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North Shore Community Radio began broadcasting on April 29, 1998 from a small studio in the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais, Minnesota. WTIP’s home is in Minnesota’s most remote county, with some of the most pristine and beautiful environment in the United States. Although Cook County is our home geographically, WTIP serves all of the North Shore of Lake Superior, and inland, from Two Harbors, Minnesota to Thunder Bay, Ontario, as well as areas of the South Shore of Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Our webstream also takes our programs all over the world.
 
North Shore Community Radio broadcasts locally-produced programs from the WTIP studios as well as national and international music, news and public affairs programming.
 
WTIP is a community station. Sources of revenue include listener-members, business underwriters, grants, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and other sources. However, the most important and valued source of revenue is our ever-growing group of listener-members.
 
Because WTIP serves some very remote wilderness areas of three States and one Province, our population base is small. We are supported by our listener-members, but we rely on our good friends who visit the area for expanding the membership group. Whether you are visiting for a day, a week, staying for the season or living in the WTIP listening area, we want you to become a member. You can take us home with you by ‘streaming us online through our website: www.wtip.org.
 

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This project focuses on the diverse cultural and historical aspects of life in the rich outdoor setting on the North Shore. It explores the history and current methods of hunting and trapping in the region.

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: Feb 11, 2020
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12 Pieces

WTIP North Shore Community Radio’s Local Music Project is a monthly program highlighting some of the many talented musicians that live and perform around the North Shore of Lake Superior. Each half-hour program will explore the artist’s roots, musical inspiration, and influences through in-depth interviews and examples of their music.

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: Sep 14, 2012
Caption: Vicki Biggs-Anderson
53 Pieces

Vicki lives with her husband, Paul, on a nearly 100-year-old homestead in Colvill, just North of Grand Marais, Minnesota. She shares this special place with six goats, one guard llama, about two dozen laying hens, a few difficult geese and ducks, seven angora rabbits, a house cat and one yellow Lab. In this series, Vicki shares her experiences and adventures in this magnetic place.

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: May 18, 2018
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17 Pieces

The North Shore is home to a rich history and diverse culture. In Moments in Time, WTIP North Shore Community Radio speaks with members of the community and region about their memories from different periods of our region's past to help foster an appreciation and understanding of the community in which we find ourselves today.

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2012
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6 Pieces

WTIP is committed to informing and connecting listeners with relevant news, public affairs, perspectives, and stories from Minnesota's North Shore community.

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: Oct 07, 2011
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4 Pieces

A project made in conjunction with WTIP and North House Folk School.

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: Jul 28, 2017
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Minnesota's North Shore is home to a great deal of musical talent. WTIP North Shore Community Radio is dedicated to highlighting the area's musicians.

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: Sep 20, 2011
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231 Pieces

Phenologist Chel Anderson shares information and insights about the great outdoors in Northeastern Minnesota

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: Nov 02, 2012
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Northern Sky is a 3- to 5-minute, twice-monthly feature that explores the stars, planets and constellations that are visible throughout the year in the northern Minnesota region. University of Minnesota science writer Deane Morrison provides tips on how to locate stars and planets, as well as the latest news on developments in space science and technology.

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: Nov 15, 2013
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Nosey Rosey lives with Dave and Nancy Seaton and family on the Gunflint Trail in North Eastern Minnesota. Rosey has a special affinity for four-legged creatures, but is equally savvy about family, friends and human foibles.

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: Oct 07, 2011

Latest Pieces

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If you're an avid fly fisherman, chances are you've fished, or at least heard of, the trout-packed streams of Montana. In this edition of Points No...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Thimbleberries
To use an intriguing metaphor – seasonal fruit as spaceship. Jay Andersen, of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local naturalist Chel Ander...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:53
Caption: Sedated and collared wolf at Grand Portage, MN, Credit: Grand Portage Trust Lands
Wolves in the Great Lakes region have recovered from near extirpation in the mid 1900's, and the federal government has proposed removing them from...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 06:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Seth Moore tracks collared moose via GPS and radio telemetry, Credit: Carah Thomas-Maskell
Spring is a very busy time for wildlife biologist Dr. SEth Moore. In this interview with Dr. Moore, he speaks with WTIP North Shore Community Radio...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 06:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Wild Rice, Credit: Wisconsin DNR - by Eli Sager via Google Images.jpg
Monitoring air and water quality are two of the ongoing natural resource projects at Grand Portage Trust Lands. The band is also working to restor...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 06:44
Caption: Dr. Seth Moore with a radio collared moose at Grand Portage, MN., Credit: Photo courtesy Grand Portage Trust Lands
Dr. Seth Moore and the staff at Grand Portage Trust Lands engage in ongoing natural resource projects of significance not only to the Grand Portage...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Cedar waxwing
When it’s berry time on the trees and shrubs, it’s also time for waxwings. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about cedar w...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 07:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Indian Pipe, Credit: Wikipedia
One of the few totally white plants in our woods is the so-called Indian Pipe. Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Radio, spoke to local naturalist Ch...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2011
  • Length: 07:53
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fireweed
In the late summer many woodland and roadside plants are in bloom. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about fireweed, aster...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Now that August is upon us, many kids get excited for the upcoming school year. But for WTIP Youth Radio Project sophomore Owen Hoglund, the though...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2011
  • Length: 01:51