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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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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. 

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


 
The 2018 Lineup
Friday,
September 7
Music Starts at 4pm
Saturday, September 8
Music Starts at 10am
Sunday,
September 9
Music Starts at 10am
North Shore Swing Band Kilborn Quartet The Carpenter Ants Gospel Show
SVEA Jim McGowan Jim & Michelle Miller
Dlutkowskis Mysterious Ways Casey Aro
Brothers in Arms Gene & Amy Cherry Dirt
Pete Kavenaugh Portage Sam Miltich & Briand Morrison
Rich Mattson & the North Stars Aho Family Gillis & Stamps
  Maria Nickolay SplinterTones
  Axtell  
  Plucked Up String Band  
  Common Ground  
  Cook County's Most Wanted  
  Lake Effect  
  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.



      

BlueTones

Who: 
BlueTones
When: 
Sat, 08/25/2018 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Grandma Rays

Shoot From the Hipsters

Who: 
Shoot From the Hipsters
When: 
Fri, 08/24/2018 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Grandma Ray's
Work is under way in Mountain Iron on the Iron Tykes Daycare - Photo by Shawntel Gruba

Iron Range addressing childcare issues with new facility

As many local parents and employers know, finding adequate daycare can be a struggle.


Jerry Vandiver & Lacie Carpenter

Jerry Vandiver and Lacie Carpenter perform on The Roadhouse

Nashville performer and Roadhouse favorite Jerry Vandiver was accompanied by fellow Nashville performer Lacie Carpenter during another wonderful performance on The Roadhouse.  You can learn more


Peter Mayer

Singer songwriter Peter Mayer stops by The Roadhouse

Minnesota based singer Peter Mayer recently performed at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais.  Prior to that performance, he joined Dave and Brian on The Roadhouse.  He talked


Lin Salisbury

Superior Reads

on WTIP 4th Thursday 7-8pm.
Genre: 
Variety

Tune in on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. to hear new editions of "Superior Reads".

Easy Riders

Who: 
Easy Riders
When: 
Thu, 08/23/2018 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Wunderbar

Bill & Kate Isles

Who: 
Bill & Kate Isles
When: 
Sun, 08/26/2018 - 11:00am
Where: 
Wunderbar
Bill Hansen

Childcare in Cook County: seeking solutions

Although Cook County is a wonderful place to live and raise a family, for some it can be a difficult place to live.


Plucked Up String Band - Music by the Lake

Who: 
Plucked Up String Band
When: 
Sun, 08/26/2018 - 4:00pm
Where: 
Skyport Lodge

Easy Riders

Who: 
Easy Riders
When: 
Sat, 08/25/2018 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Gunflint Tavern

Timmy Haus

Who: 
Timmy Haus
When: 
Sat, 08/25/2018 - 9:30pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's
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