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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.

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.

Radio Waves Music Festival


The 10th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival is set for September 8-10, 2017 at Sweetheart's Bluff in the Grand Marais Recreation Area. 

Call for MUSICIANS: 
The deadline to submit an online application is May 1, 2017

Click here for more information about applying to perform at Radio Waves.
Click here to go directly to the online application.

Call for ARTISTS:
Help us celebrate 10 years of Radio Waves by submitting your design/logo for this year's festival!
The deadline to submit a design is Friday, May 12.

Click here for more information and details.

Stay tuned for more information in the coming months!
The Radio Waves Music Festival is a favorite for visitors, area residents and performing musicians. It’s held rain or shine - with two stages housed under a large tent - and includes on-site food, children’s activities and on-site camping. Admission – available at the gate - is $10 per day or $20 for the weekend, and free to children 12 and under.
Radio Waves is made possible in part with funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, and is supported by a grant from the Grand Marais Area Tourism Association and Visit Cook County.


Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

City moves ahead on Public Works building

The City of Grand Marais has moved ahead on its Public Works facility and the accompanying bonding.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: April 27

Rachel, Noah, and Molly report the latest school news.

Click here for more school news. 

Rep. Rob Ecklund

Rep. Rob Ecklund on lead shot, two lines and imported minnows

The House has a bill that would prevent the DNR from issuing new rules restricting lead shot.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep.

Joe Paulik

Joe Paulik
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 7:00pm
Lutsen Resort Lobby

Joe Paulik plays at Lutsen Resort from 7-10pm on Saturday.

Timmy Haus

Timmy Haus
Sun, 05/07/2017 - 7:30pm
Gunflint Tavern

Timmy Haus plays at the Gunflint Tavern at 7:30pm on Sunday.

Jim and Michele Miller

Jim and Michele Miller
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 4:00pm
Voyageur Brewing Co.

Jim and Michele Miller play at Voyageur Brewing from 4-7pm on Saturday.

Thomas Spence took this picture of a turkey passing through his yard.

Turkeys spotted on the North Shore

Photographer Thomas Spence had an unusual visitor to his Tofte yard. After Spence posted a photo of a wild turkey on his Facebook page, multiple other sightings of the birds were reported.

People's Climate March

Arrowhead Indivisible
Harbor Park in Grand Marais
Sat, 04/29/2017 - 12:00pm

Rena Rogers at the podium during Tuesday's press conference. All photos by Rhonda Silence

County officially unveils new logo, focuses on communication policy

Improved communication and a look at the new county logo were among the highlights during several meetings in the Cook County Commissioners room on Tuesday, April 25th. 

North Woods Naturalist: Spring takeover

Although springs seems to keep coming and going, naturalist Chel Anderson reassures us that we are closing in on spring. WTIP’s Jay Andersen learns more in this interview.

Commissioner Bursheim

Emergency Management and Public Information department discussed

At the recent county board meeting, commissioners heard an annual report from county engineer Dave Betts.

Stories in Stone

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center
Sun, 05/07/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

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