  A referee seminar begins tonight at Calumet High School. Learn more about enrolling at USAHockey.com.
18:16
October 25, 2021
Copper Country Today 10-24-21 Haunted Smelter Tour
Copper Country Today 10-24-21 Haunted Smelter Tour
The ghosts and goblins are down at the smelter this year. Manager Tom Wright from the Quincy Mine Hoist Association talks about the Halloween special, what life was like working at the smelter, and gives an update on how things are going at the mine site as well, including the recent Music In the Mine concerts put on by Michigan Tech. 
32:48
October 25, 2021
Dan Jamison, Calumet Theatre Company Copper Country Today 10-17-21
Dan Jamison, Calumet Theatre Company Copper Country Today 10-17-21
New Calumet Theatre Company Board President Dan Jamison talks about how he got involved with the organization and the new leadership's efforts to bring the venue back to prominence following the COVID-19 pandemic.
23:06
October 18, 2021
Copper Country Today 10-17-21 Project Lifesaver
Copper Country Today 10-17-21 Project Lifesaver
Charlie Klein from the Houghton County Sheriff's Department and trainer Sara McCormick from the Wood County Sheriff's Department in Wisconsin talk about Project Lifesaver. The technology is used to help locate missing persons with conditions like autism and Down's Syndrome, among others.
28:20
October 18, 2021
Copper Country Today 10-10-21 Houghton Parking Deck
Copper Country Today 10-10-21 Houghton Parking Deck
Pat Coleman from North of 45 LLC talks about the urban planning process and how it is being utilized to find a replacement for the downtown parking deck in Houghton.
20:28
October 11, 2021
Copper Country Today 10-10-21 Human Trafficking Task Force
Copper Country Today 10-10-21 Human Trafficking Task Force
Upper Peninsula Human Trafficking Task Force President Stephanie Krieger discusses her organization and what is on the agenda at three separate presentations she is giving in the Copper Country this week.
30:36
October 11, 2021
Copper Country Today 10-03-21 Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter
Copper Country Today 10-03-21 Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter
Mary Niemela from the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter stops by to talk about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The facility is one of the oldest of its kind in the state and has recently moved into a new location.
51:14
October 07, 2021
Copper Country Today 09-26-21 Howl-O-Scream Haunted House
Copper Country Today 09-26-21 Howl-O-Scream Haunted House
It's the biggest fundraiser of the year for Meadowbrook Arena...and a scary good time. L'Anse Hockey Association Treasurer Polly Schaefer talks about the origin of the UP's largest haunted house and the need for volunteers.
18:45
September 27, 2021
Copper Country Today 09-26-21 Families Against Narcotics
Copper Country Today 09-26-21 Families Against Narcotics
Judge Linda Davis of Macomb County founded Families Against Narcotics after her daughter became addicted to painkillers following knee surgery. She tells her story and talks about the formation of a Copper Country chapter.
32:30
September 27, 2021
Copper Country Today 09-19-21 Hunter Education
Copper Country Today 09-19-21 Hunter Education
Portage Lake Sportsmen Club Vice President Ed Glowacki talks about hunter education class; what it covers, what you should expect, the growing number of girls signing up, and more.
25:17
September 20, 2021
Copper Country Today 09-19-21 NOPAIN Act
Copper Country Today 09-19-21 NOPAIN Act
Veteran Kim Robbins of Laurium talks about her experience with opioids following a hip transplant in 2015. She is now an advocate for the NOPAIN Act, designed to elevate different, less addictive alternatives for managing pain.
26:20
September 20, 2021
CCT 09-12-21 Superior Search and Rescue
CCT 09-12-21 Superior Search and Rescue
Darian Reed talks about Superior Search and Rescue's expanding drone operations and their expansion into Ontonagon County.
27:49
September 12, 2021
CCT 09-12-21 UP Kids
CCT 09-12-21 UP Kids
Alysa Sutinen from UP Kids talks foster care and adoption. Both are more affordable than most believe, and there is a desperate need to help kids.
23:45
September 12, 2021
Copper Country Today 09-05-21
Copper Country Today 09-05-21
New hours means an open house at UP Health's Express Care Calumet location Tuesday, September 7th. Angela Luskin has more.
11:38
September 06, 2021
Copper Country Today 09-05-21 Capturing Kids Hearts
Copper Country Today 09-05-21 Capturing Kids Hearts
Vern Hazard discusses his 20 years of experience with the Capturing Kids' Hearts Program. The organization has actively mentored area districts on how to build better relationships with their students in recent years.
