Sterling Anderson

Sterling Anderson

Sterling is a senior at Cook County High School. He hosts and engineers the Youth Show on Thursdays. During the spring and summer he enjoys spending his time on the golf course.


Kara Ramey

Kara Ramey

Kara joined the Youth Radio Project in the fall of 2012. She co-hosts the Youth Show on Thursdays.


Shawn Neuwirth

Shawn Neuwirth

Shawn Neuwirth was born in the East and at the age of six moved to Grand Marais. He enjoys all kinds of books, video games, and badminton when he is not helping his dad around the house.


Audrey Summers

Audrey Summers

Audrey Summers will be a junior at Cook County High School. She is 16 years old and has lived in Grand Marais her whole life.


Gabby Christensen

Gabby Christensen

Gabby started as a youth co-host in January 2012. She helps co-host the Saturday Youth Mix Show.


Joey Chemelik

Joey Chemelik

Joey started as a youth co-host in spring 2012. He helps co-host the Saturday Youth Mix Show.


Czarina Crow

Czarina Crow

Czarina started as a youth host in January 2012. She hosts and engineers the Saturday Youth Mix Show.


Cy Fortunato

Cy Fortunato

Cy Fortunato started as a youth host in January 2012. He hosts and engineers Anonymous Radio, a bi-weekly Youth Mix Show on Saturday afternoons. Cy is going to be a junior in high school this year.


A view of Radio Waves Music Festival 2013 from the Sweetheart's Bluff Sliding Hill (Carah Thomas)

Radio Waves Music Festival

Join WTIP for the 7th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival 
September 5 - 7
The Radio Waves Music Festival promises to be a great time for all. Now in its 7th year, the outdoor music festival features three days of music by local and regional musicians, fantastic on-site food, children’s activities, dancing, and on-site camping.  It takes place September 5-7 at Sweetheart's Bluff in the Grand Marais Recreation Area, on the shores of Lake Superior.  It's the perfect setting for sharing the weekend with friends and family, while enjoying a music line-up that offers something for every music lover, including rock, classic country, classic rock, folk, jazz, Americana, alternative country and more.  Tickets are only $5 per day or $10 for the weekend, available at the gate.

The Radio Waves Music Festival takes place at the west end of the Grand Marais Recreation Area.  Look for signs directing you from Highway 61 to the big white tent at the bottom of the sledding hill! On-site camping is available by contacting the Grand Marais Recreation Area at 218-387-1712 or 800-998-0959.  The festival is a family-friendly event and offers creative activities for kids at various times throughout the festival. There is also on-site food from various local vendors, including Lola's Sweet Life Bakery, Double D's BBQ, Great Expectations School, Fika Coffee, The Harbor House Grill, and Art House B&B. 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th
4:00 p.m. North Shore Community Swing Band
5:10 p.m. Fred Anderson
5:40 p.m. Oversize Load
6:25 p.m. Jim & Michele Miller
7:05 p.m. Viton, LaVigne, Mills & Hand
7:45 p.m. Pushing Chain
8:30 p.m. Rich Mattson & The North Stars

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th
10:00 a.m. Larry Carpenter
10:30 a.m. John Silliman
11:00 a.m. Earth, Wind & Todd
11:50 a.m. Maria Nickolay
12:20 p.m. Trails End Band
1:10 p.m. skyBLUEtrio and the ORANGEgirl
2:00 p.m. The Curry Family Band
2:50 p.m. D’Merritt
3:40 p.m. Portage
4:30 p.m. Frozen Britches
5:05 p.m. Bughouse
5:45 p.m. Gina Lee
6:20 p.m. Cook County’s Most Wanted
7:10 p.m. Ric Gillman & Bruce Bowers
7:50 p.m. Al and Don and the Coast Connection Remnants
8:30 p.m. The Carpenter Ants

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th
10:00 a.m. Gordon Thorne with The Carpenter Ants
11:30 a.m. The Spruce Roots
12:20 p.m. Whurl
1:00 p.m. Shoot from the Hipsters
1:50 p.m. Joe Paulik Band
2:40 p.m. Briand Morrison & Roxann Berglund
3:15 p.m. The Pete K. Group
4:05 p.m. Blues Galaxy
4:55 p.m. Sam Miltich & the Clearwater Hot Club
5:35 p.m. The SplinterTones

 

      

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Weekend News Roundup for August 30

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories.


Tune in to the Youth Show! Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show: August 28th, 2014

On this past Youth Show the theme was back-to-school.


Cook County Schools

The open lunch debate at Cook County High School

The open lunch debate at Cook County High School drew many voices. Ultimately, open lunch was closed to all those but eligible seniors.


Billy D and Friends

Who: 
Billy D and Friends
When: 
Sun, 08/31/2014 - 3:05pm
Where: 
Birch Terrace

Billy D and friends will play music, outside on the deck if nice, or inside. Come one come all.
Sunday August 31 from  3 to 6 pm

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Interview with Cook County High School football team senior members

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell interviews senior members of the Cook County varsity football team, Richie Furlong, Andy Farley and Noah Warren.


Cook County YMCA Open House: September 2-7

The Cook County YMCA is hosting a Fall Open House, September 2nd through 7th – that’s Tuesday through Sunday.  North Shore Morning host Julie Carlson spoke


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