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Copper Country Today – May 22, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today… • Michigan Manufacturers Association president John Walsh talks with host Todd VanDyke about manufacturing in the Keweenaw, and about a new program at Hancock High School that will help prepare students for manufacturing careers. Listen to the conversation here. • Brad Barnett from the …

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Copper Country Today – May 15, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today… • Bicycle season has arrived in the Keweenaw. Todd VanDyke talks bicycle safety with Tour da Yoop eh organizer James Studinger, and also previews that event, which will visit the Copper Country later this summer. Hear the segment here. • A criminal record can …

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Copper Country Today – May 8, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today program… • Sea Change Expeditions sails Lake Superior to raise awareness about warming lake temperatures, pollution and invasive species. Ahead of their visit to the Copper Country, host Todd VanDyke talks with Captain Mike Gordon, Katya Gordon and their crew. Listen to the conversation …

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Copper Country Today – May 1, 2022

On this edition of Copper Country Today… Women played an outsized role in the historic 1913 Keweenaw copper strike. Historian Allie Penn talks with host Todd VanDyke about the groundbreaking actions they took. Listen here. After two years on the sideline because of COVID-19 concerns, Bridgefest will be back this …

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Copper Country Today – April 24, 2022

On this week’s edition of Copper Country today, Todd Vandyke talks with the three candidates for the open Houghton City Council seat in the May 3rd special election. Hear what they think about the parking deck, waterfront development, and other pertinent issues. Listen to the interview with Mike Salmi here. …

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Copper Country Today – April 17, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today program, host Todd VanDyke talks with Matt Zika about the potential for severe weather in the spring and summer, and how to protect yourself. Listen to the discussion here. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Paige Setter-Hallwachs and Virginia Lambert from Dial Help discuss …

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Copper Country Today – April 10, 2022

On this week’s edition of Copper Country Today: The City of Houghton has some land that’s not being used. Where did it come from, should it be sold, and for what could the proceeds be used? City Manager Eric Waara talks with Todd VanDyke. Listen to the discussion here. The …

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Copper Country Today – April 3, 2022

On the April 3rd edition of Copper Country Today: Dennis Livesay and Tim Havens talk with Todd VanDyke about cutting edge computer projects at Michigan Tech, and the upcoming MTU Computer Showcase. Listen to the conversation here. Copper Country Angel Mission Board Member Sherry Middlemis-Brown has the latest news about …

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Copper Country Today – March 27, 2022

On this week’s Copper Country Today program: Several tragic fires have already occurred in the Keweenaw this year. Todd VanDyke talks with Jon Stone, EMS Director at Michigan Tech, Instructor for the Michigan Firefighter Training Council, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Aspirus Health, and member of the Stanton Township Fire Department, …

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Copper Country Today 3-20-22

Calumet Electronics COO Todd Brassard discusses the company’s expansion and its long-range goals for its campus headquarters. Michigan Tech Professor Mark Rudnicki talks about his new research area, cross laminated timber. Rudnicki is looking into whether Michigan hardwoods can be used in the process. Cross laminated timber allows wood to …

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