39:57
September 06, 2021
Copper Country Today 08-29-21 Community Night Out and Trails Fest
Copper Country Today 08-29-21 Community Night Out and Trails Fest
From Copper Harbor to Houghton/Hancock, lots of fun is planned this Labor Day weekend. Tara Arens from the Chamber and Christopher Guibert from the Copper Harbor Trails Club talk Community Night Out on September 4th and Trails Fest happening the 3rd through the 5th.
22:53
August 30, 2021
Copper Country Today 08-29-21 KISMA
Copper Country Today 08-29-21 KISMA
MTU Associate Professor Sigrid Resh and student Connor Ford discuss the Keweenaw Invasive Species Management Area and its efforts to keep unwanted plants out of the tri-county area. The organization had nine students working for it this summer covering three projects.
29:19
August 30, 2021
Copper Country Today 08-22-21 Mary Jennings Rozsa Schedule
Copper Country Today 08-22-21 Mary Jennings Rozsa Schedule
Seventy shows are being planned for this academic year at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts and other department venues like the McArdle Theatre. Director Mary Jennings runs down the highlights.
21:04
August 23, 2021
Copper Country Today 08-22-21 Eric Waara Downtown Houghton
Copper Country Today 08-22-21 Eric Waara Downtown Houghton
Houghton City Manager Eric Waara talks the new pier and the Governor's visit to check in on its construction progress, along with the future of the parking deck.
29:60
August 23, 2021
Copper Country Today 08-15-21 Pasty Fest
Copper Country Today 08-15-21 Pasty Fest
Leah Polzien from Main Street Calumet talks Pasty Fest happening this Saturday.
23:25
August 16, 2021
Copper Country Today 08-15-21 White-nose syndrome
Copper Country Today 08-15-21 White-nose syndrome
Eastern Michigan University's Dr. Allen Kurta is the state's preeminent bat expert. He talks the effect of white-nose syndrome on local species and if he anticipates any impact should a proposed wind farm be approved.
28:00
August 16, 2021
Copper Country Today 08-08-21 Hancock Dog Park
Copper Country Today 08-08-21 Hancock Dog Park
Deb Mann and John Diebel of the Hancock Recreation Committee talk exciting news regarding the new Hancock Dog Park. There are two different opportunities for you to help out, one just by voting. Find out more information at this link or listen to the episode!
23:60
August 09, 2021
Copper Country Today 08-08-21 MTEC SmartZone's new CEO
Copper Country Today 08-08-21 MTEC SmartZone's new CEO
David Rowe took over the helm at the MTEC SmartZone just last week. Find out more about the organization and the upcoming QuickStart event.
27:29
August 09, 2021
Copper Country Today 08-01-21 Dissecting Anatomy of a Murder
Copper Country Today 08-01-21 Dissecting Anatomy of a Murder
Ave Maria Law School Professor Eugene Milhizer is at Portage Lake District Library Wednesday night at 6 PM. Hear a preview of what he'll be talking about.
25:40
August 02, 2021
Copper Country Today 08-01-21 Canal View
Copper Country Today 08-01-21 Canal View
Kim Salmi and Adam Laplander from Canal View - Houghton County talk about Tuesday's millage renewal, and what the funds will be going towards if the measure is approved by voters.
25:42
August 02, 2021
Copper Country Today 07-25-21 Summer Learning and Adventure Programs
Copper Country Today 07-25-21 Summer Learning and Adventure Programs
Karen Eddy of Barkell Elementary School and Stacy Bussiere of Hancock Central High School/Middle School talked about the district's new summer programs. Northern Lights Summer Learning has 150 elementary students enrolled, a smashing success. Northern Lights Summer Adventure has featured fishing, paddleboarding, a hike at Mount Bohemia, and trips to Pictured Rocks and the Porkies are still on tap.
24:58
July 26, 2021
Copper Country Today 07-25 Keweenaw National Historical Park
Copper Country Today 07-25 Keweenaw National Historical Park
Ranger Lynette Webber talks about the reopening of the park's Visitor Center, and some of the activities available for guests, including tours at several of the heritage sites that partner with the park.
26:02
July 26, 2021
Copper Country Today 07-18-21 Lake Superior Day
Copper Country Today 07-18-21 Lake Superior Day
The third Sunday in July is marked as Lake Superior Day in Copper Harbor. Learn about the schedule of events and about Michigan Tech's Center for Science and Environmental Outreach. They'll have the research vessel Agassiz on hand through their Ride The Waves program sponsored by General Motors.
21:47
July 18, 2021
Copper Country Today 07-18-21 Powwow
Copper Country Today 07-18-21 Powwow
Alden Connor Jr. and Raistlin Awonohopay of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community talk the Powwow. It is back on after a one-year COVID hiatus the weekend of July 23-25. Learn about the schedule of events and just how important music and dance are to Ojibwe culture.
