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.
 

Pieces

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From September 2014 - Minneapolis folk singer, seasoned sailor, and world traveler Larry Carpenter performs a live set of historical sailing songs ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:57
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From August 2014 - Minneapolis musicians Heatherlyn and Ben Johnson make a special appearance at Grand Marais' Art House Bed and Breakfast.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:42
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Twin Cities singer-songwriter John Mark Nelson performed at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts on October 4th. The 20-year-old is already making a s...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:30
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California composer Robin Eschner has been awarded a grant to compose a piece of music to accompany the 2016 John Beargrease Sled Dog Race along th...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 10:47
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From September 2014 - Host of the popular Mountain Stage radio program Larry Groce stops by WTIP to talk about coming to the North Shore from West ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:37
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WTIP's 7th Annual Radiowaves Festival was a smashing success once again - the biggest iteration of the event yet. Listen to the full recap of the w...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 12:49
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From August 2014 - The Sudden Lovelys are a self-described "agressive folk" duo from Northeast Minneapolis and are part of Lutsen Mountain's Summer...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 09:42
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A new study to appear in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Consumer Research finds that uncertainty can be rewarding...specifically, that peopl...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 11:48
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WTIP's Dick Swanson & Bob Carter welcomed The Barley Jacks to The Roadhouse recently for great music that combines elements of bluegrass, blues, C...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 26:34
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Steele Lorenz, a 2010 graduate of the U of MN Carlson School of Management, co-founded MyRain, a business that helps small farmers in India become ...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 19:03
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WTIP's Bob Carter chatted with Marc Abrahams, editor of "Annals of Improbable Research, " about the 2014 Ig Nobel prizes recently awarded at Harvar...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 21:18
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Bob King of the Duluth News Tribune chatted with WTIP's Dave TerSteeg recently about meteors, meteor showers, how to take pictures of the night sky...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 19:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Bin He, a biomedical engineering professor at the U of MN, spoke with WTIP's Dick Swanson recently about his latest research showing that peopl...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 17:38
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Randy Eastlund & Matthew Brown welcomed Pete Kavanaugh to Studio A recently for fun chat and great guitar.

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 27:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Jeff Gunderson, director of Minnesota Sea Grant, spoke with WTIP's Randy Eastlund recently about work they did with Wisconsin Sea Grant to identify...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 12:01
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WTIP's Dick Swanson & Ann Possis welcomed The Pines (Benson Ramsey and David Huckfelt) to Studio A recently to chat and play a few songs. Listen fo...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 22:11
  • Purchases: 1
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A study just published in the Journal of Behavioral Addiction found that among college students, men spend nearly eight hours a day on their cell p...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 20:15
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Fourteen years after the events of 9/11/2001, Youth Producer Sean MacDonell asked around his school if people remembered that day.

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:39
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Bob Carter & Dick Swanson were delighted to welcome Pat Donohue, one of the most listened-to finger pickers in the world, to Studio A recent...

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 26:17
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Ann Possis had the chance to speak with best-selling Minnesota author Lorna Landvik recently about her new book, "Best to Laugh." It's loos...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 18:38