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Copper Country Today – January 24, 2021

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 …

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Copper Country Today – January 17, 2021

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. Listen to this week’s program here. …

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Copper Country Today – January 10, 2021

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. Listen to this week’s …

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Copper Country Today – January 3, 2021

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. Listen …

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Copper Country Today – December 27, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today, Joe Cooper brings an update from the Copper Country Humane Society. Todd VanDyke talks with Della Juliano from UPCAP, who provides advice for interacting with relatives who are dealing with dementia. A series of classes begins soon. Listen to this week’s episode here. Copper …

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Copper Country Today – December 20, 2020

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 …

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Copper Country Today – December 13, 2020

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.  Listen …

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Copper Country Today – December 6, 2020

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.  …

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Copper Country Today – November 29, 2020

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 …

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Copper Country Today – November 22, 2020

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 …

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