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Midwifery and homebirth in Minnesota:  7 p.m. Thursday

Midwifery and homebirth in Minnesota: 7 p.m. Thursday

Recent coverage by Minnesota Public Radio highlighted the complex situation for rural Minnesota families seeking birthing care.  But there's one aspect that was not touched on - midwifery and homebirth. Tune in this Thursday, February 21, from 7 to 8 p.m. as host Kristin DeArruda Wharton speaks with Sadie Sigford of Grand Marais, a Certified Professional Midwife, to learn more about midwifery and homebirth in Minnesota.  

Turn a Minnesota-made canoe into financial support for community radio.

Turn a Minnesota-made canoe into financial support for community radio.

We have a unique opportunity for the right listener! WTIP Radio and Northstar Canoes will deliver a 2019 NW 17 StarLite to you, in exchange for a $2,500 gift to WTIP - with all of the proceeds benefitting our programming and WTIP's Boundary Waters Podcast. Click on "Read more" below for more details!

The latest Boundary Waters Podcast: Wilderness medicine and safety

The latest Boundary Waters Podcast: Wilderness medicine and safety

In the Boundary Waters, it can happen in an instant. No matter how experienced a paddler is, tipping a canoe and falling into the frigid waters can happen to anyone - and you'll hear one couple's story in this episode. Also, Greg Gaskin, an instructor with the Wilderness Medicine Institute and National Outdoor Leadership School, shares his own reflections on the importance of wilderness medicine and safety.

Lake Superior Project:  The Missing Hiker

Lake Superior Project: The Missing Hiker

In the fall of 2001, medical student Jason Rasmussen became lost while hiking the Powwow Trail in Lake County. Producer Martha Marnocha recounts one of the longest and most compelling search and rescue stories in northeast Minnesota, in this two-part episode of the Lake Superior Project, titled "The Missing Hiker." 

WTIP tiny buttons...collect ‘em all!

WTIP tiny buttons...collect ‘em all!

We hope you’ll stop by the station to say hello, and take home some tiny buttons - six designs in all - sure to add extra panache to your winter gear!

A conversation with Parker J. Palmer

A conversation with Parker J. Palmer

WTIP host Marcia Hyatt recently spoke with author and educator Parker J. Palmer, reflecting on life as he approaches his 80th birthday, and also about his new book, "On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old." Listen to an archived edition of the program.

What's that song?

What's that song?

Want to know what song you're hearing on WTIP? We've got great news! WTIP has upgraded our online playlist service and now listeners can experience instant song recognition in real time. Just click on "Current Playlist" in the PLAYLISTS drop-down menu on our website. Thanks for tuning in!