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.
 

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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
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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
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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
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Rich Mattson and his band the North Stars (Germaine Gemberling, Eli Bissonett, and Russell Bergum) dropped by WTIP's The Roadhouse recently on thei...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 27:21
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Cook County, Minn. native Anna Steel is trust and safety operations manager in Europe for Airbnb, and she's based in Dublin. Airbnb is a new way fo...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 19:01
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WTIP's Dick Swanson & Ann Possis welcomed local musicians John Gruber (guitar) and Max Bichel (violin) to Studio A for fun conversation and delight...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2014
  • Length: 23:30
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Marc Hosmer is executive director of Urban Boatbuilders, a St. Paul-based nonprofit that works with schools, community organizations, and correctio...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:19
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Cartoonist Bill Barnes chatted with WTIP's Ann Possis recently about what's so special about cartooning, how the Web has changed the business, how ...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2014
  • Length: 14:43
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What would be the reason for the closure of off-campus lunch? Youth Producer Sean MacDonell looks into a controversial policy change at his rural s...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 12:38
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National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Dave & Amy Freeman are starting their next adventure, Paddle to DC, to mark the 50th anniversary of the...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 22:32
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Dr. Justin Andrew Johnson, an economist with the Natural Capital Project at the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota, spoke ...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 36:54
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WTIP's Dave TerSteeg spoke recently with Erin Stojan Ruccolo, director of electricity markets for Fresh Energy, about various aspects of generating...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 12:11
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WTIP's Bob Carter & Dick Swanson welcomed Grand Marais blues guitarist Pete Kavanaugh to Studio A recently for fun conversation and great tunes. Yo...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 36:07
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WTIP's Dick Swanson spoke with Dr. Miriam Tatzel, a psychologist at Empire State College in New York, about why true happiness involves personally ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 18:47
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WTIP's Ann Possis & Roger Linehan hosted The Sweet Papa Dave Band in studio recently for high-energy, original music that will get you out of your ...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 37:58
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Grammy Award-winning songwriter Jerry Vandiver stopped by The Roadhouse recently with his guitar to chat with WTIP's Ann Possis & Roger Linehan, an...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 24:46
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WTIP's Ann Possis chatted recently with Mary Relindes Ellis, author of "The Bohemian Flats," a novel set in a vibrant immigrant enclave in Minneapo...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 36:58
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WTIP's Dick Swanson & Ann Possis welcomed the Ashland-Washburn area band Floydian Slip to Studio A recently for fun conversation and great original...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 37:52
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The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project is an organization of undergraduate engineering students who research, design and construct a sol...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 16:58