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Copper Country Today – July 5, 2020

This week on Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with Casey VerBerkmoes, candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 110th state house seat. Ben Ciavola from the Houghton Waterfront Redevelopment Citizens Group explains why the group wants the City of Houghton to re-start the Lakeshore Drive Redevelopment process, and discusses …

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Copper Country Today – June 28, 2020

Meet Joe Brogan and Jim Gabe, the two candidates for Baraga County Sheriff running in the Republican primary August 4th. Because there is no announced Democrat, the primary winner will likely become the new sheriff. Copper Country Today is broadcast locally on Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula each Sunday morning at 7:00 …

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Copper Country Today – June 21, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke talks with Lawrence Dale, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 110th State House seat, about his views. Portage Health Foundation Executive Director Kevin Store discusses what his organization is doing to assist the community in dealing with effects of the …

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Copper Country Today – June 14, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today program, Todd VanDyke talks with the two candidates for the Democratic Party nomination for the First U.S. House of Representatives District, Dana Ferguson and Linda O’Dell. Copper Country Today is sponsored by the Portage Health Foundation. Copper Country Today airs Sunday mornings at 7:00 …

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Copper Country Today – June 7, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today, Todd VanDyke spoke with the two candidates for Houghton County Sheriff running in the August 4th primary election – incumbent Brian McLean, and challenger Steven Laux. There is no announced Democratic opponent for the November election, so the primary winner will likely run unopposed. …

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Copper Country Today – May 31, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today program with Todd VanDyke: From the Western U.P. Health Department, Dr. Robert Van Howe reviewed the current state of COVID-19 antibody testing available in the Copper Country, and Pete Baril explained the department’s contact tracing process… Janet Metsa, candidate in the August primary for …

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Copper Country Today – May 24, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today: Jeff Bugni from the Frank A. Douglass Insurance Agency shared information about the major change coming to Michigan’s auto insurance policies in early July… Finlandia University president Dr. Philip Johnson discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the university and its students, and outlined …

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Copper Country Today – May 17, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today program with Todd VanDyke: Houghton city manager Eric Waara discussed the city’s new recreational marijuana ordinances, problems found with the recent structural inspection of the city’s parking decks, and the financial challenged the COVID-19 pandemic presents to the city… Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau …

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Copper Country Today – May 10, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today… Todd VanDyke talked with Ryan Heinonen and Dr. Timothy LaBonte from UP Health System-Portage about their COVID-19 readiness, and how they’re providing health care during the pandemic. State Representative Greg Markkanen brought the latest news from Lansing, and explained why he wants another term. …

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Copper Country Today – May 3, 2020

On this week’s Copper Country Today program… The 2020 Michigan Kids Count is out, and Todd VanDyke speaks with Kelsey Perdue from the Michigan League for Public Policy about the status of our kids in Michigan and the Copper Country. See data from the report here. Epidemiologist Dr. Kelly Kamm from …

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