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Start your day the fun way, with Todd VanDyke and your Morning Coffee!

Laugh to Stoopid Criminals in the News, the Doofus of the Day, and Todd’s other tongue-in-cheek features. Get the latest news from our Keweenaw Report, local sports, and weather from the WeatherEye Weather Center. And, you’ll enjoy a great mix of country music – the newest hits, and your favorite classics (especially on Throwback Thursday).

Todd also welcomes special guests to the program, from newsmakers and community leaders to musicians and entertainers. Make sure you start each day with your Morning Coffee on KBear 102.3, or via our stream!

Thursday, June 13th: Brandon Schlief from Keweenaw Chevrolet and Keweenaw Buick GMC stopped by the studio to preview the Touch A Truck event and Classic Car Show the dealerships will be hosting Saturday as part of Bridgefest. Hear how you can join the fun here:

Wednesday, June 12th: Blues singer Julie McIntosh visited Todd in the studio to talk about Thursday’s Red Jacket Radio Shows at the Calumet Theatre. Listen to a great conversation about blues, and find out about the show, here:

Wednesday, June 12th: Robert “Bubba” Magowan from the non-profit Simple Kindness for Youth (SKY) dropped by the studio to preview the Chicken Bingo event coming up Saturday at Bridgefest. Hear about it here:

Wednesday, June 5th: Musicians Jim and Teri Enrietti joined Todd in the studio, along with Calumet Theatre director Marlin Lee, to preview their big pasty and polka party Friday evening in the Red Jacket Ballroom. Find out how to get in on the fun here:

Posted Monday, May 20th: David Crowley from Bridgefest visited the studio to encourage participation in the upcoming Bridgefest parade. There’s nearly $1,000 in cash prizes up for grabs! Find out how to be part of the fun here:

Posted Wednesday, May 15th: Tom Swetich dropped by the studio to talk about Saturday’s Yoopers Go Topless Day. What’s that REALLY about? Listen here:

Posted Wednesday, May 15th: Todd welcomed Kevin Store from the Portage Health Foundation, with information about Experience the Keweenaw, on Memorial Day weekend. See the full schedule here, and listen to the conversation here:

Posted Monday, May 13th: Todd talked with “The Voice” semifinalist Chris Kroeze on the Morning Coffee program. Chris will perform Saturday at 7:30 at the Calumet Theatre. Learn about him, his experience on “The Voice,” and his music here:

Posted Tuesday, May 7th: Dr. Shalini Johnson, ophthalmologist at Aspirus Keweenaw, visited Todd to talk about eye issues, particularly macular degeneration. Hear the discussion here:

Posted Monday, May 6th: Jon Stone from Michigan Tech stopped by the studio to recruit volunteers to assist with Thursday’s mock emergency drill. Can you help? Sign up here, and find out what it’s all about here:

Posted Friday, May 3rd: Sarah Golus, Kinesiologist at Aspirus Keweenaw, visited Todd in the studio to talk about expanded cardiac and pulmonary rehab services now offered at the Houghton Clinic. What are cardiac and pulmonary services, and could you benefit? Find out here:

Posted Tuesday, April 30th: Certified Nurse Practitioner Clint Pakkala joined Todd VanDyke in the studio to talk about Iovera, a drug-free procedure that can help relieve chronic pain in knees and other joints. Hear the discussion, and find out if this might be for you, here:

Posted Monday, April 29th: Jenn Jenich-Laplander and Stacy Bussierie from Aspirus Keweenaw stopped by the studio to preview tonight’s Aspiring Women event. Meet 20 providers of all sorts of medical services at the MUB. Call 337-6541 to sign up (for free), and hear more details here:

Posted Wednesday, April 24th: Alice Chapman, Ani Seigel and Brian Knewtson from the Houghton High School Drama Club visited Todd in the studio to talk about the play they’re presenting this weekend. It’s called The Canterville Ghost. See it Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:00, and Sunday afternoon at 2:00 at the Houghton High School auditorium. Hear about it here:

Posted Monday, April 22nd: Angela Luskin from UP Health System-Portage stopped by the studio to talk with Todd about Saturday’s Sisu Shuffle. Sign up for free here, and enjoy their conversation here:

Posted Friday, April 19th: Dr. Kirk Klemme from Aspirus Keweenaw joined Todd in the studio to discuss opioids and pain management. If you deal with chronic pain, or if you’ve become dependent on opioids, help is available. Listen here:

Posted Tuesday, April 16th: Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Robin Meneguzzo from Aspirus Keweenaw visited Todd in the studio to talk about Functional Medicine, and how that approach can help people live healthier, more enjoyable lives. Learn the details here:

Posted Friday, April 12th: Lydia Lytle from Aspirus Keweenaw stopped by the studio to talk about the new aquatic therapy program that can help those who deal with physical limitations or chronic pain. Listen to the discussion here:

Posted Thursday, April 11th: Nikki L’Esperance dropped by the studio to preview Saturday’s Copper Country Wellness Fair. It runs from 10:00 until 2:00 at the Calumet High School gym, and it’s free! Learn more here:

Posted Friday, April 5th: John and Jim Leech, grandsons of Hockey Hall of Famer Jack “Doc” Gibson, visited Todd in the studio to talk about their grandfather, his influence on early hockey, and the Gibson Cup. Hear the discussion here:

Posted Wednesday, April 3rd: Marlin Lee from the Calumet Theatre stopped by the studio to preview Sunday’s folk music show with William Florian, along with several other country concerts on the schedule. Get tickets at the theatre website, and listen to details here:

Posted Monday, April 1st: Mike Babcock from the Calumet Wolverines checked in by phone to talk about the Calumet Colosseum’s victory in the Kraft Hockeyville competition, the GHLH playoffs from last weekend, and the upcoming Gibson Cup tournament. Hear the discussion here:

Posted Friday, March 29th: Mike Babcock from the Calumet Wolverines visited the studio to encourage voting for the Colosseum in the Kraft Hockeyville competition, and to preview the Great Lakes Hockey League playoffs. Hear the discussion here:

Posted Monday, March 25th: Family Nurse Practitioner Deborah Gruver visited the studio to talk about the Aspirus Keweenaw Diabetes, Foot, and Weight Loss Clinics. Learn about them here: