Earlier this year, WTIP North Shore Community Radio, the Grand Marais Public Library and Cook County Extension partnered in a community book read designed to bring people together through the shared experience of reading and taking about the same book.
WTIP has been selected by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) for a 2009 My Source Community Impact Award for Engagement for the station’s work related to coverage during the Ham Lake Fire.
Collaboration is a great thing. At least that’s what all the gardeners who were looking at the newly constructed community garden in the parking lot at WTIP Community Radio a few weeks ago were probably thinking.
Each year in November the North House Folk School in Grand Marais hosts the Winter’s Gathering. People come from all over to take part in several days of classes, presentations, films, campfire cookouts, and winter camping. WTIP’s Barbara Jean Johnson crafted this report from the scene.
Pine Martens are members of the Weasel family. They weigh around two or three pounds and look a bit like a ferret. Their long and lean bodies move agilely though the boreal forest. Here in Northeastern Minnesota there’s an abundance of them—but across the lake in Wisconsin, they’ve been wiped out. WTIP’s Barbara Jean Johnson has this report.
Tune in Saturday nights from 9 to midnight for Saturday Night Mix. Hosts for the show rotate each week making the content fresh and new, with music selections ranging from alt-country to punk rock.
Every Wednesday night from 10 to 11 as WTIP ventures south to New Orleans for a program full of music, culture, and food from the Crescent City.