Youth Voices

New teacher Carrie Jansen is highlighted in this feature (BES Photos/Flickr)

Teacher Feature: Carrie Jansen

Carrie Jansen is a Spanish teacher at Cook County High School, but it wasn't necessarily the career she originally thought she would end up in.


Check out Sean's picks in this month's "Movie Rundown" (Flickr)

Sean's Movie Rundown: The December Edition

There are a lot of movies out in theaters right now, but which ones are worth seeing?


Cook County Schools

Cook County Debate & Discussion Society holds first event

Cook County High School student Andrew Thompson, along with teacher and advisor David Liechty, have launched a new Debate & Discussion Society for the Cook Cou


Andrew Thompson discusses the new Cook County Debate Society (Ben McLeod/Flickr)

Cook County Debate & Discussion Society

Andrew Thompson is a student at Cook County High School, and he's working hard to launch a Debate & Discussion Society for students and community members.


Check out this interview with Culinary Arts teacher David Grimsley (Danielle Abalde/Flickr)

Teacher Feature: David Grimsley

David Grimsley is a professional chef and the culinary arts teacher at Cook County High School in Grand Marais, Minnesota.


Check out this month's "Book Talk" featuring favorite series (Madeleine Burleson/Flickr)

Book Talk: Favorite Series

What is your favorite literary series of all time?


Check out Sean's picks in this month's "Movie Rundown" (Jennifer Linley/Flickr)

Sean's Movie Rundown: The November Edition

There are a lot of movies out in theaters right now, but which ones are worth seeing?


Check out Youth Radio's monthly feature "Book Talk" (Casey Flaser/Flickr)

Book Talk: Guilty Pleasures

Do you have a book that you love to read, but that you feel sort of guilty sharing about?


Members of the band R5 (Justin Higuchi/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project discusses the band R5

Courtney Clyde and Haylie Anderson of WTIP's Youth Radio Project are two BIG fans of the band R5.


Youth Radio Project previews upcoming basketball season in this feature (acid pix/Flickr)

2013-14 Cook County Basketball Season

It's another year of basketball for Cook County High School athletes.


Czarina shares another original poem with us in this feature (TempusVolat/Flickr)

From the Couch to the Kitchen

Czarina Crow is a WTIP Youth Radio Project producer, high school student and poet. In this feature, she shares a poem about family and loneliness.


Daniel Ditmanson

Teacher Feature: Daniel Ditmanson

Daniel Ditmanson is a Reading Corps volunteer at Sawtooth Mountain Elementary.


Cailan & Collin (Photo by Bjorn Johnson)

Youth Radio Project: Love, Long-distance

It's something a lot of young couples face when they graduate from high school. Should they split up as they go off to new adventures?


Part of the CCHS Cross Country Team

Sean MacDonell interviews Cross County coach April Wahlstrom

The Cook County Cross Country team is wrapping up their 2013 season this month.


Jack o' lanterns are a sure sign that Halloween is approaching (Jose Luis Murillo/Flickr)

Youth Take: Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, so youth producer Molly Seitsema took to the halls of Cook County Schools to ask students a few questions. What are you planning on dressing up as this year?


Sean shares some of the movies to see -or not- this month (Roey Ahram/Flickr)

Sean's Movie Rundown: The October Edition

There are a lot of movies out in theaters right now, but which ones are worth seeing?


Siberian Peashurb (pverdonk/Flickr)

Sounds from science class: Ridding the school of Siberian Peashrub

During the month of October, the 10th graders at Cook County High School have been busy learning about invasive species, including one that grows right behind the school: Siberian Peashrub.


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Youth Show: August 22

This week on the youth show, we say goodbye to our longtime host Sterling Anderson before he takes off for college.


Image by h.koppdelaney via Flickr.

Youth Radio Project Interviews Members of the CCHS Cross Country Team.

The cross country season recently started up, so we talked to members of the CCHS cross country team, Roman Schnobrich and Matea Acero, on their practices, the races, and why they run on the team.


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Youth Show: August 15

This week on the youth show, we talk to members of the CCHS Cross Country team.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: August 8

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


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Youth Show: August 8

This week on the Youth Show we talk about the Grand Portage Powwow!


Grand Portage, Minnesota. Photo by joeldinda.

Youth at the Grand Portage National Monument

In this commentary, we hear from Daniel Ditmanson and Sarah Deschampe, young adults who work at the Grand Portage National Monument.


Photo by University of Saskatchewan

Youth Radio Project interviews Powwow Arena Director Brandon Dahl and dancer Taryn Logan

The Youth Radio Project talked to Powwow Arena Director Brandon Dahl and dancer Taryn Logan about the Powwow, and what it means to be Powwow royalty.


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Youth Radio Project Interviews the Stonebridge Singers

The Youth Radio Project brings the drumming group, The Stonebridge Singers, into the studio to talk about how they play and learn their songs, and the responsibilities of being in the group.


Photo by Kuster & Wildhaber Photography

Youth Radio Project interviews Patsy and Rose Ingebrigtsen about international student exchanges

The Youth Radio Project interviewed Patsy Ingebritsen and her daughter Rose, who are Cook County residents and are both involved with student exchanges.


Photo by Madison Guy

Youth Radio Project interviews Cook County Logrollers about the World Championships

Jessica Berg-Collman, Dominic Wilson, and Paige Everson are three logrollers who just go back from an exciting competition at the World Championships in Hayward, Wisconsin.


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Youth Show: August 1

This week on the Youth Show, our theme was international students. Check out some of our interviews with students who have gone abroad!


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: August 1

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


Students can make international friendships with AFS. Photo by University of Denver via Flickr.

The Youth Radio Project Interviews AFS coordinator Lisa Boyton

The Youth Radio Project talked with Lisa Boyton, the AFS coordinator for Northeastern Minnesota. She discusses the need for host families in Cook County and the benefits of hosting a student.