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Copper Country Today 11-28-21

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 …

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Copper Country Today 11-21-21

The Village of Laurium is working on a Master Plan. Council President John Sullivan stops by to talk about it. 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.

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Copper Country Today 11-14-21

Department of Natural Resources 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. The Grinch is helping to turn Hancock into Whoville this year. Get the …

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Copper Country Today 11-08-21

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. It’s never too early in the …

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Copper Country Today – Halloween 2021

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. Sue Collins and Stefka Hritsova from Michigan Tech’s Humanities Department have a year-long series on bad information and how it is a …

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Copper Country Today 10-24-21

The ghosts and goblins are down at the smelter this year, Thursday through Saturday. 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 …

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Copper Country Today 10-17-21

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. New Calumet Theatre Company Board President Dan Jamison …

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Copper Country Today 10-10-21

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. Pat Coleman from North of 45 LLC talks about the urban planning process and how it is being utilized …

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Copper Country Today 10-03-21

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.

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Copper Country Today 09-26-21

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. It’s the biggest fundraiser of the year for Meadowbrook Arena…and a scary good time. L’Anse Hockey …

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