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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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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

8th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival: 
September 11 to 13, 2015 

The eighth annual Radio Waves Music Festival is September 11 to 13 at Sweetheart’s Bluff in the Grand Marais campground.  The three day, family-friendly event features music by a variety of local and regional acts, as well as on-site food, children’s activities for a portion of the event and on-site camping, all on the shore of Lake Superior.

This year's festival features over 30 acts (see the listing of this year's musicians below), with a lineup for all musical tastes, including rock, classic country, folk, jazz, Americana, alternative country and more.  It kicks off Friday, September 11 at 4 p.m., and runs through Sunday evening, September 13, with the last act taking the stage at 5:30 p.m.  With a large tent for musicians as well as attendees, it’s a rain or shine event. 

Tickets are $10 per day, or $20 for the weekend, with children ages 12 and under free. 
 
The Radio Waves Music Festival is sponsored by WTIP North Shore Community Radio, an independent, local radio station broadcasting from the north shore of Lake Superior.  

 
8th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival Performers:
(as of 8/1/15, but subject to change)

FRIDAY, September 11
4:00 pm  North Shore Community Swing Band
4:50 pm  Sky Blue Trio
5:35 pm  Angel Hair Rasta
6:20 pm  Oversize Load
7:05 pm  Shoot from the Hipsters
7:50 pm Wild Berry Jam
8:30 pm  The SplinterTones

SATURDAY, September 12
10:00 am  Heck Yeah String Band
10:45 am  Frozen Britches
11:25 am  Plucked Up String Band
12:05 pm  Fred Anderson
12:35 pm  Portage
1:25 pm    Briand Morrison
1:55 pm    Larry Carpenter and Laura Moe
2:25 pm   The Curry Family Band
3:10 pm   Roxann Berglund
3:40 pm   The Brother Love Band
4:20 pm   Sam Miltich & the Clearwater Hot Club
5:00 pm  Earth, Wind & Todd
5:50 pm   Andy Keith
6:20 pm   Cook County’s Most Wanted
7:45 pm   Lake Effect
8:30 pm  Rich Mattson & the North Stars

SUNDAY, September 13
10:00 am  The Carpenter Ants with Gordon Thorne
11:30 am  Gillman & Bowers
12:15 pm  Amaroq
1:00 pm   Gina Lee
1:40 pm   Trails End Band
2:20 pm   Lehto & Wright
3:00 pm   John Silliman
3:30 pm   The Pete K. Group
4:15 pm   Maria Nickolay
4:45 pm   Louis Medina
5:30 pm   The Carpenter Ants

      

Don Juan

Who: 
Don Juan
When: 
Sat, 09/05/2015 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Sydney's (14 South Broadway, Grand Marais)

Don Juan performs at Sydney's in downtown Grand Marais on Saturday, September 5, starting at 6 p.m.

 

Pete Kavanaugh

Who: 
Pete Kavanaugh
When: 
Fri, 09/11/2015 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Grille, 7192 West Hwy 61, Tofte

 Pete Kavanaugh will be playing at Bluefin Grille on Friday, September 11 from 8 to 10 PM.

Ian Alexy

Who: 
Ian Alexy
When: 
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

 Ian Alexy will be playing at the Gun Flint Tavern on Thursday, September 10 from 7 to 10 PM.

The Carpenter Ants

Who: 
The Carpetnter Ants
When: 
Mon, 09/14/2015 - 8:30pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

 The Carpenter Ants will be playing at the Gun Flint Tavern on Monday, September 14 at 8:30 PM.

Gordon Thorne

Who: 
Gordon Thorne
When: 
Tue, 09/08/2015 - 6:30pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

 Gordon Thorne will be playing on Tuesday, September 8 at Gun Flint Tavern.  Music starts at 6:30 PM.

 

Sample Food Project Story

This is a sample story for the Local Food on the North Shore of Lake Superior Project.


Solar workshop and tour

Who: 
Cook County Local Energy Project
Where: 
North House Folk School, Grand Marais; Hovland Town Hall
When: 
Tue, 09/08/2015 - 7:00pm - Sat, 09/12/2015 - 9:01am

The Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP) hosts a free solar workshop and tour this month.

WTIP's Deb and Jeff discuss 'tropospheric ducting' and live broadcasting from the State Fair

WTIP engineer Jeff Nemitz and station manager Deb Benedict joined North Shore Morning host Mary Manning to talk about recent atmospheric conditions causing radio reception problems, in addition t

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'Afternoon Tea' hosted by Cook County Higher Education on September 9

Door prizes, a quilt auction, fancy hats and a talk on royal family feuds – Cook County Higher Education’s Afternoon Tea has a lot to offer!

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Violence Prevention Center offers fall support group for survivors of sexual harm

The Violence Prevention Center in Grand Marais will be offering a fall support group for survivors of sexual harm.

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Blue-bead lily

North Woods Naturalist: Transition to autumn

Even though there have been late summer days, we’re transitioning into autumn. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about autumn around the corner.

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