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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.

Video: 
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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. 

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

Download the 2018 Program Guide right here!


 
The 2018 Lineup
Friday,
September 7

 
Saturday, September 8
 
Sunday,
September 9

 
4 pm North Shore Swing Band 10 am Kilborn Quartet 10 am The Carpenter Ants Gospel Blues
5:10 pm SVEA 11 am Jim McGowan 11:40 am Jim & Michele Miller
6 pm Dlutkowskis 11:50 am Mysterious Ways 12:30 pm Casey Aro
6:50 pm Brothers in Arms 12:40 pm Gene LaFond & Amy Grillo 1:20 pm Cherry Dirt
7:50 pm WunderDogs 1:30 pm Portage 2:10 pm Sam Miltich & Briand Morrison
8:50 pm Rich Mattson & the Northstars 2:20 pm Aho Family 3:10 pm Gillis & Stamps
  3:10 pm Maria Nickolay 4 pm SplinterTones
  4  pm Axtell  
  4:50 pm Plucked Up String Band  
  5:50 pm Common Ground  
  6:40 pm Cook County's Most Wanted  
  7:40 pm Lake Effect  
  8:30 pm 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.



      

Jon Kallberg

Who: 
Jon Kallberg
When: 
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort

Michael Monroe - Log Cabin Concert

Who: 
Michael Monroe
When: 
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Michael's Cabin

More information is at michaelmonroemusic.com.

Mysterious Ways

Who: 
Mysterious Ways
When: 
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Wunderbar

The New Standards Holiday Show

Who: 
The New Standards
When: 
Fri, 11/23/2018 - 7:30pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's

The annual New Standards Holiday Show returns to Papa Charlie's. More information is at lutsen.com.

Lakeville man found deceased at George Washington Pines

On Nov.15, 2018, while on patrol, a Cook County Sheriff’s deputy noticed a vehicle parked in the parking area at the George Washington Pines Memorial Plantation.


Gordon Thorne

Who: 
Gordon Thorne
When: 
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Poplar River Pub
City Councilor Pete Gresczyk

Gresczyk will become Grand Marais city councilor

The Grand Marais City Council election was a bit complicated this year.


Eric Frost

Who: 
Eric Frost
When: 
Sun, 11/18/2018 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Gunflint Tavern

2018 Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count

When: 
Sat, 12/15/2018 (All day)

The 2018 Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count will be held on Saturday, December 15.  Both feeder watchers and walking/driving birders are needed for this year's count.

Superior Reviews by Lin Salisbury - Mindy Mejia

In this edition of "Superior Reviews", Lin Salisbury reviews "Leave No Trace" by Minnesota author, Mindy Mejia.


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary - School News November 15, 2018

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School News with Graham and Brianna.
November 15, 2018


North Country Creation Annual Bazaar

Where: 
Schroeder Town Hall
When: 
Sat, 11/17/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

The North Country Creation Annual Bazaar will take place at the Schroeder Town Hall on Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm.  The annual bazaar features handcrafted items, baked goods, coffee, and other g

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