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Copper Country Today – September 12, 2021

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. Darian Reed talks about Superior Search and Rescue’s expanding drone operations and their expansion into Ontonagon County.

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Copper Country Today 09-06-21

New hours means an open house at UP Health’s Express Care Calumet location Tuesday, September 7th. Angela Luskin has more. 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 …

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Copper Country Today 08-29-21

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. From Copper Harbor to Houghton/Hancock, lots of fun is …

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Copper Country Today 08-22-21

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. Seventy shows are being planned for this academic year at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts and other department venues like …

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Copper Country Today 08-15-21

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. Leah Polzien from Main Street Calumet talks Pasty Fest happening this Saturday.

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Copper Country Today 08-08-21

David Rowe took over the helm at the MTEC SmartZone just last week. Find out more about the organization and the upcoming QuickStart event. 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 …

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Copper Country Today 08-01-21

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. Ave Maria Law School Professor Eugene Milhizer is at Portage Lake District Library Wednesday night at 6 PM. Hear …

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Copper Country Today 07-25-21

Ranger Lynette Webber talks about the reopening of the Keweenaw National Historical 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. Karen Eddy of Barkell Elementary School and Stacy Bussiere of Hancock Central High School/Middle …

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Copper Country Today 07-18-21

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. The third Sunday in …

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Copper Country Today 07-11-21

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. A new nonprofit named The Guardians of the Keweenaw Ridge has formed in response to the proposed wind …

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