WTIP

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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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53 Pieces

Stories created by youth in and around Cook County Minnesota

  • From: WTIP
  • Updated: Jan 11, 2016

Latest Pieces

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In the wake of the Navy Yard shootings in Washington, D.C., WTIP's Buck Benson spoke with Rich Harwood, founder and president of the D.C.-based Har...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2013
  • Length: 19:15
Caption: 1934 wild rice harvest, MN, Credit: Bureau of Indian Affairs, MN Bureau
Wild rice was an important food source for early Native Americans in this region. In this edition of WTIP North Shore Community Radio's original s...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 26, 2013
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with Marc Abrahams of Improbable Research, which publishes a magazine and awards the IgNobel Prizes for researc...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 16:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Boundary Waters lover Barry Johnson has put together a book of essays about his favorite place, the "BWCA Reader." Several dozen stories from diffe...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Ky Dickens has made a powerful new film, "Sole Survivor," which documents the struggles of people who were the only ones to survive deadly plane cr...

Bought by KVSC and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 17:27
  • Purchases: 2
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WTIP's Dick Swanson spoke recently with Mel Duncan, co-founder and director of advocacy & research of Nonviolent Peaceforce. Their mission is to to...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 17:37
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WTIP's Buck Benson welcomed retired teacher Tim McDonnell to Studio A recently to chat about his memoir, "The Whole Forest for a Backyard: A Gunfli...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2013
  • Length: 20:10
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WTIP's Dick Swanson talked recently with Dr. Marlene Zuk, professor of ecology, evolution & behavior at the U of Minn., about her recent book, "Pal...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 10, 2013
  • Length: 23:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Wolves have been in the news a lot recently, since they were delisted from federal protection under the Endangered Species Act, and a hunting and t...

Bought by Radio Newark, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Wooly Bear Caterpillar, Credit: iwona_kellie on Flickr
This year’s winter is gearing up to be a fierce one. But Vicki is ready. In this edition of Magnetic North, Vicki describes predicting the severity...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 1