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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

SAVE THE DATE!
The 9th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival will be September 9-11, 2016!

 

The 2016 Radio Waves Music Festivalsponsored by WTIP, is looking for musicians. The event will take place on Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11 at Sweetheart's Bluff Sledding Hill in the Grand Marais Rec Park and Campground. If you are a local or regional act who would like to perform at Radio Waves, we would like to hear from you! Click here to access our online application. The application deadline is Friday, April 22, 2016.

We will review your application and get back to you by June 1.

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About the 8th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival: 
September 11 to 13, 2015 

The eighth annual Radio Waves Music Festival was September 11 to 13, 2015 at Sweetheart’s Bluff in the Grand Marais campground and featured over 30 local and regional acts (see the listing of musicians below).  Once again, it was a wonderful event.  Here's our official "thank you" to the community for making it happen!

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.  It is held annually, the weekend after Labor Day.

The 2015 Radio Waves Music Festival was made possible in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, and supported by funds from the Grand Marais Area Tourism Association and Visit Cook County.

 
 2015 Radio Waves Music Festival Performers:

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  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

      

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: May 26

Wren and Amos report the latest news from Great Expectations Charter School in Grand Marais.


Billy Johnson

Who: 
Billy Johnson
When: 
Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:00pm
Where: 
Voyageur Brewing Co.

Billy Johnson will play at Voyageur Brewing Company on Saturday from 4-7pm.

Plucked Up String Band

Who: 
Plucked Up String Band
When: 
Sat, 06/04/2016 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort Lobby

Plucked Up String Band will play in the lobby of Lutsen Resort on Saturday from 7-10pm.

Pete K

Who: 
Pete K
When: 
Fri, 06/03/2016 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Grille

Pete K will play at the Bluefin Grille from 9-11pm on Friday.

Evergreen Grass Band

Who: 
Joe Paulik
When: 
Sat, 06/04/2016 - 8:30pm
Where: 
Gunflint Tavern

Evergreen Grass Band will play the Gunflint Tavern on Saturday at 8:30pm

Evergreen Grass Band

Who: 
Evergreen Grass Band
When: 
Fri, 06/03/2016 - 8:30pm
Where: 
Gunflint Tavern

Evergreen Grass Band will play the Gunflint Tavern at 8:30pm on Friday.

Eric Frost

Who: 
Eric Frost
When: 
Fri, 06/03/2016 - 4:00pm
Where: 
Voyageur Brewing Co.

Eric Frost will play at Voyageur Brewing Company on Friday from 4-7pm.

Joe Paulik

Who: 
Joe Paulik
When: 
Thu, 06/02/2016 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort

Joe Paulik will be holding "Music by the Campfire" at Lusten Resort on Thursday from 6-8:30pm.

Plucked Up String Band

Who: 
Plucked Up String Band
When: 
Thu, 06/02/2016 - 4:00pm
Where: 
Voyageur Brewing Co.

Plucked Up String Band will play at Voyageur Brewing Co. on Thursday from 4-7pm.

Gordon Thorne and Bob Bingham

Who: 
Gordon Thorne and Bob Bingham
When: 
Wed, 06/01/2016 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Grille

Gordon Thorne and Bob Bingham will play together at the Bluefin Grille at 9pm on Tuesday, June 1st.

Boyd Blomberg

Who: 
Boyd Blomberg
When: 
Tue, 05/31/2016 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Poplar River Pub

Boyd Blomberg will play at the Poplar River Pub in Lutsen Resort at 9pm on Tuesday, May 31.

Earth Wind and Todd

Who: 
Earth Wind and Todd
When: 
Sat, 05/28/2016 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Grandma Ray's

Earth Wind and Todd will play at Grandma Ray's, formerly the American Legion, at 8:30pm on Saturday

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