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KBear 102.3’s 21st Birthday Party!

Join us Friday, July 26th, at the Continental Fire Company to celebrate our “finally legal” birthday! There’ll be great music by Outlaw’d, and some nifty prizes you could win. See the details here…


U.P. Firefighters Tournament

The 125th annual Upper Peninsula Fighters Tournament will be hosted by the Calumet Township Fire Department Thursday through Friday, July 25th through 27th. All are invited to salute our firefighters! Highlights include the dress parade Thursday at 7:00, followed by a street dance at the Colosseum with Tom Katalin and Highway 41. Races begin Friday at noon, with the Firefighters Ball Friday night at the Colosseum, featuring Marshall Law. The Commercial Parade is Saturday at 11:00. Our coverage of the tournament is brought to you by…

Bucko’s Party StoreThe Torch Lake Federal Credit UnionThe Lighthouse at HancockAdvance Tec Body RepairFerrellgas • North Star BP • The Houghton Super 8 HotelMiller’s RecreationThe Kaleva CaféTadych’s Econo FoodsHarter’s Auto SupplyCalumet Floral and GiftsCross Country SportsCopper World and the Calumet MercantilePepsi of HoughtonPat’s Foods and Festival FoodsCampioni’s True Value Hardware


Fast Pitch Softball Tourney

The Copper Country Fast Pitch Softball League will cap off its 50th year with its championship tournament Saturday, July 27th, at the Bone Yard in Lake Linden. Our coverage will begin at 9:45, and we’ll bring you both semifinals and the championship game. Thanks to our sponsors…

Coca Cola of HancockBucko’s Party StoreThe Kaleva CaféThe Loading Zone II


KBear 102.3 welcomes country music hitmaker and slide guitar master Lee Roy Parnell to the Calumet Theatre at 7:30 on Saturday, August 31st. Lee Roy’s classic country hits include “What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am,” “Love Without Mercy,” “Tender Moment,” “On the Road,” “I’m Holding My Own,” “Heart’s Desire,” “Givin’ Water to a Drowning Man” and more. Learn more, and buy tickets, here.

Save 40% on tickets – while they last – at the Keweenaw Shopper!


Kraft Hockeyville USA!!!

The Calumet Colosseum has won the Kraft Hockeyville USA competition!

The Kraft Hockeyville NHL exhibition game will feature our own Detroit Red Wings! The Wings will take on the Saint Louis Blues at the Colosseum on Thursday, September 26th. The Colosseum will also receive a $150,000 grant for rink improvements, and $10,000 worth of hockey equipment!

Thanks to all those who voted, to those who organized the Colosseum effort, and to Kraft Heinz for enabling us to write another chapter in the storied history of hockey in the Copper Country! Follow our Hockeyville progress at the Colosseum website and Facebook page.


High School Football!

The high school football season begins August 29th. KBear 102.3 will bring you a full slate of games, featuring all our local teams, and every playoff contest. Listen on the air, through our stream, or use our free Android and Apple apps. Call 482-7700 to learn about affordable business sponsorship packages. See our broadcast schedule here.