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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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Copper Country Today – November 15, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with Kate Beer from the Western U.P. Health Department about how our spiraling COVID-19 numbers have forced changes in how authorities are dealing with the pandemic. And, on Opening Day, we get our annual deer hunt update from John Depue and …

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Copper Country Today – November 8, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today program, wolves are no longer federally protected. What will that mean to the U.P population? Todd VanDyke talks with wolf expert Rolf Peterson. Kristina Penfold from the Copper Country Intermediate School District discusses how local schools are teaching kids with developmental disabilities. Listen to …

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Copper Country Today – November 1, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today, the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter celebrates 40 years serving victims of domestic violence, and prepares for a move. Todd VanDyke welcomes Mary Niemela, with the latest. And, a Red Jacket update – Todd talks with Main Street Calumet director Leah Polzien. To listen to …

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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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