29:28
July 18, 2021
Copper Country Today 07-12-21 Guardians of the Keweenaw Ridge
Copper Country Today 07-12-21 Guardians of the Keweenaw Ridge
A new nonprofit has formed in response to the proposed wind development in Adams and Stanton Townships.
23:22
July 12, 2021
Copper Country Today 07-11-21 Gail Ploe
Copper Country Today 07-11-21 Gail Ploe
Gail Ploe of the 906 FACE Project talks about a recent community survey on narcotic addiction. Over 50% of respondents (460+ in total) say they know someone who died from an overdose.
27:35
July 12, 2021
CCT 07-04-21 Isle Royale
CCT 07-04-21 Isle Royale
New superintendent Denice Swanke gives us an update on how the summer season is unfolding at Isle Royale.
25:10
July 07, 2021
CCT 07-04-21 International Frisbee Tournament
CCT 07-04-21 International Frisbee Tournament
Hancock City Councilor Ron Blau is also a longtime guts frisbee player. He stops by to preview this weekend's International Frisbee Tournament. If you want to play, it is not too late!
25:55
July 07, 2021
CCT 06-27-21 Goodwill
CCT 06-27-21 Goodwill
Gary Lishinski and Amy Juntenen talk about a lesser known Goodwill program aimed at helping disabled members of the community reach their full potential. They are hoping to find businesses and organizations willing to present to the group and host them for a visit.
22:11
June 29, 2021
CCT 06-27-21 Strawberry Festival
CCT 06-27-21 Strawberry Festival
The return of the Copper Country Strawberry Festival is sure to be extra sweet this year. Judy Evert and Barb Worrall talk about the efforts of the Chassell Lions Club throughout the year, plus they dish on strawberry shortcake and more.
29:20
June 29, 2021
Copper Country Today 06-20-21 Pine Mountain Music Festival
Copper Country Today 06-20-21 Pine Mountain Music Festival
The 30th Anniversary show is this Saturday for the Pine Mountain Music Festival. Learn more about what to expect for this year's performance with Diane and Charlie Eshbach.
27:11
June 21, 2021
Copper Country Today 06-20-21 Dial Help
Copper Country Today 06-20-21 Dial Help
With mental health in the spotlight, Dial Help is sharing tips with how you can help someone who is severely depressed, and potentially suicidal.
23:51
June 21, 2021
CCT 06-13-21 SAIL
CCT 06-13-21 SAIL
SAIL's summer work program for students with disabilities begins this week. Learn how you can participate in the program as a Summer Job Coach.
25:28
June 14, 2021
CCT 06-13-21 Ed McBroom
CCT 06-13-21 Ed McBroom
State Senator Ed McBroom discusses a wide range of topics, including the potential overhaul of the Wolf Management Council and State Board of Education. 
25:25
June 14, 2021
06-06-21 CCT Keweenaw ATV Club
06-06-21 CCT Keweenaw ATV Club
Daryl St. John and Mike McMahon of the Keweenaw ATV Club talk about the history of the trail system, its recovery from the Father's Day Flood, and how you can participate.
25:47
June 08, 2021
06-06-21 CCT Salvation Army
06-06-21 CCT Salvation Army
Peter Mackin of the Salvation Army discusses the transition to a service center at the Hancock location. It helped the organization tackle the immense challenges related to filling the needs of those displaced by Calumet's Fifth Street Fire.
25:43
June 08, 2021
Copper Country Today 05-30-21 UP Energy Task Force
Copper Country Today 05-30-21 UP Energy Task Force
Only one topic this week. Michigan Tech faculty member Roman Sidortsov took part in the Upper Peninsula Energy Task Force and he stops by to explain what this year's Phase Two report contains. We also recap spring 2020's examination on propane supply.
50:50
June 06, 2021
CCT 05-30-21 Greg Markkanen Legislative Update
CCT 05-30-21 Greg Markkanen Legislative Update
State Representative Greg Markkanen gives a legislative update and talks about supporting the Enbridge Line Five pipeline.
26:00
May 30, 2021
CCT 05-23 Sarah Mills on Wind Farms
CCT 05-23 Sarah Mills on Wind Farms
Sarah Mills, a lecturer at the University of Michigan and member of the Graham Sustainability Institute, talks about the future of wind projects in the Western Upper Peninsula. What are the effects on the budgets of local government? How many jobs come with a new wind farm? Find out the answers to those questions and more.
