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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

8th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival: 
September 11 to 13, 2015 

The eighth annual Radio Waves Music Festival was September 11 to 13, 2015 at Sweetheart’s Bluff in the Grand Marais campground and featured over 30 local and regional acts (see the listing of musicians below).  Once again, it was a wonderful event.  Here's our official "thank you" to the community for making it happen!

The Radio Waves Music Festival is sponsored by WTIP North Shore Community Radio, an independent, local radio station broadcasting from the north shore of Lake Superior.  It is held annually, the weekend after Labor Day.

The 2015 Radio Waves Music Festival was made possible in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, and supported by funds from the Grand Marais Area Tourism Association and Visit Cook County.

 2015 Radio Waves Music Festival Performers:

FRIDAY, September 11
4:00 pm  North Shore Community Swing Band
4:50 pm  Sky Blue Trio
5:35 pm  Angel Hair Rasta
6:20 pm  Oversize Load
7:05 pm  Shoot from the Hipsters
7:50 pm Wild Berry Jam
8:30 pm  SplinterTones

SATURDAY, September 12
10:00 am  Heck Yeah Holler String Band
10:45 am  Frozen Britches
11:25 am  Plucked Up String Band
12:05 pm  Fred Anderson
12:35 pm  Portage
1:25 pm    Briand Morrison
1:55 pm    Larry Carpenter and Laura Moe
2:25 pm   The Curry Family Band
3:10 pm   Roxann Berglund
3:40 pm   The Brother Love Band
4:20 pm   Sam Miltich & the Clearwater Hot Club
5:00 pm  Earth, Wind & Todd
5:50 pm   Andy Keith
6:20 pm   Cook County’s Most Wanted
7:45 pm   Lake Effect
8:30 pm  Rich Mattson & the North Stars

SUNDAY, September 13
10:00 am  The Carpenter Ants with Gordon Thorne
11:30 am  Gillman & Bowers
12:15 pm  Amaroq
1:00 pm   Gina Lee
1:40 pm   Trails End Band
2:20 pm   Lehto & Wright
3:00 pm   John Silliman
3:30 pm   The Pete K. Group
4:15 pm   Maria Nickolay
4:45 pm   Louis Medina
5:30 pm   The Carpenter Ants

Cooperation Station Daycare (Friday and Saturday only)
Double D's BBQ
Elfvin's Bakery (Sunday only)
FIKA Coffee
Great Expectation's School


Annual Fall Trail Work at Pincushion Trails

North Superior Ski & Run Club
Pincushion Trail System (1 Pincushion Dr, Grand Marais)
Sat, 10/10/2015 (All day) - Sun, 10/11/2015 (All day)

The North Superior Ski and Run Club invites everyone to help with their annual "fall trail work weekend", this Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11, at the Pincushion Mountain trail system

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: October 9

The celebration of autumn during week one of October has been splendid. Our borderland weather conditions just couldn’t be much better.


Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: October 8

Sylvia and Annie report the latest School News.


As You Like It

Shakespeare reading and discussion group
Fri, 10/16/2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

There is a group of people who gather once a month to read and discuss Shakespeare and no prior knowledge is needed.

Rehearsals for annual Christmas Concert

Borealis Chorale
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Grand Marais
Mon, 10/12/2015 - 7:00pm

Rehearsals for the annual community Christmas Concert begin on Monday, October 12, 7pm. at Bethlehem Lutheran.


Friday Fish Report for October 9

Walleyes are taking minnows in 15 feet at Poplar Lake and in 12 to 15 feet on Pike Lake and East Twin Lake.

Superior National Forest Update: October 9

Hi.  I’m Becky Bartol, environmental coordinator for the Tofte and Gunflint Districts, with this week’s edition of the National Forest Update  -  information on conditions a


The Thunderheads

The Thunderheads
Sat, 10/24/2015 - 8:30pm
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

 The Thunderheads will be playing on Saturday, October 24 at the Gun Flint Tavern.  Muisc starts at 8:30 PM.

Mark Olson and Ingunn Ringvold

Mark Olson and Ingunn Ringvold
Sat, 10/24/2015 - 8:30pm
Papa Charlie's 467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen

 Mark Olson and Ingunn Ringvold will perform at Papa Charlie's on Saturday, October 24 from 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM.


Mary Bue calls in to The Scenic Route

Mary Bue is a singer/songwriter based out of Duluth (among other places).


Annual meeting & speaker

Library Friends of Cook County
Grand Marais Public Library
Tue, 10/20/2015 - 7:00pm

 The Library Friends of Cook County will hold their Annual meeting Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00pm at the Grand Marais Public Library.

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: October 6

Kalina reports the latest School News from Birch Grove Community School in Tofte.


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