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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.



Radio Waves Music Festival

SAVE THE DATE!

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

The 2017 line-up is below:

Friday

Community Swing Band
Gene LaFond and Amy Grillo
Lake Effect
Pushing Chain
Blues Happy featuring Pete K
Trapper Schoepp
Step Rockets

Saturday

Sky Blue Ensemble
Svea
Portage
Moe and Larry
Bug House
Curry Family Band
Common Ground
Plucked Up String Band
Rich Mattson And the North Stars
Brother in Arms
Floydian Slip
Sam Miltich and Briand Morrison
SplinterTones​

Sunday

Gospel Show with Gordon Thorne
The Fish Heads
Joe Paulik
Fred Anderson
Mysterious Ways
Dusty Heart
Cook County’s Most Wanted
Jack Klatt Trio
Earth Wind and Todd

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.

      

Black Bear

Bear reports from Alaska have some North Shore residents on high alert

Reports of two human deaths as a result of recent black bear attacks in Alaska are generating national headlines.


Hands-on Mini Courses

Where: 
North House Folk School
When: 
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 2:00pm - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 12:00pm

North House Folk School offers Hands-on Mini Courses through September.

  • Thursdays, from 2 to 4 p.m. there is an intro to wood-fired baking.

Fourth of July Celebration

Where: 
Town of Tofte
When: 
Tue, 07/04/2017 - 11:00am

Free Family Day

Where: 
Cook County YMCA
When: 
Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

 

The Perspective From Here: 150 Artists From the North

Who: 
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Where: 
1080 Keewatin Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

The Perspective From Here: 150 Artists From the North

Who: 
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Where: 
1080 Keewatin Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
When: 
Sun, 09/24/2017 - 8:00pm

39th Annual Tofte Trek 10K Run/Walk

Where: 
Birch Grove School
When: 
Tue, 07/04/2017 - 9:00am

Open house

Who: 
​Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Where: 
Gunflint Trail, Moose Pond Drive
When: 
Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Listening to the Radio

Weekend News Roundup for June 24

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Local election challenge, carp in the news, Rep.


Cook County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue responded to the call in Colvill.

Injured hiker rescued at Kadunce River

Cook County Search & Rescue and Colvill Fire Department successfully rescued an injured hiker at the Kadunce River this afternoon.
 


Johnson Heritage Post

Johnson Heritage Post opens new exhibit

The Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais is opening a new exhibit Friday, June 23.


American Feedbag

Who: 
American Feedbag
When: 
Sun, 07/02/2017 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Skyport Lodge

Wisconsin band American Feedbag plays at Skyport Lodge from 5-8pm on Sunday.

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