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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

The 10th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival is set for September 8-10, 2017 at Sweetheart's Bluff in the Grand Marais Recreation Area. This year's festival will feature 28 local and regional acts - check out the lineup below.

It’s held rain or shine - with two stages and a dance floor housed under a large tent.

2017 line-up:

Friday
Community Swing Band • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Gene LaFond and Amy Grillo • 5:10 - 5:50 p.m.
Pushing Chain • 6:00 - 6:50 p.m.
Blues Happy featuring Pete K • 7:00 - 7:50 p.m.
Trapper Schoepp • 8:00 - 8:50 p.m.
Step Rockets • 9:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday
Sky Blue Ensemble • 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
SVEA • 11:00 - 11:20 a.m.
Portage • 11:30 - 12:20 p.m.
Moe and Larry • 12:30 - 1:10 p.m.
Bughouse! • 1:20 - 2:10 p.m.
Common Ground • 2:20 - 2:50 p.m.
Curry Family Band • 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Plucked Up String Band • 3:40 - 4:30 p.m.
Rich Mattson and the Northstars • 4:40 - 5:30 p.m.
Brothers in Arms • 5:40 - 6:20 p.m.
Floydian Slip • 6:30 - 7:20 p.m.
Sam Miltich and Briand Morrison • 7:30 - 8:20 p.m.
SplinterTones • 8:30 - 10:00 p.m.

Sunday
Gospel Show with Gordon Thorne • 10:00 - 11:10 a.m.
The Fish Heads • 11:20 - 11:50 a.m.
Joe Paulik • 12:00 - 12:40 p.m.
Fred Anderson • 12:50 - 1:20 p.m.
Mysterious Ways • 1:30 - 2:10 p.m.
Dusty Heart • 2:20 - 3:10 p.m.
Cook County’s Most Wanted • 3:20 - 4:10 p.m.
Jack Klatt • 4:20 - 5:20 p.m.
Earth Wind and Todd • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
 

More information about the festival:

  • The Radio Waves Music Festival is a favorite for visitors, area residents and performing musicians. If you're never been to Radio Waves before, check out this video from the 2014 festival - to see what it's all about!
  • It’s held rain or shine - with two stages and a dance floor housed under a large tent.
  • Several vendors will be on-site with food/beverages. Outside food and beverages are accepted on the grounds as well.
  • Some chairs are provided under the tent, but feel free to bring your own.
  • Well-behaved pets are welcome - but please make sure they're on a leash.
  • The Kids' Tent offers children’s activities and facepainting from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
  • Admission – available at the gate - is $10 per day or $20 for the weekend, and free to children 12 and under.
Volunteer Opportunities:
We're always in need of volunteers to help make Radio Waves a success if you're able to help for a few hours during the festival. To find out the available opportunities, give Jana or Deb a call at the station, 218-387-1070.

Or you can sign up online,  just use the following SignUpGenius links:
Help with Set Up and/or Tear Down
Help at the Ticket & Information Tent
Help at the Membership & Merchandise Tent
Help at the Kids Tent

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.

      

Timmy Haus

Who: 
Timmy Haus
When: 
Sat, 08/26/2017 - 9:30pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's

Timmy Haus plays at Papa Charlie's at 9:30pm on Saturday.

Brothers in Arms

Who: 
Brothers in Arms
When: 
Sat, 08/26/2017 - 8:30pm
Where: 
Gunflint Tavern

Brothers in Arms play at the Gunflint Tavern on Saturday at 8:30pm.

Jason Wussow

Who: 
Jason Wussow
When: 
Sun, 08/27/2017 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Gunflint Tavern

Jason Wussow plays at the Gunflint Tavern at 9pm on Sunday.

Briand Morrison

Who: 
Briand Morrison
When: 
Sat, 08/26/2017 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Mountain

Briand Morrison plays at Lutsen Resort from 7-10pm on Saturday.

Eric Frost

Who: 
Eric Frost
When: 
Sat, 08/26/2017 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Cascade Lodge Pub

Eric Frost plays at Cascade Lodge Pub from 7-9pm on Saturday.

Bug Dope

Who: 
Bug Dope
When: 
Sat, 08/26/2017 - 6:30pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's

Bug Dope plays on the Deck at Papa Charlie's at 6:30pm on Saturday.

Joe Paulik - Music by the Campfire

Who: 
Joe Paulik
When: 
Sat, 08/26/2017 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Bay

Joe Paulik plays music by the campfire at Bluefin Bay in Tofte on Saturday at 7pm.

Timmy Haus

Who: 
Timmy Haus
When: 
Sat, 08/26/2017 - 4:00pm
Where: 
Voyageur Brewing Co.

Timmy Haus plays at Voyageur Brewing on Saturday from 4-7pm.

Cover of Har Mar Superstar's "Personal Boy"

Har Mar Superstar talks "Personal Boy" and MST3K on Scenic Route

Har Mar Superstar is a passionate R&B, pop, and soul singer from Minnesota known for his lively and provocative live performances.


Mari Wasepka

Mari Wasepka live session on Scenic Route

Mari Wasepka hails from Alexandria, MN and is a student at Univeristy of Minnesota - Twin Cities.


The old bus garage is gone and the ground is being prepped for the new garage

Work on new school bus garage under way at ISD 166

There has been a flurry of activity in recent days as School District 166 prepares for the new school year.


Senator Al Franken at Java Moose in Grand Marais

Senator Al Franken visits the North Shore

If you happened by the Java Moose coffee shop in Grand Marais on Sunday afternoon and you thought you saw U.S. Senator Al Franken…you did!


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