Recording For Radio Workshop

Recording For Radio Workshops

WTIP invites community members to participate in a new project designed to bring a wider range of voices to the air. Par


Cook County High School Robotics - playing catch with Potato Salad

Potato Salad was the robot the CCHS Robotics team used in 2014 for their competition in Duluth. The objective was to throw large ball through a hoop.

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Photographer: 
Lynden Blomberg

Lynden Blomberg

Hi, It’s Lynden Blomberg here. I recently joined WTIP’s Youth Radio Program and I am very happy to be part of it! I am in 8th grade and I go to Great Expectations School.


A view of Radio Waves Music Festival 2013 from the Sweetheart's Bluff Sliding Hill (Carah Thomas)

Radio Waves Music Festival

Join WTIP for the 8th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival September 11-13 

The Radio Waves Music Festival features live music throughout the day, a dance floor, children’s activities, and on-site food vendors.  Admission is only $5 a day, or $10 for the weekend. It’s a rain or shine event under a big-top tent at Sweetheart’s Bluff
in the Grand Marais Recreation Area.
 
We’re currently accepting applications for Radio Waves performers. If you’re interested in performing at this year’s event, simply pick up an application at the station, located at 1712 West Highway 61 in Grand Marais, and return the completed form via email or in person by Friday, April 3rd.  More information is available at 387-1070 or by e-mail at wtip@boreal.org
 


7th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival Re-cap

Area residents and visitors of all ages came together for three days of music September 5-7 at Sweetheart’s Bluff in Grand Marais as part of the 7th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival, sponsored by WTIP North Shore Community Radio. 
 
“We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who came together to make the festival possible,” says Deb Benedict, WTIP’s executive director.  “To everyone who volunteered their time, to the restaurants and food vendors who set up to provide food  on-site, and to the amazing musicians who provided great entertainment – thank you!   All these efforts helped make the festival a huge success.” 
 
WTIP would also like to thank the Grand Marais Recreation Area and its crew, and the City of Grand Marais, who were strong supportive partners that offered up the perfect location for the festival.  “Mostly,” says Benedict, “we’d like to thank our fabulous community for their support.  It was wonderful to bring together over 1700 people to enjoy the extraordinary talent and diversity of the area.” 
 
 
             7th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival Line-Up:

 
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th
4:00 p.m. North Shore Community Swing Band
5:10 p.m. Fred Anderson
5:40 p.m. Oversize Load
6:25 p.m. Jim & Michele Miller
7:05 p.m. Viton, LaVigne, Mills & Hand
7:45 p.m. Pushing Chain
8:30 p.m. Rich Mattson & The North Stars

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th
10:00 a.m. Larry Carpenter
10:30 a.m. John Silliman
11:00 a.m. Earth, Wind & Todd
11:50 a.m. Maria Nickolay
12:20 p.m. Trails End Band
1:10 p.m. skyBLUEtrio and the ORANGEgirl
2:00 p.m. The Curry Family Band
2:50 p.m. D’Merritt
3:40 p.m. Portage
4:30 p.m. Frozen Britches
5:05 p.m. Bughouse
5:45 p.m. Gina Lee
6:20 p.m. Cook County’s Most Wanted
7:10 p.m. Ric Gillman & Bruce Bowers
7:50 p.m. Al and Don and the Coast Connection Remnants
8:30 p.m. The Carpenter Ants

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th
10:00 a.m. Gordon Thorne with The Carpenter Ants
11:30 a.m. The Spruce Roots
12:20 p.m. Whurl
1:00 p.m. Shoot from the Hipsters
1:50 p.m. Joe Paulik Band
2:40 p.m. The Pete K. Group 
3:30 p.m. Briand Morrison & Roxann Berglund
4:05 p.m. Blues Galaxy
4:55 p.m. Sam Miltich & the Clearwater Hot Club
5:35 p.m. The SplinterTones

 

      

Randy Sabien

5th Annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend: April 10 & 11, 2015

Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend,
April 10 and 11, 2015 at Bluefin Bay Resort in Tofte!

 

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: February 26

Grace and Rhonnie report the latest School News.


Commissioner Jan Sivertson

Commissioner discusses radio towers

Radio towers, a new highway building and airport snow removal. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Jan Sivertson about these stories as well as good news in the arts for the Arrowhead.


Sen. Al Franken

Rural health care in jeopardy

Unless Congress addresses the Federally Qualified Health Center funding for rural clinics, Sawtooth Mountain and over 100 other clinics could lose significant financial support.


Technology Evening for Beginners and Below

Where: 
Grand Marais Public Library
When: 
Wed, 03/04/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Grand Marais Public Library hosts a Technology Evening for beginners and below, Wednesday, March 4th, from 6 to 8 pm.
This is what happens when you drive on snow-covered back roads in cold weather

West End News: February 26

Birch Grove Community School in Tofte held a well attended public meeting last week.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Words for Water

Words for Water is a gathering place for people who value the Lake Superior Basin and its fragile ecosystem.


Dance Party with DJ Beavstar

Who: 
Dance Party with DJ Beavstar
When: 
Thu, 03/12/2015 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's 467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen

 Papa Charlie's will feature Dance Party with DJ Beavstar on Thursday, March 12 from 9 PM to 1 AM.

Gordon Thorne

Who: 
Gordon Thorne
When: 
Thu, 03/12/2015 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Grille, 7192 West Hwy 61, Tofte

 Gordon Thorne will play at Bluefin Grille on Thursday, March 12 from 8 to 10 PM.

Eric Frost and Bill Hanson

Who: 
Eric Frost and Bill Hanson
When: 
Thu, 03/12/2015 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Poplar River Pub, 5700 West Hwy 61, Lutsen

 Eric Frost and Bill Hanson will be playing at Poplar River Pub on Thursday, March 12 from 6 to 8 PM.

Spotlight North

Who: 
Dave Simonett
When: 
Wed, 03/11/2015 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's 467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen

 Dave Simonett will perform at Papa Charlie's on Wednesday, March 11 from 8 to 10 PM.

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