25:27
May 30, 2021
Huron Island Lighthouse Restoration
Huron Island Lighthouse Restoration
Refuge Manager Sara Siekierski talks about the road map to restoring the Huron Island Lighthouse, located east of the Abbaye Peninsula. You can get personally involved through the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community or the Huron Island Lighthouse Preservation Association. You can reach the association by phone or mail.  P.O. Box 381 L'Anse, MI 49946 906-524-6593
25:31
May 23, 2021
Portage Lake District Library's Rabbit Island collaboration
Portage Lake District Library's Rabbit Island collaboration
The Portage Lake District Library is teaming up with the Rabbit Island School again this summer. Find out the details with Executive Director Dillon Geshel.
25:30
May 23, 2021
CCT 05-09 Portage Health Foundation
CCT 05-09 Portage Health Foundation
Kevin Store from the Portage Health Foundation discusses how the organization is beginning to find a cohesive purpose behind all of the projects it becomes involved with. We recap some of their most recent efforts and what can be expected in the future.
39:54
May 16, 2021
CCT 05-09 National Charrette Institute
CCT 05-09 National Charrette Institute
Director Holly Madill talks about the history of the National Charrette Institute. It has developed a specific process to help local governments involve all necessary parties and the public to join together to solve an area's most complicated problems.
25:11
May 16, 2021
Civil Air Patrol
Civil Air Patrol
Kevin Cadeau and Commander Jeffrey Burl stop by to talk about the Copper Country Civil Air Patrol Squadron. The group was involved in the search for Cam Besonen. They also talk about various educational opportunities and their new cadet program for 12 to 21 year olds. If you are interested in learning more, the group meets Monday evenings at the Houghton County Memorial Airport. In-person gatherings will begin again after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
24:59
May 09, 2021
Senior Design - Mechanized Swing
Senior Design - Mechanized Swing
All kinds of guests in this segment from May 2nd. Advisor Aleksandr Sergeyev along with Michigan Tech students Heather Harris, Joe Barbercheck, Seth Cherry, and Cole Kubick discuss a special Senior Design project for a disabled girl in Alabama.
26:30
May 09, 2021
CCT 04-25 Dial Help Sexual Assault Awareness Month
CCT 04-25 Dial Help Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April was National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. I talked with Dial Help about how they are leveraging the spotlight to raise the profile of such a serious issue locally.
25:39
May 02, 2021
CCT 04-25 Houghton County Recycling
CCT 04-25 Houghton County Recycling
Brad Austin from Recycle 906 talks about building a regional center in Marquette and how the new single-stream program in Houghton County fits into those plans. You can visit the transfer station in Atlantic Mine Tuesday through Thursday during normal business hours.
32:18
May 02, 2021
CCT 04-18 Segment B The Perils of Addiction
CCT 04-18 Segment B The Perils of Addiction
Dr. Zach DeYoung from Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center discusses his experience treating addiction in the Copper Country.
33:20
April 25, 2021
CCT 04-18 Segment A Local 4-H'er elected to State Youth Leadership Council
CCT 04-18 Segment A Local 4-H'er elected to State Youth Leadership Council
I sit down with Micaela Geberkoff from Houghton High School on being elected to the Michigan 4-H State Youth Leadership Council. Only 12 people are selected each year.
25:32
April 25, 2021
Michael Lutz - Omega House
Michael Lutz - Omega House
Fresh off of a recent fundraiser, Omega House Executive Director Michael Lutz discusses the organization's history, the various programs it offers, and why community support is important to Omega House. 
25:32
April 14, 2021
Heather French - Lake Linden/Hubbell Middle School-High School
Heather French - Lake Linden/Hubbell Middle School-High School
Fresh off her nomination as Regional Teacher of the Year, Heather French talks about the process to crown  a winner statewide. She talks about her teaching philosophy and how she handles teaching multiple subjects for multiple age groups, as well as what makes the Copper Country a great place to teach.
25:28
April 14, 2021
CCT 04-04-21 Segment B Severe Weather
CCT 04-04-21 Segment B Severe Weather
Matthew Zika from National Weather Service - Marquette talks about what kinds of weather events threaten the Copper Country in spring and summer. He also talks about forecasting and advances in meteorological technology, plus how you can help provide data ranging from temperature to snow and rainfall totals.
25:42
April 05, 2021
CCT 04-04-21 Segment A MTU Jazz Program
CCT 04-04-21 Segment A MTU Jazz Program
Director of Jazz Studies at MTU Adam Meckler has big plans for the program. He's hoping to build on a rich history by adding some new faculty members. There's now a third ensemble, specializing this year in New Orleans brass music. Learn more about Tech Jazz and how you can keep up on their exploits in the coming months.
