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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.

Video: 
Photographer: 
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. This year's festival will feature an eclectic lineup of local and regional acts - details are coming soon!

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

2018 line-up:

Stay tuned!

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 Staci or Matthew 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.

      

sPARKit! coming to Cook County

When: 
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Grand Marais Public Library will be conducting an outreach activity called sPARKit! at various points around the county this week.

Boundary Waters portage up the Gunflint Trail. Photo by Amber Kramer

Cook County canoe outfitters suing feds to protect BWCA

A total of nine local and regional businesses, including several in and with direct ties to Cook County, filed a lawsuit against the U.S.


Community Yoga

When: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Mon Dec 31 2018 .
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 06/26/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 07/03/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 08/28/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 09/04/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 12/18/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tue, 12/25/2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux leads Community Yoga Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 to noon in the Lower level of the Frist Congregation UCC.  More information can be found on Facebook by searching "

Thursday Cook County AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA Meetings

Where: 
Grand Marais and Grand Portage
When: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Fri Dec 31 2021 .
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/09/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/16/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/23/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/30/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/06/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/11/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/25/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/01/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/22/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/20/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/27/2018 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/03/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/10/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/24/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/31/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/21/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/28/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/21/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/04/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/11/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/18/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/02/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/09/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/23/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/30/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/06/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/20/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/27/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/04/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/11/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/25/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/01/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/29/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/05/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/12/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/19/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/26/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/03/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/17/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/24/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/14/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/21/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/28/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/12/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/19/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/26/2019 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/02/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/09/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/30/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/06/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/13/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/20/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/27/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/05/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/12/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/19/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/26/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/02/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/09/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/16/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/23/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/30/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/07/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/14/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/21/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/28/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/04/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/11/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/18/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/25/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/02/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/09/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/16/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/23/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/30/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/06/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/13/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/20/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/27/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/03/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/10/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/17/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/24/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/01/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/08/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/15/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/22/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/29/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/05/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/12/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/19/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/26/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/03/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/10/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/17/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/24/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/31/2020 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/07/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/14/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/21/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 01/28/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/04/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/11/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/18/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 02/25/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/04/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/11/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/18/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/25/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/01/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/08/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/22/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 04/29/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/06/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/13/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/20/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 05/27/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/03/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/10/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/17/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 06/24/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/01/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/08/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/15/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 07/29/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/05/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/12/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/19/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 08/26/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/02/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/09/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 09/30/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/07/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/14/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/21/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/04/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/11/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/18/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 11/25/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/02/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/09/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/16/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/23/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 12/30/2021 - 6:30pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, and CoDependents Anonymous in Cook County and there's a complete weekly schedule on our website, wtip.org.
On Thursdays:

People had mixed emotions to President Trump's visit to Duluth. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

President Trump talks key state issues during Duluth visit

For those who attempted to voice their dislike of President Donald Trump during his rally June 20 in Duluth, the president told one to “go home to his mommy” and that the other “need


Artist Talks: Color and form

When: 
Fri, 06/29/2018 - 7:00pm

Cook County Higher Education and Grand Marais Art Colony host an artist talk on color and form, Friday, June 29 at 7 p.m.

Cook County Higher Ed June Guest Lecture

Who: 
Valerie Marasco
When: 
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 7:00pm

Cook County Higher Education hosts Valerie Marasco for their June Guest Lecture, Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m.  Valerie is the Director of Cook County's Office of Emergency Management and Publi

Geology Walk

Where: 
Sugarloaf Cove
When: 
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Aug 26 2018 .
Sun, 06/24/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Sun, 07/01/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Sun, 07/08/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Sun, 07/15/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Sun, 07/22/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Sun, 07/29/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Sun, 08/05/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Sun, 08/12/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Sun, 08/19/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Sun, 08/26/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Sugarloaf Cove hosts Geology Walks every Sunday from 10 to 11 a.m.

Bird Banding Demonstration

Where: 
Sugarloaf Cove
When: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Mon Aug 20 2018 .
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 7:00am - 12:00pm
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 7:00am - 12:00pm
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 7:00am - 12:00pm
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 7:00am - 12:00pm
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 7:00am - 12:00pm
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 7:00am - 12:00pm
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:00am - 12:00pm
Thu, 08/09/2018 - 7:00am - 12:00pm
Thu, 08/16/2018 - 7:00am - 12:00pm

On Thursdays from 7 a.m.

Forest Service naturalists presentations

When: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Aug 21 2018 .
Tue, 06/26/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 07/03/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Chik-Wauk Nature Center hosts USDA Forest Service naturalists on Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m.  The naturalists will present on a different Northwoods themed topic each week.  More information at

Celebrate Recovery

When: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Mon Dec 31 2018 .
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 08/09/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 08/16/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 08/23/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 08/30/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 09/06/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 10/11/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 10/25/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 11/01/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 11/22/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 12/20/2018 - 5:30pm
Thu, 12/27/2018 - 5:30pm

Celebrate Recovery meets every Thursday at the Free Church in Grand Marais with a dinner starting at 5:30 and a program at 6:00 p.m.

Cook County Market

Where: 
Senior Center Parking Lot
When: 
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 13 2018 .
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 07/07/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 07/28/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 08/25/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 09/01/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 10/06/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 10/13/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

The Cook County Market opens every Saturday through mid-October from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weather permitting, in the Senior Center Parking lot.

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