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Copper Country Today – December 27, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today, Joe Cooper brings an update from the Copper Country Humane Society. Todd VanDyke talks with Della Juliano from UPCAP, who provides advice for interacting with relatives who are dealing with dementia. A series of classes begins soon. Listen to this week’s episode here. Copper …

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Copper Country Today – December 20, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today, Steve Elmer and Kelly Kamm from Michigan Tech share the latest on the virus, and wrap up the fall series of COVID-19 Town Halls they hosted. And, the Portage Lake District Library has launched a new winter reading program. Todd VanDyke talks with Dillon …

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Copper Country Today – December 13, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today program, Todd VanDyke talks with new Western Upper Peninsula Health Department medical director Dr. Bob Lorinser about topics that include the new COVID-19 vaccine. And, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Douglas Tice from Aspirus shares advice about getting ready for the winter outdoor sports season.  Listen …

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Copper Country Today – December 6, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today program, Todd VanDyke talks with two Alcoholics Anonymous leaders about maintaining sobriety in the holiday season during a pandemic. And, on Finnish Independence Day, Jim Kurtti from the Finish-American Heritage Center shares what freedom in the motherland meant to Finnish immigrants in the Keweenaw.  …

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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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