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The Baraga Lake Trout Festival is back! Join the fun June 11th on the L’Anse waterfront, or enter the Keweenaw Bay Classic Fishing Tournament. Look for our Todd VanDyke at the sound system. See full details here.


Bridgefest returns to Houghton and Hancock June 16th through 19th. Bring the family out for great food, music, lots of activities, the Copper Country’s biggest parade, and fireworks. Vendor sign-up and parade sign-up are now open. Look for the KBear Kruiser in the parade, and listen for the official fireworks music on our sister station, 97.7 The Wolf. See the full schedule here.


KBear 102.3 Honored by MAB

KBear 102.3 earned several honors when the Michigan Association of Broadcasters handed out its Small Market Broadcast Excellence Awards for the year 2021.
“Morning Coffee Program with Todd VanDyke” – Best – Morning Show Broadcast Personality or Team
“Keweenaw Report Morning Sports” – Best – Sportscast
“Morning Coffee Calendar” – Best – Feature Program
“12 Pets of Christmas” – Best – Use of New Media (Single Project)
“Christmas Carol Contest” – Merit – Marketing Materials and Promos
“Brian McLean Funeral Coverage” – Merit – Feature/Use of Medium

We work hard to serve our listeners, our advertisers, and our community. Thanks to the MAB and this year’s judges for recognizing our efforts!


High School Sports!

KBear 102.3 is the Voice of Calumet Copper Kings athletics! Listen for every Calumet football and hockey game, along with selected volleyball, basketball, baseball and softball contests. Follow the Kings on the air, through our stream, our free Android and Apple apps, or say “Alexa, play KBear 102!


Our sister station, 97.7 The Wolf, is the Voice of the Houghton Gremlins.

See our broadcast schedule here.

See the daily schedule for all our high school sports teams here.


KBear 102.3 is proud to welcome country superstars Joe Nichols and Ricky Skaggs to the Lake Fanny Hooe-Down at the Fanny Hooe Resort and Campground in Copper Harbor. Don’t miss this exciting show, which will also include a big selection of other local and regional performers. Get your tickets and make your resort or campground reservations here.


Alexa Recognizes KBear 102!

Just click on the link above through the account your Amazon Echo is registered under, to install our skill. Then, when you want to hear the best country music, award-winning local news and sports, and high school play by play, say “Alexa, play KBear 102!”