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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.
 

Series

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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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The Superior Hiking Trail is right in our backyard and now there's a new guide book out should you want to hike the trail in one go.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2020
  • Length: 14:15
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The Superior Hiking Trail Association, based in Two Harbors, has a new executive director, Lisa Luokkala. She began working with the Association la...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2020
  • Length: 09:20
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Many people are turning to lakes and beaches in Minnesota for recreation this summer as a way to have fun outside and be safe. Some have wondered, ...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2020
  • Length: 13:43
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William Durbin is an author and former teacher. He lives on Lake Vermilion in northeast Minnesota. Ann spoke with William about his latest book,"T...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2020
  • Length: 15:23
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Researchers on a new study have founds that solitary activities like fishing, hunting, or even exploring outdoors can help kids become closer to na...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2020
  • Length: 09:50
Caption: Kenna Rose, Credit: Will Moore
Cook County musician Kenna Rose joins Ann and Will on Roadhouse for a live outdoor performance.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 38:57
Caption: Layne Kennedy, Credit: Brian Neil
Award-winning photographer Layne Kennedy dropped by The Roadhouse. Layne spoke with Ann about how he was able to teach a recent class on photograp...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 19:29
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As awareness of systemic racism grows, so does the realization that the environmental movement, in particular, is not very diverse.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 09:07
Caption: John Gruber
John Gruber has been a mainstay in the Cook County music scene for many years playing guitar and singing with a wide number of different groups, an...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 30:36
Caption: Ari and Chris Silver
Chris and Ari Silver are a father and son Americana duo from River Falls, WI. They join host Will Moore live from their home studio to pick some of...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 44:06