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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. 

Call for MUSICIANS: 
The deadline to submit an online application is May 1, 2017


Click here for more information about applying to perform at Radio Waves.
Click here to go directly to the online application.

Call for ARTISTS:
Help us celebrate 10 years of Radio Waves by submitting your design/logo for this year's festival!
The deadline to submit a design is Friday, May 12.

Click here for more information and details.

Stay tuned for more information in the coming months!
 
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.

      

Cook County Sheriffs Department

A Look at the Law Enforcement Log

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from April 10th to April 16th. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.


Listening to the radio in the kitchen

Weekend News Roundup for April 22

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. A Grand Marais daycare center is closing. College student fees may become optional.


Fantastic costumes are ready for Lion King, Jr.

Grand Marais Playhouse presents Lion King, Jr.

The Grand Marais Playhouse presents Disney’s The Lion King Jr., April 21st through the 23rd and April 28th through the 30th at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts.


National Volunteer Week is April 24 through 28

National Volunteer Week is April 24 through 28, a perfect opportunity to thank the many volunteers that help make WTIP's programming and services possible, every day.

Cook County Ambulance at a recent fire scene

Cook County Ambulance asks for help

At the last meeting of the board of North Shore Health, members of the Cook County Ambulance squad shared concerns about the on-going shortage of emergency medical technicians (EMTs).  


March for Science event in Grand Marais - April 22

Local biologists Ann Belleman and Jean Cochrane spoke with WTIP's Martha Marnocha about Saturday morning's March for Science in Grand Marais.


Dr. Bill Crandall

ISD166 looks at block scheduling for longer class periods

Career and Tech education is a current important topic, so is scheduling longer class periods. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall.


North Shore Health

Hospital board hears need for EMTs, construction update and art for wallspace

Some EMTs are concerned about the increase in ambulance runs, but no increase in EMTs.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with North Shore Health administrator Kimber Wraalstad on the need for EMTs


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 21

Spring awakening along the Gunflint Trail continues providing pleasant aspects of nature's rebirth as April steers closer to May.


Feather Nest Inn Open House

Who: 
Feather Nest Inn
Where: 
101 5th Avenue West, Grand Marais
When: 
Tue, 05/09/2017 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm

The Feather Nest Inn - located at 101 5th Avenue West in Grand Marais - invites everyone to an open house on Tuesday, May 9th, from 2 to 7 pm.

Sheriff's Office patch

Alarming police call is a prank

When the Cook County Sheriff’s Office released this week’s listing of 9-1-1 calls, there was a call that seemed alarming.


Free fluoride well-testing

Where: 
Oral Health Task Force
When: 
Wed, 05/31/2017 (All day)

 

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