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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 is September 11 to 13 at Sweetheart’s Bluff in the Grand Marais campground.  The three day, family-friendly event features music by a variety of local and regional acts, as well as on-site food, children’s activities for a portion of the event and on-site camping, all on the shore of Lake Superior.

This year's festival features over 30 acts (see the listing of this year's musicians below), with a lineup for all musical tastes, including rock, classic country, folk, jazz, Americana, alternative country and more.  It kicks off Friday, September 11 at 4 p.m., and runs through Sunday evening, September 13, with the last act taking the stage at 5:30 p.m.  With a large tent for musicians as well as attendees, it’s a rain or shine event. 

Tickets are $10 per day, or $20 for the weekend, with children ages 12 and under free. 
 
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.  

 
8th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival Performers:
(as of 8/1/15, but subject to change)

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  The 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

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

      

Walleye

Friday Fish Report for September 4

Minnows and crawlers are producing walleyes at Seagull Lake in 14 to 16 feet, Two Island Lake in 10 to 14 feet, and Cascade in 9 to 12 feet.


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: September 4

The weather outside turned frightful with the coming of September.

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Superior National Forest Update: September 4

Hi.  I’m Steve Robertsen, interpretation and education specialist on the Superior National Forest, with this week’s edition of the National Forest Update  -  information on

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Stage Door: Techs

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.

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Pete Kavanaugh

Who: 
Pete Kavanaugh
When: 
Fri, 09/04/2015 - 4:00pm
Where: 
Voyageur Brewing Company (233 West Highway 61, Grand Marais)

Pete Kavanaugh performs at Voyageur Brewing Company in Grand Marais on Friday, September 4th, from 4 to 7 p.m.
 

Trauma, Transformation, Resilience

Who: 
Violence Prevention Center
When: 
Mon, 09/21/2015 - 5:30pm

The Violence Prevention Center invites women age 16 or older who have been sexually harmed to a group entitled 'Trauma, Transformation, Resilience'.

Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring Techniques workshop on water

Who: 
Cook County Invasives Team
Where: 
Devil Track Lake public access
When: 
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Cook County Invasives Team (CCIT) will present "Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring Techniques," a workshop on water, on Thursday, September 24, from 10 am to noon. Partic

Dorothy Dora Whipple, courtesy of Wendy Makoons Geniusz

Anishinaabe Way: Dorothy Dora Whipple

"Chi-mewinzha" means "A Long Time Ago" in the Ojibwe language. It's also the title of a book of bilingual Ojibwe stories by Leech Lake elder Dorothy Dora Whipple.

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'Bridge to Health' survey seeks input from area residents

How healthy are we in the Northland?  A survey now in progress hopes to find out. WTIP's Veronica Weadock spoke Joni Kristenson, Maren Webb and Jenny Peterson to learn more about th

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Sunny's Back Yard: Tomato summer

Growing tomatoes in the north woods can be a challenge. But the reward is great when all the variables of gardening in a cold climate come together.

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Hymers Fall Fair in Ontario, September 6-7

Community Producer Sue Maijala spoke with Kathleen Woodbeck about this year's 103rd Hymers Fall Fair - a yearly event held in the village of Hymers, close to Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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