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

 

      

Pete Kavanaugh

Pete Kavanaugh does acoustic set on The Roadhouse

Bob Carter & Dick Swanson welcomed local musician Pete Kavanaugh to Studio A Aug. 15 for fun conversation and great tunes. You can learn more about Pete and his music here.


Ruffed Grouse

Annual Ruffed Grouse Society Banquet - September 4

The annual banquet for the North Shore Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society is coming up Thursday, September 4th, at the American Legion in Grand Marais.  WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson spoke w


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Less materialism makes for happier people...plus it's better for the environment. Psychologist Miriam Tatzel explains.

Dick talked with Dr. Miriam Tatzel, a psychologist at Empire State College in New York, about why true happiness involves personally fulfilling activities and social relationships more than the pursuit of money and possessions...and how this happens to be better for the environment,  too. You can read more about positive psychology and the pursuit of happiness here.


Informational Meetings about North Shore Hospital & Care Center Building Project and Renovation

Who: 
DSGW Architects
Where: 
Lutsen Town Hall; Schaap Community Center/Fire Hall #1, Gunflint Trail
When: 
Sat, 08/23/2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center, with DSGW Architects, will hold informational meetings about the proposed building expansion project and renovation.

Dew Drops and Berries

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: August 16th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


Understanding the North Shore Restoration Project: 7 pm Thursday

The composition of the forest we see as we drive along the North Shore has experienced dramatic changes -- and not always for the better.

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