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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.

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.

Radio Waves Music Festival


The 10th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival is set for September 8-10, 2017 at Sweetheart's Bluff in the Grand Marais Recreation Area. 

Call for MUSICIANS: 
The deadline to submit an online application is May 1, 2017

Click here for more information about applying to perform at Radio Waves.
Click here to go directly to the online application.

Call for ARTISTS:
Help us celebrate 10 years of Radio Waves by submitting your design/logo for this year's festival!
The deadline to submit a design is Friday, May 12.

Click here for more information and details.

Stay tuned for more information in the coming months!
The Radio Waves Music Festival is a favorite for visitors, area residents and performing musicians. It’s held rain or shine - with two stages housed under a large tent - and includes on-site food, children’s activities and on-site camping. Admission – available at the gate - is $10 per day or $20 for the weekend, and free to children 12 and under.
Radio Waves is made possible in part with funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, and is supported by a grant from the Grand Marais Area Tourism Association and Visit Cook County.


Another sample of student art on display.

Student art on display at Johnson Heritage Post

The Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery and Cook County Schools joined forces to produce the annual Student Art Exhibit at the gallery in downtown Grand Marais.

Firefighters from all departments practice their skills in a propane fire drill.

Cook County Emergency Services Conference under way in Grand Marais

The Cook County Emergency Services Conference is under way in Grand Marais today. The waterfront at the boat launch at the Grand Marais Recreation Park is currently the scene of a live fire exercise.

National Day of Prayer

Cook County Courthouse and Zoar Church in Tofte
Thu, 05/04/2017 - 12:00pm

Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for April 29

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. An ice storm swept up the shore. Tourism was important to the Grand Portage National Monument.

Happy birthday WTIP!

WTIP launched and went on the air on April 28, 1998 by a small group of pioneering volunteers sitting around a kitchen table who believed that local radio in Cook County could play an import

Grand Marais, Minnesota

Grand Marais wins 'best small town' in Midwest contest

On April 28th, it was announced that Grand Marais was voted the winner of the “Best Midwestern Small Town” contest sponsored by 10 Best Readers’ Choice, a division of the

Spanish class students from ISD 166 at Concordia Language Villages. Photo by Amy Henrikson

Students from Spanish class at ISD 166 attend language camp

A group of ISD 166 students enrolled in Spanish at the local school attended a language camp at Concordia Language Villages near Bemidji from April 20-23.

Buildings are being moved from the future site of the city's public work facilitiy.

City Council hires subcontractors for public works project

The Grand Marais City Council meeting met April 26th.

Brothers in Arms

Brothers in Arms
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 8:30pm
Gunflint Tavern

Brothers in Arms plays at the GUnflint Tavern at 8:30pm on Saturday.

Mayor outlines visioning process details, seeks input

The City of Grand Marais is working with the community to develop a vision and set of values that will inform a comprehensive plan for the city's future.  With community responses in hand, th

Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

City moves ahead on Public Works building

The City of Grand Marais has moved ahead on its Public Works facility and the accompanying bonding.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: April 27

Rachel, Noah, and Molly report the latest school news.

Click here for more school news. 

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