The 12 Dogs of Christmas

Half of our 12 Dogs of Christmas have already been adopted! Do you have room in your heart and home for one of the remaining six, or one of the other dogs or cats at the Copper Country Humane Society? Click here for more information.

This year’s Raise the Woof Comedy Show for the Copper Country Humane Society will be held January 19th at the Orpheum Theater/Studio Pizza in Hancock. Tommy Bayer and Ryan Kahl will open, with veteran funnyman Derick Lengwenus as the headliner. KBear 102.3’s own Todd VanDyke will again be the emcee. Join the fun, and help our Humane Society serve the animals of the Keweenaw!


KBear 102.3 thanks Superior Block and the Orpheum Theater/Studio Pizza for teaming with us to cover the costs of the show. All money paid for tickets will go directly to the Humane Society.

The Copper Country’s mid-winter celebration includes enrichment classes, music, dances, movies and other activities through the month of January, and into early February. The big parade, tori, games, and polar bear dive will take place January 26th, with KBear 102’s own Todd VanDyke as the announcer.

Check the full schedule, and sign up for enrichment classes here.

The Keweenaw’s best coverage of Heikinpäivä is brought to you by Finlandia University, Pepsi of Houghton, and the Gartner’s Gallery January Clearance Sale.

Years of Innovation STEM from this Snowy Situation

This year’s Michigan Tech Winter Carnival will take place from February 6th through 9th on campus, and in the surrounding community. Enjoy entertainment, athletic competitions, and – of course – the famous snow statues. Check the full events schedule here. Listen for coverage on KBear 102.3, brought to you by Pepsi of Houghton and Swift True Value Hardware.

Volunteer registration is underway for the CopperDog 150. There are many types of jobs before, during and after the race. Get involved by yourself, or with a group of friends. See what’s available and sign up at If you have done a job before, and are planning on doing it again, please remember to sign up again, so organizers know you’ll be there. KBear 102.3’s Todd VanDyke will be the volunteer race announcer again this year.

Listen for complete coverage of the CopperDog 150, the CopperDog 80 and the CopperDog 25 the first weekend in March on the Voice of the CopperDog, KBear 102.3… brought to you by Bucko’s Party Store, Copper World and the Calumet Mercantile, Pepsi of Houghton, Pat’s Foods and Festival Foods, and Lassila Insurance of Mohawk.

High School Hockey and Hoops!

KBear 102.3 presents the area’s largest schedule of high school hockey and basketball games – with each broadcast in crystal-clear FM. Follow your favorite team on the Keweenaw’s High School Sports Leader!

 Check our 2018-2019 high school hockey and basketball broadcast schedules here.

Winter and spring sports sponsorship packages are still available, along with sponsorship options for individual teams, specific games, and the playoffs. Our high school sports broadcasts are an affordable way to build your business, and reach new clients. To learn more, call us at 482-7700 – and join our team!