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Copper Country Today – January 22, 2023

On this week’s Copper Country Today program: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released its biennial report about wolves in the Upper Peninsula. DNR wildlife biologist Brian Roell talked with host Todd VanDyke about the facts, and the myths associated with wolves. Hear the segment here. HAM radio training …

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Copper Country Today – January 15, 2023

On this week’s edition of Copper Country Today: The Calumet Players are planning a spring production of The Miracle Worker. Host Todd VanDyke spoke with George Wagner about the group, and how people can become involved. Listen to the segment here. There have been some big changes in Veterans benefits. …

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Copper Country Today – January 8, 2023

On this week’s Copper Country Today: Heikinpäivä returns to Hancock after a COVID-19 break. Host Todd VanDyke talks with Jim Kurtti of the Finnish Theme Committee about the history of the mid-winter festival, and this year’s plans. Listen to the segment here. The Portage Health Foundation is asking for community …

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Copper Country Today – December 18, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today program: • Host Todd VanDyke talked with Lisa McKenzie from the Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region about grants available for low to moderate income families to make their home more energy efficient. Listen to the discussion here. • With the so-called “tripledemic” …

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Copper Country Today – December 11, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today: • Host Todd VanDyke talks with Visit Keweenaw’s Brad Barnett about the recent summer tourist season, and prospects for upcoming winter tourism. Listen to the discussion here. • Host Todd VanDyke discusses the Keweenaw trail system with Ryan LaPorte of the Keweenaw Snowmobile Club, …

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Copper Country Today – December 4, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today program… • 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. Listen to the segment here. • Sherry Middlemis Brown from the Copper Country Angel Mission …

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Copper Country Today – November 27, 2022

On this week’s 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. Hear the discussion here. • How does the economic development effort in the …

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Copper Country Today – November 20, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today program… • Host Todd VanDyke talked with Mike Lutz from Omega House about the end-of-life care they provide in the Copper Country. Listen to the discussion here. • Geoff Kimmerly of the Michigan High School Athletics Association discussed high school sports, and their approach …

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Copper Country Today – November 13, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today program: Mary Niemela from the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home addressed the issue of domestic violence in the region, and alternatives the shelter provides. Hear the segment here. Host Todd VanDyke previewed the upcoming firearm deer hunting season with John DePue and Mark Pomeroy …

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Copper Country Today – November 6, 2022

On this week’s 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. Listen to the discussion here. • Todd talked with Helen Taylor of The Nature Conservancy about the significant …

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