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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. 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.

      

Northland Skywarn training coming to Cook County

Skywarn training offered in Cook County

The National Weather Service offers training for volunteers who are interested in being part of the Skywarn program.


Cascade River - photo by Rhonda Silence

Work planned for Cascade River State Park trails

The popular Cascade River State Park trails are getting some maintenance this summer.


Le Grand Du Nord Gravel Cycling Classic

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Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:00am

The third annual Le Grand Du Nord Gravel Cycling Classic begins in Grand Marais, at the Coast Guard parking lot, on Saturday, May 26 at 8 am.  There will be three different course lengths, 20 mil

Scholarship and high school awards program

When: 
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:15am

ISD 166 hosts their scholarship and high school awards program Monday, May 21 at 1:15 p.m. in the Cook County High School Gym.

Many of those involved in the North Shore Health renovation and expansion cut a big gold ribbon to rededicate the facility

North Shore Health opens its new doors

North Shore Health recently completed its months-long renovation and expansion project.


Contractor Anton Moody speaks with Architect David Salema about construction on Fourth Avenue West

Property owner explains concept of Fourth Avenue construction

WTIP previously spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux about some construction taking place on Fourth Avenue West in Grand Marais.


Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

Grand Marais mayor answers new development questions

There has been some new construction on Fourth Avenue West in Grand Marais and although it was approved over a year ago, some citizens have questioned how and when this project was approved.


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint - May 18, 2018

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith     May 18, 2018
    


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint - May 18, 2018

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith     May 18, 2018
    


Superior National Forest Update - May 18, 2018

  Superior National Forest Update – May 17, 2018.
 


Firehalls staffed during overnight phone/911 outage

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative/True North Broadband is conducting planned maintenance overnight tonight that will impact phone and internet service for all of their customers, as well as all


Bike for Freedom trek reaches Canadian border

Lindsey Yoder was inspired to do something to stop human trafficking after seeing movie about it on her 14th birthday.  Last summer, she walked from her home in Arthur, Illinois to Nas

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