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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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Minnesotans and National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Amy and Dave Freeman just returned from canoeing, portaging and sailing over 2,000 mile...

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 19:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Hari Osofsky is faculty director of the Energy Transition Lab, a new project of the U of MN Institute on the Environment. WTIP's Dick Swanson s...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 23:13
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WTIP's Dick Swanson & Bob Carter welcomed all six members of the Black River Revue, a Duluth/Superior-based band, into Studio A recently. It was a ...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:21
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Ever wonder about how food trends get started? WTIP's Bob Carter chatted recently with Kelly Hensel, senior digital editor at the Institute of Food...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 20:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Facebook is making changes to its privacy policy as of Jan. 1, so we're looking into online privacy from a legal standpoint. Prof. Jane Kirtley, di...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:21
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Mark Seeley, extension climatologist and professor at the U of MN, stopped by WTIP recently to chat with Ann Possis about climate, weather, and the...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 15:36
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Grand Marais singer-songwriter Michael Monroe dropped by WTIP's The Roadhouse recently for a delightful visit with Bob Carter and Ann Possis. Hear ...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:20:21
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WTIP's Dave TerSteeg and Dick Swanson welcomed Eau Claire-based group the EverGreen Grass Band to Studio A recently for fast bluegrass picking and ...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:08
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"Project: Ice" views the Great Lakes through the prism of ice, at the crossroads of history, science and climate change. The film's director and ex...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 19:50
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WTIP's Dick Swanson spoke recently with Dr. Richard Deyo about the industry that has sprung up around back pain, and why more invasive intervention...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 23:20
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North Shore native Josh Von Mink returns back home for a show at Lutsen Resort and special live set on the Scenic Route. He joins Will Moore to tal...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 27:07
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WTIP's Ann Possis & Dick Swanson chatted with Bill Hansen, owner of Sawbill Outfitters in Tofte with his wife Cindy, about their unique work credit...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 22:41
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This is a great time of year to reflect on gratitude. WTIP's Ann Possis spoke with Dr. Mary Jo Kreitzer, founder and director of the Center for Spi...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 14:52
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Gary Fiedler of Hermantown just returned from a seven-month odyssey in the Boundary Waters and Quetico, making 13 trips over every portage and taki...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 19:11
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The annual Mustering of the Last Watch ceremony for the crewmen aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald is held at Split Rock Lighthouse in Two Harbors, MN on...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:46
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WTIP's Bob Carter, Dick Swanson & Ann Possis welcomed local bluesman Gordon Thorne for an hour of delightful music and chat during WTIP's recent "...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 42:30
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Lee Radzak is historic site manager of Split Rock Lighthouse, a position he's held for over 30 years. He spoke with WTIP's Dick Swanson recently ab...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 20:34
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Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression triggered by shorter days and reduced light. Loyola University Medical Center psychiatrist talk...

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 12:56
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WTIP's Ann Possis & Will Moore were delighted to welcome the Emory Lester Set (Emory Lester, mandolin; Al Smith, guitar; and Kene Hyatt, bass) to T...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 40:06
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Former WTIP News Director Barbara Jean Meyers has a new record coming out on November 18th entitled "Darker Than Blue". She stops by The Scenic Rou...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 14:00