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The Copper Country’s celebration of the mid-point of winter returns to Hancock on Saturday, January 28th. Enjoy the parade, the tori, the winter games, the polar bear dive, and the evening dance. Look for our Todd VanDyke, who will be serving as emcee for the parade, games and dive again this year. Additional activities celebrating our area’s Finnish heritage are scheduled from early January into early February. Learn more about Heikinpäivä, and check the full schedule of events here.
This year’s CopperDog 150 Dogsled Race will be held March 3rd, 4th and 5th. Last year, more than 500 volunteers helped make the race successful. Jobs range from dog handling, to monitoring road crossings, to setting up and tearing down the infrastructure. There’s something for everyone, and you’ll work with a great group of people! Take part individually, or with a group of friends or family. See what jobs are available, and sign up at CopperDog150.com. Our Todd VanDyke will be volunteering as the voice of the CopperDog again this year. Make plans to take part!
This year’s MTU Winter Carnival will be held from February 8th through 11th. This year’s theme is Snow Cascades Across The Decades. Enjoy the snow statues, the entertainment, and the athletic events. Listen to KBear 102.3 for updates all through Winter Carnival week.
Check the full Winter Carnival schedule and competition results here.
Build a sled, and join us at the Yooper Luge in Downtown Houghton on Saturday, February 18th. Isle Royale Street will be turned into a super sledding hill. Use it for fun, or take part in the competition that afternoon. There are divisions for kids and adults. KBear 102.3’s Todd VanDyke will be the event announcer again this year.
For rules and other details, visit the City of Houghton website.
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Todd VanDyke’s Throwback Thursday is “appointment radio” for the Keweenaw’s true country fans! Whether you prefer Hank or Hank Jr, phone your request to (906) 483-BEAR each Thursday between 6:00 and 10:00 am.
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