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Copper Country Today 07-18-21

Alden Connor Jr. and Raistlin Awonohopay of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community talk the Powwow. It is back on after a one-year COVID hiatus the weekend of July 23-25. Learn about the schedule of events and just how important music and dance are to Ojibwe culture. The third Sunday in …

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Copper Country Today 07-11-21

Gail Ploe of the 906 FACE Project talks about a recent community survey on narcotic addiction. Over 50% of respondents (460+ in total) say they know someone who died from an overdose. A new nonprofit named The Guardians of the Keweenaw Ridge has formed in response to the proposed wind …

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Copper Country Today 07-04-21

New superintendent Denice Swanke gives us an update on how the summer season is unfolding at Isle Royale. Hancock City Councilor Ron Blau is also a longtime guts frisbee player. He stops by to preview this weekend’s International Frisbee Tournament. If you want to play, it is not too late!

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CCT 06-27-21

The return of the Copper Country Strawberry Festival is sure to be extra sweet this year. Judy Evert and Barb Worrall talk about the efforts of the Chassell Lions Club throughout the year, plus they dish on strawberry shortcake and more. Gary Lishinski and Amy Juntunen talk about a lesser …

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Copper Country 06-20-21

With mental health in the spotlight, Dial Help is sharing tips with how you can help someone who is severely depressed, and potentially suicidal. The 30th Anniversary show is this Saturday for the Pine Mountain Music Festival. Learn more about what to expect for this year’s performance with Diane and …

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Copper Country Today 06-13-21

State Senator Ed McBroom discusses a wide range of topics, including the potential overhaul of the Wolf Management Council and State Board of Education. SAIL’s summer work program for students with disabilities begins this week. Learn how you can participate in the program as a Summer Job Coach.

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Copper Country Today 06-06-21

Peter Mackin of the Salvation Army discusses the transition to a service center at the Hancock location. It helped the organization tackle the immense challenges related to filling the needs of those displaced by Calumet’s Fifth Street Fire. Daryl St. John and Mike McMahon of the Keweenaw ATV Club talk …

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CCT 05-30-21

Only one topic this week. Michigan Tech faculty member Roman Sidortsov took part in the Upper Peninsula Energy Task Force and he stops by to explain what this year’s Phase Two report contains. We also recap spring 2020’s examination on propane supply.

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Copper Country Today 05-23

Sarah Mills, a lecturer at the University of Michigan and member of the Graham Sustainability Institute, talks about the future of wind projects in the Western Upper Peninsula. What are the effects on the budgets of local government? How many jobs come with a new wind farm? Find out the …

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CCT 05-16

The Portage Lake District Library is teaming up with the Rabbit Island School again this summer. Find out the details with Executive Director Dillon Geshel. Refuge Manager Sara Siekierski talks about the road map to restoring the Huron Island Lighthouse, located east of the Abbaye Peninsula. You can get personally …

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