39:15
April 05, 2021
03-28 CCT Segment B : Real Estate Market
03-28 CCT Segment B : Real Estate Market
Gretchen Janssen and Karen Lahti from RE/Max Douglass Real Estate in Houghton talk about the importance of the spring and summer for the area's housing market and today's historically tight conditions.
25:44
March 28, 2021
03-28 CCT Segment A : Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home
03-28 CCT Segment A : Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home
Executive Director Mary Niemela discusses moving to a new location in Calumet and how the public can help transform the space into a welcoming shelter for those dealing with domestic abuse.
25:30
March 28, 2021
CCT 03-21-21 Segment B UP and Moving!
CCT 03-21-21 Segment B UP and Moving!
Michigan Tech Associate Professor Steve Elmer and graduate student Isaac Wedig talk about their work to get UP and Moving! off the ground. The program is designed to help create workouts that can be done from home with minimal equipment. They talk about their research on the benefits of regular exercise and how it might be important in the fight against COVID-19.
27:03
March 22, 2021
CCT 03-21-21 Segment A Veterans Service Offices
CCT 03-21-21 Segment A Veterans Service Offices
Houghton County Veteran Service Officer Joe Battisfore and Keweenaw County's Derek Parkinen discussed splitting off a new branch in Allouez. They also talked about how they can help veterans with medical benefits, a new home loan, and much more.
25:31
March 22, 2021
Coast Guard Cutter Mesquite; Maple syrup
Coast Guard Cutter Mesquite; Maple syrup
Grant Dossetto talked with Eric Smith of WNMU on his recent presentation about the wreck of the Coast Guard Cutter Mesquite and its final resting place in Keystone Bay. Joe Miller from Superior Sugar Bush dishes on how maple syrup has gone from a hobby of his to a commercial enterprise. His trees have been tapped for almost a month now.
52:50
March 15, 2021
UP French Canadian History, KNA purchase of Gratiot River land
UP French Canadian History, KNA purchase of Gratiot River land
On this week's Copper Country Today, Grant Dossetto spoke with Northern Michigan University historian Russell Magnaghi about the historical contributions of French Canadians in the Upper Peninsula. He was also joined by John Griffith of Keweenaw Natural Areas to talk about the group's attempt to purchase land on the Gratiot River between Conglomerate Falls and Lake Superior. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
March 05, 2021
Finlandia Nursing, Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team
Finlandia Nursing, Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team
On this week's Copper Country Today program, the Finlandia Health Sciences program is settling into its new home at the former Hancock school. Todd VanDyke talks with Fredi de Yampert and Lori Sullivan about the program and the move. Grant Dossetto gets a drug enforcement update from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:51
February 26, 2021
Upper Peninsula Poet Laureate M. Bartley Siegel; Exchange Students with Lauren Scherr
Upper Peninsula Poet Laureate M. Bartley Siegel; Exchange Students with Lauren Scherr
On this week's Copper Country Today program, Todd VanDyke meets the U.P.’s new poet laureate, M. Bartley Siegel. And, has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the status of high school foreign exchange students? Grant Dossetto talks with Lauren Scherr from from International Cultural Exchange Services. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
February 21, 2021
MainStreet Calumet, New Power Tour
MainStreet Calumet, New Power Tour
On this week's Copper Country Today, a grassroots effort is forming that could save some historic buildings in Calumet. Leah Polzien from Main Street Calumet brings details. And, after a very cold week, Todd VanDyke talks energy costs and solutions with Melissa Davis from New Power Tour. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:51
February 08, 2021
Copper Island Academy, CopperDog 150
Copper Island Academy, CopperDog 150
On this week's Copper Country Today program, a local charter school is being organized. Todd VanDyke talks with Nora Laho and Steve Aho from the Copper Island Academy. And, there will be a CopperDog 150 this year, but it will be different. Doug Harrer fills us in. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:51
February 05, 2021
MTU Winter Carnival; Houghton-Keweenaw Communities That Care
MTU Winter Carnival; Houghton-Keweenaw Communities That Care
On this week's Copper Country Today program, we get a Winter Carnival preview with Scott Sviland from the MTU Blue Key Society. Todd VanDyke talks with Hannah Butkovich from Houghton-Keweenaw Communities that Care about how the pandemic has affected their programs for middle and high school kids. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:51
January 28, 2021
Gail Ploe, FACE Program; Jeff Ratcliffe, KEDA
Gail Ploe, FACE Program; Jeff Ratcliffe, KEDA
On this week's Copper Country Today program, Todd VanDyke talks with Gail Ploe from the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department about a new effort that is trying to build support programs for family members and others close to those who are battling addiction. Jeff Ratcliffe from the Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance checks in with an update on how small businesses in the Keweenaw are faring as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:51
January 23, 2021
Houghton Lakeshore Development; Western U.P. Health Department
Houghton Lakeshore Development; Western U.P. Health Department
On this week's Copper Country Today program - where does Houghton stand now with the big parking deck? City manager Eric Waara lays it out. When can you get your COVID vaccine? Kate Beer from the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department brings the latest. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
January 16, 2021
