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Heikinpäivä Begins With Kalevala Art Exhibit

Heikinpäivä celebrates the mid-point of the winter season–a day which can’t come soon enough. Though the parade won’t take place until the last Saturday of this month, there are Heikinpäivä events starting this week. Finnish-American Heritage Center Director Jim Kurtti describes an art exhibit opening Tuesday at the Copper Country …

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FAHC To Launch Finnish American Folk School

“Although our region maintains a strong ethnic pride in its Finnish roots, the loss of language and traditional arts and crafts has left many among our residents very little onto which they can attach their ethnic identity.” So says Finnish American Heritage Center Director Jim Kurtti, and he’s doing something about it. He …

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Packers Thrash Giants – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school hockey tonight, L’Anse skates at Jeffers. Our broadcast will begin around 6:40 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. In boys high school basketball tonight… – L’Anse tips off at Houghton – our broadcast will begin around 7:00 …

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Keweenaw Gold Fundraiser Tickets On Sale

Houghton, Michigan—Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is currently planning their annual Keweenaw Gold fundraiser. It will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Bonfire Steakhouse Bar & Grill on the 7th floor of the Magnuson Hotel in Houghton. This year’s theme is “Blue Prints for Our Community’s Future” inspired by …

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Calumet’s First Fridays Features Art Walk

Even with frigid temperatures, you can still warm your spirit in Calumet tonight during their First Friday Art Walk. Main Street Calumet Director Leah Polzien says people simply start at one end of the street and head to the other, stopping at the many businesses and art galleries that are …

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Tickets On Sale For Pigs N Heat Hockey Game

The best of local police and fire departments will face off once again in the annual Pigs N Heat hockey game next month. Lt. Nick Roberts of the Houghton Police Department says the game serves as a fundraiser for crime and fire victims in Houghton and Keweenaw County. There wasn’t …

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