Youth Voices

Michaela with her students in Uganda

To Africa and Back: The Michaela Peterson Story, Part 1

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Can you imagine leaving everything you've ever known to go start a new chapter in your life?


The University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

YRP interviews foreign exchange students from UNC- Chapel Hill

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YRP producer Audrey Summers talked to two foreign exchange students from Northern Ireland and Scotland about their experience going to school in the U.S, and what traveling has taught them.


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Youth Show: May 15, 2014

Listen to the May Youth Show to hear great interviews with the senior class, a summer-themed vox pop, and much more!


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair

The Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair is an annual event for students to display their original projects. If you didn't make it to the fair this year, here's what you missed.


(Emory Maiden/Flickr)

Teacher Feature: Melissa Steele

For this Teacher Feature, YRP producer Molly Sietsema talked with Melissa Steele, CCMS math teacher, about her first year in Cook County and her plans for the summer.


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Seniors of the class of 2014

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Graduation is almost here, so Audrey Summers of the Youth Radio Project interviewed her fellow senior classmates Abbey Sutton, Shannon O'Phelan, and Anna Carman about the big event and their futur


What's better? The book or the movie? (az/Flickr.)

Book Talk: Adapted for the screen

After a hiatus, the YRP's "Book Talk" feature is back on the air. This time, Haylie Anderson and Joceline Deneweth discuss books that have been turned into movies.


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Untitled Poem #10 from Czarina Crow

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Every month, Youth Radio Project member Czarina Crow shares an original work of poetry. On the May show, she reads a moving, yet hopeful piece.


Summer is almost here (Krembo1/Flickr).

Youth Take: What are your plans for the summer?

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The end of the school year is almost here, so Youth Producer Jocelin Deneweth asked her fellow students what they plan on doing this summer.


Photo by Linda via Flickr.

ATV Safety Instructor Chuck Silence talks about the upcoming DNR Youth ATV Safety Training Course

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During the month of May, the DNR holds a Youth ATV Safety Training Course for students from the ages of 12-15.


Father Seamus Walsh (Image from the Diocese of Duluth.)

Father Seamus Walsh on being a priest and the new Catholic church

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Father Seamus Walsh has been a priest for 48 years. Recently, he sat down with Audrey Summers and talked about the many changes in the Catholic church, and his life as a priest.


Photo by Teeny! via Flickr.

Teacher Feature: CCHS Softball Coach Sarah McAteer

For this month's "Teacher Feature" Youth Producer Jocelin Deneweth talked to Sarah McAteer, the new CCHS softball coach.


"Young Writer Admirer"- An original poem by Czarina Crow

Young Writer Admirer

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Each month on the Youth Show, youth producer Czarina Crow reads an original poem. This month, her poem is entitled "Young Writer Admirer".


The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota (meetminneapolis/Flickr.)

YRP interviews Theater Sports participants about their Twin Cities theater trip

After a successful theater sports performance, two participants of the event, Cy Fortunato and Joey Chmelik, came to the studio to talk about the senior class theater trip in Minneapolis.


Photo by jak119 via Flickr.

Youth Take: Why Do You Run?

Some people wonder why anyone would run for fun. Youth Producer Audrey Summers went out and talked to her track team about why they run, and why they love it.


Photo by Sean Winters via Flicker.

The CCHS Baseball Team discusses their upcoming season

The Youth Radio Project talked to CCHS baseball players Owen Anderson, Joe Borud, and Richie Furlong about why they play the game, and what they look forward to in the upcoming season.


Photo by Teeny! via Flickr.

Teacher Feature: CCHS Softball Coach Sarah McAteer

For this month's Teacher Feature, Youth Producer Jocelin Deneweth interviewed CCHS Softball coach Sarah McAteer on why she coaches, and what the game teaches players.


Photo by Owen Hoglund.

YRP Interviews Austrian foreign exchange student Sophie Honeder

Sophie Honeder is a foreign exchange student from Linz, Austria who is spending the year in Grand Marais.


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Youth Show: April 17, 2014

On this month's Youth Show, we're talking about sports! We talk to the baseball team, hear from the track team, and catch up with theater sports participants.


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Youth Show: March 20, 2014

It's March, and the Youth Show is back with their monthly show! Molly Sietsema and Czarina Crow host.


Photo by Dan Coulter via Flickr.

All About the Cook County Robotics Team

WTIP North Shore Community Radio volunteer Julie Carlson interviewed students from Cook County High School, about being on the robotics team.


Photo by Mark Hunter via Flickr.

The Youth Media Project

Members of WTIP's Youth Radio Project are now getting involved with the Youth Media Project, a brand new idea from Anna Brown and Patrick Knight.


Photo by Thomas Favre-Bulle

YRP Interviews Anna Sandstrom, the new CCHS Student Success Coordinator

Producers from the Youth Radio Project interviewed Anna Sandstrom about her job as Cook County High School's Student Success Coordinator.


Photo by Brenderous via Flickr.

Joke to Memory, Relieved as Legacy

Czarina Crow is a high school student at CCHS and a gifted poet.


Photo by Bahman Farzad via Flickr.

Members of the Youth Radio Project interview the particpants of "Theater Sports"

Members of the Youth Radio Project sat down with two participants of Cook County High School's "Theater Sports"- and improvisation show put on by the


Jocelin shares an original story in this feature (Humberto Marum/Flickr)

Kat's Adventure

Have you ever wanted to jump into your favorite movie? Ever dreamt of fighting side by side with your favorite characters?


Youth producer Haylie Anderson shares the intro to her original story in this feature (Jon Fife/Flickr)

The Birth of Superpowers

Have you ever wondered if humans with superpowers live among us?


Paul Walker (dfirecop/Flickr)

Paul Walker Retrospective

Everyone has someone they look up to. For Courtney, that person was actor Paul Walker, who passed away this last year.


Youth Radio checks in with the CCHS Knowledge Bowl team in this interview (Matt Wathieu/Flickr)

Cook County Knowledge Bowl Team tryouts

Knowledge Bowl is a competition for high school students where participants compete in meets that challenge their knowledge of math, science, history and other top


There's a new Y in Cook County (ambernectar13/Flickr)

Youth Take: What about the new YMCA?

There's a new YMCA in Grand Marais!