Snowmobile Trails, U.P. Human Trafficking
Snowmobile Trails, U.P. Human Trafficking
This week on Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke hits the trails with John Stachler from the Keweenaw Snowmobile Club. And, Stephanie Krieger from the U.P. Human Trafficking Task Force brings us up to date on a serious problem that all too often stays under the radar. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:51
January 10, 2021
"Tomorrow's Talent Series"; New Year's Resolutions
"Tomorrow's Talent Series"; New Year's Resolutions
On this week's Copper Country Today program, a new effort is underway to introduce kids to great careers here in the Upper Peninsula. Cassy Tefft de Muñoz from Michigan Tech has details. Todd VanDyke asks Aspirus dietician Anna Mooi for some help in setting and keeping New Year's resolutions. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:51
January 02, 2021
Copper Country Humane Society; UPCAP Dementia Class
Copper Country Humane Society; UPCAP Dementia Class
On this week's Copper Country Today, Joe Cooper brings an update from the Copper Country Humane Society. Host Todd VanDyke talks with Della Juliano from UPCAP, who provides advice for interacting with relatives who are dealing with dementia. Learn about a series of classes that begins soon. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
December 26, 2020
COVID-19 Forums; Portage Lake District Library
COVID-19 Forums; Portage Lake District Library
On this week's Copper Country Today, Steve Elmer and Kelly Kamm from Michigan Tech share the latest on the virus, and wrap up the fall series of COVID-19 Town Halls they hosted. And, the Portage Lake District Library has launched a new winter reading program. Todd VanDyke talks with Dillon Geshel about that, and other library updates. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:51
December 17, 2020
Dr. Bob Lorinser, Dr. Douglas Tice
Dr. Bob Lorinser, Dr. Douglas Tice
On this week's Copper Country Today program, Todd VanDyke talks with new Western Upper Peninsula Health Department medical director Dr. Bob Lorinser about topics that include the new COVID-19 vaccine. And, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Douglas Tice from Aspirus shares advice about getting ready for the winter outdoor sports season. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
December 11, 2020
Copper Country Alcoholics Anonymous, Finnish Independence Day
Copper Country Alcoholics Anonymous, Finnish Independence Day
On this week's Copper Country Today program, Todd VanDyke talks with two Alcoholics Anonymous leaders about maintaining sobriety in the holiday season during a pandemic. And, on Finnish Independence Day, Jim Kurtti from the Finish-American Heritage Center shares what freedom in the motherland meant to Finnish immigrants in the Keweenaw.  Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:51
December 05, 2020
Dial Help's Work with Abused Children; Portage Health Foundation Giving Tuesday
Dial Help's Work with Abused Children; Portage Health Foundation Giving Tuesday
On this week's Copper Country Today program, Todd VanDyke talks with Heather Saari from Dial Help, about a new approach they're taking to interact with abused children. Mike Babcock from the Portage Health Foundation shares how Copper Country residents can multiply their gifts to as many as 18 local nonprofits on Giving Tuesday. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
November 26, 2020
Little Brothers, Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau
Little Brothers, Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau
On this week's Copper Country Today program, how did the pandemic affect our summer tourist season, and what are the prospects for winter? Todd VanDyke talked with Brad Barnett from the Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau. Little Brothers will serve Thanksgiving dinners - but much differently than usual. Cathy Kass-Aten explained how the organization is adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
November 20, 2020
COVID Update, Firearm Deer Season
COVID Update, Firearm Deer Season
On this week's Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with Kate Beer from the Western U.P. Health Department about how our spiraling COVID-19 numbers have forced changes in how authorities are dealing with the pandemic. And, on Opening Day, we get our annual deer hunt update from John Depue and Mark Pomeroy of the DNR. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
November 13, 2020
Rolf Peterson, Kristina Penfold
Rolf Peterson, Kristina Penfold
On this week's Copper Country Today program, wolves are no longer federally protected. What will that mean to the U.P population? Todd VanDyke talks with wolf expert Rolf Peterson. Kristina Penfold from the Copper Country Intermediate School District discusses how local schools are teaching kids with developmental disabilities. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
November 06, 2020
Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter, Main Street Calumet
Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter, Main Street Calumet
On this week's Copper Country Today, the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter celebrates 40 years serving victims of domestic violence, and prepares for a move. Todd VanDyke welcomes Mary Niemela, with the latest. And, a Red Jacket update - Todd talks with Main Street Calumet director Leah Polzien. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
October 29, 2020
Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Kelly; Third District Candidates Glenn Anderson, Dan Holcomb
Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Kelly; Third District Candidates Glenn Anderson, Dan Holcomb
On this week's Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Kelly about her re-election bid, and about early voting procedures. Her opponent, Justin Kasieta, did not respond to our invitation to appear on the program. Todd also talks with the two candidates running for the third district county board seat - Democratic incumbent Glenn Anderson, and Republican challenger Dan Holcomb. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
