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Copper Country Today – October 25, 2020

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 …

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Copper Country Today – October 18, 2020

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? Listen to …

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Copper Country Today – October 10, 2020

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 …

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Copper Country Today – October 4, 2020

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. Listen to this week’s episode here. Copper Country Today airs Sunday mornings at 7:00 on 97.7 The Wolf, 8:00 on 99.3 …

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Copper Country Today – September 27, 2020

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 …

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Copper Country Today – September 20, 2020

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, …

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Copper Country Today – September 13, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today program, we begin 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 Saaranen and Roger Sullivan. We get an update on the Parade of Nations from Will …

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Copper Country Today – August 30, 2020

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 …

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Copper Country Today – August 23, 2020

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. View the report here. Chris Miller checks in from the Houghton County Fair – find out what activities …

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Copper Country Today – August 16, 2020

This week on Copper Country Today, 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 kids eye health, as they head back to school. And, our series on Addiction in the Copper Country continues. …

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