99.3 The Lift is the Keweenaw’s home for the hottest pop hits!

Groove out to music from Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran, Adele, Maroon 5, Katy Perry, Sia, and more.


Win a Mall of America Experience!

99.3 The Lift is rewarding a Copper Country resident for doing good! Take a photo of yourself performing some type of community service, and get it to us for a chance to win two nights at the Radisson Blu MOA, with lots of passes to attractions. Find out how to enter here.


The Houghton County Fair returns Thursday through Sunday, August 22nd through 25th. Enjoy the midway, exhibits, live music, and grandstand features that make this the western Upper Peninsula’s largest fair! See the full fair schedule here.

Look for us at the fair, and listen for our updates on KBear 102.3, brought to you by the Lighthouse at Hancock, your Sears Hometown Store, Auto Pro Glass and Tire, Snap Fitness, Pepsi of Houghton, Great Lakes Mutual Insurance, Otter River Outfitters, Matt’s Auto Glass and Body Repair, and the Flower Shop in Hancock.


Downtown Houghton Concerts

Concerts are held each Thursday in August at 7:00 at the bandshell at Ray Kestner Waterfront Park. There is no charge – remember to bring a chair or blanket to sit on! The series is presented by Century 21 North Country Agency, with additional sponsorship from the City of Houghton, the Frank A. Douglass Insurance Agency, Pepsi of Houghton, Swift True Value Hardware, RE/MAX Douglass Real Estate, Surplus Outlet, Tadych’s Econo Foods, KeweenawReport.com, and 99.3 The Lift.

August 22nd
Outlaw’d
August 29th
Figure 4 Leg Lock


Finnish bluegrass-rockers Steve ‘n’ Seagulls return to the Rozsa Center, with their unique blend of bluegrass and hard rock classics. Their version of AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” made them a an international YouTube sensation. The video of their version of “House of the Rising Sun” was shot at the Quincy Smelter and the Redridge Dam. For tickets and more information, click here.


The 30th annual Parade of Nations will step off at 11:00 am Saturday, September 21st. The parade features international students from MTU, Finlandia and NMU. Afterward, enjoy international food, drink and entertainment at the Multi-Cultural Festival at Dee Stadium. Check out the details here.


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 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.


The Voice of the Finlandia Lions

99.3 The Lift is proud to be the official radio voice of the Finlandia University athletic teams.

See our broadcast schedule here!


99.3 The Lift is the Copper Country’s home of all four Detroit major league sports teams.
Check their schedules here…