52:50
October 25, 2020
Hancock City Council At-Large Candidates
Hancock City Council At-Large Candidates
On this week's Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with the four candidates running for one at-large Hancock City Council seat. We hear from incumbent John Haeussler, and challengers James De Clerck, Margo Pizzi and Robert Stites. Why are they running, and what is their vision for Hancock? Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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October 17, 2020
Houghton City Council Election
Houghton City Council Election
This week on Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with the five candidates running for three open Houghton City Council seats in the November 3rd election. We hear from incumbents John Sullivan and Buck Foltz, and challengers Jan Cole, Brian Irizarry and Joan Suits. Find out where they stand on waterfront development and other issues. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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October 10, 2020
Greg Markkanen, Janet Metsa
Greg Markkanen, Janet Metsa
On this week's Copper Country Today program, Todd VanDyke talks with candidates for the Michigan 110th State House seat - Republican incumbent Greg Markkanen, and Democratic challenger Janet Metsa. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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October 01, 2020
Houghton County Commission Candidates; COVID-19 Update
Houghton County Commission Candidates; COVID-19 Update
This week on Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with three candidates running for the Houghton County Commission - Amber Broderson and Tom Tikkanen in the first district, and Al Koskela in the second. Kate Beer from the Western U-P Health Department discusses the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, and why schools have been told to stop face-to-face instruction for two weeks. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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September 25, 2020
Hancock City Council Third Ward Candidates
Hancock City Council Third Ward Candidates
On this week's Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with the three candidates running for the third ward seat on the Hancock City Council:  incumbent John Slivon, and challengers Kurt Rickard and Tim Givens. We get a quick update about an exciting development at the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter. And, we wrap up our series on Addiction in the Copper Country. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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September 18, 2020
Houghton County Sheriff's Candidates
Houghton County Sheriff's Candidates
On this week's Copper Country Today program, we began our coverage of the November election by meeting the three candidates who will appear on the ballot for Houghton County Sheriff - incumbent Brian McLean, Josh Saarinen and Roger Sullivan. We got an update on the Parade of Nations from Will Schuett at MTU.  And, our series on Addiction in the Copper Country continued. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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September 10, 2020
MTU COVID-19 Update; CCISD Superintendent George Stockero
MTU COVID-19 Update; CCISD Superintendent George Stockero
On this week's Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with Steven Elmer and Kelly Kamm from Michigan Tech about the latest COVID news, and about a series of community COVID forums that will be presented this fall online, and on our station WOLV-FM, 97.7 The Wolf. George Stockero from the Copper Country Intermediate School District discusses the challenges of getting ready for an awkward start to the school year. And, our series on Addiction in the Copper Country continues. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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August 28, 2020
State of the Great Lakes Report; Houghton County Fair
State of the Great Lakes Report; Houghton County Fair
On this week's Copper Country Today, EGLE’s annual "State of the Great Lakes Report" is out. Todd VanDyke talks with Emily Finnell and Stefanie Swart about the Copper Country's greatest natural resource. Chris Miller checks in from the Houghton County Fair - find out what activities will take place. Our Addiction in the Copper Country series continues, as well. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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August 22, 2020
Marlin Lee from the Calumet Theatre; Aspirus ophthalmologist Dr. Dustin Wasylik
Marlin Lee from the Calumet Theatre; Aspirus ophthalmologist Dr. Dustin Wasylik
This week on Copper Country Today, host Todd VanDyke talks with Marlin Lee about the pandemic’s effect on the Calumet Theatre, and shows that are still planned. Aspirus ophthalmologist Dustin Wasylik discusses children's eye health, as they head back to school. And, our series on Addiction in the Copper Country continues. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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August 14, 2020
Houghton city manager Eric Waara; John Griffith from Keweenaw Natural Areas
Houghton city manager Eric Waara; John Griffith from Keweenaw Natural Areas
On this week's Copper Country Today program, Houghton just finished a major downtown parking study. Todd VanDyke talks with city manager Eric Waara about what they learned. John Griffith from Keweenaw Natural Areas shares information about the drive to open more Copper Country land to the public. And, our special series on Addiction in the Copper Country continues. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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August 06, 2020
