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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:

FRIDAY, September 11
(from 4 to 10 pm)
North Shore Community Swing Band
Sky Blue Trio
Angel Hair Rasta
Oversize Load
Shoot from the Hipsters
Wild Berry Jam
The SplinterTones

SATURDAY, September 12
(from 10 am to 10 pm)
Heck Yeah String Band
Frozen Britches
The Coast Connection Band
Fred Anderson
Portage
Briand Morrison
Larry Carpenter and Laura Moe
The Curry Family Band
Roxann Berglund
The Brother Love Band
Sam Miltich & the Clearwater Hot Club
Earth, Wind & Todd
Andy Keith
Cook County’s Most Wanted
Lake Effect
Rich Mattson & the North Stars

SUNDAY, September 13
(from 10 am to 7 pm)
The Carpenter Ants with Gordon Thorne
Gillman & Bowers
Amaroq
Gina Lee
Trails End Band
Lehto & Wright
John Silliman
The Pete K. Group
Maria Nickolay
Louis Medina
The Carpenter Ants

      

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'Rendezvous Days' and Powwow at Grand Portage National Monument, August 7-9

There will be a recreation of an 18th century voyageur Rendezvous at Grand Portage National Monument this weekend.


Gitchi-Gami Trail

Gitchi-Gami Trail Association sponsors 'North Shore Bike Ride' on August 15

The 15th Annual Gitchi-Gami Trail Association's North Shore Bike Ride will be held Saturday, August 15, starting at Gooseberry Falls State Park at 9 am.

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Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Rainfall below normal and dry is still in the forecast

The weather promises to remain dry, in fact rainfall this summer is 4 inches below average. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

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Grand Portage Rendezvous Days and Traditional Pow-Wow, Friday through Sunday, August 7-9

The National Park Service and the Grand Portage Band of Chippewa once again will collaborate in hosting the Grand Portage National Monument Rendezvous Days and traditional Pow-Wow, Friday through Sund

Mysterious Ways

Who: 
Mysterious Ways
When: 
Sun, 08/09/2015 - 8:30pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

 Local band, Mysterious Ways, will perform at Gun Flint Tavern on Sunday, August 9 starting at 8:30 PM.

Timmy Haus

Who: 
Timmy Haus
When: 
Sat, 08/08/2015 - 9:30pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's 467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen

 Local singer/songwriter Timmy Haus will perform on Saturday, August 8 at Papa Charlie's in Lutsen.  Music starts at 9:30 PM.

The Sweet Papa Dave Band

Who: 
The Sweet Papa Dave Band
When: 
Sat, 08/08/2015 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Grand Portage Lodge and Casino, 70 Casino Road, Grand Portage

 The Sweet Papa Dave Band will be performing at Grand Portage Lodge and Casino on Saturday, August 8 from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM.

Feeding LeRoy

Who: 
Feeding LeRoy
When: 
Sat, 08/08/2015 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Voyageur Brewing Co., 233 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais.

 Voyageur Brewing Co will host the band, Feeding LeRoy,  on Saturday, August 8 from 9 to 11 PM.

Maria Nickolay

Who: 
mari
When: 
Sat, 08/08/2015 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort, 5700 Highway 61, Lutsen

 Maria Nickolay will be performing in the lobby at Lutsen Resort on Saturday, August 8 from 7 to 10 PM.

Music by the Campfire

Who: 
Joe Paulik
When: 
Sat, 08/08/2015 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Bay Resort, 7192 West Hwy 61, Tofte

 Joe Paulik will be playing at Bluefin Bay Resort on Saturday, August 8 from 7 to 9 PM.

Volunteers needed for maintenance at Gunflint Horse Arena and Dog Park

Who: 
Go Dog North Shore
Where: 
Gunflint Horse Arena and Dog Park, Grand Marais
When: 
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 4:30pm - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 10:30am

Gunflint Horse Arena and Dog Park users are needed to help with maintenance this week.

Cherry Dirt

Who: 
Cherry Dirt
When: 
Sat, 08/08/2015 - 7:30pm
Where: 
Cascade Lodge Pub, 3719 W Hwy 61, Lutsen

 Cherry Dirt will take the stage at Cascade Lodge Pub on Saturday, August 8 from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.

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