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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.


A view of Radio Waves Music Festival 2013 from the Sweetheart's Bluff Sliding Hill (Carah Thomas)

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. 

Stay tuned for more information in the coming months!

The lineup for the 2016 Radio Waves Music Festival was...

Friday
4:00 pm  The North Shore Community Swing Band
5:00 pm  Frozen Britches
5:30 pm  Plucked Up String Band
6:30 pm  Mark Zierath
6:45 pm  Shoot from the Hipsters
7:30 pm  Dusty Heart
8:30 pm  Earth Wind and Todd
 
Saturday
10:00 am  The Sky Blue Trio
11:00 am  The Curry Family Band
12:00 pm  Briand & Friends
1:00 pm    Portage
2:00 pm   Shaky Ground
2:30 pm   Bend
3:00 pm   The Fish Heads
4:00 pm   Scotty’s Coast Connection Band
5:00 pm   The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers
6:00 pm   Rich Mattson and the Northstars
7:00 pm   Sam Miltich and the Clearwater Hot Club
8:00 pm   Cook County’s Most Wanted

Sunday
10:00am  Gospel music featuring Gordon Thorne & friends
11:00 am  Dlutkowskis
11:50 am  Jim & Michele Miller
12:30 pm  Dat Dere Jazz
1:20 pm    Bowers & Gillman
2:10 pm    Heck Yeah Holler String Band
3:00 pm   Michael Monroe
4:00 pm   Oversize Load
5:00 pm   Lake Effect
6:00 pm   Angel Hair Rasta
 
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. Proceeds from the event will help support WTIP’s equipment replacement project.

Would you like to volunteer to help at this year's festival? 
Sign up online by clicking on the Sign Up Genius links below (or give Deb or Jana a call at 218-387-1070):
Help set up or tear down
Help at the ticket/information tent
Help at the Kids Tent

      

Pushing Chain, Boyd Blomberg (l.) & Adam Moe

Pushing Chain plays The Roadhouse

Pushing Chain, the award-winning duo of Boyd Blomberg (guitar & vocals) and Adam Moe (fiddle & vocals), plays Americana roots music. They stopped by The Roadhouse recently to chat about what they've been up to, and played an all-Bob Dylan set. You can learn more about Pushing Chain and their performance schedule here


Lake View Dairy

Local dairy loses legal appeal, aims for Supreme Court

A Minnesota Court of Appeals has issued a decision confirming that the state’s Department of Health has the legal right (and duty) to inspect Lake View Natural Dairy and its non-pasteurized milk


Paul Imholte on the hammered dulcimer

Folk musician Paul Imholte uses wide variety of string instruments to create his sound

St. Cloud-based musician Paul Imholte plays a wide variety of string instruments, including hammered dulcimer, banjo, fiddle, and many more. He joined Dave TerSteeg and Ann Possis in Studio A to play original music and discuss his tour through the Arrowhead bringing music to libraries and schools. You can learn more about Paul's music and schedule here.


Auditions for The Lion King Jr

Who: 
Grand Marais Playhouse
Where: 
Arrowhead Center for the Arts
When: 
Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:30pm

The Grand Marais Playhouse will hold auditions for kids, in grades  3-9, for The Lion King Jr on Monday, March 6 at 3:30 PM at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts.

Schroeder Town Hall Dance

Who: 
North Shore Community Swing Band
When: 
Fri, 03/03/2017 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Schroeder Town Hall

The North Shore Community Swing Band is holding a dance at Schroeder Town Hall on Friday from 7-9pm.

Cover of Zaspalo Je Siroce

Joe Paulik and Al Oikari talk about "Zaspalo Je Siroce"

Zaspalo Je Siroce, Croatian for "an orphan has fallen asleep", is the title of the new double album from Joe Paulik, produced by Al Oikari.


Monday Night Songwriter Series - Moon & Pollution

Who: 
Moon & Pollution
When: 
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's

Moon & Pollution play at Papa Charlie's at 8pm as part of their Monday Night Songwriter Series.

Aerial View of Grand Marais

Details emerge of Grand Marais seaplane service to Isle Royale

For many years Cook County residents and visitors to the area have enjoyed taking a ferry from the mainland to Isle Royale National Park on Lake Superior.


Mike Stewart

First snow, cold, then warmer weather returns

There’s snow in the forecast, maybe as much as 4 to 5 inches, but then things will warm up again. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.


Health care with minors

Clinic has new policy on treating minors

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic has a new policy regarding health care for minors. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with clinic CEO Rita Plourde and Clinical Manager Kate Surbaugh.


Gary Connett is working with the Arrowhead Electric team until a new manager is hired

WTIP visits with Arrowhead Electric Cooperative interim manager

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative is in a period of transition. The cooperative is in the process of searching for a general manager/CEO.


Cook County Sheriffs Office

WTIP shares the latest law enforcement report

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from February 13 – February 19. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.


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