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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.



Radio Waves Music Festival

The 11th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival is set for September 7-9, 2018 at Sweetheart's Bluff in the Grand Marais Recreation Area. This year's festival will feature an eclectic lineup of local and regional acts - details are coming soon!

It’s held rain or shine - with two stages and a dance floor housed under a large tent.

2018 line-up:

Stay tuned!

More information about the festival:

  • The Radio Waves Music Festival is a favorite for visitors, area residents and performing musicians. If you're never been to Radio Waves before, check out this video from the 2014 festival - to see what it's all about!
  • It’s held rain or shine - with two stages and a dance floor housed under a large tent.
  • Several vendors will be on-site with food/beverages. Outside food and beverages are accepted on the grounds as well.
  • Some chairs are provided under the tent, but feel free to bring your own.
  • Well-behaved pets are welcome - but please make sure they're on a leash.
  • The Kids' Tent offers children’s activities and facepainting from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
  • Admission – available at the gate - is $10 per day or $20 for the weekend, and free to children 12 and under.
Volunteer Opportunities:
We're always in need of volunteers to help make Radio Waves a success if you're able to help for a few hours during the festival. To find out the available opportunities, give Staci or Matthew a call at the station, 218-387-1070.

Or you can sign up online,  just use the following SignUpGenius links:
Help with Set Up and/or Tear Down
Help at the Ticket & Information Tent
Help at the Membership & Merchandise Tent
Help at the Kids Tent

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.

      

Tuesday Cook County AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA Meetings

Where: 
Grand Marais
When: 
Repeats every 7 days until Mon Dec 31 2018 .
Tue, 06/19/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 06/26/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 07/03/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 08/28/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 09/04/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 09/11/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 12/04/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 12/18/2018 - 6:00pm
Tue, 12/25/2018 - 6:00pm

There are regular meetings of AA in Cook County.

On Tuesdays there is an AA Big Book Study Group meeting at 6 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Grand Marais.

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Celebration

When: 
Mon, 06/25/2018 - 5:30pm

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is celebrating their 40th year of service as a Federally Qualified Community Health Center in Cook County with a program to share stories honoring the past and looking to the

Stone Bridge Singers fundraiser

Where: 
Grand Portage Trading Post
When: 
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:00pm

The Stone Bridge Singers of Grand Portage have been offered a unique cultural exchange opportunity—they have been invited to take part in a music festival in France in July.

Bird presentation with Laura Erickson

When: 
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Esteemed birder and author Laura Erickson will be the Cook County Community Center Saturday, June 23 at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and a presentation. More information from Levi at (218)-365-7808.

Stone Bridge Singers with an Intertribal drum song

The Stone Bridge Singers of Grand Portage have been offered a unique opportunity—they have been invited to take part in a music festival in France, the Musiques entre Pierres.

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Kate and Jeremy Keeble

Hughie's Taco House to become Hungry Hippie Tacos

Kate and Jeremy Keeble of the Hungry Hippie Hostel recently purchased Hughie's Taco House in Grand Marais, and will be changing the name of the business accordingly, along with a few other tweaks.


Christi Belcourt Show at Thunder Bay Art Gallery

WTIP Volunteer, Gary Latz talks with Christi Belcourt about her retrospective "Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth" on North Shore Morning.


Reservation River dedication event from June 18, 2018. Photo by Jeff Cadwell

Ceremony highlights restoration project on Reservation River

A dedication ceremony took place June 18 on the Reservation River in Cook County regarding a restoration project that was completed in 2017.


Forest Service naturalists presentations

When: 
Tue, 06/19/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Chik-Wauk Nature Center hosts USDA Forest Service naturalists on Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m.  The naturalists will present on a different Northwoods themed topic each week.  More information at

Senior Linkage Line Staff at Senior Center

Who: 
Marjori Bottila
Where: 
Senior Center
When: 
Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Marjori Bottila from the Senior Linkage Line staff will be at the Senior Center in Grand Marais, Friday, June 22nd from 10 AM to about 11:30 AM to give a presentation on

Artist Talk: The “Outsiders” and Their Art

Who: 
Andy Ness
Where: 
Grand Marais Art Colony
When: 
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Grand Marais Art Colony hosts Andy Ness for an Artist Talk, on the “Outsiders” and Their Art, on Saturday, June 23 from noon to 1.  Andy will discuss the work of several outsider arti

Veterans Home Social Benifit

Where: 
Silver Bay Veterans Home
When: 
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The Minnesota Veterans Home in Silver Bay is hosting a Social Benefit for all Cook and Lake county veterans, Thursday, June 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. There will be live music, ice cream and an oppor

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