On-Air Programming

Historical Programs

 
Henry Mayhew in Grand Marais
History Speaks is an exploration and presentation of aspects of our regions past. Through shared stories with familiar voices, we delve into our regions rich history to help foster an appreciation and understanding of the community in which we find ourselves today. This series utilizes...
The Gunflint Trail CCC camp/photo courtesy of the Cook County Historical Society
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North Shore Morning
North Shore Weekend
North Shore Digest
The Civilian Conservation Corps or CCC began in the spring of 1933. It was started by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the onset of the Great Depression. Cook County became home to many CCC camps. The projects undertaken by the corps are...
 
Artists Point, Grand Marais/ Photo by Sharon Mollerus via Flickr
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North Shore Morning
North Shore Weekend
North Shore Digest

The North  Shore is home to a rich history and diverse culture. In Moments in Time, we speak with community members about their memories from different periods of our region's past to help foster an appreciation and understanding of the...

Downtown Grand Marais in the mid to late 1930's
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North Shore Morning
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North Shore Digest
WTIP collected stories about Leng’s Fountain, an old-fashioned soda fountain in downtown Grand Marais. We received many calls, in which people shared memories of everything from their favorite fountain treat to Mr. Leng’s famous corduroy pants. Here are some of the stories we received....
 
The St. Francis Xavier Church in Chippewa City, photo courtesy of the Cook County Historical Society.
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North Shore Morning
DayBreak
North Shore Weekend
North Shore Digest
Walking the Old Road: The Story of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Chippewa is a monthly series told through the words and stories of the people who lived in Chippewa City. Segments typically air on the first Thursday between 5-6 p.m., Friday between 8-10 a.m., and Saturday between...