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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When northeastern Minnesota teacher Pam Taylor first discovered she had breast cancer, she knew she wanted to share the experience with her student...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 08, 2013
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Czarina Crow is a WTIP Youth Radio Project producer, high school student and poet. In this feature, she shares a poem about a confused young girl w...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 08, 2013
  • Length: 02:07
  • Purchases: 1
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As we edge ever closer to spring, the light changes in our natural world. In this edition of North Woods Naturalist, Jay Andersen, with WTIP North ...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2013
  • Length: 07:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Czarina Crow is a WTIP Youth Radio Project producer, high school student and poet. In this feature, she shares a poem about a father leaving.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 01:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Shawn's not sure what arrived first--the fishing line or the fever. Recently, he noticed his preparations for the coming spring are well under way....

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Flocks of redpolls usually come down from their northern breeding grounds to visit our feeders every winter. In this edition of North Woods Natural...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 2
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There once was a saying in northern Minnesota that tourist towns "rolled up the sidewalks after Labor Day," because tourism came to a grinding halt...

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 06:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Czarina Crow is a WTIP Youth Radio Project producer, high school student and poet. In this feature, she shares a poem about young love coming to an...

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Ann Possis visited with Washburn, Wisc., musician and artist Marlin Ledin Jan. 18 about his project to record the ice sounds of Lake Superio...

Bought by KSRQ and KVSC


  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 20:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Winter air infused with maple or birch smoke is one of the joys of living up north year ‘round. The scent of smoke in the chilly air also signals t...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 08:29
  • Purchases: 1