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KBear 102.3 is proud to support the annual Copper Country Humane Society Bash on Saturday. Join the fun at the shelter between noon and 4:00. Have a free hot dog. Spin the prize wheel. Bid on items and packages in the live auction, beginning at 1:00. You might even meet a new furry friend. Check full details here.
Our coverage of the Bash is brought to you by Erickson Feed, Seed and Pet Supply, Victoria’s Kitchen, Bayshore Veterinary Clinic, the Kaleva Café, the Blue Iris, Quincy Mine Tours, and Northern Specialty Health.
The first Calumet Music Festival will be held Saturday, August 6th from noon until 8:00 at Agassiz Park. Enjoy music from the Wing Nuts, Boodie Creek, and the Grammy-nominated Hadden Sayers Band. from Houston. Tickets are $10.00 in advance or $15.00 the day of, and are on sale now at the Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau office in Calumet. Get the latest information from the event Facebook page.
Our coverage of the Calumet Music Festival is brought to you by Bucko’s Party Store, Cross Country Sports, Copper World, Keweenaw Glass and Door, Calumet Ace Hardware, JP’s Fast Track Lube and Tire, Harter’s Party Store and Outdoor Sports Center, Gardenview Assisted Living and Memory Care, and the Americinn of Calumet.
Baraga County Fair
The Baraga County Fair returns to the fairgrounds in Pelkie August 12th, 13th and 14th. This year’s fair will feature expanded activities for kids, along with the queen contest, live entertainment, animals, exhibits, and the demolition derby. For the full schedule, click here. For the latest news, visit the fair’s Facebook page.
Calumet Township will celebrate its 150th birthday Friday and Saturday, August 19th and 20th, with live music, good food, fireworks, a parade, and a street fair. Our Todd VanDyke will emcee Saturday’s events. For full details. click here.
Our coverage of the Big 150 is brought to you by Bucko’s Party Store, Cross Country Sports, Copper World, Keweenaw Glass and Door, Calumet Ace Hardware, JP’s Fast Track Lube and Tire, Harter’s Party Store and Outdoor Sports Center, Gardenview Assisted Living and Memory Care, Edward Jones Agent Shelly Larson, and the Americinn of Calumet.
The Houghton County Fair returns August 25th through 28th. Enjoy the midway, exhibits, special programs and entertainment at the Fairgrounds in Hancock. Look for the KBear Kruiser, and listen for our reports from the fair. Link to full details here.
KBear 102.3 Honored by Michigan Association of Broadcasters
Houghton Community Broadcasting has won two Merit Awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters – one for our Keweenaw Report Morning Sports Update with Todd VanDyke, which airs on KBear 102.3 and our sister station, 97.7 The Wolf; and the other for our Deer Hunters Roundup, hosted by Kevin Ericson. We’re working hard to bring quality radio to the Copper Country!
Schools may be off for the summer, but we’re already planning the Copper Country’s most complete high school football coverage for this fall. Take a sneak peek at our plans here.