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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 11th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival is set for September 7-9, 2018 at Sweetheart's Bluff in the Grand Marais Recreation Area. 

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

Download the 2018 Program Guide right here!


 
The 2018 Lineup
Friday,
September 7

 
Saturday, September 8
 
Sunday,
September 9

 
4 pm North Shore Swing Band 10 am Kilborn Quartet 10 am The Carpenter Ants Gospel Blues
5:10 pm SVEA 11 am Jim McGowan 11:40 am Jim & Michele Miller
6 pm Dlutkowskis 11:50 am Mysterious Ways 12:30 pm Casey Aro
6:50 pm Brothers in Arms 12:40 pm Gene LaFond & Amy Grillo 1:20 pm Cherry Dirt
7:50 pm WunderDogs 1:30 pm Portage 2:10 pm Sam Miltich & Briand Morrison
8:50 pm Rich Mattson & the Northstars 2:20 pm Aho Family 3:10 pm Gillis & Stamps
  3:10 pm Maria Nickolay 4 pm SplinterTones
  4  pm Axtell  
  4:50 pm Plucked Up String Band  
  5:50 pm Common Ground  
  6:40 pm Cook County's Most Wanted  
  7:40 pm Lake Effect  
  8:30 pm The Carpenter Ants  

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!
  • 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 at all times.
  • 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, $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. Volunteers will recieve a festival pass for the day of your shift. Please click on the sign-up links below, or call  Staci or Matthew at the station, 218-387-1070.

Set Up / Tear Down
Ticket / Information / Prize Tent
Membership & Merchandise Tent
Kid's Tent Helper & Kid's Activities

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.



      

North House Folk School sunset

Conversation continues on changes to North House Folk School lease

The Grand Marais City Council meets Wednesday, September 26 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m. and discussion continues on the city’s lease with the North House Folk School.


Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss is reaching out to share technology that could make life easier for seniors

Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss to offer technology assistance

The Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss, sometimes known as the Lighthouse for the Blind, is coming to Grand Marais on Wednesday, September 26 to share news of adaptive technology which can be used for


Minnesota Veterans Home in Silver Bay

Trail group hosts barbecue for Minnesota Veterans Home

The Tread Lightly Off-Road group (TLOR), based in Grand Marais, is riding to Silver Bay to make a visit to the

Polkariety

Who: 
Polkariety
When: 
Wed, 09/26/2018 - 5:00pm
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 5:00pm
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Voyageur Brewing Co.

Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy

Who: 
Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy
When: 
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Wunderbar

Joe Paulik

Who: 
Joe Paulik
When: 
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Grille

Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank

Who: 
Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank
When: 
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Gunflint Tavern

Gordon Thorne & the Wildcats

Who: 
Gordon Thorne
When: 
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:00pm
Where: 
North Shore Winery

Frozen Britches

Who: 
Frozen Britches
When: 
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Cascade Lodge

Pete K

Who: 
Pete K
When: 
Wed, 09/26/2018 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Grille
Dr. Sandy Stover

Community Celebration planned for Dr. Sandy Stover

Dr. Sandy Stover is leaving Sawtooth Mountain Clinic after many years of service.


Gray Matters Class

When: 
Thu, 10/11/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will offer a class called "Gray Matters: Depression in Older Adults" on Thursday, October 11, from 2:00-3:3

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