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Grand Marais Art Colony

First Street and Third Avenue

The Grand Marais Art Colony offers exhibits, events, activities and classes in a variety of media and for adults and kids.

2012 Radio Waves

Forecast looking good for Radio Waves weekend

The week ahead looks fairly dry with just a possibility of sprinkles on and off. The Radio Waves Music Festival gets a big “Go Ahead”.

Fire danger continues

BWCAW fire burns near Ely

Crews were battling a wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness northwest of Ely on Sunday evening.


Former National Security Council member Tom Maertens on the state of terrorism today

Ann Possis visited Aug. 31 with Tom Maertens, a career foreign service officer who served in the White House as National Security Council director for nonproliferation and homeland security in the Clinton & Bush administrations. At the time of the 9/11 attacks, he was serving as deputy coordinator for counterterrorism at the U.S. State Department. He's speaking at Cook County Higher Education Wed., Sept. 5 at 5 p.m. on "Terrorism 2012: The nature of the threat."

School calendar

Educator David Marshak on why kids benefit from having the same teacher for two or more years

Educator David Marshak visited with Bob Aug. 31 and made many compelling arguments for keeping kids with the same teacher longer than one year. Learn more about his ideas and his book, "Kids need the same teacher for more than one year," here.


Mich Dorr, CCHS football coach, talks about the season ahead

Bob talked last week with Mitch Dorr, Cook County High School football coach, about the prospects for this year's season. The Vikes already won their first game, against the Two Harbors Agates.


CCHS volleyball coach Pam Taylor on the upcoming season

Bob chatted recently with Pam Taylor, coach of the Cook County High School volleyball team, about the coming season. They won their first match of the year. It's going to be a good one!

Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show August 30

It’s the “Back to School” edition of the Youth Show! This week on the show, we get prepared for going to school.

Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show August 23 "Best of Show"

We all took a short hiatus from the radio this week, and so we’re bringing you a special pre-recorded edition of the “Best of Youth Radio Summer 2012.” We replay some of our best int

Runner (Sean Venn/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Cross Country Coach April Wahlstrom

For our "Back to School" show, Cook County Cross Country Coach April Wahlstrom joins the Youth Radio Project in studio to talk about the sport, the upcoming Cross Country season and the firs

School Room (Barbro Bjornemalm/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews new CCHS teachers

The new school year starts on September 4th, and in honor of that, we hosted a special “Back to School” Youth Show.

Radio Girl

Weekend News Roundup for September 1

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Centered Leadership - Research by McKinsey - September 1, 2012

The Centered Leadership model is based on several years of research by Joanna Barsh, McKinsey Consulting.  This powerful model summarizes what she learned in interviewing successful women leaders

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: August 30

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!

John & Patrick Pierre

Anishinaabe Way: John & Patrick Pierre

Brothers John and Patrick Pierre have served as Grand Portage Royalty for the last three and four years. WTIP producer Staci Drouillard  met with them on the Grand Portage Reservation at the annual Rendezvous and Pow Wow.  The day before the interview John and Patrick had passed along their banners to the new, incoming Royalty.

In this edition of Anishinaabe Way, Staci speaks with them about their responsibilities as Tiny Tot Brave and Jr. Brave, their travels and any advice they might have for the next young tribal representatives.

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