The Copper Country community is heartbroken up on learning about the death of Bob Olson, the man who founded the Canal Run in 1975. Olson passed away on March 3 at the age of 87.
Olson was best known in the community for being the original voice of the Michigan Tech hockey team and for his long career in local radio with WMPL 920 AM. Below are several links to stories looking back at his life, and a video including interviews with Mitch Lake and Mary Ann Schulze.
- TV6 Story: http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/content/news/Remembering-Bob-Olson-475870533.html
- WMPL Story: http://wmpl920.com/bob-olson-passes/
- Mining Gazette Story: http://www.mininggazette.com/sports/local-sports/2018/03/original-voice-of-the-huskies-bob-olson-passes-away/
- Michigan Tech Huskies Story: http://michigantechhuskies.com/general/2017-18/releases/20180305h62p3y