Keweenaw Outdoor Recreation Coalition; Dial Help Victims Services
Keweenaw Outdoor Recreation Coalition; Dial Help Victims Services
On the August 2nd edition of Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with Jim Vivian and Gina Nicholas from the Keweenaw Outdoor Recreation Coalition about their efforts to make more land accessible for public use. Virginia Lambert and Paige Setter-Hallwachs from Dial Help share information about the services they offer the victims of crime and sexual assault, and how community members can volunteer to assist their efforts. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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July 30, 2020
State Representative Greg Markkanen; Portage Lake District Library director Dillon Geshel
State Representative Greg Markkanen; Portage Lake District Library director Dillon Geshel
State Representative Greg Markkanen provided an update about issues in Lansing that affect the Copper Country, including preparations to reopen schools in the fall. Dillon Geshel from the Portage Lake District Library provided an update about the library's services, as activities resume following the COVID-19 shutdown. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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July 24, 2020
Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Kelly, and Copper Country Community Arts Center director Cynthia Coté
Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Kelly, and Copper Country Community Arts Center director Cynthia Coté
On the July 19, 2020 edition of Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with Houghton County Clerk Jennifer Kelly about registration and early voting in the August 4th primary election. Cynthia Coté from the Copper Country Community Arts Center previews the Detroit Institute of Arts Inside Out exhibit that's coming to the City of Hancock. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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July 15, 2020
Constitution Party presidential candidate Don Blankenship and vice-presidential candidate William Mohr
Constitution Party presidential candidate Don Blankenship and vice-presidential candidate William Mohr
Todd VanDyke interviews Constitution Party presidential candidate Don Blankenship and vice-presidential candidate William Mohr. Copper Country Today airs throughout Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday mornings at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM; 8:00 WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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July 09, 2020
Democratic 110th Michigan House candidate Casey VerBerkmoes; Ben Ciavola from the Houghton Waterfront Redevelopment Citizens Group
Democratic 110th Michigan House candidate Casey VerBerkmoes; Ben Ciavola from the Houghton Waterfront Redevelopment Citizens Group
This week on Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with Casey VerBerkmoes, candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 110th state house seat. Ben Ciavola from the Houghton Waterfront Redevelopment Citizens Group explains why the group wants the City of Houghton to re-start the Lakeshore Drive Redevelopment process, and discusses the vote they’ve added to the August 4th ballot.  Our special series focuses on the Stigma of Addiction. Copper Country Today airs in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula Sundays at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM... 8:00 on WCCY, 99.3 FM and AM 1400, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. It is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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July 04, 2020
Baraga County Sheriff candidates Joe Brogan and Jim Gabe
Baraga County Sheriff candidates Joe Brogan and Jim Gabe
Meet Joe Brogan and Jim Gabe, the two candidates for Baraga County Sheriff running in the Republican primary August 4th. Because there is no announced Democrat, the primary winner will likely become the new sheriff. Copper Country Today is broadcast locally on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula each Sunday morning at 7:00 on WOLV 97.7 FM, 8:00 on WCCY 1400 AM and 99.3 FM, and 9:00 on WHKB 102.3 FM. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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June 24, 2020
Democratic State Senate Candidate Lawrence Dale, and Portage Health Foundation Director Kevin Store
Democratic State Senate Candidate Lawrence Dale, and Portage Health Foundation Director Kevin Store
On this week's Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with Lawrence Dale, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 110th Michigan State House seat, about his views. Portage Health Foundation Executive Director Kevin Store discusses what his organization is doing to assist the Copper Country in dealing with effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Copper Country Today airs Sunday mornings at 7:00 on radio station WOLV-FM, 8:00 on WCCY, and 9:00 on WHKB-FM, on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. The program is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation.
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June 19, 2020
Democratic Congressional Candidates Linda O'Dell and Dana Ferguson
Democratic Congressional Candidates Linda O'Dell and Dana Ferguson
Interviews with contenders for the Democratic nomination for Michigan's First U.S. House district. Copper Country Today is brought to you by the Portage Health Foundation.
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June 12, 2020
Welcome to Copper Country Today!
Welcome to Copper Country Today!
This decades-old radio program is now live wherever you listen to podcasts! Today we'll hear from Todd Van Dyke as he introduces the show. Come back every weekend for the latest episode!  Thanks to Portage Health Foundation for sponsoring Copper Country Today. 
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June 10, 2020